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Project Description

Gurdas Dua

BRAND AMBASSADOR FOR SONY ALPHA CAMERAS

INTERNATIONAL HONOURS
* FIIPC (Fellow of India International Photographic Council, New Delhi, India)
*Hon. APASP (Honorary Associate of Photographic Art Society of Pakistan)
*FBAF (Fellow of The Buttery Art Foundation, Trissur, Kerala, India)
*Hon. MBAF (Honorary Member Buttery Art Foundation, Trissur, Kerala, India).
*Platinum grade exhibitor of India International Photographic Council
*Gold Star exhibiter of Pakistan Salon Group of Photography.
*Two star exhibitor of Federation of Indian Photography, Kolkatta, India.

LIFE MEMBER
* India International Photographic Council, New Delhi.
*Federation of Indian Photography, Kolkatta.
*Centre for Advanced Photography, Indore.
*Camera Club of Indore, Indore.
*The Butterfly Art Foundation, Trissur.

MEMBER
*Indore Press Club, Indore.

SELECTIVE & IMPORTANT MENTIONS OF PROFESSIONAL WORK PROLIES
* Industrial Photographer for CAT (Department of Atomic Energy) Govt. of India from 1992 to 1998.
*Chief Project Coordinator – Cancer Care Trust (Greeting Card Division) from July 1995 to J uly1997.
*Working Committee Member of Camera Club of Indore, INDIA from 1994 to 1998.
*Done Construction Photography for Narmada Valley Development Authority, INDIA
*Had been Guest Faculty in I.M.S. Devi Ahilya University, Indore, INDIA
*Done highly technical & specialized photographic campaigns for Archeological Survey of India.
(Restoration of 3000 years old Buddha period cave paintings at Bagh caves, India & D ocumentation
Photography of more than 100 ASI listed monuments of Mandav, Khajuraho, B ateshwar,Padavali,
Mitavali, Gwalior, Chanderi, Thoban etc.)
* Judged many All India Salons and Photo contests of International, National and State levels.
In Jan. 2015 was one of the nine Jury members from all over the world at Hamadan bin mohammad bin Rashid al makhtoum International photography Awards (HIPA) Dubai, which is one of the biggest photography contest of the world.
*Advisor to Rayden Art (Refer www.rayden.in)
*BRAND AMBASSADOR FOR SONY ALPHA CAMERAS SINCE 2014

