Claude Renault |
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----------------------------- My favorite images from India, a selection from 13 states, shot on 9 trips over a period of 27 months altogether ------------
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wonderful gallery and colorful!
Amazing gallery! Great compositions and subjects. Excellent presentation of the life and colors of India. V
Avec toutes ces merveilles visuelles, comment ne pas tomber amoureux de ce pays !
Merci de partager ta passion !
retour dans cette galerie où chaque image est un bijou..
This a nice collection of pictures. Colorful & descriptive footnotes too! Seems like all states you visited. Nice shots.
Thats my very diverse country! India, indeed a wonderful conglomerate of old-new, east-west, poor-rich, cities-villages, traditional-modern, many languages & religions, colorful & diverse in every way!!
Une magnifique galerie avec de très belles ambiances ! v !
Great Gallery !!!!!
Such divine photos! Thank you for showing the world what most of us Indians neglect to see
Your photos makes me proud to come from such a beautiful country.
my favourite one is of ayyappa from Sri Sailam. the comment just before this one was also by me, but i forgot to put my name.
Liju N (lnn.nair AT gmail.com)
Merci pour ce magnifique voyage. V
This collection is tres fantastic et plus....Merci, Merci, Merci for showing us these !
Je viens de parcourir cette galerie: Bravo, il y a de très belles choses. Ca donne envie..
I hardly know what to say about this gallery for fear of sounding melodramatic. But, this is by far the best India gallery I've found on PBase. Your images are sublime! Great color and comps!~V
VERY VERY VERY VERY VERY VERY VERY VERY VERY GOOD GOOD GOOD GOOD GOOD GOOD GOOD BY GSNACHARYA
VERY VERY GOOD
This is an outstanding gallery, is one of the greatest galleries in PBase. Very inspirational. (V)
Its been years since Ive 'seen' India..
You have brought it to me..
Great Gallery! I Love You My India! ॐ
these would make a wonderful book
This just perfect ! You have magic eyes Claude ! V !
C'est vraiment sympa de revenir sur tes galeries de temps en temps; des photos supers.
Very colorful and interesting India; you captured thte place so well. Cheers!
amazing photography!! v
There are lots of India galleries on Pbase, but to me to this is the best. Makes me wish I had taken more photographs while I lived there. v.
This is one of the greatest pictures about india in PBASE. v
hi, your India is beautidul, colourful, vibrant and full of expression. excellent work!
I just returned this morning from a business trip to India, visiting Delhi, Agra and Mumbai. I was there for 9 days, but because it was business, with many meetings, I did not have the opportunity to do as much photography as I would have liked. Since it was also monsoon season, the light was not as good as in your images. But it was one of the most colorful and inviting places I have ever visited, with the people being warm, welcoming, and so friendly. I hope to to return there very soon, but I thank you for sharing your wonderful images to reming me of what reamins to be seen
Susanne v. Schroeder
Thank you for sharing your incredible journey thru this beautiful photography. I can feel your love for this country and people - you've captured their spirit in a special way.
Bonjour Claude. Remarquable travail que je viens de découvrir seulement! Je reviens de mon premier voyage, 4 mois en Inde qui m'ont paru assez courts... et je ferais bien un reportage (video) dans l'avenir. Peux-tu nous dire comment tu obtiens certaines images, notamment dans des endroits peu touristiques(comme ces 2 femmes a Chennai qui semblent ne pas se soucier de toi)?, où personnellement j'étais le centre de bcp d'attentions! Je n'aurais pas pu prendre des cliché naturels si j'avais sorti mon appareil. Vitch countly? Continues de bosser l'Inde, j'adore tes photos, même si on ne voit pas bcp de Tatas qui envahissent villes et campagnes...
A very interesting journey just browsing this gallery.
Always one of the best on PBase (or anywhere) and one of my favorite photographers. Cheers!
Heres some more India footage.
This is one of my favorite galleries in Pbase. GMV
Ton Inde est un fabuleux voyage, documentaire sur les hommes et femmes qui composent cette région du monde. Je ne me lasse pas de m'y plonger. Vote.
It is always a pleasure to browse through your galleries, I find myself revisiting quite often. Such humanity and beauty. Very inspiring. Merci.
An amazing gallery!!!
You are a true inspiration. I have looked at many of your pics as I am an India fan myself.
Beautiful photographs Claude....breathtaking. I'll have to share them with all the programmers I am working with from India. I'm amazed with you.
I can hardly set aside none of entries...
