Shimla: Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh facilitated on Thursday Vinod Chauhan, a local youth hailing from Baghi in Kotkhai area of Shimla district who is 12thin ranking amongst the world’s best travel photographer.
While honouring Vinod Chauhan, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh also signed his masterpiece Horse Race Photograph of Mangolia to be displayed in world competition of photography. He also appreciated him for his photo of Hatu Peak (in Shimla district) titled, ‘A divine Starry Night’. Vinod gifted the Hatu peak picture to the Chief Minister. Vice Chairman of HPTDC Harish Janartha introduced the photographer to the Chief Minister.
Chauhan, who has exhibited his photography work in 43 countries, has been ranked 12th in worlds Top Traveler Photo Exhibitor (Digital) in Photographic Society of America (PSA), list of Who’s Who in photography. He participated in international photography competitions held by PSA and the International Federation of Photographic Art.
Chief Minister evinced keen interest in the photographs of Chauhan who is the first North Indian to be honoured by Associate International Colleague Society (AICS), Honorary International Union of Photographers (HIUP) Elite International Union of Photographer’s (EIUP) and Associated Federation Internationale D L’Art Photographique, Belgium.DP
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