Profile

Professional Background :

  • Registered Assessor for NVQ (Photography) at the Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission of Sri Lanka from 2011 to date. (CBA/1109/2011)
  • Coordinator of The One Year National Diploma in Digital Photography conducted by the Sri Lanka Foundation from 2018 to date.
  • Visiting Instructor of One Year Photography Diploma conducted by the Image Arts Unit of Kelaniya University. (2007 – 2013)
  • Visiting Lecturer of BA Honors Degree of the Image Arts Unit of University of Kelaniya. (2013)
  • Conducting Lectures in Photography at the National Photographic Art Society of Sri Lanka (NPAS)
  • Coordinator and Instructor at Academy of Digital Photography (AODP).
  • Conducting Lectures in Photography for the Diploma in Journalism (Part-Time) course at the Sri Lanka College of Journalism from 2018 to date.
  • Conducting Training Workshops on SONY Alpha 7 Cameras Organized by CameraLK – SONY Authorized Dealer in Sri Lanka.
  • Instructor of the Canon Photo Academy conducted by the Metropolitan Photo Hub.
  • Conducted Lectures in Photography at Green Forest Association (NGO) and Sri Lanka Interactive Media Group (NGO)
  • Writing & translating Photography Articles for the ‘Lanka Camera’ magazine which is the main photography magazine in Sri Lanka
  • Director – Publications of the National Photographic Art Society of Sri Lanka (NPAS) – 2007 to 2010
  • Director – Development of the National Photographic Art Society of Sri Lanka (NPAS) – 2010/ 2011
  • Director – Executive of the National Photographic Art Society of Sri Lanka (NPAS) – 2011/2012 & 2015/2016
  • Member of the Editorial Panel of the ‘Lanka Camera’ magazine.
  • Hony. General Secretary of Photographic Federation of Sri Lanka (PFSL) – 2011/2012.
  • Member of the State Panel of Photographic Art. November 2013 to October 2016.
  • Assistant Secretary of the Wildlife Trust Photographic Association 2016/2017.

Memberships :

  • Honorary Fellow (Hon. FNPAS), Fellow (FNPAS) and Associate (ANPAS) of the National Photographic Art Society of Sri Lanka
  • Life Member of the National Photographic Art Society of Sri Lanka (Life M. No. LM 113)
  • Life Member of the Photographic Society of Kurunegala (M. No. 255)
  • Institute of Sri Lankan Photographers (M. No. M188)
  • Wildlife Trust Photographic Association (WTPA – M. No. WLT009)
  • Photographic Society of Sri Lanka (PSSL)
  • Member of the Media Foundation Sri Lanka.
  • Professional Member of Ninehearts Photo Club (M. No. S621)
  • Professional Member of ACME FOTO Digital Color Lab (M. No. 00066)
  • Professional Member of Lakseya Digital Color Lab (M. No. 0144)
  • Member of Hayleys FUJI FILM Professionals (M. No. P0075)
  • Member of the Lions Club of 306 B2, 486 – Kelaniya
  • National Artiste – Ministry of Cultural Affairs from 2016.08.01 (No. 02322)
Honorary Fellowship (Hon. FNPAS) Awarded at the 16th International Exhibition of The National Photographic Art Society of Sri Lanka at JDA Perera Gellery on 16th August 2013
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