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  • Cameras – Donate your digital cameras to our After-school photography program! Contact 9600295212 or mail us at (cameras must be in working condition with a battery and charger)
  • Time – You can get involved today by becoming a Volunteer. Sign up and you will be joining a group of change-makers, a network strong enough to impact positive change in the lives of children. Email with your CV.
  • $$ – We need funds for our ongoing programs that include but not limited to teacher training, curriculum development, student mentoring, workshops, exhibitions, and lots more! Click here to donate.



  • Intern: If you’re a student, in high-school or college, and have an interest in working in the space of art, send us your CV at
  • Member: Youth CPB membership is free for any students currently studying in school, college, or any recognized institutions. Benefits can be seen here
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  • Free Photocamps in Government School

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Thank you to all our supporters and partners!

Since our conception in 2018, we’ve had numerous sponsors, partners and collaborators work with us and support us. We take this opportunity to thank every one of them.

To our sponsors so far, thank you for helping make our vision a reality!

Aarthi Srinath

Aditya Arya

Akshay Yesodharan

Amala Aiana

Amulyaa Atluri

Archana Abraham

Avantika Chopra

Divya Navin Kumar

Giulia Ambrogi

Indu Murthy

Karan Kaul

Kavya Hari

Mathangi Chandrasekar


Mridula Joseph

Pavitra Nagarajan

Poornima Arvind

Prerna Gupta

Pritika Kumar

Priyanka Acharya

Rakesh R

Ranjani Shanker

Soundarya Srinivasan

Sriram Ayer

Srividya Sriram

Subbu Shastri

Swathi Sekaran

Vasant Nayak

Venkataraghavan Srinivasan

Vinod Kumar

Ashok Leyland

We owe Ashok Leyland (@ashokleyland_official) our thanks for sponsoring all of our Government school workshops through their Road to School program. We taught students at GHSS Chinnasekkadu, PUMS Alinjivakkam, Vellivoyalchavadi and Neithavoyal, GHS Manali, Newtown, TMMS Thiyagi and Ramanathapuram, and GHS – Kanapasamy Nagar, Puzhal.
It was through this support that we hosted our first residential workshop in Chennai and exhibited the works of 25 talented students during @chennaiphotobiennale’s second edition held at the Government Museum in Egmore, Chennai.

RR Donnelley

RR Donnelley was the key sponsor for CPB’s first ever Skill Development Week, 2019, which consisted of a series of free workshops targeted towards students who were keen on developing their photography skills. Each workshop was led by an expert in her/his field of photography, be it Fashion, Food, Architecture or Journalism.

MurthyNAYAK Foundation

The MurthyNAYAK Foundation has been a supporter of CPB since earlier in 2020. CPB was invited to the first SPE Conference in New Delhi in Jan 2020 (for Photo-based educators in South Asia)

Thanks to the ongoing support foundation, we’ve been able to resume our programming in 2020 as well as hold all of our online workshops.

HPCL, Mumbai

LifeCell, Chennai

We would also like to thank HPCL and LifeCell for supporting our programming.

To our partners, thank you for helping us through our journey and opening new doors for us!


Nalandaway Foundation, Chennai

The Nalandaway Foundation has been our partner since 2018. We’ve worked with Chennai Corporation schools through Nalandaway’s Art Lab program. Recently, we’ve also begun two new exclusive batches of #EyeSpywithCPB and #TeenPhotoAcademy with Nalandaway’s Chennai Children’s Choir.

Museo Camera, Gurugram

Museo Camera, a vintage camera museum, showcases analogue cameras from over a century-long period. They’ve been our Education Program partner since 2020. With their support, we’re currently working to expand our educational program to Gurugram.

Akshar Arbol international School, Chennai

Akshar Arbol School was our venue partner for our annual residential workshops in 2019 as well as 2020. Students of the school also participated in our workshops.

Dignity Foundation, Chennai

Dignity Foundation helps senior citizens lead active lives through various productive ageing and social support services. In collaboration with the foundation, we held a two-day photography camp engaging senior citizens.

MCDS Centre, Chennai

The MCDS Centre aims at uplifting communities through their community-based
rehabilitation programs. We’ve collaborated with a few community centres of the MCDS to teach students various concepts in photography.

St+Art India Foundation, Chennai

The St+Art India Foundation (@startindia)aims to make Indian streets more interactive through the medium of urban art festivals. In collaboration with St+Art India, we mentored a total of 9 students to produce work which was exhibited during the inauguration of the Kannagi Art District.

Bengaluru by Design, Bengaluru

In collaboration with Bengaluru by Design, we held a one-day workshop during the Bengaluru by Design festival.

VR Chennai, Anna Nagar

VR Chennai supported and hosted our advanced photocamp in January, 2020.
‘Seeing Climate Change’, an exhibition on sustainability and climate change by 19 students from public and private schools was exhibited at VR Chennai during the Madras Art Guild.

The Grid, Chennai

We thank The Grid for being our Venue Partner through all of our weekend workshops in 2019.

OtterBox, Hong Kong

We owe OtterBox our gratitude for sponsoring our protective and dependable iPhone cases!

Bhagwan Chawan, Chennai

We also thank Bhagwan Chawan for helping make our advanced photocamps possible by giving us space to host them.