Fishing with the Mishing

Gone shootin': We join Majuli's Mishing fishermen on a foggy morning and return home with a splendid catch.


A dark and magical place

On a shrinking river island in the Brahmaputra, the dark beauty of the the Vaishnavite monasteries keeps alive a centuries-old tradition of worship.


What’s cooking?

We drop in on one of our favourite Rajasthan villages to meet old friends over supper. Just happened to have our cameras handy…


Shrouded in time

As the ghunghat or veil becomes increasingly criticised across modern India as a vestige of an oppressive past, we look at its bright side.


Medicine man

An amble through a Rajasthan desert hamlet unexpectedly gets us up close and personal with a faith-healer.


Shapeshifters

The Bahurupi people are the proverbial quick-change folk artists. Ironically, change is catching up with them.


Taches and turbans

A face-to-face photo-romp through Rajasthan, India, where beards, mustaches and turbans are taken mighty seriously.


No country for old men

In Nagaland's deep jungle, we meet warriors who were at the top of their game — until the game changed.


Pushkar Camel Fair photography tour - People and culture photo

Shooting Diwali in Rajasthan

As Pushkar Camel Fair becomes overloaded with photographers, timing is everything…


A woman of the Padaung (long neck) tribe sits contemplatively in her home.

Portraits of Myanmar

A Myanmar photography tour is not just about amazing places. It's also about the stunning faces.


In Gujarat, India, a farmer from the pastoral Ahir tribe poses good-humouredly for an impromptu photograph.

Gujarat encounters: Where I go, my radio goes

In Gujarat, India, we run into a radio-crazy Ahir farmer with a shrewd grasp of world affairs.


Despite being illegal across India, the ancient and bloody sport of cockfighting thrives in villages across the country.

Angry birds: India’s bloody cockfighting business

Revered by many and reviled by others, cockfighting thrives in India.


Before and after each wrestling match, Kushti wrestlers rub a special mix of dirt and other ingredients into their skin.

Paydirt: Shooting India’s Kushti wrestlers

There's photographic gold in India's dirt wrestling tradition – Kushti.


Pushkar Camel Fair photography tour - People and culture photo

India’s chai: The cup that cheers

India's roadside tea stalls are an eye-opening experience for photographers and tea-lovers.


Ladakh photography tour: People photo

Ladakh: A study in contrasts

A photograph from our Ladakh photo tour prompts thoughts on contrast, photographic and otherwise.


Burma photography tour: Bagan section

Burma – a changing landscape

Burma's opening-up brings massive change — and some of it means changing opportunities for photographers.


Stubble burning: A farmhand watches over a field of burning stubble in Assam, India.

Five o’clock stubble

A little planning and a lot of luck gives us some shooting fun amidst burning stubble on an Assam tour…


India photography tour: Ramnami

In God’s name: India’s Ramnami

Devotion, defiance and full-body tattoos… the vanishing way of life of this Hindu sect in India.


Holy men on the banks of the Ganges River at Varanasi.

Varanasi: A matter of life and death

Varanasi's photography tour opportunities are extraordinary — and occasionally overwhelming…


Ladakh photography tour: people and culture photo

Visiting old friends in Ladakh

Shoot Director Sridhar reflects on shared moments with an old friend in Ladakh, India.


Burma photography tour: tribal section

The dying art of nose flute playing

In a remote village in Burma's Chin State, we find the art of the nose flute player is alive, but hardly well.


Ladakh winter photography tour: landscape photo

Sub-zero shooting adventures in Ladakh’s winter

It's cold but it's really hot: stunning opportunities on our new Ladakh Winter Photography Tour.


northeast india photography tour: people and culture photo

Bleary-eyed sessions in a Nagaland dope den

We join in with the locals in a rum-and-opium party in Nagaland. High times in low light.


Pushkar Camel Fair photography tour - People and culture photo

Village encounters in deep Rajasthan

On the road to Pushkar Camel Fair, we find a Rajasthan desert hamlet with pleasant photographic surprises on every corner…