The country’s distinctive natural beauty is portrayed authentically in the group exhibition of photography titled Beauty of Motherland going on now at Drik Gallery in the city’s Dhanmondi area.
The show featuring 70 images snapped by the same number of amateur photographers brings out the serenity of the country’ lakes, the vastness of its rivers, eminence of mountains, its exotic wildlife, rich cultural heritage, and magnificent, diverse lifestyle of its people.
The photograph styled Boga Lake’s Foggy View by Pinu Rahman hints at the mystery latent in the clear, still water of Bandarban’s Boga Lake covered by a dense fog at a winter dawn.
Golden sunshine is playing hide and seek with bright, blue clouds in Ayon Rahman’s photograph of the Kaptai Lake. Golden beams of sunlight coming through holes and around the edges of clouds have fallen on the surface of the lake, creating an eye-soothing landscape.
Saidur Rahman Shamrat in his entry, Witness of Time, catches the grandeur of the Lalbag Fort.
Salamat Ullah portrays vibrant green rice fields merging with the clear sky in the horizon in his image titled Gram Bangla.
Two tiny chicks of Weaver Birds (Babui pakhi) peering from their nest have been framed in Tanmay Shahriar’s Babui Pakhir Nirhey while Shuvro Saha has captured a flock of spotted deer grazing in the Sundarban in his photograph Sundorboney Sundor.
The image of the Baliati Palace in Manikganj snapped by Fahim Abdullah Sajid induces a feeling of direness and horror.
A lone man standing with his bicycle under a lonely tree reflects the essence of loneliness in Ahmed Sabbir’s Solitude.
Shahriar Saif Khan has photographed a village girl fetching water from a swamp. The girl’s reflection on the water makes the image titled Reflection of Life truly remarkable for its placid beauty.
A grassy path flanked by rows of tress narrows down and ultimately disappears in the farthest point in Iffat Shermim Ahmed Iqbal’s entry named Green Day.
The four-day exhibition was launched on Friday.
-With New Age input