Noida | Uttar Pradesh | August | Monday | 08, 2016 :: The National Workshop on Photo Journalism by ICMEI (International Chamber Of Media & Entertainment Industry, NAI (Newspaper Association Of India) and IJC (International Journalism Centre) was successfully held in Marwah Studio, Film City, Noida. In the first session Senior Photographer Rajendera Wadhwa, Rajesh Badal-Senior Journalist from Rajya Sabha TV, R.K.Singh-Senior Journalist, Senior Journalist C. N. Kanan, Arun Anand, Vijay Kapoor,Sushil Bharti-Station Director Radio Noida, Sh.Vipin Gaur-Young Journalist & General Secretary of NAI (Newspaper Association Of India) shared their experiences, technique & useful tips about photography. More than hundred Photographers & Photo-Journalists from 12 states, school & college students attended the said workshop. The talk of Rajesh Badal & R.K. Singh particularly on technologically changes were very effective. They both compared the merits & demerits of digitations in the field of Photography.The second session started with the lighting of lamp & garlanding the Lord Ganpati. In the second session, Media Guru Sandeep Marwah-President ICMEI & IJC welcomed Well known Senior Photographer O.P.Sharma as the Chief Guest & Famous Fashion photographer Shyam. Thereafter, Sandeep Marwah highlighted the significance of Photo Journalism & achievements of Marwah studio in the field of Media.
Senior Photographer O.P. Sharma memorized Oscar Barnic (Germany) and his great contribution in Photography. Oscar Barnic invented the Camera & that’s why he is called the father Photography claimed O.P.Sharma in his speech. Sharma ji even disclosed one more important thing about photography that World Photography Day has been celebrated on 19th August since 1991.
Vipin Gaur-General Secretary NAI spoke the contribution of the association towards media & media person welfare. Mr. Gaur also claimed that NAI initiated celebrating 10 March as Tribute to Journalist Day (पत्रकार श्रधांजलि दिवस) since 2011 & two NAI member journalists even donated their body in Jaipur in 2012 are few examples of contribution of NAI in media fraternity. The National Achievement Award ceremony started with the Life Time Achievement award presented to O.P.Sharma by Media Guru Sandeep Marwah. Shyam & Rajendra Wadhva were also felicitated with the prestigious National Achievement Award around one hundred Photo-Journalists & photographers from 12 states, Delhi & NCR felicitated during this grand Award Ceremony. The whole event was well anchored by Sushil Bharti
Content :: S.S. Dogra
Photographs by Seema Thakur & Arpit Gupta