Journey through my Lens - Exhibition of Photographs by Deepak Bhimani

 




Mr. Deepak Vijaysinh Bhimani, Businessman, Photographer, Trekker, Astonomer, Philanthropist... a multi-talented, multifaceted personality. Chairman & Managing Director of Navdeep Chemicals Pvt. Ltd. is showcasing glimpses of his travels across the globe.

Photography is a hobby which he started nearly 50 years ago by emulating his father. As this passion grew so did his knowledge and skills in operating the various equipments used in photography. At 60 years, when one thinks of retiring and enjoying an easy life, Deepak developed another hobby - trekking. This hobby led him to trek the scenic mountain ranges of the mighty Himalayas. His love for Astronomy has led him to travel to various parts of the world visiting observatories, chasing Total Solar Eclipses and taking photographic records. Trekking in the pristine and dust free atmosphere of the mountains beckoned him to look up at the heavenly bodies capture them with his camera resulting in diversity and novelty in his images as a photographer.

In recognition for spreading and the knowledge and interest in Astronomy to the youngsters, The India Planetary Society has bestowed on him the prestigious "Journalist Late Shri Manubhai Mehta Award" for the year 2009 and "Shri Balwantbhai Parekh Gold Medal" for 2011.

Journey through my Lens is not just an exhibition of photographs but a confluence of three different hobbies - Photography, Trekking and Amateur Astronomy, where Deepak Bhimani has captured through his camera the splendour of different peaks of the Majestic Himalayas and the beauty of the skies.

Exhibition: 22nd to 30th September 2014, 12 noon to 8 pm daily. Venue: Piramal Art Gallery, NCPA, Nariman Point, Mumbai

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The proceedigs from this exhibition will go to LADAKH PREJECT, by The Himalayan Club.

Donations to "The Himalayan Club" are eligible for 80G Certificate.