Language is a wordy expression for a mouth to speak, for an ear to listen or for an eye to read, though some languages outgrow these words and become the floating feelings or thoughts and that in the end, is perhaps a photographer's scripture!
A picture is worth a thousand words its believed. Different faces, different movements, different structures emote different languages, of a human being, of society, of a nation, of a civilization.
This book is showcasing some of such moments, be it human emotions, celebrations of life, spiritual perceptions or the legacy from one generation to the next. It’s a surreal feeling to freeze time in a frame, a zero in a rectangle... and this is an effort to communicate via this invisible language, to explore its possibilities as a medium, the linguistics through the camera lens…
Urvish Joshi is a photographer by passion and a doctor - a public health professional by training He took up photography as an art during his undergraduate years. Span of about 16 years has seen him toying around with the film-SLRs, the point-&-shoot digital cameras and the dSLRs. Professional requirement of visiting the remote areas and witnessing the life in its crudest form helped him grow as a sensitive artist capturing the essence of human life in every form. His widely recognized work has seen many laurels which range from several internationally acclaimed organizations to some regional ones. Apart from winning contests in several prestigious salons and photo-forums across the world, his work has been featured at London, Chennai, Kolkata, Howrah, Bangalore, Palakkad, Lucknow and Ahmedabad in various shows and exhibitions with more than 20 features in the photo-magazines like Better photography and book/music-band covers.
Golden City & Sonar Kella - Jaisalmer Published April 10, 2010