LIFE

Pictures perfect

Kashinath Basu  

THOSE RADIANT innocent smiles come very naturally to the tiny-tots and are infectious. Their pranks, gambolling in the open, befriending animals... bring immense joy. And when these precious moments are captured on camera, especially the still one, the effect is magical.

Sudha Rani

Sudha Rani  

Frames of children have been a popular subject for photographers all the time. It never fails to bring a smile and always arouses the interest of the discerning observer.

Santhosh Rajgarhia

Santhosh Rajgarhia  

``Child and camera belong to each other. For a photographer a child is a fascinating subject. Perhaps, next to the mother a photographer understands a child the best,'' was the pithy comment of S. Balaram, honorary secretary, A.P. Photographic Society.

Akhil Hardia

Akhil Hardia  

Nearly 150 endearing photographs on children are on display at the Art Gallery of Potti Sriramulu Telugu University in Public Gardens till December 27 organised by the society titled `Ananth V. Chimalgi Memorial All-India Photography Exhibition on Children.'

Amal Krishna Das

Amal Krishna Das  

Of 600 entries received from photographers all over the country, most entries were from West Bengal. A three-member jury, consisting of Ghanshyam, Ramgopal and Vedakumar, selected 50 black and white and 94 colour pictures for display along with prize winners. ``It was a tough task selecting them as those left out were equally wonderful,'' said Vedakumar. Film-maker, B. Narsing Rao, inaugurating the exhibition said an artistic touch to a photograph with an eye for human life and nature always stood out.

Anirudha Pal

Anirudha Pal  

Anirudha Pal, Somnath Ghosh, Kashinath Basu, K.G. Maheshwari, A.K. Das and Akhil Hardia in the B/W section. S. Jairaj, Raj K. Bhaskar, L.S. Tak, Paul Anup, Anirudha Pal, Santosh Rajgarhia, Anumalla Gangadhar and Sudha Rani in the colour section won automatic compact cameras.

K.G. Maheswari

K.G. Maheswari  

By Geetanath V.