Faces of India

Faces of India

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Author: Peter Spira
Publisher: Stacey International
Year: 2006
Language: English
Pages: 106
ISBN/UPC (if available): 1900988534


India is one of the most beguiling and photogenic countries in the world. Faces of India takes the reader on a personal photographic journey through the country, and presents a penetrating view of the myriad faces and expressions of this vast subcontinent. Each page is an explosion of color and pageantry, with glimpses of life in all its profusion and diversity.

Here are the proud descendants of the warrior races of India, the bearded village sadhus, the smiling children, and the bright yellows, greens, and brilliant oranges of the women's saris, shimmering against the brown landscape.

The PHOTOGRAPHER, Peter Spira, has spent many years journeying through India, and has built up an enviable collection of images that capture, in his words, "the natural dignity and pride" of the Indian people.


"Peter Spira's photographs of India have been exhibited twice at The Nehru Centre. It is therefore a special pleasure to see his stunning work in print in Faces of India." -- Pavan K Varma, Director, The Nehru Center, London

"Peter Spira's photographs reflect his feelings for the colors and vitality of India and include some portraits that have real love in them." -- Derry Moore, PHOTOGRAPHER