Qualitative,skilled shots,colours,faces,groups of interest
ideally composed represent a most complete pBase coverage
of sublime Indian's life colourful spots
Hans Chr. Sřrensen
Very nice gallery! So many great shots.
excellent pictures (like usually)
Excellent gallery, incredible colors! voted!
You have seen India through a perfect Indian's eyes. As an indian, I am really jealous of you of the fact that you know my India far better than me.
Dear Claude thanks for covering India in all her glory.LOve it.Thanks for re-introducing me to my heart & soul.
Excellent gallery, Congratulation ! (voted)
Your collection of YOUR India is amazing! BIG V!
A great Country beautiful photos, Bravo photographer!!
Tim van Woensel
YOUR INDIA looks absolutely stunning. It just seems like it is difficult to get a ugly shot in India. The country is so colorful and full of life, it's fantastic!
I have looked at your shots many times. They make me want to go to India and capture some of what you show here. Excellent gallery. As AC says below: one of the best on PBase!
I'm visiting every time you are uploading pictures and every time I'm amazed
with all the above comments I think you know how good this gallery is. Superb collection of images - deserves to be a book!
What touches me so deeply about these photos is the love you feel for these people and this place that comes across so clearly both in the images and your descriptions. I never tire of looking at your work Claude. Honestly, you inspire all of us with your passion as well as your technical skill. I've seen no gallery here or anywhere else that moves me so much. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us.
Picturesque images are not the identity of a country...reality is!! You have closely captured the realism of India..that is not an achievement but a unique quality. May you shun more hypocrisies and frame realities...after all a photograph should be a symbol of life and originality!!
you are a master and a point of reference for me... not are ballots in a position to being able to give a value to your images. splendid!
My india is one of the best pictures that I ever seen.Thank you.
Excellent, beautiful shots. Great composition.
very very nice reportage gallery, showing India's beauty and street reality. technically excellent color, light and composition
trully wonderful photographs, all of them
beutiful gallery Claude, lots of clasic pictures, a pleasure to look at them again. I am flying to Calcutta in March, I really want to visit Calcutta and Varanasi again
Cette galerie est magnifique, toutes mes félicitations Claude :o)
Fantastic, thanks for showing us!
very impressive gallery
loved the colors
Fantastic gallery! Cheers & voted!
Fantastic gallery! Cheers & voted!
Great work, fantastic gallery!!!. Voted.
this is a great body of work - truly superb - vote
This is the highest level of people photography I have ever seen. And I am happiest to see that you love my motherland INDIA so much. Big Vote!
Absolutely great work!
The photographer....who had the eye of an artist!
Claude, your photographs make me feel like a wide-eyed visitor to the land of my birth! You have truly felt the soul of India, and I don't mean that lightly. Your work has deepened my respect for humankind and has increased the yearning to fully explore and experience this vast nation and its people once more.
Deffinetly some of the best pictures i have ever come across. Great job
Excellent Gallery ..Claude !
Liked the way you conceive the shots .
Your approach to the subjects with a clean mind is really appreciated ..without prejudice !
You have really touched the Heart & Soul of India !
As always Claude, impressed by your work.
woderfull gallery, great colors and compositions, you're a truly talented photographer. thanks for taking the time to describe the photos.
Just amazing! Here is the India I dream of visiting one day. Thank you.
" !!! " - I cant express more than this
excellent gallery! I love the way you portrait people!
Echo everything written below. However, for me, what makes this gallery world class are the obvious: colour, composition, technical mastery, but more importantly, it oozes sophistication, respect and positiveness often lacking in other PBase India galleries. My fav by far. GMV (of course)
so sad, that I can vote only once :)
So real, So wonderful, Tremendous efforts
Real picture of India!
i'm planning a trip to india and i hope it'll be as fruitful as yours.
really increadible photos thanks to your skills in controlling especially the light and colors.
Very nice gallery, Claude.
un grand bravo Claude pour tes galleries, par ces photos tu me donnes des conseils
You capture the essence of this great land, with it's sharp contrasts. Most amazing gallery. -- Manish
Nunes BEIRAO - PHOTO
This is a marvellous and magic documental gallery, deserving without no doubt to be seen.
Your style is really amazing about the way you show us your world, Claude! gmv+
nice and informative
I keep on coming back to this gallery. You are my inspiration claude. Great composition and colors. I respect you and your art a lot.
Outstanding, colourful gallery! Fantastic work Claude! Roberto
incredible gallery. I'm sure you are in love w/ India, since this is what I can see thro' yr photos. Voted.
Une magnifique sélection de photos, pleine de magie et d'évidente tendresse pour le pays et ses habitants. Je suis souvent allé dans le Proche- et dans le Moyen-Orient, mais jamais jusqu'en Inde. Cette galerie me donne une intense envie de m'y plonger. Bravo!
