Clive Limpkin

Clive Limpkin

Clive Limpkin is a photojournalist who spent thirty five years in Fleet Street as a staff photographer with the Daily Express, Sketch, The Sun and Daily Mail. In 1972, his book, The Battle of Bogside (Penguin), which pictures three years of fighting in Northern Ireland, won the Robert Capa Gold Medal from Life magazine for “superlative photography requiring exceptional courage and enterprise abroad.” He was also a feature writer before becoming Travel Editor at A La Carte magazine. Since leaving Fleet Street, he has concentrated on travel photography and writing.

India Exposed

The Subcontinent A-Z

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An insightful look at modern Slumdog Millionaire India, a country of stunning contrasts where the past meets the future.

Author-photographer Clive Limpkin traveled extensively throughout India to capture this vast and populous nation. The photographic legacy of his journeys is impressively far-reaching, both in geographic scope and subject. His thematic photographic approach is complemented by thoughtful essays on various subjects. From “Army" and "Astrology" to "Yoga" and "Zebu," India Exposed examines natural life, culture, and regions in India. Limpkin’s photographs and essays invite his reader to learn about the issues and trends facing India today.

The Indian subcontinent is a vastly diverse, naturally vibrant, and culturally rich region of the world. India is also a country of stark contrasts. After the annual dry season, heavy monsoon rains return the Indus River valley to a lush green. India is both ahead of and behind the “development” curve: at the forefront of high-tech modernization on the one hand and struggling with overpopulation, hunger, and poverty on the other. India is a pluralistic society that is both multiethnic and multilingual. Though influenced by Western technology, in many ways India still clings to its unique past.

From overcrowded cities to luscious wildlife reserves, India comes alive in 200 impressive and colorful pictures.

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