As madras day is around the corner, people are curious to explore heritage sites, streets and culture to percieve the knowledge despite informations are available in websites sporadically. Madras Photo bloggers thrive to provide the platform for the artist to showcase their work in the medium of images, words and videos. We, the team of Curators picked ten pictures from the facebook group pool which have depicted the “streets of Chennai” The Streets of Chennai reflects the candid moments, the aroma of the place and life style. We will be coming up with more interesting articles and events in a while. Stay tuned.
Picture Credits : Aron Anderson
Credits : Deepak Sundar
Credits : Lakshmi Raman
Photo Credits : Mustansir M Lokhandwala
Photo Credits : Muthu PSM
Picture Credits : Prabhakar Ramakrishnan.
Picture Credits : Ramesh Raja
Picture Credits : Sanath Kumar
Picture Credits : Saravanan Ekambaram
Picture Credits : Siva Prasad
Thank you participants for submitting the pictures and we will be coming up with more interesting articles from next week. Stay tuned.
The first monthly meet-up of the madras photo bloggers was conducted on the breezy evening of Sunday at Besant Nagar, Chennai.
Bloggers and photographers joined along with the members of Madras photo Bloggers to talk about the various objectives and its importance.
The participants were also informed on the advantages of volunteering for Madras Photo blogging. This was followed by a brainstorming session where the methods for the development of a blog was discussed.
Importance of photo Blogging.
Roles & Responsibilities.
Core Team Expansion
It was a short 1 hour meet-up, which was extremely useful.We member of MPB look forward to more
of this meets with more and more topics to discuss on!
We are Amazed, amused and startled by the way the entire city behaved today. The public, the politicians, and the cops. What a relentless job police and Media has been doing? Complete discipline and a peaceful send-off the most admired woman, late Tamilnadu CM Dr. J Jayalalithaa. Paid my last respects. An Era comes to end.
It is a saddening day for Chennaities who prayed for the last seventy four days. Honorable Chief Minister Dr. J Jayalalitha, the fond Chief Minister of the Tamilnadu who ruled the hearts of the lakhs of people is no more. There will and can never be one more like her. Love politics or not, love her or hate her, she, as an impeccable orator and a charismatic leader, has found a place in our hearts. Dear Madam, when I said as soon as I started photography that I want to take some pictures of you atleast once, this was definitely not something that I wanted to. But, being strongly inspired by her, like the rest of the people, I thought that this is the most fitting tribute I could give you. Thanks for being a woman that other women dream of! Thanks for giving a ray of hope.
An article and photographs by Smita Joshi (Focal Frames Photography),Author at Madras Photo Bloggers
An article and photographs by Smita Joshi (Focal Frames Photography)
Chennai Weekend Artists- A group of artists of varying Caliber, ages and styles who select a spot every weekend, and gather to sketch on that location anywhere around chennai. Their love for art and also enjoying that process of creation has what drawn these people together every week.
MuralidharAlagar, the co- founder of CWA says “Together we draw, share tips and skills , find mutual inspiration. We believe that every single drawing done by everyone is unique and special since we welcome all kind of free style. Some members are skilled in oil painting, some scribble with charcoal and few end with pen and Ink. They regularly post the sketch in Facebook to get feedback and improve themselves.
In order to pursue further, they have launched Art exhibition on Madras day which has caught the attention of people across the city. He says “Around 52 participants have attended this exhibition and we have divided it into two segments. First segment represents arts about the localities of Chennai and s second one is theme based arts which depict their own style, imagination and thoughts”
Moreover, a lot of artist talk shows are lined up on the coming weekend and these interaction sessions will help them pursue their skill. Famous artists such as Manohar and Mark Ratnaraj will be visiting the exhibition on 27th August at 10:30 AM and Elango will give a visit on Sunday Morning 10:30 AM.
Exhibition timing – 11 AM to 7:00 PM
Last day of Exhibition – 28th- Aug -2016
Location : Lalit Kala Academy , Chennai
An article by Srivatsan Sankaran and Edited by Pavithra Swaminathan