Palani Mohan, India, 1967, uses his photography as a means to tell stories. The stories he tells come from various places in Asia and covers various subject matters. For the story on the downfall of the Asian Elephant he traveled to 11 countries in a six year time period. Mohan is represented by Getty Images’ Reportage Group, worked for magazines as National Geographic, published several books and currently lives in Malaysia. The following images come from the stories Leap of Faith – The Kumbh Mela, Rice and Vivid – Colours of Asia.