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Wednesday, October 05 2022
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Young Mangaluru lensman Vivek Gowda wins prestigious Askary Award

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Mangalore: Locally based young photographer Vivek Gowda has won the prestigious Askary Award 2022. The award was instituted in 1997 in memory of Mrs. Shahrukh Askary Hameed to encourage photographic talent among young photographers in Karnataka. It is organised annually by the Youth Photographic Society (YPS), Bangalore. Only photographers below the age of 35 years from the State of Karnataka are eligible to participate with a series set of four photos.

Vivek Gowda won this prestigious award for his photo series on ‘Intha fishermen’. The series documents the dying fishing practices of the Intha fishermen, a traditional community on Inle Lake in Myanmar (Burma). Vivek Gowda had submitted four photographs from his series for the award.

He is one of two winners selected by a jury comprising travel photographer Srinath Narayan, creative photographer Girish Mayachari and Prema Kakade, Joint Secretary of the Youth Photographic Society. In a rare coincidence, both prizes for this year have been given to Mangalorean photographers, the other winner being Shravan B. M., for his portrait of tiger cubs (tiger dance). The awards will be presented on Saturday, August 20, 2022, in Bangalore.

Vivek Gowda Profile

Vivek Gowda, a cinematographer, photographer, and entrepreneur, has been earlier selected as the “FIP Photographer of the Year 2020” by the Federation of Indian Photography for his photo story of Intha fishermen. Vivek’s areas of expertise are in the genres of video editing, cinematography, people, and documentary photography. In addition to the above awards, he has also received the ‘Best Editor’ award from Hamsa TV in 2017 and has also won many international awards and accolades in different photography contests conducted by various countries. Vivek has bagged an AFIP (Artist FIP) distinction from the Federation of Indian Photography(FIP). Vivek’s works demonstrate his dedication to his passion. Most of his videos and images are intensely dramatic and follow the theme of storytelling.

Askary Awards Website: https://askaryphotoawards.com/index.php

Contact Details: Vivek Gowda 97406 44511 / vivekphotography2011@gmail.com

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