Partha Kumar Palit ARPS

Partha Kumar Palit ARPS ARPS

I was born in 1953, although electronics is my hobby but photography is my love and passion since childhood.
I started photography of my own in 1970 with a Box camera gifted by my elder sister.

• Passed Certificate course in Photography in 1976, Diploma course in 1978.
• Also completed the Judges’ Training Course (Appreciation of Pictorial Photograph) in 1982.
• I was awarded ARPS from Royal Photographic Society of Gr. Britain in 1981,
• AFIAP in 1982.
• FFIP (Fellow Federation of Indian Photography) distinction in 2012,
• EFIAP/Platinum in 2018,
• EPSA from Photographic Society of America in 2018, for the contribution in Pictorial Photography.
• Also honored with Hon.PESGSPC in 2016,
• Hon.FSWAN & GPA.PESGSPC in 2018, for the outstanding contribution in International Art Photography.

• I am participating in National & International exhibitions with my pictorial works since 1978 and have at least 1500 International acceptances in 500 International Salons with 350 different works in 55 countries. Received many awards both from National & International Salons. Many of the works have been reproduced in Journals and Catalogues.
• I am Co-author of ‘Learn Photography’ – a text book on Photography published by the ‘Photographic Accosiation of Dum Dum, India’ (PAD).
• I am a Life member of PAD since 1982 & Federation of Indian Photography since 2012 (Membership No. LM 12006).
• I am also member of PSA (Membership No. 998977) and RPS (Membership No. 10992).
• I am a regular faculty member serving as Honorary Lecturer in Photography for both in Basic & Advanced Courses in Photography.
• Acting as project Guide for the Dissertation Papers of the Diploma students.
• I am deeply involved in various organizational functions like, International Conferences, National Seminars, International Salons, Members Exhibition, Workshops and Symposiums etc. of PAD.
• I am also serving as Honorable Judge in International & National Photographic Exhibitions under the patronage of PSA, FIAP, RPS, GPU, FIP etc. More than 50 International Salon judging has already been carried out so far.