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Camarena Photo Exhibition and Photo Adda

Camarena Photo Exhibition and Photo Adda

Camerena Superstore, Emall, C R Ave, Kolkata 72

Thanks to Camarena for organizing my photo exhibition and photo adda. The details of the two events are provided below.

Photo Adda

Topic: Architecture Photography and My Photography Experience

Venue: Camerena Super Store

Date and Time: 13 Dec 2014, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Photo Adda, Camarena Super Stores, Emall (Photo Courtesy: Canarena)

Photo Adda, Camarena Super Stores, Emall (Photo Courtesy: Canarena)

The slide show presented at the photo adda session at the Camerena Super Stores in Emall, near the Chandni Chawk Metro Station, was divided into four parts, namely:

Photo Adda Session (Photo Courtesy: Sarajit Sil)

Photo Adda Session (Photo Courtesy: Sarajit Sil)

  • Buildings and Monuments
  • Architectural Details
  • Heritage Interiors
  • Architectural Panorama

The photos displayed covered a wide geographical area ranging from the Mughal architectures of Delhi to the colonial architectures of Calcutta (Kolkata).

The architectural details section included close up of terracotta panels and Islamic calligraphy, it also included architectural details from Zagreb, Croatia.

The heritage interiors consisted of interiors shots of Churches and Synagogues and even of Islamic tombs.The panoramic section mainly consisted mainly of my photos shot in Zagreb, Croatia. Also the collection consisted of panoramas of temple complexes.

The period between the slide show was devoted to adda, where I shared my photography experience and feloow photographers shared their experience also. From copyright issues to photographic ethics the adda covered a wide range of toppics.

Photo Exhibition

Title: Armenians in Calcutta, Churches and Festivals

Venue: Camerina Super Store

Date and Time: 10 Dec – 30 Dec 2014, 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Also see: Armenians of Calcutta (Kolkata)

The exhibition titled “Armenians in Calcutta, Churches and Festival” consisted of 18, 30” X 20” frames.

Camarena Photo Exhibition (Photo Courtesy: Camarena)

Camarena Photo Exhibition (Photo Courtesy: Camarena)

The photo graphs were shot over a period of 4 to 5 years in four different Armenian Churches in West Bengal.

With my creations (Photo Courtesy: Sarajit Sil)

With my creations (Photo Courtesy: Sarajit Sil)

The photo exhibited includes four of the five Armenian Churches of West Bengal.

  • Armenian Church of the Holy Nazareth, Burra Bazar, Calcutta (Kolkata)
  • St. Gregory, the Illuminator, Armenian Church, Park Circus, Calcutta (Kolkata)
  • Holy Trinity Armenian Church, Tangra, Calcutta (Kolkata)
  • St. John, the Baptist, Church, Chinsurah (Chuchura)

The exhibit photos covered a wide range of Armenian festivals and rituals that are still being held in these Armenian Churches.

Collage of the 18 photos exhibited

Collage of the 18 photos exhibited

The festival and the rituals covered are listed below:

Press Coverage:

The photo exhibition has been covered several news papers and news channels

Collage of News Paper Coverage

Collage of News Paper Coverage

Press Links:

Special Thanks:

  • A special to Camarena for providing me an opportunity of showcasing my photos and sharing my experience
  • A special thanks to Debraj Chatterjee and Kaushik Bhattachatya of Camarena
  • A special thanks to all the staff of Camarena Superstore at Emall
  • A special thanks to Chandryee Ghosh (The Telegraph), Krishna Desarkar (Ei Samay), Gopi Desarkar (Anadabazar Patrika), Dipanwita Kargupta (Sanbad Pratidin), Nikhil Agarwal (PTI) and Partha Sarathi Mukherjee (News Time).
  • A special thanks to my class mate and fellow photographer Sarajit Sil for the photos
  • A special thanks to all those who attended the photo adda and visited the exhibition

Discalaimer: This is a personal blog and the facts and opinions expressed in this blog post is entirely personal.

  1. indrani
    December 13, 2014 at 9:40 PM

    Excellent. I wish I was there to see.🙂

    • December 28, 2014 at 1:59 PM

      Indrani, I also wished you were there.

  2. Tanusree Dey
    December 16, 2014 at 6:30 PM

    Keep it up dada.

  3. December 17, 2014 at 2:37 AM

    Loved the exhibition and really enjoyed viewing the large prints. The photo adda was an enriching experience. Thank you for both.

  4. Arup Majumder
    December 28, 2014 at 2:30 PM

    To read your blog in this occasion, a great recap of ADDA.. keep this momentum going.. plzzzz

    • December 28, 2014 at 5:39 PM

      Thanks Arup for attending the adda.

  5. December 29, 2014 at 12:09 AM

    great great great

  6. December 31, 2014 at 6:08 PM

    Hello sir, I have nominated you for ‘very inspiring blogger award’ . http://footlooseforever.com/2014/12/31/very-inspiring-blogger-award-my-inspiration/. Keep blogging and keep inspiring. Wish you a very happy New Year!

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