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Thirumalai Ganesh Sheerapathi, BPSA, FICS, c**MoL


Art is a Universal language understood and enjoyed by mankind from the beginning of time. Of the many forms of Art, photography is no different from poetry, literature or those that depict time. Born in Pondicherry (India), Thirumalai Ganesh Sheerapathi grew up in surrounding rich with flora and fauna, became a Nature lover. At the age of 35 he joined Shutter Bugs Creative Forum in Dubai and learned Photography from his mentor Mr. Mohammed Arfan Asif. With his guidance Thirumalai made quality images that gave him happiness and satisfaction.

He participated in many international salons and won awards. Apart from PSA Gold, MoL Gold, FIAP Gold Medal & several awards, Thirumalai has participated in over 100 International Salons and his work has been exhibited in over 40 countries that won 50 awards and over 550 International acceptances which is recognized by various professional bodies across the globe such as Federation of Indian Photography(FIP), Federation of Internationale de L'art Photographique(FIAP), Photographic Society of America (PSA),Global Photographic Union (GPU), International Union of Photographers China (IUP), Image Colleague Society (ICS), Image Sans Frontiere (ISF), Master of Light (MOL) etc. He is an active member of the Photographic Society of America and ICS Image Colleague Society.

With his portfolios and salon achievements, Thirumalai is awarded distinctions in APSNJ, BPSA, c**MoL, FICS, FRSPS and HIUP. Thirumalai's quest to quality image making will continue in times to come. A teacher by profession he uses photography as a medium to bring his students closer to nature and inspire them to appreciate God's creation.