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Ladakh 1974 To 2008: A Photographic Homage

Ladakh 1974 To 2008: A Photographic Homage

By: Jaroslav Poncar (author)Hardback

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One of the first westerners to enter Ladakh when it opened to visitors in 1974, Czech photographer Jaro Poncar quickly came to love the landscape, its remarkable buildings and its warm, proud and deeply religious people. In this book, he captures the spirit of both place and people through panoramic photographs. This book is an opus vivendi for Czech photographer Jaro Poncar. One of the first westerners to enter Ladakh when it opened to visitors in 1974, he quickly came to love the landscape, its remarkable buildings and its warm, proud and deeply religious people. It is

About Author

Jaroslav Poncar was born in Prague in 1945 and has lived in Koln since 1973 where he was Professor of Imaging Sciences at Fachhochschule Koln (University of Applied Sciences). His photographic projects took him to Africa, Arabia and to Asia, especially to the Himalayas, Tibet, India and Cambodia. In 1976 he was the first to take a panoramic camera to the Western Himalayas - the antique Russian FT-2 - and since that time he has specialised on panoramic photography. He was the first westerner to cross Tibet from West to East. His best known works are his panoramas of Tibet, the mural paintings of Alchi, Ladakh (India), and in Southeast Asia the complete reliefs of Angkor Wat. He has many published books

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781932476491
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9781932476491
  • weight: 3361
  • ISBN10: 1932476490

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