|Section Name||Jury 1||Jury 2||Jury 3|
|COLOR||MR. VAIBHAV SHRIKANT JAGUSTE||MR. A G LAKSHMINARAYAN||MR. SUDHIR SAXENA|
|MONOCHROME||MR. DIGWAS BELLEMANE||MR. RAVINDRANATH MALLULA||MR. A G LAKSHMINARAYAN|
|NATURE||MR. VAIBHAV SHRIKANT JAGUSTE||MR. AG GANGADHAR||MR. HIRA PUNJABI|
|TRAVEL||MR. DIGWAS BELLEMANE||MR. A G LAKSHMINARAYAN||MR. SUDHIR SAXENA|
EFIAP. FFIP. Hon. PESGSPC. GPA.PESGSPC
FIP Member ID : LM 013347
A.G.Lakshminarayan started his photographic journey in 1972 and learnt photography from the world famous pictorial photographer late Dr. D.V.Rao. He is a specialist in creative photography, macro and bird photography. A specialist in photoshop, he conducted many digital post processing workshops for beginners and advanced photographers.
He concentrated only in the creative sections of international salons and got 69 awards and over 600 acceptances. His works were exhibited all over the world. He had been a judge in many Salons and contributed articles to many reputed Kannada magazines.
FRPS, EFIAP, EFIP, cMOL, Hon.MFIP(Nature), Hon.FBCA, Hon.G.APS
FIP Member ID : LM013544
From childhood, Gangadhar had immense love for Nature. He loves Scenic beauty, Colourful flowers and Butterflies. With immense zeal for photography, he now spends most of his free time capturing the exciting behavioral moments of fascinating wildlife as they unfold in their natural habitat. He has won many International medals, awards and certificates of merit in various national and international salons. He has participated in many Indian and International Salons and won awards. More than 200 of his photographs were displayed at exhibitions held in England, Taipei, Slovenia, USA, Greece and Serbia apart from India.
He was part of the team that represented India in the 16th FIAP Nature Biennial Photography World Cup held in Norway at which India won Gold Medal in Prints and Projected Images categories. He once again represented India in the 17th FIAP Biennial Photography World Cup held at Bengaluru, in which India, once again, won the Gold Medal.
EFIAP/b, EPSA, EFIP, EIUP, Hon.MoL, A.CPE, Hon.CPE, Hon.WPG, Hon. AvTvISO. Hon.PESGSPC, GPA.PESGSPC, Hon.FPPS, Hon.GNG
FIP Member ID : LM 013505
Digwas Bellemane has had an exemplary 10 years of experience in the space of Fine Art Photography. He leaves no stone unturned when it comes to producing unique pictures. His moonlight picture of the roaring Hogenakkal Falls is an example of the pains he takes to produce his pictures. He has won over 140 International Medals and 75 National Awards. Over 170 pictures of Digwas have earned him more than 650 Acceptances in International Salons held in 22 countries.
Born in a quaint town of Sirsi amidst the beautiful Western Ghats, in Karnataka, Digwas Bellemane’s journey in Photography took him a long way. He is a Lifetime member of the Youth Photographic Society Bangalore(YPS) and Sagara Photographic Society. He became a member of Photographic Society of America (PSA) in 2017.
FIP Member ID : LM 013400
Mr Hira Punjabi has been doing wildlife photography for the last 26 years and won many awards nationally and Internationally. His photography works have been published in more than 25 books and hundreds of magazines. His solo photography exhibition on wildlife during the wildlife week in October 2000 at Bombay Natural History Society and a group show in Tangent Art Gallery in October 2003 was well received in the photography community.
He was adjudged "Photographer of the year" by photographic Society of India in the year 2000, and also won first prize in "Sanctuary ABN wildlife photographer of the year" photography competition in the year 2001 and second prize in the year 2004. He is also the only Indian photographer to have won Glanzlitcher Photo Competition Awards, Germany over 3 times.
AFIAP, Hon. EUPSA, FBDSA, FFIP
FIP Member ID : Applied for LM
Born in an artistic family in Amalapuram, Mr Ravindranath started photography at the age of 12. Well known for pictorial photography, monochrome works, experimental and abstract photography, Mr Ravindranath is one of the top 10 monochrome exhibitors in Indian salons between 1979 to 1995, and won innumerable awards and merit certificates at the National and International photography competitions.
He is the founder of the United Foto Artists Organization (Rajahmundry) and a Telugu daily Photojournalist (Vijayawada). At present he is serving as President for Andhra Pradesh Photography Akademi. He has also organized two international and four national salons.
ARPS, EFIAP/g, EFIP, EFIP/g (Nature), Hon.FICS
FIP Member ID : LM 389
Mr Sudhir Saxena has been pursuing photography for more than 45 years and has travelled extensively for photography. He has won many medals and trophies from FIAP and PSA and has a few thousand photographs exhibited across the world. He has also served as a Jury member in many International Salons since 1984.
Mr Sudhir has published photobooks on Ghats of Varanasi and Kumbh. His one-man exhibition "Sadhus" was well appreciated by photolovers.
He is the founder of Photolovers Photographic Society and has organized 16 International Photography Circuits so far, including 4 Grand Circuits. Presently, he is a member of the Working Committee of the Federation of Indian Photography.
EFIAP,AIIPC, FFIP,APSI, AICS, GPA Hon, PESGSPC ,Hon SWAN, Hon CPC, Hon APF
FIP Member ID : LM 90045
Mr Vaibhav S. Jaguste served as the Vice President of The Photographic Society of India, Mumbai which is one of Asia's oldest photography institutions, established in 1937.
A regular participant in the National and International Photography salons, Mr Vaibhav has won over 100 awards & 1000 acceptances from 23 countries. His work is highly appreciated by the Federation of Indian Photography and has honored him with the prestigious Fellowship (FFIP) in 2011. He was awarded with EFIAP distinction by Federation International d'La Art (FIAP) in 2014. He has also judged numerous national and International Salons wholeheartedly.
His exhibitions "Hymns of Nature" and "Rocks and waves" at the prestigious Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai was greatly supported by the Print media and art industry. He also led his Club along with national executives to Seoul, South Korea and Morocco and Marrakech to attend the FIAP Congress in 2016 and 2019 respectively.
Keeping in mind the lock-down situation and uncertainty over ability to conduct open venue based judging, YPS will be introducing an all new on-line judging process which provides safeguards similar to venue based open judging. We will publish schedule and other details later on this web-site.