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Urban photography exhibition seeks entries [Worldwide]

Emerging photographers worldwide are invited to submit their works to this exhibition in Latvia. The Riga Photomonth 2016, in collaboration with JC Decaux, announces an open call for the exhibition “Territories, Borders and Check-Points.” Photographers may submit three to five photos from one series. The organizers are interested in both deeply personal and private stories […]

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Growing interest witnessed in monochrome photography encouraging for the art

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LAHORE: Black and white photography is hard to master. Over time, people have overtime become accustomed to colour photography, photographer Umair Ghani said on Sunday. He was speaking to The Express Tribune at the photo exhibition, My World in Monochrome, which commenced at the Alhamra Art Gallery on Saturday. Ghani said it was difficult to […]

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Photo exhibition chronicles Jinnah’s life

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RAWALPINDI: A photographic exhibition documenting the life of Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah was hosted by the Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) on Thursday. More than a hundred photographs, chronicling Jinnahs’ personal and public life were put on display at the exhibition which aimed at shedding light on the life of the Quaid-i-Azam . One of the […]

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The language of lines

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KARACHI: They say if you don’t know how to draw a straight line you cannot become an artist. Wrong. If you don’t understand the language that lines speak, you’ll struggle to know what art is all about. The veracity of this observation can be gauged at the Koel Art Gallery where a three-person exhibition titled […]

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Quaid’s death anniversary exhibition at National Museum

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KARACHI: An exhibition marking the death anniversary of Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the Father of the Nation, opened at the National Museum of Pakistan here on Tuesday. It is commendable that the museum holds exhibitions to mark almost every important national day. However, it often comes across almost as a perfunctory effort than a display […]

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Investing in South Asia: Students, teachers learn photojournalism

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KARACHI: In an effort to strengthen transnational relations between South Asian countries, a regional workshop and photo exhibition was held on Wednesday, marking the end of a-year-long collaborative project called, ‘iEARN Photojournalism 2.0- Images of Social Change between Pakistan, Bangladesh and Tajikistan’. The event was hosted by iEARN Pakistan, as part of a four-day conference […]

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Capturing fleeting moments: Artists use photo essays to leave imprints on people’s memories

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KARACHI: Two senior photographers and four novices came together for an exhibition, One Shot, being held at the VM Art Gallery to showcase a lesser-known form of photography – photo essays. The event, which opened on Monday, is one of the two photography shows which are held at the VM Art Gallery every year, said […]

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The profound power of the lens

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Conventionally speaking, a major difference between a painting and a photograph is that while the latter can be embellished with colours, applying special techniques to give it a special effect and improvise on the subject, a photograph just registers what is in front of the lens, just the way it is. The photographic image has […]

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Inspiring photography exhibition by physically disabled teenager

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By Ahtesham Azhar KARACHI: Hashoo Group and Management of the Pearl Continental (PC) Hotel Karachi organised an exhibition of photographs by 17-year-old Farrukh Mughal, on Friday. On the occasion, 30 photographs of the child were on display, based on the stories of common people and natural beauty. His photographs mostly revolve around the natural beauty […]

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Photographs, tableau highlight Kashmir issue

RAWALPINDI: To mark Kashmir Day, two exhibitions, one at Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) and the other at Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) were held on Monday. The RAC organised a three-day photograph exhibition in connection with Kashmir Solidarity Day to express solidarity with the people of occupied Kashmir. Zamurd Khan, Managing Director Pakistan […]

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