Photo Essays

Baltistan, Pakistan, India, Tyakshi

Winter Highways: The Wait of Baltistan

Winter Highways: The Wait Of Baltistan Baltistan is a mountainous region straddling the Northern India–Pakistan border, adjacent to the disputed territory of Kashmir. During the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971, the Ladakhi Scouts, an infantry regiment... more

Sulfur Miners of Kawah Ijen

SULFUR MINERS OF KAWAH IJEN Kawah Ijen is one of the many volcanoes that dominate the landscape of East Java in the Indonesian archipelago. But Ijen is markedly different from the others—it is home to the largest acidic crater lake on Earth. The... more

Flight of the Golden Peacock: The Return of Aung San Suu Kyi

In this photo essay, composed during the weeks leading up to and following Aung San Suu Kyi’s historic win in the April elections, I focus on some of the major changes that have marked this improbable “flight of the golden... more

Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya: A Photo Essay

Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kakuma, Kenya is home to almost 80,000 refugees, many of whom have lived their entire lives in the camp and see little hope of ever... more

Down-and-Outs of Howrah

The Howrah Bridge: More than 1,000,000 pedestrians and approximately 80,000 vehicles use it every day. It connects the twin cities of Howrah and Calcutta. But little is known about a small group of homeless individuals, who live under it.... more

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