Some Distant Memory – Kumbh Mela
This has been posted before. It was one of my favourites taken at the Kumbh Mela in 2013. Leica M6 / Fuji Provia 400. A few years before this photo was taken my wife told me she wanted to visit festivals around the world and in Allahabad in 2013 the biggest Kumbh Mela in 144…
Archive: Kiso Fukushima・Kumbh Mela
It feels like a good time to start from scratch. Again. Looking at my photography archive I find myself underwhelmed. Too many cycling-related or bland photos of mountains, most of them lacking story. Now would be a good time to re-evaluate what photography is about for me, and build a framework so that I can…
India: 2 Portraits
Two portraits from India last year. The first is of a pilgrim at the Maha Kumbh Mela and the second is of a exiled Tibetan monk in Majnu Ka Tilla, New Delhi. The pilgrim was a great dancer and the monk gave wonderful marriage advice. Both prints were made on traditional Japanese washi paper. 去年インドで撮ったポートレート。一つ目の写真が世界一番大きな祭…
Going through and sorting photos from the year. Here’s one from the Kumbh Mela that I don’t think I’ve posted before. 今年インドのMaha Kumbh Melaで撮りました
Photography & India: Plateform Magazine #56
My photographs from this year’s Kumbh Mela are featured in the latest issue of PLATEFORM Magazine. Lucky to be among lots of good work so it’s worth checking out. 今年、インドのKumbh Mela祭りで撮った写真がフランスのPLATEFORM Magazineに載せてもらいました。
We went to the famous temples of Khujaraho but as is usually the case I found more inspiration in daily life. インドにある有名なカジュラーホーの寺院群に行ってきましたが、やっぱり観光地より日常生活を撮るのが好き。
India: The Ganges
A few more from along the Ganges.
India: Kumbh Mela Police
I have to be honest, the naked Naga Babas at the Kumbh Mela didn’t really interest me. But the police did. More to follow. Maybe.