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Click to Watch in HD > உலகத்தில் மிகவும் பழமைவாய்ந்த Photographic Society Of Madras (PSM) Since 1857

Watch PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY OF MADRASCONFLUENCE 2018The Photographic Society of Madras, also known as PSM, is a photographic society based in Chennai city of India. Founded in 1857, it is the oldest photographic society in India and one of the oldest in the world. PSM was founded in 1857, with the objective of promoting the Art and Science of Photography. The Society was renamed as Madras Amateur Photographic Society in the mid-1880s and later it reverted to its original name and continues to be known as Photographic Society of Madras.Dr. Alexander Hunter, who founded The Photographic Society was also the driving force behind Madras School of Industrial Arts where the Society used to have its initial meetings. Walter Elliot, a member of the Governors Council, was elected the first president of the society. Because of his proximity to the corridor of power, Walter Elliot inducted Lord Harris, the Governor of the Madras Presidency as the four Southern States of India were known before Independence and then his successor, Sir Charles Trevelyn as members of the society. In the earlier years of its formation, its members were mostly Europeans - army men and civilians alike. The Members of PSM meet once in a month on the 4th Saturday of the month and subjects of topical interest by eminent photographers from outside and within address the members. Members also display their photographers and a senior member reviews the photos thus displayed.PSM organizes programs including, photo-walks, photo-tours, classes, workshops, salons and exhibitions, on most weeks of the year. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in photography.Visit us at www.photomadras.orgYou would have seen the photographs of Members of PSM in FB, Flickr and other social media. Now here is an opportunity to see their works on the walls of prestigious Lalit Kala Akademi. from March 28 to April 03, 2018.Majestic walk of a Tiger amidst our thick forests, stare of Jackals and Owlets, angry African Elephant, the golden rays of the sun setting the high Himalayan peaks on fire, vast landscapes, innocent look of a mother and child, novice monks are some of the 250 great works of art of the 86 members of Photographic Society of Madras being displayed at the prestigious walls of Lalit Kala Akademi, Greams Road, Chennai from March 28 to April 03, 2018. Visitors are assured of an exciting and eclectic collection of wildlife, landscape, temple art, Travel, people and street photographs. It is a Confluence of endearing moments captured by these 86 members with distinct and different professional backgrounds.The exhibition is being inaugurated by Mr Karthik Srinivasan, Celebrity Photographer, on March 28, 2018 at 10.30 AM in Lalit Kala Akademi, Greams Road, Chennai 600 006. The Exhibition is open to public from 12 noon to 8 pm from March 28, 2018 to April 3, 2018.We invite you to publish the above event in your events column and also invite you to grace the occasion by your presence and bring out a report on the above event, Confluence 2018 in your esteemed Publication




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