By Women For Women


Women's Day was celebrated in a unique way in Thane, wherein women photographers saluted the spirit of womanhood through a photography exhibition.

Female wing of Foto Circle Society, Thane worked hard for almost three months capturing moments of women achievers  and their life in and around Maharashtra.

For this bunch of women photographers it was not only clicking the pictures but understanding the struggle of their life which motivated them to bring their handwork in limelight.

The photography exhibition titled Vidyulata 2013 kicked off in Thane's Kala Bhavan from March 8.

This photography exhibition includes pictorial profile of women achievers from Maharashtra.

The highlight of this exhibition was profile of women backing for Baba Amte's cause at Hemalkasa. Females in Amte's family has done a lot of work for the novel cause of Baba Amte and hence a pictorial profile displaying their efforts was showcased in this exhibition. This profile includes profile of Bharati Amte, Mandatai Amte and other female social workers in the family.

Anju Mansing, one of the photographers who displayed her work said, "Being a women photographer, I always thought of saluting other women achievers through my art. Through a pictorial representation of women achievers we are trying to salute their handwork. We all photographers have been working for quite some time now and it feels great to to showcase this exhibition dedicated to female photographers.

Sanjay Naik, secretary of Foto Circle Society said, "There are 15 female photographers who have worked hard for this exhibition. There are profiles of 32 women from different fields like social work, arts, music, dance, business among others. Our society always had a good presence of women photographers and they came up with this idea of having a special photography exhibition for dedicated to women last year. And we are happy to continue the same exhibition this year too."






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