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
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.
India: Along the Ganges
Some photos from along the Ganges. Maha Kumbh Mela, Allahabad, 2013 ガンジス川で行ったヒンズーのクンブメーラ祭り。インド北部の都市イラーハーバード
There are over 30 rolls of Portra still in the fridge to develop but in the meantime here are a few slide shots. I’m still learning about film and of all the films slide film’s learning curve seems to be the steepest. For that reason I only took 4 rolls with me to India. Here…