This evening I rushed to the Press Club of Mumbai from Bandra to attend the Shradanjali of Mr Anil Bhartiya a very tall figure both as a press representative and as a Founder of NPPA .. his erstwhile Camera Club in Mumbai.
He had passed away on 8 October after battling a brief illness .
It was at 6.30 pm and despite the heavy rush my cab driver dropped me flat in 40 minutes in time ..
Gathered were members from NPPA and PSI as Mr Anil Bhartiya was connected as a member to PSI too .. Photographic Society of India Mumbai .
Mr Raut held the memorial service , with a two minute silence and than requested a few members to talk about Mr Anil Bhartiya , I was the first to take the podium and told the gathering of Mr Bhartiya contribution as a Teacher to my photography , more than the basics of photography he taught me the essence of photography .. that is humility arrogance has no place in capturing souls of people we shoot.. He took me to Malshej Ghats Murud Janjira for outings and I learnt a …