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The Gold Award is a title achieved by only the highly motivated Girl Scouts and in that they dedicate their time to improve their community as well as the people in it. Ridgefield High School’s Carrie Brian (class of 2014), finished her program over the course of 6 months.
Carrie Brian decided to go through a creative approach to her program. She has always been very interested in the arts, and Carrie wanted to select a program which reflected her interests. She told that she wanted to do something for community which involved photography.
The program consisted of creating a photography course for Carver Center, Norwalk. Carrie Brian required to get donations to fund the purchase of ten digital cameras. To raise money, Carrie gathered a plethora of her old attires and sold those at a consignment shop. Carrie got miscellaneous used parts of cameras – like memory cards, batteries, as well as camera cords from a camera drive in Twin Ridge Homeowners’ Association.
Then Carrie Brian proceeded to make lesson programs for her course. The programs included learning camera functions, studying well known photographers as well as their works, making collages with snaps and taking a whole lot of snaps. Dana Phelan, a RHS art teacher, told that it is great to see someone as wonderful as Carrie working hard and using the arts to bring people together. She is very impressed.
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National Media Museum has seen an rise in visitors number in the midst of a restructure which was triggered by a fifty percent fall in numbers in the previous decade. The museum is based in Bradford, West Yorkshire, and it attracted around 504000 visitors in the year 2012.
This marks an increase of 4.8 percent compared to last year. The new figures were released by Association of Leading Visitor Attractions. This museum is home to Royal Photographic Society collection as well as the earliest surviving negative made by the well known British photographer William Henry Fox Talbot.
Last October, the National Media Museum declared a spending review as part of a reconstitute designed to slash running costs. At that time, the museum stated that they wanted to improve their cinema program, events and public exhibition to appeal to a broader audience, help its status as a national museum as well as increase access to their historic collections.
In its peak, in the year 2001, the National Media Museum attracted around one million visitors.
In the year 2006, the National Media Museum changed their name from National Museum of Photography, Film and Television so that they can embrace the internet and the radio. In the year 2012, London’s British Museum was the most visited place in the United Kingdom. It drawn over 5.5 million visitors.
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The photography of Man Ray will be displayed here in a huge exposition of over hundred and fifty portraits of his friends and muses, including Pablo Picasso and Lee Miller. The exhibit called The Portraits of Man Ray will begin at the National Portrait Gallery and this is the very first event of his that he is showcasing in Britain.
The exhibit traces his life as well as work from his beginning years in New York, the place where he tried to introduce Dadaism with his pal Marcel Duchamp though they were unsuccessful. He went to Paris in the year 1921 attracted by all the artistic movements which he flourished,
It was in the French capital, where he moved in 1921 attracted by its artistic movements, that he flourished, bordered by the top well known artists of modern art and many of whom he clicked with his camera.
Even though Michael Emmanuel Radnitzky, who was born in Philadelphia, considered himself to be a painter and he got international attention for his photography that he elevated to an art form along with enigmatic and elegant pictures full of content. Probably he offered his most magnificent work during his 1st period in Paris.
In those years of the artistic revolution, he clicked the pictures of creative geniuses like Pablo Picasso, Jean Cocteau, Gertrude Stein and Ernest Hemingway . One of Ray’s works at exhibit reveals a surrealistic chessboard including Andre Breton, Max Ernst, Picasso, Salvador Dali and Joan Miro.
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An wildlife photographs exhibition called On the Nature’s Trail is going on at the Swaraj Vithi, Ravindra Bhavan premises. The photographs of the exhibition were taken by Kamal M Moraka. On the Nature’s Trail exhibit was kicked off by the Governor of Madhya Pradesh Ramnaresh Yadav.
Kamal M Moraka, who is actually an induatralist, got interested in wildlife photography in 1995 following his visit to the Bharatpur’s Keoladeo National Park (Rajasthan). He was really attracted to the migratory birds as they came to the park during each winter.
Morarka told that he has always been fascinated by the nature’s feathered gifts. The color, shape, size and their brilliance have always left him spellbound. He always feels a sense of achievement every time he is on a tiger’s trail. He added that each encounter with the tiger has been imprinted in his mind.
When we look at Morarka’s pictures, it seems that he has been luckier compared to us when it comes to seeing big cats. His snaps take the spectators to a beautiful wildlife tour of the park.
Kamal M Moraka has also visited Madhya Pradesh’s Bandhavgarh National Park after he heard that the tigers are on the verge of extinction. Moraka do not have any kind of formal training in wildlife photography, but his passion for wildlife photographers grew after he started taking pictures of these magnificent pictures.
Apart from well know national parks in the country, he has also visited Kruger National Park and Masai Mara National Park. The exhibit will go on till 25th December.