Archive For The “People” Category
An elder of the Kalash people at the annual spring festival of Chillam Josh. The isolated Kalash Valley in Chitral has helped to preserve this ancient tribe’s culture and practices.
Hazrat Hussein runs a small tea stop in Bamboret, Chitral. This is the where the majority of the pagan Kalashi people live. However, as evident from his name, Hussein is a Muslim. It wasn’t clear if he was once Kalash himself, but more likely he migrated here from surrounding areas of Chitral or elsewhere in…
This is Irshad, a local boy from Malam Jabba, the more famous of Pakistan’s ski resort. He sells snacks to tourists that are starting to return after years of unrest. Many people I have met from this region have distinct features, such as gray or green eyes. The resort is situated in the Swat Valley…
Balochistan is Pakistan’s largest, most mineral-rich and least explored province. Its population consists of a number of different tribes with unique traditions and dresses. Here is a Baloch, adorned in traditional robes and headgear.
In an early morning photo shoot last winter, we found quite a few interesting sights. This tea seller was serving hot, steaming tea to locals gathered for breakfast in the old bazaars of Rawalpindi.
A visit to Islamabad’s Sunday Bazaar yielded this beautiful sight.
Captured this beautiful sight of an elderly man relaxing in the morning sunlight.
Spotted this mass of colors in Islamabad, while coming back from a photo shoot some time back. These inflatable toys may seem uninteresting on their own, but combined with a few dozen others of their kind, they form a lovely rainbow on wheels.
(Taken on October 12th, 2010, the River Indus, Rajanpur)