Wildlife photography workshop at IIIT-Basar

Wildlife photography workshop at IIIT-Basar

(From left) RGUKT-Basar director P. Sathish Kumar, course designer K. Santhosh Kumar, RGUKT-Basar vice-chancellor V. Venkataramana and Hiten Bhimani of NEWS.

Vice-Chancellor of Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies (RGUKT-Basar) V. Venkata Ramana announced that a wildlife and environmental photography workshop will be held in Basar in December 2023.

Director Satish Kumar Peddapalli and founder of Kakatiya Sandbox (Nizamabad) Raju Reddy, who officially presented a letter to president of Nizamabad Environment and Wildlife Society (NEWS) M. Rajender Reddy, were also present.

The workshop will take place every Saturday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. for theory sessions and every Sunday from 6. a.m. to 10 a.m. for practical sessions.

The course is a collaboration between RGUKT-Basar and NEWS. Nature lover and CEO of Navyabharathi Global School (Nizamabad) K. Santhosh Kumar and founder of NEWS Hiten Bhimani will lead the course.

“The wildlife and environmental photography workshop aims to empower participants with the technical skills, ethical considerations and practical experience essential for success in the field of wildlife and environmental photography,” Prof. Venkata Ramana said.

“Through this course, we seek to foster a deep sense of responsibility and respect for nature and wildlife, encouraging ethical photography practises,” he said.

Prof. Venkata Ramana also expressed pleasure and enthusiasm as the whole concept reflected the university’s commitment to promoting a harmonious relationship between humans and the environment. He highlighted the significance of nurturing young talent to become responsible stewards of our planet.

Mr. Santhosh Kumar, one of the course designers and founder members of the NEWS, addressed the student community, sharing his passion for wildlife and environmental photography and emphasizing the transformative potential of this workshop.

“We invite all aspiring wildlife and environmental photographers to join us on this exciting journey towards capturing the beauty of our natural world while preserving its splendor. For further details and enrolment information, please visit our university website,” he said.