On this auspicious occasion the Lifetime Achievement Awards were conferred to 3 renowned photographers namely, Pranlal Patel, T.S Nagarajan and T.N.A Perumal.
List of Renowned Awardees at the 2nd National Photo Awards for Year 2011-12 :
1) Lifetime Achievement Award– Pranlal Patel, T.S Nagarajan and T.N.A Perumal.
2) Professional Photographer of the Year– Salil Bera
3) Amateur Photographer of the Year – Subhash Jirange
About National Photo Awards
What are National Photo Awards?
National Photo Awards are those awards which are prescribed to conferred to those eminent photographers who have made an outstanding contribution in the field of photography at National level.
Objective of National Photo Award
The main objective is to promote the Art and technique of photography in the country.
Salient Features of these Awards
* These awards are given away by the Government of India to the country’s renowned photojournalists and as well as to the amateur photographers.
* This award ceremony was organised by the photo division of Union Information and Broadcast Ministry.
* More than 30 Photographers were conferred National Photo Awards for the year 2011-12 in different Categories.
About Lifetime Achievement Awardee Mr. Pranlal Patel
The 104 yr old Patel, a formal school Teacher, captured the memories of Country’s freedom struggle very beautifully through his black and white photographs.
For more than 80 years, Patel has documented India’s major as well as minor events beautifully.