Portraits from a Land Forgotten, is a series that I photographed in and around the Indian side of Baltistan, a northern mountain province that straddles India and Pakistan. Baltistan acts more so as a political entity, it and its surrounding areas have formed part of the disputed Kashmir region, an area which has fueled the conflict between India and Pakistan since their independence.  Despite a rich historical and cultural background, Baltistan remains lingering on the edge of acknowledgement by the world at large, enduring as a land shrouded in mystery.

This is a document of the people from that magical region.

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Bio:

Vikas Vasudev is a  photographer based out of Mumbai, India.

http://www.vikasvasudev.com/

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  • http://twitter.com/Shobhajee PU

    these photographs are like Van Gogh’s paintings minus the cheer but inclusive of the textures. excellent storytelling in this slightly retro style of portraiture :)

  • memurugan

    why all the pictures framed center?

    • memurugan

      i have even seen his website works too.

  • Lionel Young

    Great photography.