Egypt: Photography exhibition on India held, 60 photographs showcasedLast updated on Mar 15, 2018, 02:44 pm
Egypt has organized a photo exhibition that showcased 60 photographs taken from different parts of India by Egyptian photographer Khaled Gawdat.
Titled "Indian Images: People and Place", the exhibition was inaugurated by India's Ambassador to Egypt Sanjay Bhattacharyya at El-Sawy Cultural Center in Zamalek.
The photographs depict everyday life in India, landscapes, tourist places, cultural performances, people's faces and colorful costumes.
Exhibition depicts people, expression et al
"The basic theme of the exhibition was to depict people, expressions, and different places, particularly Kerala. But we also have some pictures of Taj Mahal which he (the artist) finds as the most significant building that the man has created," the Ambassador said.
Photographer Gadwat is a surgery professor
Gadwat, a professor of surgery at Ain Shams University, has a great passion for photography and takes around 100,000 pictures every year.
"I've visited India thrice and it is a heaven for photographers with its people, colors, landscapes, tea farms and cultural heritage," he said.
"When I visit India, I feel that I'm in my homeland," added Gadwat, who visited India last in 2017.