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Exploring Dasghara, Chakdighi, Kulingram

Exploring Dasghara, Chakdighi, Kulingram

BPA team explored Dasghara, Chakdighi, Kulingram etc. on 10.10.2016, to see age old Durga Puja and temples. Biswasbari Durga Puja From Tarakeswar, Dasghara is about 10 km distance. Durga Puja of  Biswas Bari is renowned over here. The entire village participates in these four days of festival which reveals its uniqueness.  Biswas Bari Durga puja is about 290 years old. Sri Debasis Biswas, the descendant of Biswas family, informed that Sadananda Biswas established the Gopinath Temple in the year 1729 and…

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BPA Participation in Workshop Organized by Indian Statistical Institute

BPA Participation in Workshop Organized by Indian Statistical Institute

A team of six members from Barrackpore Photolover’s Association attended the 7th Workshop on Digital Pictorial Photography & Photography Exhibition, organized by Indian Statistical Institute on 13 and 14 February, 2017. The workshop emphasis on Digital Pictorial Photography by theoretical and practical lessons by the renowned faculties which ended with great success. Sri Rana Mukherjee had become the 3rd winner in the contest among the participants. Total 6 members participated from BPA are – Sri Rana Mukherjee Sri Prithijit Chakraborty…

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Are you ready with your camera? – By Pranab Mukhopadhyay

Are you ready with your camera? – By Pranab Mukhopadhyay

You have a nice digital camera, you love to take great photographs that will get attention and you want to be good at your photography. But when you click a good image, you wonder if your next click will get you as good a shot again. You wonder why every shot of yours does not come as well as your best shot. As we explore why it happens that way, we see what is our position in terms of photography….

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PHOTOGRAPHING WINGED GUESTS – My Field Experience By Shakyasom Majumder

PHOTOGRAPHING WINGED GUESTS – My Field Experience By Shakyasom Majumder

As a young kid, I have always praised photographs of colourful birds in pages of books and magazines. But, being able to be present amidst the real action has been a terrific experience for me over the past few years. Frankly speaking, bird photography can get extremely frustrating at times. Birds usually never seem to sit still and on trying to get closer, they fly away. Although it is quite arduous, bird photography is equally rewarding too. MY APPROACH  –…

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Seminar on Composition – a Painter’s view

Seminar on Composition – a Painter’s view

  For Sri Dilip Sashmal, an artist, the profession becomes anonymous with his passion. Sri Sashmal is a Teacher of Fine Arts. The members of Barrackpore Photolovers’ Association were fortunate enough to hear the deliverance on Composition by Sri Sashmal on 10.12.2016. The maestro discussed in details the various aspects of Composition from the point of view of a Painter. Both for photographers and for painters, composition is basically made on a frame or a canvas. Both emphasize on arrangement…

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In pursuit of Temple culture of Bengal : Sripur, Guptipara, Ambika Kalna

In pursuit of Temple culture of Bengal : Sripur, Guptipara, Ambika Kalna

On 27.09.2015 members of Barrackpore Photolovers’ Association visited the rich heritage temples of Sripur, Somrabazar, Guptipara of Hooghly district and Ambika Kalna of Bardhaman district, West Bengal. BPA Prsident, Sri S.N.Bhattacharya, a researcher on Bengal terracota temples, guided the tour. From Balagarh Station, Howrah- Katwa line, we reached Sripur to vist Chandi Mandap and other temples of Mitra Moustafi families, now run by the Trustees. The Chandi Mandap was built in the year 1707 by Raghunandan Mitra Moustafi, the then…

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