On 17th August 2012 – 5:30 p.m. PSI hosted the Grand Opening Ceremony of the Exhibition of 13th PSI International Digital Salon 2012. Honorary Chief Guest ‘Mrs. Manjistha Mukherjee Bhatt’ – Regional Director, Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Ministry of External Affairs, Govt of India graced the occasion by her presence. Many of our senior most members including Mr. K.G. Maheshwari, Mr. Raja Shetge, Mr. K.B. Jothady, Mr. Datta Padekar and Mr. Milind Vedpathak to name a few were part of the occasion.
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Bright and beaming premiss of The Photographic Society of India displayed the award wining images in its Gallery. Salon Chairman Mr. Sham Manchekar, Salon Secretary Mr. Atul Choubey, along with the Salon and Managing Committee, welcomed all the Photographers, Members, Chief Guest, and the clan of photo enthusiasts and students who were present to witness the Exhibition.
The auspicious ceremony was inaugurated by lighting the lamp by our Chief Guest and eminent photographers on the dice, as a ritual in India. The programmed commenced, with Managing Committed honoring the Chief Guest, addressing the House and declaring the Award Winners of the Competition. Mr. JITENDRA MHATRE who won the ‘PSI GOLD MEDAL – BEST INDIAN ENTRY (TRAVEL SECTION)’ and Best Entrant from PSI was awarded the Medal.
Award Wining Images were printed and were displayed in the Gallery, people took the pleasure of witnessing some Extra ordinary craft by fellow photographers across the WORLD. Slide show of all the accepted entries of All 3 sections were displayed. The exhibition will be on for the next one week, slideshow will be hosted twice every day. If you have missed the opportunity to witness it yet, we request you to come and see the exhibition.