Digital photo-documentaries by underprivileged kids

19 May 2010   |   by Ajay Jaiman   |    photo-featuresmulti-media

Some years ago I had an opportunity to work with underprivileged kids across of India. One project that I really enjoyed was working with them to create a photo-documentary of their world.

Most of these kids had never seen a camera before, let alone handle one. However, they were off to a flying start within minutes of being handed over a digital camera.

You can see the photo-documentary produced by kids in rural Karnataka, however the kids in remote Ladakh or Arunachal Pradesh had equally fascinating stories to tell.

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Rural kids in Karnataka working on their photo-documentary