The objective of the photography club is to provide a platform for the interested students to share and exhibit their creativity, knowledge and passion for photography. The club conducts regular exhibitions, workshops and guest lectures to enhance aesthetic and critical skills in photography.
Focus- Photography Exhibition to Commemorate World Photography Day
Department of Media Studies (UG) organized Focus- Photo Exhibition to commemorate World Photography Day on August 19, 2022. Fr. Dr. Augustine George, Principal, Kristu Jayanti College inaugurated the exhibition by switching on the exhibition video prepared by the V semester BA Visual Communication students. During his inaugural address Fr. Dr. Augustine George highlighted the significance of photographs in our lives. He said, “photographers generate meanings to photographs by carefully arranging various elements and applying them thoughtfully in the composition. Therefore, every photographer creates his artistic expressions through the moments he captures with his camera”.
Fr. Dr. Augustine George released the photography magazine ‘The Hues’ produced by BA Visual Communication by handing it to Dr. Gopakumar AV, Dean, Faculty of Humanities. Prof. Abraham, Programme Coordinator, Media Studies (UG), and Mr. Emmanuel Edwin, Student Coordinator were also present.
Prizes for various photography competitions held as part of World Photography day were given to the winners. Mr. Joshua Singh, V Sem BA Visual Communication bagged First Place in Discourse- Photo Essay competition, and the team comprising Mr. Alwin Johnson, Ms. M P Shivapriya, and Ms. Lakshmi S Thottupurathu won First Place in Photo Recreation.
More than 200 photographs showcasing the essence of Bengaluru streets captured by BA Visual Communication students were exhibited during the exhibition.
World Photography Day
The Photography club in collaboration with the department of Journalism and Mass Communication of Kristu Jayanti College organised a Photography Exhibition on August 19, 2019. The exhibition was conducted to commemorate the World Photography Day. Ms. Anjali Lakra, a freelancer and established portrait photographer inaugurated the photography exhibition.
The exhibit displayed more than forty award winning photographs from both acclaimed national and international photographers. Starting from the works of first Indian woman photographer, Homai Vyaravalla to contemporary artists such as Raghu Rai was proudly exhibited. Works belonging to different genres such as wild life, macro photography, landscapes, portraits, war photography were showcased. A special section was dedicated to the photographs of Pulitzer 2019 awardees Lorenzo Tugnoli and Reuters and natural calamities that has affected the Indian states in the recent months.
Kristu Jayanti College Photography Club organised the eight edition of LUMOS- Annual Photo Exhibition on February 6,2019. The exhibition was inaugurated by Rev. Fr. Augustine George, Vice Principal, Kristu Jayanti College. The event exhibited around 400 photographs captured by student photographers of themes ranging from wild life to abstract photography.