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Artist of the Week - Shankar Subramanian

Born in Erode in 1969 Shankar Subramanian did his schooling in Kendriya Vidyalaya IISC and Kendriya Vidyalaya Hebbal in Bangalore. He got his Hotel Management Degree from Institute of Hotel Management in 1990.

He was intrigued by the pictures in a brochure of Hasselblad his dad had got and that is when he decided that he will one day take pictures like this. His neighbor Gowri Shankar a retired railway official was a passionate photographer used to take young Shankar to shoot photos out in the wild. These events embarked Shankar to become a photographer.

Initially Shankar was inspired from observing nature and was a vivid bird watcher. However he went on to photograph Portraits and Fashion finding the essence of photography as connecting to people rather than just clicking the photographs. His first camera was bought by his dad and was a Minolta Film SLR who was always encouraging him to take up photography. His wife got him a Nikon SLR F80 later.

He met Anand Sharan and went on a couple …

Artist of the Week - Anand Sharan

Anand Sharan is an Indian photographer based in Bangalore. He did his schooling in Bishop Cotton Boys' School and graduated with B.A Honours in Economics from Central College.

His father and grandfather were both government employees. Following their footsteps Anand Sharan was the Managing Director of Marketing Consultant and Agencies Ltd which is a Government of India undertaking Company for Advertisements and Event Management. He abandoned his successful career being an artist in heart and took up photography. He started off as an advertising photographer since he knew this field from his previous stint but now he concentrates mainly on Fine Art Photography, he captures monuments, people and Indian tradition to keep them alive for future generations.

He has a particular interest in Black and White photography. He also has surreal painting and sketching as his hobby.
Anand Sharan was inspired by T S Satyan who was India’s earliest and eminent photojournalist, also a family friend. S…
Dr. Dodderi Venkatagiri Rao Memorial, 1st Sagara Photographic Society all India Salon of photography exhibition in news! The exhibition was held on 31st May and 1st June. Honeycomb was the print sponsor of the exhibition.