About me

IMG_1988_1-smallfaceSomakumaran. A self taught photographer , from picturesque village of Idukki , Kerala, India.

He started photography from his early age 16, by rent  Agfa Clik lll camera from a local studio. In  more than last 30 years, In his journey with his camera,  he  fortunate take   several photographs of  Landscape, cultural, traditional Performing Arts like as Kathakali, Mudiyettu, Theyyam , Koodiyattam etc…

He conduct two solo exhibition of Photography 2012 and 2014 named Kathakali and unknown seen

And participated many group exhibitions – including :-

1)   Sawan Drisya,  Monsoon  photography 2013,  by Coffee County Wayandu, Now  Termerica (2013)

2) Malappuram,  Kottakunnu Lalithakala Academy Art Gallery , by Light Source Club (2015)

3)  Kodungalloor Muziris Heritage Convention Centre  (2016)( Landscape and Culture )    conducted by  Tourism Department , Govt. of Kerala

In these exhibitions he got many appreciations from important persons in various field, from inland and abroad .

Worked for many magazine’s  project.

A pocket book published named “Kochi- Queen of the Arabian Sea”  for helps to Kochi visitors  on 28 Sept. 2016 in the venue of  KTM 2016 Wellington Island, released by KTDC Chairman Mr. M. Vijayakumar- ex Kerala Speaker  . 

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Sree M Vijayakumar KTDC Chairman (Kerala Tourism Development Corporation ) released “Kochi Queen of The Arabian Sea” in the Pavilion of Muziris Heritage Project, Kerala Tourism Dept. at the venue of Kerala Travel Mart 2016, Wellington Island , Kochi. Left to Right Mr. Shine KS, Dist. Information officer Tourism and Muziris Heritage Project Special Officer, Mr. Abraham George Kerala Travel Mart President, Sreemathi Dr. Rajasree Ajith, Director KITTS (Kerala Institute of Tourism and Travel Studies) ,Sree M Vijayakumar, KTDC Chairman, Sree UV Jose IAS Director, Kerala Tourism Dept. Kerala Govt., Sree Shameer K Ahmed, my co-worker, Me and Mr. Roopesh Officer of KITTS .

He have many friends from Artist field in India and abroad ,

His pictures sells by print on museum quality canvas, as per order and size up to 60 inch longer side,

and clients from Delhi, Mumbai, and abroad also, for more detail contact HERE >>

Manfred Ferrari

MFerrariSmallManfred Ferrari, Italy. He is the contributor and adviser of Somakumaran’s photography from last 4 years.
Manfred Ferrari is a catholic journalist and photographer specialized in Vatican matters, living near the Italian capital. He met and photographed several dignitaries of the Catholic Church and in 1985 he was allowed to take several pictures of Blessed Mother Teresa in Rome For the last five years he visited regularly India, especially Kerala.
Since 2015 we started a collaboration in publishing postcards of our beautiful region. He is impressed by the religious peace he discovered in “Keralas God owned Country”.

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