Sunday, November 8, 2009

Mr. Atmaram Deshpande inaugurates Goan Shutterbugs FIRST exhibition at Big Foot, Loutolim

Goan Shutterbugs FIRST exhibition titled “Capturing the UNSEEN at Ancestral Goa” was inaugurated by Mr. Atmaram Deshpande (Superintendent of Police) and Mr. Rajtilak Naik (Photographer of the Times of India) by pressing the camera shutter on 8th November 2009 at the Big Foot Gallery at Ancestral Goa, Loutolim.

At the informal get together later Mr. Atmaram Deshpande congratulated the Goan Shutterbugs for starting a photo club in Goa and explained how a photograph can be used to record history for the future generation and how a photograph speaks a thousands words, while Mr. Rajtilak Naik spoke about how he started his career as a photo journalist and the various opportunities available for photographers.

Prizes were later given to the winners of the contest.
The winners were:
1st Prize – Radhakant Divkar
2nd Place – Shubhankar Kundaikar
and Special Jury Award to Stalin Mendes, Bhushan Verlekar and Nityanand Naik

75 photographs are on display at the exhibition that will be on till the 15th of November from 9am to 6pm.

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