Fest for Shutterbugs

More than 65 photographers from all around the world participating in the photography festival

Published: 06th October 2015 06:23 AM  |   Last Updated: 06th October 2015 06:23 AM   |  A+A-


HYDERABAD: The Light Craft Foundation along with the Government of Telangana and Telangana Tourism have brought the Indian Photography Festival (IPF) to the city. Renowned shutterbug from the city, K Ramesh Babu, is one of the six selected by the IPF from Telangana. Armed with experience of two decades in photo journalism, Ramesh’s eight clicks have been displayed at the festival.

Though Ramesh took an early voluntary retirement, he continues to be on the field with his camera.

Sharing his happiness for being able to participate in the IPF he said,” I am really happy for being chosen to participate in the IPF. It feels really good when internationally renowned photographers like John Issac and Russel Hart appreciate your work. It is through this festival that I will get some international recognition.”

The exhibition is being conducted in 17 venues across the city with more than 65 photographers from all around the world. The IPF aims to create a platform for the professional and aspiring photographers. “It is a festival for the photographers not just across the city but across the whole nation,” says Ramesh Babu.

Apart from the featured exhibitions, there will be panel discussions, artist talks, portfolio reviews, photography workshops, open studios and book launches.

The photography exhibition is ongoing till the 10 of this month with State Art Gallery, Madhapur being the main hub.

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