Added by on June 4, 2018

Wex Photo Video’s travel photography series returns. This time, travel photographer Matt Parry and our very own Kriss Hampton travel to India.

After a 10-hour train journey, Matt and Kriss arrive in the holy city of Varanasi, which sits on the Ganges River. Upon their arrival, the pair is invited into a dance studio to witness an Indian classical dance lesson. Leaving the studio, they encounter a bustling and vibrant flower market, which provides ample opportunity for photography. As the sun begins to set, Matt and Kriss are lucky enough to get a good view of the hugely popular Ganga Aarti ritual. This striking ceremony provides a fascinating insight into Indian culture and is an ideal event in which to showcase the A7 Mark III’s low-light performance.

The following day, Matt discusses photography etiquette as he searches for more suitable subjects and is afforded the opportunity to photograph the dying art of Kushti Wrestling. As the pair head out for a meal, Matt leaves his heavier kit behind and enjoys the portable nature of the Sony Cyber-shot RX100 Mark V. This episode, and indeed the entire series, draws to an end on the Ganges River, as Matt takes one final opportunity to photograph with the A7 III and even enjoys a spot of rowing.

Filming kit used for this series:
– Sony A7S Mark II (with XLR-K2M adapter)
– Manfrotto Camera Cage
– Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS lens
– Tiffen Variable ND filter
– RØDE RØDELink Filmmaker Kit

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  • Andrew Bloomfield 11 months ago

    Excellent series with great production worthy of TV broadcast.well done all.

  • Thomas Ploner 11 months ago

    Great series, very nice to watch!

  • TGreve 11 months ago

    excellent series – thanks

  • Faith & Devotion drags Bhaarat aka India. BTW Beautiful Video

  • Abhinay Reddy 11 months ago

    who dances wearing jeans … we believe that traditional Indian dance forms are our way to express our respect to the god

  • Ayush Sharma 11 months ago

    Love from India

  • david wilkinson 11 months ago

    excellent series – thanks

  • Y&S FOOD! 11 months ago

    Great video! Right here at Y&S FOOD! we adore to discover such type of content. We produce Travel & Food movies too, around the globe, and therefore we are constantly seeking out inspirations and also ideas. Thank You.

  • Jan Klaeui 11 months ago

    Amazing video! Had to subscribe after watching this! 🙂

  • bivboy10 11 months ago

    Loved that series thank you 👍

  • Gourav Taparia 11 months ago

    Don't want to be a asshole but that map isn't right !
    Yeah the land is under disputes (unnecessary) but that doesn't mean it's completely expelled from india

  • Andy Whiteside 11 months ago

    what a fantastic series this has been really enjoyed it and if I come into some money I will definitely be investing in a Sony system