New Delhi :
Scintillating photographs of breathtaking views from across the world shot by a senior employee of the Delhi Metro attempts to celebrate the creative spirit of man and the bewildering beauty of nature.
A five-day long selling exhibition of 80 pictures shot by Sharat Sharma, Director, Operations, Delhi Metro is currently is set to open at India Habitat Centre here on February 13.
Inspired by the sublime beauty of nature and artistic zeal of man, the show titled “Inspired to Inspire”, promises a photographic tour across the world with a view of golden mountain tops during sunrise at Leh, scenic alpine villages in Switzerland, the historical Debod Temple against crystal clear water body in Madrid and unexplored havens of beauty in India.
Sharma, who is not a professional photographer, has nurtured the art of capturing near to perfect aerial shots over the years and the upcoming show is the second show by him, the first being held in the October 2014 at the same venue.
Sharma’s wife Kamalnaini, a cancer survivor and qualified lawyer, has curated the show.
“Our first exhibition titled ‘A Tryst with Divinity’ got a very good response in 2014. The proceeds of the show will go to charities including Helpage India and National Association for the Blind,” says Sharma.
An engineer by profession, Sharma who ensures safe and prompt transportation of over 28 lakh metro commuters, is also the president of Metro Adventure Club and Metro Culture Club in Delhi.
“What makes this exhibition unique is the experiment with photography and a beautiful merging of technology with art”, says Sharma who presented a photographic production of Indian flowers on a glass display that can be back lit through LED lighting.