On 04th February 1980 NAPSL was born at the Viharamaha Devi Park.
NAPSL's inauguration meeting on March 01st at Sudarshi Hall.
To be an excellent flock of image makes creating images beyond expressions!
National Association of Photographers - Sri
Lanka (NAPSL) promotes photography as a creative image
art and a profession of high caliber, by providing
opportunities of learning, appreciation and sharing
knowledge and experience, for all persons interested in
In 1980 a small sparkling stream began flowing, with a
tiny bunch of photo enthusiasts. They organized the
first ever colour photographic exhibition in Sri Lanka
in the very next year 1981.
The Association (NAPSL) then organized workshops,
exhibitions, field trips instruction classes etc. for
more enthusiasts in photography. The stream thus became
of heavily flowing river full of members from all
corners of this small island with lots of photo
The photographic courses conducted by the NAPSL are
recognized by the Tertiary and Vocational Education
Commission (TVEC) of Sri Lanka. This speaks volumes on
the work done by the NAPSL. The education given by the
NAPSL is of such a high standard that, there is a lot of
students who have made photography for a living and a