Hampi (Landscape & Architectural Photography)
Hampi is a world heritage site in Karnataka, India and I was very fortunate to have gotten an opportunity to photograph it. Over 2 days we explored pretty much the length and breadth of the place with numerous temple visits and expeditions to parts less frequented by pilgrims and tourists. We had great local production support who managed to get us into pretty much any place we pointed at, on a map or on location. I can’t stress the importance of having a local who knows his way around and is ready to wield some influence when required. As many things in India, it’s who you know that really counts. Our days were long as we were staying about an hour and a half away at Hampi House which is not really in Hampi! So, 4 am departures to reach the site just as dawn was breaking was the norm.