India gained freedom from British rule on August 15, 1947. As part of the partition of India, Pakistan was also formed officially on August 14, 1947. On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of India’s independence, Raghu Rai and Sohrab Hura give their accounts of two very different approaches to creating photographic work in the country. Raghu Rai began his photographic career in Indian newspapers in the 1960s, and over six decades has documented pivotal moments in India’s history, and 36-year-old Sohrab Hura grew up during the 1980s and 90s, and his experimental approach to photography is very much informed by the media he absorbed during those years. Continue reading.