ABOUT PREMGIT

Premgit has been a photographer for over 30 years, and for the last 25 years
has solely concentrated on making fine black and white prints using film and traditional darkroom techniques.

He has a deep love for the creative processes involved in producing images of excellence
in this medium, which in turn has led to his work being published in books and magazines worldwide.


Premgit,Analogue Photographer,Portrait,gelatin silver print
Surendra © 2010

Having lived in India and the USA for many years, he now lives in South West England,
on the edge of Dartmoor National Park.

An artical from Skylightrain
Premgit Profile

An artical from Osho News UK
Premgit Profile

A WORD ABOUT MY TRAVELS.

I started travelling back in the 1970's, to places like Afganistan, Kashmir and Nepal.
It was India especially that caught my imagination, and ultimately a life long love affair.
About 15 years ago my photography became much more portrait led. This coincided with
a growing interest in the ethnic minorities of India, Burma and SE Asia, and their spiritual places.
Since then I have been making regular trips to visit the tribal areas of these countries
and to photograph peoples whose traditional way of life is disappearing rapidly.
I use manual cameras and film, so my approach to portraiture is quite slow.
This can help relax the person I am working with and a small relationship between us can be built.

Since moving back to the UK in 1990, I have tried to make one photographic trip every year
with my partner,Sandhya.
She makes so much possible, that without her, these trips and the pictures I take would not happen.

The following pictures, are courtesy of Sandhya.

Premgit and Black Bom Baba 2015.
I first photographed him in 2004
Then a few times in recent years.



Sadhus in Varanasi, India.


Sudha, a young Padaung girl
in Mae Hong Son, Thailand.



In the Alleyways, Varanasi, India.


Pitching for a photograph
at the Kumbh Mela, Haridwar, India



Trading photos, Amakantak, Madhya Pradesh, India.


PAST EXHIBITIONS

2014 ---- Works on Paper, ---- The Science Museum, London
2013 ---- National Open Art, ---- Royal College of Art, London.
2013 ---- National Open Art, ---- Minerva Theatre, Chichester, UK.
2012 ---- Permanent Installation ---- Magdalen Chapter Hotel, Exeter, UK.
2011 ---- "Trading Faces" ---- Touring Exhibition.
1995 ---- "Meditation" ---- The Galleria, St James Sq., London.
1992 ---- "The Hidden Harmony" ---- Nudes in Landscape, South West Arts, UK.
1986 ---- "Desert Landscapes" ---- Palm Springs, California, USA.

BOOK PUBLICATIONS

"Trading Faces", by Premgit. ---- Moorlight 2011
"India - In Through the Outdoor", by Premgit. ---- Moorlight 2011
"India My Love", by Osho. ---- Rebel Publishing House 1996
"The World's Religions" by Huston Smith. ---- HarperCollins 1994

RECENT PHOTOGRAPHIC PROJECTS

2015 ---- Ritual Worship Pt 2 Madhya Pradesh, India.
2014 ---- Ritual Worship, Madhya Pradesh, India.
2013 ---- Rabari and Garasia Tribes of Gujarat, India.
2012 ---- Tribal Women and Landscapes in Burma and Laos.
2010 ---- Tribal Women in Madhya Pradesh, India,
2010 ---- Sadhus at The Kumbh Mela, Haridwar, India.
2009 ---- Sadhus in Varanasi, India,
2009 ---- Tribal Communities in Sikkim.
2007 ---- Tribal Minorities in India and Burma.
2006 ---- Tribal Minorities in Laos.
2005 ---- The Berbers, Morocco.
2004 ---- Sadhus and Holy men North India.