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SSCBS’s ‘The Dark Room’ wins the title of the best photography team at Confluence’15

Confluence’15, the cultural fest of Hans Raj College saw Pixels- the photography society of the college organizing its annual fest under the name of Plickture’15. The fest hosted both online and on-the-spot competitions, along with an exhibition of the pictures clicked by the society members. While there were competitions for individual participants, Pixels also created a platform for entire teams to compete for the title of the best photography society. Here’s a look on who won what during the three-day long Plickture’15.

Online Competitions: The participants were given respective themes a few days before the fest began. They had to submit their entries online before the given deadline.

(For DSLR users)

Theme: Supernatural

Winner: Manaskam Kakat – Hindu College
Runner-up: Raunaq Singh – SGTB Khalsa College

(For mobile users)

Theme: Being together

Winner: Deepain – Hans Raj College
Runner-up: Aditya Jain – Hans Raj College

Offline Competitions: These events began on the first day of the fest. The participants were supposed to click pictures of the North Campus.

(For DSLR users)

Theme: Campus Streets

Winner: Ahmed Zaman – DCAC College
Runner-up: Lakshaya Soin – SSCBS College

(For mobile users)

Theme: Tempting

Winner: Ahmed Zaman – DCAC College
Runner-up: Nilanjan – Shivaji College

Battle Of Societies

Continuing with their tradition, Pixels hosted a battle for the photography societies this year, too. This event saw participation from colleges like SSBCS, LSR and Maitreyi College, among others. A total of five competitions were held for selecting the winner. Results for the individual competition were as follows:

Online (DSLR users): LSR & SSCBS
On-The-Spot (DSLR users): SSCBS
Quiz: SSCBS
Cap-IT: SSCBS
Photo-morphing: LSR

Hence, after computing the over-all results, ‘The Dark Room’ from SSCBS was declared as the winner. The winning team was awarded with a trophy and prize money of 10,000 INR.

Dr. Pradeep Kumar, a wildlife photographer and an ex-professor of Hans Raj College was the judge for all events.

The third of the fest also witnessed the western dance competition (solo) being organized by Oorja- the western dance society of the college. The event was judged by Mr. Rahul Vaid, and took place under the president-ship of Virendra Singh. The event took place at the recently inaugurated amphitheater pf the college. Tanya Chamoli and Ashrey Dutta were declared winners, while Akshay Kumar bagged the second prize at the event. Prateek Aneja, a member of the choreography society of the college received a special mention from the judge.

Confluence’15 was brought to an enthusiastic end by Mohit Chauhan’s performance. Despite the slight downpour, the singer came on stage and performed for the crowd. With songs like ‘Jo Bhi Main‘, ‘Nadaan Parindey‘, ‘Is this love?’, ‘Massakali‘ and many more, he managed to keep the crowd dancing and enjoying till the end. While on the stage, the singer told his audience about how he had completed his studies from Himachal Pradesh, but had always wondered what it feels like to graduate from Delhi University. His entire performance was accompanied with loud cheers and applaud from the audience. With his hour long performance, Confluence’15 was brought to a successful end.

#MohitChauhan performed this breezy evening at #HansRajCollege’s annual fest, #Confluence! Here’s a glimpse of him singing Masakali. #FestSeason

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Feature Image Credits: Animesh Agarwal

Shaurya Sahai
shauryas@dubeat.com



Shaurya is a 2nd year B.Tech student from Hansraj College. She is an amateur photographer and also an aspiring poet.She is in love with sleeping and dreams about reading a lot of novels but never really ends up doing that!


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