Photographer Vicky Roy captures how the city has crept into the hills of Himachal Pradesh [Photos]

Vicky Roy showcases human interference and destruction in Himachal Pradesh without including a single human being in his photographs

Vicky Roy December 16, 2017 11:14:58 IST
In his latest series 'Mountainscapes' Vicky Roy showcases human interference and destruction in Himachal Pradesh. Photograph taken in Poh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Vicky Roy
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In his latest series 'Mountainscapes' Vicky Roy showcases human interference and destruction in Himachal Pradesh. Photograph taken in Poh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Vicky Roy
He manages to make this point without including a single human in any of the pictures. Photograph taken in Marhi, Rohtang Pass, Himachal Pradesh, India, India by Vicky Roy
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He manages to make this point without including a single human in any of the pictures. Photograph taken in Marhi, Rohtang Pass, Himachal Pradesh, India, India by Vicky Roy
Roy says that the city has creeped into the hills, mainly out of need for the locals. Photograph taken in Chhilage Morh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Vicky Roy
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Roy says that the city has creeped into the hills, mainly out of need for the locals. Photograph taken in Chhilage Morh, Himachal Pradesh, India by Vicky Roy
It took Roy five years to finish this project. Photograph taken in Ghangit, Himachal Pradesh, India by Vicky Roy
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It took Roy five years to finish this project. Photograph taken in Ghangit, Himachal Pradesh, India by Vicky Roy
The photographer made a conscious decision to shoot the pictures in black and white when he realised that the colour distracted the viewer, prompting them to focus on the background. Photograph taken in Pashpa, Himachal Pradesh, India by Vicky Roy
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The photographer made a conscious decision to shoot the pictures in black and white when he realised that the colour distracted the viewer, prompting them to focus on the background. Photograph taken in Pashpa, Himachal Pradesh, India by Vicky Roy
He did not want to restrict himself to the townships, and so he travelled to the tribal belts as well. Photograph taken in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India by Vicky Roy
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He did not want to restrict himself to the townships, and so he travelled to the tribal belts as well. Photograph taken in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India by Vicky Roy