Our Homage to BENU SEN
Affectionately called 'Benu Da' by well wishers, photographers and students
across India, Benu Sen will be remembered as a LEGEND OF INDIAN PHOTOGRAPHY
from Kolkata, INDIA. Art of Photography: A Guide Book for Creative Photography.
As Co-Author others Books like Experimental Photography and Learn Photography
were also published. His other remarkable contribution to photography are the
BS4 formula, an extra ordinary fine grain developer for tropical countries.
Tonorama and Macro pictography. He introduced colour photogram and colour
separation from Black & White Negatives in India. His works in Museum Photography
was extra ordinary for which recognition from Harvard University came to his honour.
As an artist he had enormous number of Exhibits in different Salons throughout the
world and won several awards from various countries during last fifty years of his
artistic photography. He received the rarest Photographic Honours from World renowned
Photographic Organisations. Among them some can be mentioned like MFIAP; FRPS, ESFIAP
and number Honorary fellowships like Hon F.J.I.A.P. (Japan), F.N.P.A.S.
(Sri Lanka), Hon. F.P.B.S. (Bangladesh), Hon. F.P.A.D (India),Hon. F.C.O.S
(Romania), Hon. P.A.B, Hon. S.O.P etc. for his contribution to pictorial
photography. He was the only living Hon. EFIAP in India.
He was conferred life time achievement award by Government of India in 2010 for his valuable contribution in the field of creative photography.