A Naked Truth


An interview with Roshan Adhihetty

“In Summer 2014 I discovered a nudist beach in Corsica. I was completely shocked and fascinated by this collective nudity, but after some days I felt like I was in paradise.”

Roshan Adhihetty won our third theme of Life Framer Edition V – an Open Call – with a wonderfully idiosyncratic ‘Mise-en-scène’ of a group of nude hikers in Switzerland. Our judge, Martin Parr, praised the image for both the subject matter and the whimsical execution – the composition sitting mysteriously between candid and posed.

We jumped on the opportunity to interview Roshan, asking him about the image and series, the appeal of naked hiking, and what we can all learn from it…