If you belong to the millennial generation then you’ll be aware that today is #WorldPhotoDay.
For those who didn’t know, #WorldPhotoDay is an international photography event which is held every year on August 19th that celebrates the passion for photography.
In a world where millions of pictures are uploaded every second on social media, World Photo Day inspires thousands of photographers across the world to share photos with a simple purpose: to share their world with the world.
From everyday life to incredible landscapes, our BitGiving gallery is an evolving a mosaic of images captured by photographers of all skills levels living in a diverse range of countries and cultures.
This World Photo Day, check out what our amazing campaigners have got in store for you.
- Rajesh & Kaavya: The father- daughter duo who are changing lives of a 100 girls with one photo at a time.Kaavya, is 14 years old and studies in the 9th standard. Her father, Rajesh Ramakrishnan, is the Managing Director in an Italian firm. They both love taking photographs. So they decided to turn their hobby into a project to spread the message that daughters deserve to be loved and cherished.In April this year, they launched ‘My Daughter Is Precious’ where they take Polaroid photos of fathers and daughters belonging to society’s more underprivileged sections.Through their photography campaign, the father-daughter duo are trying to raise enough to be able to fund the school education for at least 100 girls.They have managed to raise a sum of ₹1,87,714, and over the next 12 days, their goal is to raise a total of ₹3,12,286.
- PondyPhoto 2016: PondyPhoto is a festival which was born out of Kasha Vande’s initiative Pondy Art.The 16-day festival aims to increase public awareness of the value and beauty of water in all its forms. With less than 2 weeks left, join PondyArt and make amazing things happen.
- Abhijit AlkaAnil: Abhijit’s project ‘Shedding Light- Totos Of Totopara’ is an ongoing photo project that involves the complete photo documentation of Toto tribe reflecting their daily life, culture, and other socio-economic issues. Join him in publishing one of its kind photo documentation book; the only one attempted on the Toto tribe.
- Sai Nitesh: Sai Nitesh skips going out with my friends for movies & dinners so that he can save money to travel and click photographs. Join Sai Nitesh along his journey along the Ganges and help publish his book ‘Life On Ganges’ which will capture his entire journey.