Sunday, December 03, 2006


I chose to shoot a disproportionate amount of poverty because it captivated me more than the many other facets of Calcuttan life. There is a huge amount of development and prosperity in Calcutta. The "very poor" or "street people" made up less thn 5% of the population by my estimate. I found Calcutta quite sofisticated. - jay

Seen in this travel/photoblog (you'll need to scroll down to just before where the Sundarban section starts). Hmm, should I call it piquant?