United Kingdom, England, Leicestershire
I AM A PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER. MY INTERESTS ARE TAKING FASHION PHOTOGRAGHY, AND PORTRITURE.
I started photography in 1999 with my father. During these eight years I have done many tasks related to photography, such as, fashion photography, industrial photography, landscape and pictorial photography, wedding photography and product photography. I am also very much interested in nature and wildlife photography. In addition, I have attended and successfully participated in the one-day workshops on creating cover pages for magazines organised by ‘The Times Journal of Photography’ conducted by Atul Kasbekar. Furthermore, I have participated in the workshop on portraits and close-ups conducted by Jagdish Maali. I have also attended a Kodak ProFoto 100 workshop on studio portrait and wedding photography held by Hemant Patel. Daboo Ratnani, Prakash Shroff, Rafique Sayed, Bipin Mistry and Girish Mistry have taught me on a private basis. All the names mentioned above are successful, famous photographers in the photography industry in Bombay. I have been working for Maz Mashru for the last 4 years; I gained my first degree last year in 2007, which is LBPPA. I have learnt new things on portraits from Monte Zucker, Martin Grahame-Dunn, Tom Lee and Jane Conne-Zizer, Yervant, Newman Dave, Marilyn Sholin, Dino Cappelletti, Joe Buissink, Steve Walton.
India’s first numbers “Better Photography magazines” there is a competition section called “galleria” My photographs were published in these magazines in three different editions.
Won 2nd prize at a competition of “Times of Journal Photography” magazine in “Hot Shots” for subject: Shades My photographs had been selected in R.N. Lalitkala Academy’s competition
Articles that I had written on portrait photography and single light photography etc were published in “Yes Ready” magazine
I had taught professional modelling photography in R.N. Lalitkala Academy, Ghandinagar on Kodak Digital Camera
I received a consolation prize in “wedding photography” held at Goblej Water Park
I had taught one day modelling photography on Nikon D100 Camera in R.N Lalitkala Academy, Ghandhinagar
There was an Exhibition at Fine Arts College, V.V.Nagar, in India held for over 100 photos taken by me on nature and wild-life.
Gained LBPPA (Licentiate of the British Professional Photographer Associates) qualification IN 2007
SWPP monthly competitions – I achieved 17 times Award merits by participating in these competitions 2007-2008
SWPP AND BPPA monthly competitions awards:
Licentiateship in Photography November 2007
April 2007- Nature and Science
July 2007- Traditional Wedding
October 2007- Fine Art
October 2007-Portraiture Traditional
October 2007- Wildlife
November 2007- Landscape
February 2008- Science and Nature
February 2008- Fashion and Beauty
February 2008- Portraiture Contemporary
March 2008- Wildlife
May 2008- Fine Arts
June 2008- Bridal Portraiture
June 2008- Children
June 2008- Science and Nature
July 2008- Landscape
September 2008- Bridal Portraiture
September 2008- Pictorial