Author: kmkorth

CLIC Team with Elephant

Interacting with the mahouts and their culture mean interacting with elephants. What once only meant something we see at the zoo quickly became a friend, almost like going to a friend’s house with a dog. The entire team was enthralled with the elephants. Here we see three members playfully reaching out to the orphan elephant. The mahouts are taking good care of this...

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CLIC in Action

Two village students lead two CLIC members, Evan and Amar, down to the water’s edge. The young students wanted to show CLIC members all around their village and get the most out of the...

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Mahout Snaps his Family

A young mahout took the day off with his elephant to participate in the CLIC workshop. Dad took over with the elephant. This mahout certainly enjoyed his time with the camera. Here you see him snapping a family...

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Payden Teaching Mahout

CLIC in action. Bhaskar paired up the mahouts and CLIC team member, handed out the cameras and set the crew off to shoot their respective category. Here we see Payden teaching her mahout how to use the camera. The kids were shy at first, but came around...

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An Oasis of Peace

Go Getaway Chamba ran this feature article in their January 2012 issue. Read about the area we traveled. An Oasis of...

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Water for Everyone

In most of the rural landscape across India water is one of the most sought after element. Though there are many lakes / ponds, potable drinking water is not available easily. One has to store it in either aluminum or mud pots for their cooking and drinking purposes. Often it becomes a role for everyone in the family to fetch water from the hand pumps which at times could be almost a kilometer away from their...

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Sweeping the Dirt

An elderly man sweeps the cement platform in front of the house where they sort the produce from the fields. During harvest season, most of the sewing and separation of the agricultural produce is done through the day by the family members. As the evening sets in, they pack their harvest in clean gunny bags and clean the platforms keeping it ready for the next morning. In peak season, this process goes on for several...

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