Photojournalists capture the soft side


A five-day photo exhibition displaying pictures on the theme of ‘Soft Image of Pakistan’ kicked off in Alhamra Art Gallery on Wednesday. The exhibition, arranged under the aegis of Pakistan Association of Photo Journalists, is third national level photo exhibition of the association. “The photos on different cultural themes are on display with the intention to promote peace, harmony and the positive image of the country,” the organisers said during the inaugural ceremony. Still shots of some 900 photographers from across the country are being showcased in the event and the Art Gallery is packed to its maximum limit of displaying photos.
The organisers decided to put the works of the photographers on display in three different rounds. On its first day, female members of Punjab Assembly belonging to PML-N visited the exhibition. Zamurd Yasmeen, Arifa Khalid, Kiran Dar and Nighat Nasir appreciated the idea of photo journalists to depict a soft image of country through exhibition. The photo exhibition will end on February 5.