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Silke Lauffs – ‘India’

Silke Lauffs’s series ‘India’ – impressions of a journey in long forgotten times

These impressive images are poetical exploring of the heritage, landscapes and sanctuary sites of India. They capture rare moments and atmospheres and by no means are records of the modern daily colourful loud life of this exotic place.

The pale morning light fascinates the photographer and is intrinsic to the distinctive mysteriousness of her imagery, aided by her use of a panoramic camera for her photographs. Long exposure times create a slight mistiness in her black and white negatives that she later enlarges and adds sepia tones. Her photographic process results in breathtaking prints of tremendous depth ‘ (artist review – Bernheimer Fine Art Gallery)

“This is the atmosphere that I wanted to capture – these rare timeless yet evanescent moments. If you get up early enough in the morning or hop on a bus and seek out more remote places, you get rewarded with the magic side of this uniquely diverse country.”

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Silke Lauffs – India