Profile - Sujoy Das: Photographs from Sikkim and the Himalaya

Sujoy Das | Photographs 1986 - 2018

Sujoy Das Pumiori by Anirban

Sujoy Das was born in Calcutta India in 1961. He is a self taught photographer  specializing in editorial photography and photo essays and working primarily in the Himalayas. He is presently working on a book on the Indian Himalaya. He is also the founder of South Col Expeditions ( a company which specializes in treks and photo workshops in the Himalayas.

• The Exiled Tibetans - A photo essay on the community in Mcleodganj and Dharamsala, India  November 2013. Lifeforce Magazine.

• Give Youth a Constructive Role: Nuturing Nature not Violence a photo essay on the youth of Assam, August 2002

• Nepali Women Rising, a photo essay on the women of Nepal, December 2002

• The Man who captured the truth- Vittorio Sella The Telegraph 29th October 2009

• Kolkata: Eats on the streets and off the beaten path The Washington Post February 28th 2010

• 1992 Land of the Lotus Born – Photographs from Sikkim, India International Centre, New Delhi.
• 1992 The Sikkim Years – A Retrospective, Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata


• 1993 2nd Indian Biennale of Creative Photography, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
• 1991 Mountaineering in the Indian Himalaya, Indian Mountaineering Foundation Museum, New Delhi
• 1987-88 Festival of India Photo Exhibition Pratibimba, toured the major cities of the USSR as part of the Festival of India.  

Photographs and essays have been published in books and magazines in India and abroad.


Nepal Himalaya - A journery Through Time by  Sujoy Das and Lisa Choegyal Kathmandu  Nepal June 2016

• Trekking Holidays in India – Outlook Traveller Guides, New Delhi 2005

• Lonely Planet – Nepal for the Indian Traveller by Sujoy Das, May 2013

• Sikkim – A Traveller’s Guide - Photographs and Essays by Sujoy Das and Text by Arundhati Ray Permanent Black New Delhi 3rd reprint 2008. Finalist in the Banff Mountain Book Festival in November 2001 in the Adventure Travel Category.

• Calcutta – Edited by Michel Vatin, APA Guides, Singapore 1991.

• Sikkim, Darjeeling and Kalimpong with text by Wendy Brewer Lama, APA Guides Singapore 1992

• South India with text by Manjulika Dubey and Bikram Grewal, APA Guides Singapore 1992

• Flowers of the Western Himalaya by Rupin Dang, Delhi 1993

• The Himalayas – Text by Shankar Barua, Roli Books , New Delhi 1994

• Hill Stations of India by Gillian Wright, 1995

Selected Magazines/ Newspapers Articles and Photo Essays
. The Outdoor Journal September 2013
. The Leela Magazine - Monsoon 2013
• India Today Travel Plus – The Final Frontier, Everest April 2013
• Outlook Traveller – The Three Passes of Everest, June 2013
• Outlook Traveller – Spiti the Left Bank Trek, May 2012
• Outlook Traveller – Classic Zanskar June 2012
• The Telegraph - Everest After 60 Years May 26th 2013
• The Times of India Crest Edition – Everest June 3rd 2013
• The Telegraph – Vittorio Sella Mountain Photographer Oct 2009
• The Telegraph – Raghubir Singh May 2010
• The Telegraph – Alexander Kellas Jan 2012
• The Washington Post – Kolkata Food Story February 2010
• Victoria Sella – The Lost Explorer – The Telegraph Jan 2012
• Darjeeling – Perspectives in the 150th Anniversary Year – Destination India, October 1985
• The Abode of the Dorje, Darjeeling – Swagat, January 1986
• The Serampore Press and Library – The India Magazine, June 1986
• Feat of Clay – The Clay Modellers of Krishnagar – Frontline 9-22 August 1986
• P N Bose- From the Travel Journals of a Geologist- The India Magazine July 1989
• Sikkim Himalaya – Sawasdee, December 1989
• Beauty at it’s Peak: North Sikkim- The Telegraph Sunday Magazine 11th March 1990
• Great Escapes- The Telegraph Sunday Magazine 29th April 1990
• The Dance of Death: Lama Dances in Sikkim- The Telegraph Sunday Magazine 16th December 1990
• Kalimpong: The Economic Times 19th May 1991
• Rediscovering Darjeeling – Frontline 10-23 August 1985
• Anglo Indians: Pioneers and Prodigies- Discover India June 1991
• The Yak Herdsmen of the Lhonak Valley – The India Magazine September 1992
• Journey Down the Hoogly- The India Magazine, June 1993
• The Wrath of Nanda Devi- Sunday Magazine 2 January 1993
• Architecture and Design Magazine Cover Photograph June 1989

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