Himanshu Khagta is one of the top travel and editorial photographer in India. He has captured some of the remotest regions in the Himalayas and is in constant demand for his editorial work. His work has been published in numerous publications including the The New York Times, Conde Nast Traveller, BBC Travel, Lonely Planet, National Geographic Traveller.
He is known for capturing exquisite images and documenting the life of people in some of the remotest Himalayan villages. He is extremely versatile. From spending months in high altitude Himalayas in sub zero conditions to photographing a luxury resort in an exotic travel destination. His sense of humour, calm attitude and impeccable work ethic makes him really easy to work with, even in the most difficult situations.
Living a life of adventure, he spends his time hiking, mountain biking and alpine skiing across the Himalayas. He never refuses an opportunity to travel to new places, specially in far away locations away from civilisations.
In the past he has –
- Documented the The Great Wash Yatra, where he traveled across rural villages of five central Indian States for two months while staying in tents.
- Stayed in the remote Spiti valley in winters for six months, where the temperature goes below -32˚C, for his personal project, Life in Spiti.
- Travelled 3623km across Ladakh on a farm tractor documenting the record breaking journey.
- Navigated the 7500km long, Longest Tractor Expedition from Chandigarh to Kanyakumari and back for 19 days behind a farm tractor.
- Travelled in the back of a pickup truck to reach the eastern most village of India in Arunachal Pradesh.
He is based out of Delhi and Chandigarh.
Published In :
List of some published work.
The New York Times
National Geographic Traveller
The International Herald Tribune
Condé Nast Traveller
Carlson Rezidor Group
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