Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited
New York, NY
The Indian Himalayas are a place of breathtaking beauty, with snow-capped peaks, lush valleys, and vibrant, diverse cultures. However, when I first set foot in this region, I was immediately struck by the warmth and hospitality of the people, as well as the richness of their traditions and beliefs.
As I began to explore the region with my camera, I was captivated by the incredible diversity of the people who call the Himalayas home. From the cheerful, boisterous villages of the Zanskar Range to the serene and introspective monks of the Karakoram Valley, I encountered a wide range of personalities and perspectives.
But it wasn’t just the people of the Himalayas that fascinated me – it was the landscapes as well. The towering peaks, thundering waterfalls, and pristine forests all seemed to beckon me, urging me to capture their beauty through my lens. I spent countless hours hiking through the mountains and valleys, seeking out the perfect light and composition for my shots.
For me, photographing the people and culture of the Indian Himalayas was about more than just creating beautiful images – it was about sharing the stories and experiences of the people who call this region home.
As I look back on my experiences in the Himalayas, I feel incredibly grateful for the opportunity to have captured even a small part of the region’s magic and mystery through my camera.