Wednesday, November 17, 2010
The Banff Mountain Book and Film Festival is held every year at the Banff Centre, Canada in November. My Sikkim book was a finalist at the Festival many years ago. The results of the 2010 Festival are out and showcase the best in mountain literature and films. Visit the link below to see the list of winners!
Monday, November 15, 2010
The Photography workshop which I conducted for The Creative Arts Kolkata ended last evening. Here is the second lot of photographs from the participants.
I recently conducted a photographic workshop for The Creative Arts, Kolkata with fifteen very enthusiastic participants. We photographed around Kolkata: the flower market near the Howrah bridge, the river and the Princep Monument and street shots on Diwali evening. Here are the first lot of photographs from the participants. The second lot will follow soon!
Tuesday, November 2, 2010
This is an essay on the monastery dances of Sikkim from my collection of unpublished photographs.
|Dancers practice at Ralang monastery before the masked dances|
|Black hat dancers, Rumtek|
|Pang Lhabsol Musicians, Tsulakhang, Gangtok|
|The photographer lama, Ralang Monastery|
|Dancer, Ralang Monastery|
|Pemayangtse monastery - prayers during Lhosar|
|The dancer representing Kangchendzonga - Pang Lhabsol, Tsulakhang, Gangtok|
|Black Hat dancers, Phodang|
|Monastery door, Lachung|