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Himanshu Khagta
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Documentary Photographer
Documentary Photographer

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Phones have evolved from a tiny device used to make phone calls to a portable computer with a decent still and a video camera. From the start I have been taking pictures with my phone as its always accessible. Over the years, these casual snapshots have…
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Panasonic gave me their Lumix GH5 + Vario 12-35 2.8 O.I.S lens to test for 10 days. I took it to explore the remote valley of Rohru for my ongoing project, Life in Shimla. I won’t really get into the technical review part as you can find a lot more…
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Life in Spiti begins. It is winter now. The time is for spectacular. This Trans Himalayan region lies adjacent to the old Hindustan Tibet trade routes. As beautiful and harsh as one’s first love. Only a few dare to call it home. It is their destiny. The…
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Few years back I bought my first GoPro that was used to record the roads I was driving on my various journeys. Having had no experience on how to deal with video footage, I made my first video on iMovie and upload it on a new youtube channel called,…
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I recently got a chance to interact with the amazingly enthusiastic students of the prestigious Thapar University in Punjab. I was invited to share my journey as a photographer and talk about my long term project, ‘Life in Spiti’. After my hour long talk…
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When the winter is about to end in the month of February and the temperature starts rising in the remote valley of Spiti, some locals take out their old ski equipment and climb various snow covered slopes around Kaza to practise their ski skills. When I…
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After the Sino-Indian war of 1962, a remote valley of Uttarakhand was abandoned and so was the ancient silk route to Tibet. Read more about it in my latest photo story. Special thanks to Ellie Cobb and Anne Banas for refining it. Link…
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Seven years back, when the government of Himachal started a bus service to the remote villages of Dodra Kwar, I along with three of my friends decided to take that bus and explore the remotest region of Shimla district. Read about the journey on First Bus…
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First Bus to Dodra Kwar - The Remotest region of Shimla in Himachal Pradesh #Shimla #Travel #Road #HRTC #Himachal #DodraKwar #Chanshal

It was 2009. The newspaper had a piece about the remotest region of Shimla. The motor-able road from Rohru to Dodra …Continue reading →
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Portraits of the ChangPa people of Korzok village in Ladakh. #portraits #ladakh #korzok #travel

Six years back we reached this small village right next to Tso-Moriri Lake — 15000ft above the sea level — about 215kms from Leh. This place is known for the monastery that I had never heard of. Residents belong to the Changpa Tribe and are mostly info…
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