There’s a new international, outdoor photography festival launching, and it’s going to be held in Jaipur from February 5 – 14 {super-cool Valentine’s Day idea, anyone?}.

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Obviously, Travel Photo Jaipur will showcase travel photography, and we hear that this launch edition will comprise fourteen exhibitions from around the world, which will be displayed on large prints at some of the city’s landmark locations, including the Hawa Mahal, Albert Hall Museum, Jawahar Kala Kendra and even the train station!

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jaipurphotofest2 Travel Photo Jaipur for a Unique Photographic ExperienceImage courtesy: Luis Gonzalez Palma {Guatemalahe} from the series The Annunciation {a 2007 collaboration with Graciela de Oliveira}

During the first weekend of the festival, there will be a series of talks and screenings. Some of the confirmed panellists are: Yumi Goto {co-founder and curator of the Reminders Photography Stronghold}, Giles Tillotson {Former Director of the Royal Asiatic Society, London}, Thomas Seelig {curator, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland}, Cristina de Middel {award-winning photographer, Spain}, Mauro Bedoni {former photo­-editor Colors Magazine}, Waswo x Waswo {American photographer based in Udaipur}, Rafal Milach {photographer and founder of Sputnik Photos}, and Pablo Ortiz Monasterio {founder of Centro de la Imagen, Mexico DF}.


The festival will also offer two special interventions: A travelling photo studio by set designer and photographer Aradhana Seth, and the conversion of the former Jaipur Art School in Kishanpole Bazar into a temporary exhibition space by photographer Akshay Mahajan.

We recommend you don’t miss this.

#LBBNote: The featured image was shot by Eunice Adorno from Mexico, under the collection The Flower Women (2012), an examination of the life stories of a group of Mennonite women who gave Adorno access to their intimate spaces and daily experiences within their communities, in Durango and the Onda Zacatecas regions of Mexico. 

When: 5 – 14 February

Contact: Nikhil Padgaonkar at +91 9637259131

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