Travel and Street Photography Workshop in North India in November 2011


 
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Dates: 6 November – 2 December 2011.
Itinerary: Delhi – Sonepur – Patna – Kolkata – Varanasi – Lucknow – Agra – Delhi.
Participants and their photos: Gareth Fitzpatrick, Frankie Griffiths and Gareth Jarvis Rowlands.

A workshop report by Maciej:

 

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Gareth photographs men taking a bath at Mullick Ghat on Hoogly River in Kolkata. During the workshops we try get as close to people as we can. The telephoto lenses are not really being used. Most of the participants shoot with a fixed wide angle 35mm lens.


 
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Jarvis photographs a man with goats at a livestock market at the back of Jama Masjid in Delhi. Jarvis was shooting exclusively on film cameras – 35mm, panoramic and medium format.


 
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Frankie poses to a photo with an Indian boy at Sonepur Mela. Being a foreigner is often quite exhausting in India – there is so much attention, questions and photo requests.


 
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Jarvis in the middle of attention at the Sonepur Mela. The mela is a very colorful and exciting event for us foreigners. Similarly a sight of a foreigner is a source of excitement for many Indian mela visitors.


 
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Jarvis, Gareth and Frankie being questioned by a young boy wanting to practise his English at Sonepur Mela.


 

Maciej in the middle of a busy road in Hajipur leading to the site of Sonepur Mela. Photo taken by Gareth.


 

The whole group waiting for the train from Agra to Delhi, the last day of the trip. The photo was taken with Frankie’s camera.

 
Maciej’s photos from the workshop (each taken while shooting with one of the workshop participant):

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Morning bathing at the Mallick Ghat on Hooghly River in Kolkata,
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Morning Exercises- Varanasi, India.

More Maciej’s photos from the trip: a set on flickr.

 
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