‘Desert life’ by V.K.R.S Sarma
Photo Vision organized the exhibition of best photographs of the 8th IIPC World Photography Day Annual Photo Contest on August 19th and 20th, 2014, in IMA Hall Bareilly. Professor N. L. Sharma was the chief guest of inaugural of this event. Th e exhibition showcased 120 best images of participants from about 12 Indian states. The India International Photographic Council (IIPC), Delhi had handed over the responsibility to organise the All India Contest of Photography to Photo Vision, Bareilly eight years back. Photo Vision has been conducting this contest successfully ever since. Th e 8th IIPC World Photography Day Annual Photo Contest-2014 got a huge response. Nearly 650 entries were received from participants fi ve categories, namely, Black and White Pictoral, Colour Pictoral, Nature, Photo-Journalism and Photo-Travel. Ten entries received awards, and 15 participants got Certifi cates of Merit. Th e award winners are Mr. Subhash Jitrange (Mumbai), Mr. B. C. Manjappa (Bangalore), Mr. Vijayabhaskara Rao (Vijayawada), Mr. V. K. R. S Sarma (Nedunuru), Mr. Bhargav Harge (Nizamabad), Mr. T. Veerabhadra Rao (Kakinada), Mr. Amal Krishna Das (Howrah), Mr. Samir Mohite (Mumbai), Mr. Nagesh Sakpal (Mumbai) and Mr. V Nagaraju Devara (Khammam). The jury consisted of Dr. Pankaj Sharma, Mr. Bijan Das, Mr. Gopal Sharma, Dr. Kamran Khan and Mr. Satpal Singh.