Saturday 26 April 2014

National Geographic Channel Brings Nat Geo Covershot : Mission North East

By 1 2 1 News Reporter
Chandigarh 26th April:-- This season, photography will take a
competitive turn as India's top 10 amateur photographers fight it out
for one of the most coveted opportunities for a photographer –to be
featured on the cover of National Geographic TravellerIndia magazine!
Bringing back its successful mission series, National Geographic
Channel is set to challenge young amateur photographers from across
the country to embark on a journey of their lifetime on Nat
GeoCovershot: Mission North East. Set in the serene North East, the
show will bring out the competitive best of these young guns and make
them do whatever it takes to click that perfect shot. Bringing
together a compelling combination of breathtaking views, survival
instincts, edgy photography along with a sharp strategy, the show
premiers on April 26thand will air every Saturday at 10 pm on National
Geographic Channel.Mentoring and judging the second season of Nat Geo
Covershot will be two esteemed personalities – award winning
photographer Lana Šlezićand actor producer Rajiv Lakshman. With
expertise in skill and psychology, the two judges will present a
series of tasks for the contestants, urging them to bring out their
best shot this season. HostessShibaniDandekar will accompany these
aspiring photographers in this life changing journey in the
magnificent locales of North East India.
Talking about Nat Geo Covershot: Mission North East, Debarpita
Banerjee, Vice President, Marketing and Communication,NGC Networks and
FOX International Channels, said, Nat Geo Covershot: Mission North
East brings back the grandiose of Nat Geo photography and couples it
with passion of these young photographers to create an edgy viewing
experience. This season will bring out the competitive spirit that our
youth embodyand our expert panel will help them channelize it with a
compelling strategy to get that perfect shot.
Manas Mohan, Publishing Director, National Geographic magazines in
India, shared, that Associating with National Geographic Channel for
their Mission Covershot is an extension of our belief of encouraging
young talent while capturing the best images highlighting the beauty
of India. We are confident that the opportunity of featuring on the
NGTI cover will motivate the participants to give their best shot.
On being part of the series, actor and producer Rajiv Lakshman said,
that it's immensely exciting to be part of the Nat Geo family that
boasts of such an aspirational and respectable legacy. For a show like
Nat Geo Covershot: Mission North East, which promises to bring the
best of the amateur talent we have in photography, no other platform
could have been better. My role in the show will beto nurture the
creative disposition of the 10 photographers and bring out their
competitive best besides adding more personality to their work. I am
sure the viewers will have a great ride against the beautiful backdrop
of North Eastern India.

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