Rotary Malgudi Salons

Distinguished Jury

MR. AG GANGADHAR

FRPS, EFIAP, EFIP, cMOL, Hon.MFIP(Nature), Hon.FBCA, Hon.G.APS

FIP Member ID : LM013544


From childhood, Gangadhar had immense love for Nature. He loves Scenic beauty, Colourful flowers and Butterflies. With immense zeal for photography, he now spends most of his free time capturing the exciting behavioral moments of fascinating wildlife as they unfold in their natural habitat. He has won many International medals, awards and certificates of merit in various national and international salons. He has participated in many Indian and International Salons and won awards. More than 200 of his photographs were displayed at exhibitions held in England, Taipei, Slovenia, USA, Greece and Serbia apart from India.

He was part of the team that represented India in the 16th FIAP Nature Biennial Photography World Cup held in Norway at which India won Gold Medal in Prints and Projected Images categories. He once again represented India in the 17th FIAP Biennial Photography World Cup held at Bengaluru, in which India, once again, won the Gold Medal.


DR. BARUN K SINHA

MFIAP,ESFIAP, EFIAP/b, ARPS, Hon FIP

Dr. Barun K Sinha has served as the Honorary Secretary General of The Federation of Indian Photography since 2012. He joined FIP as Life Member in 1977. He became the Secretary for Salon Recognitions in FIP in 1999. He was elected as the Vice President of FIP in 2002 and as President in 2004, 2006 and 2010.

At FIP he is responsible for Salons, Overall Control and Distinctions. He was instrumental in hosting two FIAP Nature World Cups in India in 2010 and 2014. He started affordable FIP Workshops program. Under his leadership, FIP has conducted 45 National as well as 6 International Workshops in the last four years. He also instituted the Photographer of the Year and Youth Photographer of the Year awards at FIP. Under his leadership, FIP has also started conducting National and International Digital & Print Salons since 2014.

His photographic journey started in 1970 with the acquisition of Minolta SLR and since then his passion for photography never subsided. He is the founder of Photographic Association of Bihar. He holds the 8th ranking position in PSA Nature Who-is-who. He has won innumerable awards and had promoted Salons and judged in many all his life.


MR. BHARGAV HARGE

EFIAP, GMUPHK, GPA, MCS, MSAP, MUPHK

FIP Member ID : IM8593


Mr. Bhargav Hagre is closely associated with the art from early ages. He absorbed the craft of photography observing his father, a professional photographer. Mr. Bhargav joined his father's business as soon as he finished graduation. Since then there is no looking back.

Over his journey in photography, he had developed a niche towards “Pictorial Photography” and started participatiing in photography competitions and salon since 2000. Soon laurels and awards from National and International photography salons started flowing in. He has received over 600 international and over 200 National acceptances. His works were exhibited in over 30 different countries.

He started Vivid Photography Society to encourage new talent. He has also been on several committees and boards to serve and volunteer.


MR. C R SATHYANARAYANA

EFIAP, ARPS, FICS, HON.FICS, HON.FPSG, HON.APASP

Mr. C R Sathyanarayana, is a Top Exhibitor in the world in Nature Photography as acknowledged by Photographic Society of Amaerica's Who is Who. He has won a whopping 10,000 plus Acceptances in Pictorial and Nature photography. This includes over 1000 Awards and Certificates in International and All India Salons.

Mr. Sathyanarayana was a member of the team that represented India in the FIAP NATURE BIENNIALS WORLD CUP events held in 2001, 2003, 2008, 2012, 2016 and 2018 which won many AWARDS for INDIA. He was one of the Key Persons in organizing the FIAP NATURE BIENNIAL WORLD CUP in INDIA in the years 2010 and 2014 held at Bangalore. He was a Working Committee member of FIP during 2013-2014.

Born in 1956, he holds degrees in Commerce and Law. He is a Managing Partner in Rajaram Textiles, dealing in Silk Sarees in wholesale and retail space. He is a former Tennis Player and represented Karnataka twice in National Championships.


