Photo artist Shyamal Das was born in Kolkata on 1964. An internationally famed photo artist & Commercial Designer, Sri Das always draw pictures through light. It is another medium by which he can express himself. With a small Nikon Coolpix Camera, his imaginary edification is expressed in several times. His collections predominantly include differential faces of human life and its intrinsic candid expressions. His debut in photographic art begins since 1987. His works are exhibited and profiled through out the world and several times he got National Award. In international arena also his works awarded with the highest international awards in photography viz. FIAP GOLDS, PSA GOLDS, SILVERS, BRONZES & Honours etc. Not only a good photographer, Sri Das is also being acclaimed as a good organizer with smart thinking and good demeanors. He is the primary educator of some photographers in Kolkata. He organizes an informal school of photography in Kolkata to inculcate many a young persons in photographic field and finally makes them acquainted with international standards of photography.


Conferred ‘EFIAP’ Distinction in 2007 from Federation Internationale de l’Art Photographique, Italy, Fellowship Distinction (FFIP) in 2008 from Federation of Indian Photography, Kolkata, India, Honorary Fellowship(Hon. FBPS) from Bangladesh Photographic Society, Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2012 , Hony. Fellowship (Hon. FBSPA) from Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2014 & Honorary Fellowship (Hon. FICS) from Image Colleague Society, USA in 2016.

*** Documentary Award winner in Humanity Photo Award, China in the year 2011.

***Workshop on STREET PHOTOGRAPHY, conducted as Master Mentor which was  organized by “AGE Ideas Ignited” in the Kolerclick- Kolkata Photography Festival 2012.

Was one of Judge in All India Salon, organized by Persona International, Kolkata, along with Late Mr. Benu Sen, Hon. EFIAP, MFIAP, FRPS & Mr. Anup Paul, MFIAP, ARPS in 2006, Wideangle – Contemporary Foto Artist Forum & Tepantar- Photographic Club, Chandannagar, along with Mr. Susanta Banerjee, MFIAP, FRPS, ESFIAP in 2007, 2010 & 2012 respectively. Was one of Jury in the 1st Wideangle International Salon organized by Wideangle in 2011. Was one of Jury in the EMPA All India Salon 2012, East Midnapore, W.B. India.


Shyamal Das

Secretary, Wideangle- Contemporary Foto Artist Forum