Stunning, colorful and amazing pictures
I wish to return back to India with my camera
Congratulations for this wonderful gallary
no one covers india like this !
Wonderfull images here - I must get to India one day soon; the people are its heart & soul and you have captured them so well.
If I look at your thumbnails as a Gallery, my eyes are drawn in simply by the colors alone - and then are instantly taken into specific compositions...then you have me!
It's a vow! Brings out quintessential India.
Great photographs, it takes me to the place when I see a photograph.
Tres bien. Excellent images of India in all its color and diversity.
Excellent collection. Voted.
Excellent images Claude.
Je vais faire Sri Lanka, Inde et Pakhistan bientot.
Des choses a surtout faire ou pas faire la bas?
Congrats, your compositions are full of life. www.alecee.com
Love this gallery!
Love it very much.
I never knew that my country could be so well captured!!! great work, sir!!!
A great photo gallery!!!
THank you for sharing, you bring out the most interesting part of the india!!!
This is a superb gallery, Claude. Full of wonderful images. An exceptional portrait of India.
Une galerie d'une grande beauté et surtout parfaitement authentique et riche. Bravo !
Arnulf M. Elvevold
A very impressive gallery indeed. Photodocumentation at its best. Wish I could go there once.
Wonderful Gallery, thanks for sharing.
Great work. Wonderful gallery, compositions, colours and shots are very nice. Thanks for sharing. Congratulations. Voted!!!!
I'm pretty new to photography but i think it doesnt get much better than this. I'm planning on visiting India next Christmas so I'll probably ask for some advice nearer the time. I'll probably still be looking through this gallery by then! Well done for being great!
Love your gallery. Wonderful shots.
Had a HD-crash so I lost almost all of my India shots...so thanks for sharing.
India has such vibrant colors, and you've captured these vividly and in wonderful ways to show the heart of the people!
absolutely stunning gallery, it will be an inspiration when I travel to South West India in the fall of 2006.
Amazing work, Claude!
Great color, great moments. It's a travel through photography to one of my top places to visit. A deserved vote!
All the best!
This is the ultimate travel photo gallery! You captured the heart and soul of the place you visited! Voted.
Wonderful colorful collection of images.
Nice compositions which capture both the spirit and culture.
The candids are great!
Reflections by Ruth
acceptional work, should be published in a magazine :)
Although I had already decided to go to India, it wasn't until I viewed Claude's work that I really aspired to document what I saw there. Claude's work is simply wonderful. A great eye for color, combined with a great awareness of humanity, combined with a wonderful eye for composition. I've never seen such a fine body of work on this wonderful country. Truly inspiring. Thank you, Claude.
kyoung kim photography
Magnifique galerie, je vote.
très beaux portraits, des regards très expressifs et émouvants.
Il y a une très grande recherche esthétique dans vos photos.
Bravo Claude, vous êtes un grand maître.
I've been there, saw all the same things but hardly got any shot as good as these ones.
Congratulations on a superb gallery.
... and how interesting that all these pictures except one are in landscape orientation.
I've seldom seen such consistently beautiful and evocative photography. You richly deserve the No.1 spot.
You are a master of composition!!
Wonderful gallery. Voted
your work is really fascinating,the way you see things is so different,absolutely wonderful work.
toutes ces photos sont superbes
cadrage couleur proximité avec les gens.
l'expo devait effectivement être un vrai régal.
Fabulous! We have similar countries; a lot of contrasts. I like the angle you take here
TRès belle galerie, originale et bien colorée, très caractéristique de l'endroit-
Beau reportage -
Fantastic Images, excellent.
Amazing collection of images! Where to begin...colors, composition portraits...this gallery has it all! Well done!
George - Omiros Christakos
I wish I could vote more than once Claude. It's a fantastic work. My congratulations for one more time.
This is India as I picture it when I fantasize about places I've never been but long to visit..Thank you so much for sharing..
What can I say that hasn't already been said!!Very Touching and brilliant.Let me leave with my vote in the least!
Absolutely the best! ~V~
You have put your soul in these pics. GMV
I don't say this very often, so take it for what it's worth:
this is an exceptionally well crafted gallery of fine images
and shows photography for what it ideally should be --
effective communication. Truly, it is as fine a gallery of
images as ever I've seen.
la tua galleria è semplicemente fantastica, spero che un giorno avro la fotuna di andare!!!! strepitosa!!!!
Dear Claude, thank you for sharing your India with us all. These are really beautiful images! Regards, Sabina
Congratulations Claude :-) deserves to be at the top:-)
a Brillinat gallery of soul and color and life and fascinating for me!
