World Photography Day: Capturing unrepeatable moments
Kohima, Aug. 19 (EMN): Team Noksa, a five-member photography group, celebrated World Photography Day in Kohima on Thursday by organising a day-long exhibition and sale showcasing the works of photographers.
The photographs exhibited ranged from landscape, portrait, sports, abstract, street, photojournalism, architectural, fine art, and wildlife.
Altogether, works of 19 photographers were displayed during the occasion which was held from 10:30 am to 5 pm.
Speaking on the occasion, retired director of Information and Public Relations, Limawati Ao encouraged the upcoming photographers to take their profession seriously. Through their works, they can promote the art of Nagaland to the outsiders as well as help photographers to survive, he said.
On the scenario of photographers in Nagaland, he observed that they had improved over the years and the government department have also promoted photographers from the state to some extent.
The former director went on to say that one may not have a high-end camera but with effort, photographers can create beautiful photographs and urged young people to support and encourage them.
He expressed hope that the event would not be the first and last but a beginning to something bigger in the days to come. He further encouraged more photographers to showcase their works.
Advisor for Task Force for Music and Arts (TaFMA), Theja Meru in his short address appreciated the team for organising such an event to mark the occasion. He said ‘picture speaks a thousand words’ and expressed happiness at Team Noksa for promoting art in the state.
He added that TaFMA would collaborate with photographers to organise photo exhibitions in Nagaland in the days to come.
Team Noksa informed that the event was celebrated to bring photographers from Kohima together to celebrate the occasion.