A Short Story
“Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever… It remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.”
From generation to generation Singh family following the devise of capturing the moments in lens and making it forever memorable. They started from black and white photography in 1940 before partition Budhal (near Rajouri, J&K) by Late Sardar Budh Singh. After partition they shifted to India and started there photography in different part of northern India like Delhi, Kanpur, Basti, Gonda and Bahraich.
After that Sardar Balwant Singh our grandfather started a studio at P road Kanpur by name of Kashmir Studio. He was also the President of Kanpur Photography Association for many years. Sardar Kulwant Singh (Billa ji) and Sardar Baljeet Singh (Laddy ji) continuing the legacy of Kashmir studio from 1970 to 2010. Now the fourth generation of Kashmir Studio following the tradition of photography and Gurpreet Singh Chawla is running the studio in Govind Nagar Kanpur.
“Photography for me is not looking, it’s feeling. If you can’t feel what you’re looking at, Then you’re never going to get others to feel anything when they look at your pictures.”
Everything else lasts for few days, music, dance, celebrations, parties, only the memories stays with you for lifetime, in form of pictures & videos. We understand that your wedding is one of the most important days of your life and you want the memories to be the same so we captured in the most beautiful way as we are well known for wedding photography and mostly covered the Punjabi wedding.
“When people ask me what equipment I use – I tell them my eyes.”