2016 Jun 14
Known for its path breaking technology and innovation, Sony Corporation – a global brand leader in entertainment, electronics and photography, recently appointed Mr. Kushantha Hewapathirana as the first brand ambassador for their Alpha series of professional cameras for the year 2016.
Mr. Hewapathirana is a wedding and commercial photographer and the Managing Director of Studio U (PVT) LTD, a leading company for wedding photography and cinemography in Sri Lanka which provides most of their services using Sony cameras. Having advanced over the years, he has turned into a fulfilling professional photographer and has become one of the famous household names for weddings in the country.
Commenting on the foreseen success of his company, Mr. Hewapathirana -Managing Director of Studio U (PVT) LTD said, “I am truly grateful to be given this opportunity to represent and promote one of the most leading brands in the world. Sony’s range of cameras has enabled me to take photography into greater levels in Sri Lanka due to its un-matched quality and world-class performance. It has also enabled ‘Studio U’to expanditscreative and innovative ideas in commercial photography, therefore I’ve strategically planned ahead on how to improve the standards of the photography and prosper the brand into greater heights in the industry.”
As the brand ambassador for Sony, Mr. Hewapathirana will conduct workshops and seminars and will share his knowledge and experience in photography. He will also provide his first hand review on the latest pro-level cameras introduced by the company, thus providing Mr. Hewapathirana with an opportunity to interact with the top technicians and other talented photographers from the industry at home and abroad.
About Mr. Kushantha Hewapathirana
He participated in an international workshop on photography which was conducted by the British Council titled “Art Link” for two consecutive years (2002 & 2003). After its successful completion he opened Studio U in 2004, at Maharagama. He is also a graduate in Business Administration (Special) Finance, from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
He has won many awards in ‘Art and Wedding Photography’ which were specialized while producing portrait photographs of various prominent personalities and popular stars in Sri Lanka.Recently Kushantha opened his second branch at Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel with the creative web site launch, to provide better service to his valuable customers. He also has the privilege of producing Sri Lanka’sfirst online wedding album with the most creative ‘Story Album Concept’.