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To celebrate World Photography Day today, the Thane’s Foto Circle Society organised a two-day photo exhibition at Viviana mall. At the exhibition, which started on Tuesday, over 120 pictures clicked across the country by 20 city photographers is on display.
Sanjay Naik, founding member and president of Foto Circle Society, said, “Work of students, professionals and novice photographers is on display. The photographs include landscapes, architect, nature as well as wildlife and so far, the visitors have given an overwhelming response to the exhibition.”
This is a calendar event which is held on World Photography Day and at this event both, professional as well as budding photographers get a platform to showcase their work.
Like every year, this year too, veteran photographer and former founder president of the society Sirish Sane was felicitated, who also shared his journey as a photographer.
Mamata Desai, an advertising professional and a passionate photographer whose wildlife pictures are on display, said, “Wildlife photography taught me patience and it was a big lesson for an impatient person like me. I enjoy travelling and I also wait for days to get that one perfect shot.”
Nandini Borkar, another photographer whose work is on display, said, “I love traveling and till now, I have travelled around 13 countries to capture the landscape through my lenses.”
The architect student said every year, her family chooses one city for vacation and this year, they visited Paris. “Being an architect student, I clicked many beautiful places in Rome, South Africa and other places,” Borkar said.
The festival of Maharashtra, Wari Yatra, and other miscellaneous shots of nature, which has been covered by the passionate photographers, is also on display. With these photos the photographers Thanekars to know the rich culture of the country as well as the state.
On Tuesday, the visitors were seen asking questions and children were seen enquiring about wildlife photographs. More than 120 exclusive pictures clicked by city’s passionate photographers is a visual treat for the visistors, said Naik. “This kind of exhibition inspires many others to take to photography and see the world through the lens, as it is an altogether a different experience,” Naik added.