Agartala photo exhibition draws people from all walks of life

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Agartala (Tripura), Aug.10 (ANI): Hundreds of photo lovers gathered at the Rabindra Satabarshiki Bhavan here on Sunday to witness rare moments capture by lense men of different parts of the world.

The three-day long international photo exhibition, titled "Moments", organized by the Tripura Photojournalists Association, saw the participation of 45 photojournalists from countries like America, Nepal, Bhutan, states like Assam, Manipur, Nagaland, Meghalaya and Tripura and cities like Dehradun, Kolkata and Delhi.

A total of 94 high quality photographs were displayed at the exhibition covering different themes such as lifestyle, portrait, news, colours of life and nature etc.

Along with the pictures, different cameras ranging from the box camera to digital cameras were also put on display to create awareness among the youth about the different phases of development of cameras.

Organizers said the aim of the exhibition was to encourage high professional standards in photojournalism and to promote a free and unrestricted exchange of information.

Visitors praised the high quality of photographs, and said such exhibitions could act as a stimulation for taking up a career in photojournalism.

The association will organize another exhibition for promotional activities, including an annual contest in the state in December where photographers from SAARC countries would participate. By Pinaki Das (ANI)

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