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Expressions – Tumbhi Photography Contest

Greetings for festive season from all of us at Tumbhi!

The festive season means getting together with family, spending time together, fun, sweets and of course lot of photos in the best of attires and decorations all over :-)

Do you know that this year could be a special year for you? Your these photos could win you a Blackberry, Nikon Camera, recognition on Tumbhi website and much more.

All you need to do is send us your best-clicked photo and if your photo gets maximum views and likes, you could win a prize. We also have Critic’s Choice award wherein; our eminent panel of judges will judge the entries and give a prize to the best photo. And the best part – Entry is FREE!!

The panel of judges includes:

Nirav Shah (Ace Cinematographer of Dhoom 2) and Milind Sathe (Eminent Photographer)

What are you waiting for? Just submit your entries and win exciting prizes and get your photos reviews by eminent reviewers!

More information at

Hurry, contest closes soon!!

Exclusive and Dedicated Website for Photographers – Yet Another Tumbhi Initiative

Tumbhi, a talent showcase platform for photographers, short film makers, script writers, singers and music composers, is pleased to announce the launch of an exclusive dedicated website for photographers. On this website, photographers can showcase their photos, interact with other photographers and experts in the field, educate themselves through valuable tips and tricks and also offers opportunity to display their talent in front of millions of visitors through online exhibitions.

There are some websites which allow photographers to upload their photos and share those or even sell those. With this separate website, we, at Tumbhi have brought in an exclusive professional platform where photographers can not only upload and share their photos but also interact with other photographers; learn from each other, share tips and tricks. Through online Exhibitions, Tumbhi will showcase excellent works and give visibility to the photographers.

In coming days, Tumbhi plans to launch exclusive contests for photographers with some cool prizes to win! Stay tuned on Tumbhi Facebook page or Twitter for latest updates.

5 Ways For Models and Actors to Become Famous

Gone are the days when you needed to go from one production house to another or from one talent agency to another to get an opportunity for showcasing your talent. The online world has made it very easy for artists like actors, models, singers, photographers or writers to publicise their talent and attract a steady fan following and even get noticed by production houses.

Here are five ways the new-generation artists can utilize the online resources to the fullest:

#1: Be active on social media:

Social media is the buzz word in today’s world. It is not only for being connected with your friends but you can use the social media platforms very effectively for showcasing your talent. First of all, create an account on popular platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Start a blog and write about your passion there. On Facebook and Twitter, connect with people from your interest group, initiate conversations and engage them. Join various groups and participate in discussions. Upload your videos on YouTube. Social media is absolutely free and yet very effective. All you need to invest is your time and little creativity!

#2: Get Your Portfolio Reviewed

Once you are convinced that you have created the best portfolio for yourself, it is always a good idea to get it reviewed from the experts. There are two advantages of this: a) you can get valuable comments and feedback so that you can improve your portfolio and b) When you get good comments, you can always flaunt those as expert comments on your portfolio :-)

#3: Register yourself on talent websites

There are a lot of talent websites such as which offer excellent opportunities for talented artists. Get yourself registered on such websites, upload your artwork and complete your portfolio.  Such websites usually have good associations with well known people in the art world which can offer you good opportunities if they like your portfolio. By being on such sites, you are opening a whole new world of opportunities for yourself.

#4: Participate in online competitions

Yet another advantage of Internet. You don’t always need talent shows or on-ground competitions to showcase your talent. There are numerous online competitions which allow you to participate online without the need of travel or without disturbing your schedule. Participate in more and more such competitions. You will be always in front of good people through this.

#5: Take online tutorials

It’s always a good idea to hone your skills and the best part is that you don’t always have to attend classes for doing so. YouTube and other such video sites host tons of free tutorials which you can watch anytime and learn from there.

So if you have so far used Internet only for browsing, time to take it more seriously and utlise it for getting yourself some limelight!

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