MS. HUSNA KHOT

EFIAP, EPSA , EFIP- GOLD, A.CPE, A.APS, FAPU, HON.F TPAS, HON. FPMP, HON.FICS, HON.PIPC, HON. FGNG, HON.CPE, GPA. PESGSPC

FIP Member ID : LM013561


Husna Khot started photography in 2017 as a hobby and became a member of Photographic Society of India (PSI). She won the Photographer of the Year title from PSI in the very first year and since then there was no looking back. She also won the 1st Place Award in portrait in the Year Ending Award of Photographic society of America (PSA) in 2018. Gradually her interest grew and she started participating in national and international competitions.

She specializes in Portrait and Fine-Art Photography. She served as the President of Artwork Photography Foundation (APF) Mumbai. She has 2500 Acceptance from exhibitions from 35 countries to her credit. She was also conferred the Best Entrant title in 11 salons. Today photography is no more a hobby for her, its he passion of her life. She presently serves as Public Relations Officer at the Federation of Indian Photography.


MR. MERUGU CHANDRASHEKAR

UPHK, HKNPS, SAP, PESGSPC

FIP Member ID : CM 910


Mr. Chandrashekhar is known for his photographs depicting rural and tribal culture and their lifestyles using natural light. So far, Chandrashekhar received 186 national and 89 international awards. Mr. Chadrashekhar established Sigma Photography Academy to give training in photography to rural youth. He has also conducted various free photography workshops, seminars and photo contests for the promotion of photography with the support from Language and Culture department of Telangana, Telangana Tourism department and Salarjung Museum.



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Picture Awards

For ALL_PARTICIPANTS

COLOR
FIP Medal
1 Rs. 5000.00/-
Malgudi Gold
1 Rs. 5000.00/-
Malgudi Silver
1 Rs. 3000.00/-
Malgudi Bronze
1 Rs. 2000.00/-
Best Landscape
1 Rs. 5000.00/-
Best Pictorial
1 Rs. 5000.00/-
Certificate of Merit
5
MONOCHROME
FIP Medal
1 Rs. 5000.00/-
Malgudi Gold
1 Rs. 5000.00/-
Malgudi Silver
1 Rs. 3000.00/-
Malgudi Bronze
1 Rs. 2000.00/-
Best Portrait
1 Rs. 5000.00/-
Certificate of Merit
5
NATURE
FIP Medal
1 Rs. 5000.00/-
Malgudi Gold
1 Rs. 5000.00/-
Malgudi Silver
1 Rs. 3000.00/-
Malgudi Bronze
1 Rs. 2000.00/-
Best Mammal Action
1 Rs. 5000.00/-
Best Bird Action
1 Rs. 5000.00/-
Best Atmosphere Feeling
1 Rs. 5000.00/-
Certificate of Merit
5
TRAVEL
FIP Medal
1 Rs. 5000.00/-
Malgudi Gold
1 Rs. 5000.00/-
Malgudi Silver
1 Rs. 3000.00/-
Malgudi Bronze
1 Rs. 2000.00/-
Certificate of Merit
5

Individual Awards

For ALL_PARTICIPANTS
Best Participant Award
1 Rs. 10000.00/-

Club Awards

For ALL_PARTICIPANTS
Best Participating Club Award
1 Rs. 25000.00/-

Contacts

Salon Contact: Mr. N S Mahadeva Prasad, rcbmalgudi@gmail.com, 99000-21702
Kalyan Nagar
Nagarbhavi,
Bengaluru - 560078.


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Rotary Club of Bangalore Malgudi is one of the Rotary Clubs in Bangalore, India. Rotary is where neighbors, friends, and problem-solvers share ideas, join leaders, and take action to create lasting change. Rotary Bangalore Malgudi is doing service to the unprivileged people in Bangalore and around. Rotary is more than a century old spread throughout the world. We serve in polio eradication, Preventing the diseases, Developing the economy, Saving the mother and child, providing safety drinking water. Now we have added one more vertical of service and that is "Protecting Environment".


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