PHOTOGRAPHIC WORKSHOPS CONDUCTED FOR SOCIAL CAUSE
1998- Indore- C-41 Processing (Organised by Camera Club of Indore)
1999- Ahmedabad- Industrial, Pictorial, Product Photography with E-6 & C-41 process live d emo.
(Organised by Focus, Ahmedabad)
2001- Jabalpur- E-6 & C-41 Manual Processing Live Demo (Organised by Photographic Society of J abalpur)
2002- Jabalpur- Product Photography (Organised by Photographic Society of Jabalpur)
2003- Sagar- Studio Equipments & Studio Portraits (Organised by Photographic Society of Sagar)
Bhopal- Pictorial, Studio Portraits, Product Photography (Organised by “The IRIS”)
Jabalpur- Studio Lighting Equipments and Studio Portraiture (Organised by AGFA Ltd.)
2004- New Delhi- Pictorial & Portrait (Organised by India International Photographic Council)
Indore- IIPC Convention- Digital Photography (Organised by M.P. Camera Society, Indore)
2005- Jabalpur – Pictorial & Portrait Photography (Organised by Komal Samarpan Group, Jabalpur)
2006- Ratlam- Digital & Portrait Photography (Organised by Srijan Camera Club & Rotary Club R atlam)
Vadodara- Pictorial & Studio Portrait (Organised by Vadodara Photographic Association)
Jabalpur- Digital, Portrait & Photoshop (Organised by Photographic Society of Jabalpur).
2007- Banswara- Digital, Photoshop & Studio Portraits (Organised by Kala Color Lab)
Mandsour- Digital, Photoshop & Studio Portraits (Organised by Kala Color Lab)
New Delhi- 25th IIPC International workshop 2007, Advertising Photography
(Organised by India I nternational Photographic Council)
2008- Indore-Digital & Adobe Photoshop (Organised by Indore Press club)
Tehri /Dehradun- Pictorial, Portrait, Product, Digital & Photoshop
(Organised by Uttarakhand F orest Department)
Jodhpur- Digital, Photoshop & Studio Portraits (Organised by Jodhpur Photographic Society)
2009- Ahmedabad- Digital Photography (Organised by Focus, Ahmedabad)
Sagar- Digital Photography (Organised by Photographic Society of Sagar).
Nadiad- Digital Pictorial & Portrait (Organised by Nadiad Photographers Association)
Melghat Wildlife Century- Digital , Pictorial & Portrait ( Organised by Mark XI Group Amravati)
2010- Dehradun- Portarit (Organised by Doon University Dehradun)
Indore- Pictorial (Organised by Indore Photographer’s Community)
Palanpur- Digital, Portrait. (Organised by Decent Lab & Studios)
2011-M ehsana- Wedding & Digital (Organised by Mehsana Photographic Association)
Malkapur- Wedding & Digital (Organised by Amateur Photographers Group)
Katni- Drishtikon Workshop-Wedding & Photoshop (Organised by Katni Photographers A ssociation)
Nadiad- Wedding Photography (Organised by Nadiad Photographers Association)
2012- Anand- Studio Lighting& Portrait, (Organised by Gujarat Photographic Trade & Industry A sso.)
Jamnagar- Studio Lighting & Portrait, (Organised by Gujarat Photographic Trade & Industry Asso.)
Rajkot- Studio Lighting & Portrait, (Organised by Gujarat Photographic Trade & Industry A sso.)
Junagarh- Wedding Photography, (Organised by Gujarat Photographic Trade & Industry A sso.
2013- Rajkot- Canon, India sponsored, Wedding Photography (Organised by Gujarat Photographic T rade & Industry Association.
Ahmedabad- Nikon, India sponsored Wedding Photography (Launching of Gujarat Photo Fair 2 013).
Bhavnagar- Wedding Photography- (Organised by Gujarat Photographic Trade & Industry A sso.)
Indore- Advertising Product Photography (Organised by Nikon, India)
2014- New Delhi- Advertising Food Photography (Organised by India International Photographic Council)
2015-SONY Organised workshops at Jabalpur, Bhopal, Indore, Nagpur, Burhanpur, Neemuch, Katni, Satna, Rewa.
2016- Bhandhavgargh Photography Camp, SONY Organised workshops at Katni, Jabalpur,Chindwara, M andsour, Ratlam, Itarsi, Bhopal, Chattarpur, Gwalior.

ACHIEVEMENTS
*Represented India in FIAP-KODAK International Photo Contest in 1993 at Belgium.
*Had been member of Indian photographers delegation to Pakistan for “Art for Peace” mission in M arch 2006.
*Had been placed amongst top 30 exhibitors of the world by National Geography for year 2008
*Have been placed in the world Artist Directory (Who’s who of the World).

FEW PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS
*Nikon International Photo Award ’99 (Honorable Mention).
*6th prize in the International AGFA net Photo Contest “Men At work”-2000.
*Highly Commended Award by Cannock Photography Society UK for Photograph “Pentomino Bugs E merging”.
*Kodak Action Photographer of the year 2002 Award (Refer Oct.2002 issue of Better Photography).
*Epson Color Imaging Award at Japan in 2004.
*M.P Tourism’s First Award 2012
* N DTV’s Save our Hills Award in 2012
*Red Frames Photo Journalist Global Contest 2013 Grant Award (500 US $).
*Over 1000 Photographs Exhibited & over 100 Awarded so far in Indian and International E xhibitions.
*Five times National Award Winner in National Contests (Organized by Ministry of Information & B roadcasting, Govt. of India).
*Won Nominee Gold Medal for Buttery Art Foundation International Award.

ARTICLES PUBLISHED
*Creativity Through Available Light In Pictorial Photography –April 2000 issue of Better Photography.
*Pictorial lighting _ Basic Lighting issue of Best of Better Photography.
*Manual Film Processing – 2nd PSJ All India Salon Catalogue, By -Photographic Society of Jabalpur, INDIA..
*Photo Technique (Another Vision) –March 2004 issue of Better Photography.
*Kaleidoscope- May 2006 issue of Smart Photography.
*National News-Amalgamation of Photography across the boarder- May 2006 issue of Smart photography.
*Kaleidoscope- April 2007 issue of Smart Photography.
*Photograph titled ”Scavenger Vultures” published in Dec.-Jan. issue of National Wildlife M agazine, USA.
*”Get set go for Travel Photography” article published in winter issue 2015 of Global Photographic U nion Magazine, Greece.
*”Pictorial Souvenirs” In Master Craftsman Section of Smart Photography, January 2017 issue.

PHOTOGRAPHS PUBLISHED
*Numerous Photographs appearing in many News Papers and Magazines from time to time.

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