From its streets, its places, its shops and habitations, India, one of the most secular countries in the world, is submerged with colours. They often refer to symbols and costumes coming from religious beliefs, historical events and mystic legends. Through their culture and tradition,
Dhobi are a Hindu caste specialised in washing clothes. During my journey along the Yamuna river, I came across many of them especially at Allahabad, Agra and along the Ganges at Varanasi. However, it is during my stay around Balua Ghat at Allahabad that I took the opportunity of docu
I was on my way to Khari Baoli when I took this picture in the Old Town of Delhi. I was interested in the various blue tones and the two Indian men who I thought would be well placed to make this composition. India is a unique country for colour and texture, and hence a perfect playgr
Off the track of my main Yamuna journey in India, the blue city of Jodhpur was among the places to visit on my Indian wish list. When, at the end of my journey along the blue river, I had 5 days to spare, I didn’t hesitate and jumped on the first night train to explore one of th
After travelling from Delhi to Allahabad via Kanpur, I arrived in Varanasi looking for some peace. I had no aim but to relax while exploring the everyday life of one of the holiest cities in the world. For years, I have been looking at photographs of Varanasi taken by fellow photograp
In the morning, a man is walking and smoking in the lane of Pahargang. About the photograph: I was having an after breakfast wander in Pahargang when the light on the wall above caught my attention. It was early in the morning, the sun was slowly rising and the lane was still dark. I
Old Delhi is both an awful and a fascinating place. Awful, because of the crowded streets, the density of traffic, dust and endless noise, making this urban environment at its worst an impossible place to enjoy a wander. Fascinating, because of its many shops, stalls and bazaars, its
Expressing myself between documentary and street photography, my work focus on long term projects because of the human aspect, but also to have better insight and understanding of a situation over time. Photography is a medium that allows me to explore the cultural and sociological aspects of life in order to understand the relationship between the people, their traditions/habits/cultures and their environment. In recent years I have worked on separate long term projects about the Medinas of Morocco and more recently the Yamuna river in India.