Faces of Kolkata

So many stories, so many faces, fear and confidence, happiness and sadness. Faces of Kolkata – here they are. I am still struggling to describe my week in India. It took me some time to start editing my photos  because of the strong effect of the experience there. I tried to capture the emotions felt…

Kolkata Flower Market

Kolkata’s Mallik Ghat Flower Market, tucked away next to the Hooghly river, attracts more than 2,000 sellers each day. It contains more than a century of history. The market, known to be the largest of its kind in terms of sales in Asia, is bustling with activity, luring customers with its myriad colours, the fragrance…

Faces in Colors

  Hindu holy men cover themselves with ash or chalk, and paint their faces in accordance with the deity they have devoted themselves to. The ash represents their death to their worldly life – in fact, many of them are required to attend their own funeral as part of their holy training. Kumari Devi are…