First edition of annual photographic exhibition ‘Artsy Lens-2022’ of Naval & Maritime Academy was held at Motivation Hall on 04th and 05th April 2022 in grand scale by exhibiting nearly sixty photographs. The exhibition was one of the best photographic exhibitions in the navy which offered a unique experience for all young photographers.
The exhibition was conducted in two rounds and competitors were invited to forward their photographs related to any topic which was taken from the Naval Dockyard premises. The best fifty photographs were selected by a selection committee for the final round to display them at the exhibition which was held at Motivation Hall in NMA. At the exhibition, viewers had a precious opportunity to vote for the best three photographs and it was added a great weight for final selection.
The price awarding ceremony was graced by the Commander Eastern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Jayantha Kularatna as the chief guest and also all the heads of departments were participated for this lovely occasion on the invitation by the Commandant NMA.
First place was won by Petty Officer HBU Rathnayaka and received victorious challenging trophy of the annual photographic competition first edition of ‘Artsy Lens-2022’. Second and third places won by Midshipman RPNN Rajapaksha and Officer Cadet WM Dilshan respectively.