Turtuk, is one of the northernmost village of India situated in the Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir located in the Nubra tehsil, 205 km from Leh, on the banks of the Shyok River. It is the only Balti region under the Indian administration on which India gained control over after the 1971 war with […]
Photographing the Kumbh Mela is a challenge almost as great as the event itself. It’s rare in the life of a photographer to have the opportunity be on scene at the largest religious spectacle on earth – India’s Kumbh Mela. Much like the aspirations of every devout Muslim to attend the Haj at Mecca at […]
Why does a successful painter and graphic artist suddenly decide to toss his paints and brushes and take up photography? Well in the case of Swarup Chatterjee of Mumbai, it was two things – the challenge of expressing his imagination through a light capturing contraption, and pure laziness! View full article.
Painting and photography are often considered similar artistic expressions. Henri Cartier-Bresson was a painter before he became a photographer, and became a painter again in his retirement. While his artistic sense informed his photography in terms of his ability to see the world in constantly changing light and compositional potential, he never considered photography as […]
Painter-turned-photographer Swarup Chatterjee captures movements, colours, expressions and action in his photographs. From dry leaves, crows taking wing, an angry passerby’s expression to a beggar in tears sitting in a corner and colours of freshness after a monsoon downpour, painter-turned-award winning photographer Swarup Chatterjee captures varied movements, expressions, colours and action. “My story is that […]
Swarup Chatterjee is an award winning Indian painter who changed the course of his artistic expression to street photography just a few years ago, and people are taking notice. He’s already begun winning photographic awards for his images expressed with a painterly vision – a vision that shines through the full range of his work, […]
A photograph I had shot during the Holi festival inside the Nandagaon temple was published by Prajavani, a Kannada daily newspaper with one of the widest circulations in India (readership of over 2 million). The photo was published on the occasion of Jagachitra 2018, an annual photography exhibition in aid of The Multiple Sclerosis Society […]