Bengaluru: With the objective of recognizing and rewarding best of the photography talent, Saral Jeevan infotainment channel in Kannada, has announces the Photography Awards 2017. Any photography enthusiast can participate by sending their entries under any of the 4 categories: Wildlife & Nature, People, Travel and Mobile Phone Category. While the first 3 are professional categories for serious enthusiasts who has passion for travel and wild life photography, the last category is an innovation keeping the youth in mind; and the influence of smart phones in modern life.
The top 100 shortlists will be showcased for the public in 3 day photography exhibition at renowned arts and culture destination of Bangalore, the Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat. The winners will receive cash prizes and awards on a television show. More details about the awards, how to send entries online, FAQs etc. can be accessed at: www.SaralJeevan.com
“Karnataka is known as photographers’ paradise with some of the best wildlife destinations in India which are home for highest tiger & elephant population in the country. The Western Ghats and rain forests like Agumbe are rich habitats for many species. Needless to mention the state’s rich culture and heritage destinations like Hampi and Pattadakal that give enough material for travel and people photography. This awards brings in the essence of all this and creates a perfect platform both on-ground and on- air property” says Raghunatha Reddy, Business Head of Saral Jeevan.
“Saral Jeevan’s content philosophy is inspired by our heritage & culture. Photography Awards fits in perfectly to our thinking. Recognizing and rewarding best of photography talent actually means, encouraging youngsters to explorestate’s culture and tourism destinations” adds MS Raghavendra, Editor of Saral Jeevan.
Entries to Photography awards can be sent till 5th of July. Award ceremony and exhibition are slated for mid of July.
Saral Jeevan telecasts non-fiction programming with a focus on mythology, history, travel and insights from Indian heritage & culture. Channel philosophy is to present inspiring, motivational and factual content that is positive in nature. Saral Jeevan’s affinity index is high among younger viewers with over 68% viewership coming from under 40 year old viewers. Saral Jeevan is part of CG Parivar Global Vision, founded by Dr. Sri Chandrashekhar Guruji, who is the pioneer in Saral Vaastu.