An impromptu portrait session. Sheela, a migrant from the state of Chhatisgarh, is a ragpicker, a métier disdained by Indians. I came across her this evening in Saligao, Goa, while photographing the sunset. Notice the beautiful light of the low sun on her visage.
Category Archives: Portrait
Life in the sub-Arctic North. Some years ago a ferocious storm left me Stranded in Strandir. There is only one track into and out of the area, and in the winters it is cleared once a week unless there is an emergency. Photographers out shooting in snowstorms are not considered an emergency unless there is […]
Rhythms of the Goan monsoon. This photo essay depicts a salient aspect of Goan village life during the monsoon season: cultivation of the paddy fields. Monsoon skies in Goa during July are typically featureless grey. Replacing them in Photoshop with ‘dramatic’ skies – a suggestion I have heard from people who have never experienced the […]