I'm coming back by far too often ;o) ...my vote for this brilliant gallery!
Every time I visit this gallery I see something different from last, a new photo, a new interesting face. Simply amazing!
wonderful gallery, true india, that's my india too. voted!!!!!!!
Master of colours, that's what you are Claude.
fantastic gallery Claude, deserves a big vote. only beacause of your pictures I started visiting India...
SO glad that this gallery is getting the recognition it deserves, stunning photography Claude, a real insight into life in India, brilliant GMV
Une collection de premier ordre avec de nombreux clichés vraiment extraordinaires, tu as un imense talent, j'espère qu'un éditeur sera sensible à tant de subtilité !
Avec respect et admiration, ERic
It´s a lesson in good photography to see this Gallery and the one from Anna Pagnacco, also, about India.
How take the best ones when you have only wonderful images???
making choices is the most difficult in life...
To bring in desert island.
Outstanding Gallery! Great Job.
Formidable galerie, autant par sa forme que par son fond.
Merci, pour le voyage et l'émotion!
What more can I say?
An absolutely superb gallery... all beautiful images...!
i love your india. hope to visit it one day. for the time being...all i can do is vote. :)
Impressive collection. Easy to see why they're your favourites.
wonderful set Claude, but i believe one image is still missing! ;) gets my vote all the way!
the longer I spend looking through this gallery, the better it gets --- and it gets my vote
Another amazing gallery that deserves all the recognition it can garner.
Vos images m'ont profondément ému. Vous êtes un portraitiste hors-pair. Tous ces personnages, si loin de moi occidental, qui me regardent droit dans les yeux; c'est presque boulversant. Mais pour ça, il aura fallu qu'ils regardent droit dans les vôtres, vos yeux. Je ne connais pas vraiement ça en Amérique, ici on se regarde à l'oblique. En tous cas, que les sujets aient été faciles on pas, vous avez su le rendre, avec toutes leurs couleurs, leurs habitudes, leurs conditions et leurs émotions. Vous y avez ajouté des paysages envoutants. Vous avez aussi capté des lieux fascinants (je pense à "The Kid and the Tank", entre autres). Ça, c'est magnifique.
Maarten Strack van Schijndel
Looking at your pictures with Eric Clapton on my headphone is outstanding. I have to go to those colours Congradtulations with this great gallery
Claude, you've made a wonderful job in capturing the way of life in India in these striking images, each and every one of them. I love your colors and especiallly your brilliant compositions.
Looking forward to seeing more of your photos. Gil.
Outstanding work; each image is a delight to experience.
One of the most beautiful I've seen on the site. Vote.
Brilliant work, and a nice tribute to the people of India.
George - Omiros Christakos
Claude, definitely you love India. Anyone can see that from the way you capture it's life. You've done an excellent work. Photos that could be published in a book about this country. Congrats my friend and my big vote.
magnifique. Il n'y a pas une seule photo que l'on puisse critiquer! Elles sont toutes parfaitement cadrées, les couleurs sont superbes... Rien d'autre à dire. Bravo
Beautiful gallery, quality photography, colorful and diverse, but not only this. Every picture shows soul, eyes are full of emotions, every picture expresses photographers love to the place and to work he is doing.
this is an excellent gallery. the images are exceptionally composed and captured.
I just added your gallery as one of my favorites. Amazing work.
You have captured the essence of a magic land that is India. Great work!
Amazing work! voted
Great gallery Claude. amazing images, very nice.
Eric Le Parc
la quintessence de l'inde et de ton travail! une galerie extraordinaire! Merci Claude!
Your view of India is superb Claude, in technique, timing and art. V.
Wonderful gallery of a very colourful nation. Vote
Very interesting gallery of land of wonders.
This gallery is just pure ART !!
You are a master with the wide angle lenses.
Of course voted.
A real privilege to travel with you
Wow, your pictures are beautiful! Your composition and color in these are
The decisive moment again and again. V.
This a wonderful gallery, you captured the colours of India very well.
Your India is one of the best places on PBase. Great.
Beautiful gallery, plenty of very well captures. V.
I've been looking at your galleries over the past week and am consistently impressed. You make me want to return to India more than ever. Beau travail.
Beautifull gallery! I like your composition and colors.
You are an amazing photographer....
Love your talent and your color management.
Direct to my favourites and voted again...
your photography inspires me...to go to these places, and to always keep shooting!
I'll go back there in few days...
Your photos are an inspiration to me...Superb documentary and approach to this timeless country and wonderful people! Anna
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