Press Esc to close
Tuesday 29 July 2014
News updated at 12:05 PM IST
Weather
Max: 0°C
Min : 0°C
In Bangalore
Sunny day

Lifetime achievement award for City lensman

Bangalore, April 22, 2012, DHNS:

Thanjavur Nateshacharya Ayyam Perumal (T N A Perumal), a doyen of wildlife photography, has been honoured with the lifetime achievement award for his contribution in the field of wildlife photography.

The Government of India, Photo Division, instituted the award last year. Two renowned photographers Benu Sen from Kolkata and K G Maheshwari from Mumbai were its first recipients.

Perumal, who shares this award with two other photographers, Nagarajan and Gujarat-based Pran Lal Patel, will be honoured a medal and a memento which carries a purse of with Rs 1.5 lakh.


A member of the Mysore Photographic Society, Bangalore and the Federation of Indian Photography, he was honoured with the Artiste FIAP in Nature Photography in 1963. He has more than 1,500 acceptances in national and international salons and has over 200 awards and merit certificates to his credit.

A recipient of many national and international awards like the Associateship of the
Royal Photographic Society of United Kingdom (ARPS - 1977), Fellowship of the Royal Photographic Society of United Kingdom (FRPS - 1978) in Nature Photography, Master Photographer of the French Federation de l’ Art Photographique (1983) in Nature Photography, Perumal was also a part of the jury in the recent photography world cup organised in Bangalore.

Perumal told Deccan Herald that his memorable moment was photographing a tiger in Bandipur in his initial days and he feels that capturing owls is challenging as it needs more techniques and skills comparatively.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
India's Devendro Laishram, left, throws a left jab at Sri Lanka's Madushan Gamage in the ...

India's Devendro Laishram, left, throws a left jab at Sri Lanka's Madushan Gamage in the ...

A Muslim family have their iftar (breaking of fast) meal on the last day of the holy fasting...

A Muslim family have their iftar (breaking of fast) meal on the last day of the holy fasting...

A Muslim woman offers evening prayers on the last day of the holy fasting month of...

A Muslim woman offers evening prayers on the last day of the holy fasting month of...

India's Mandeep Jangra, right, lands a punch on Jamaica's Kestna Davis during their men's...

India's Mandeep Jangra, right, lands a punch on Jamaica's Kestna Davis during their men's...

England's Sam Robson, left, fields the ball beside four other slips ...

England's Sam Robson, left, fields the ball beside four other slips ...

A Muslim woman performs ablution before having iftar meal on the last day of the holy month...

A Muslim woman performs ablution before having iftar meal on the last day of the holy month...

Police take top Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda while taking him to court in Berhampur...

Police take top Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda while taking him to court in Berhampur...

The launch of Science Express biodiversity special (SEBS) train in New Delhi...

The launch of Science Express biodiversity special (SEBS) train in New Delhi...

England's Ian Bell hits a shot during the second day of the third cricket test...

England's Ian Bell hits a shot during the second day of the third cricket test...

Bollywood music director Anu Malik, actor Sonam Kapoor, filmmaker Farah Khan and Pakistani...

Bollywood music director Anu Malik, actor Sonam Kapoor, filmmaker Farah Khan and Pakistani...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523