Faded Glory: A photographer's depiction of the Chhau, Ghora naach, through nostalgia and an archivist lens
In Faded Glory, isolated artists can be seen casually lounging in their regal costumes amid the village landscape — perhaps indicating that they are as integral to Purulia’s natural setting as are the trees, the river and the hills.
Rooftops as an antidote to the lockdown: A photographer documents people's shared joys, closeness on terraces
On a rooftop, it is possible to convince yourself that not everything has changed since the pandemic: it’s still possible to spend time with family outdoors, to play the odd game of cricket, to meet friends and relatives.
In Sebastiao Salgado's photography, a piercing reflection on the pathos of climate change, migration
Intensely political yet captivating, Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado’s body of work examines the beauty and brutality of the human condition. More recently, his photographs serve as an ode to the planet — an optimistic view of what we must save and celebrate.
The Indian Photo Festival running at Hyderabad from 19 September to 20 October held a portrait competition for photographers in the Indian subcontinent. It received almost 1200 entries of which 20 were chosen. It was judged by fine art photographer Rafique Sayed.