1) Tell us your story. Where do you come from and what do you aspire to do with your career?
My story has been more of a roller coaster filled with experiences. I have been based in the city of dreams , Mumbai all my life.The propelling force to be promising in my work is an aspiration that has brought about a beautiful transition & makes the story lively.
2) What does your production process look like? How do you get models to photograph?
The production process for me has stages which involves pre-production, onset production & post production. The routine to get things right varies from one mood board to another. I brief the models about the mood of the series & capture shots that channel the concept & their creative input on a balanced level.
3) What is your favorite part about photography? What drew you to it?
The best part about photography is that it can actualize the vision about everything a photographer lays an eye on in a frame. I think overcoming the challenges every shoot brings in & learning something new from it whilst framing realism intrigues me on a deeper note.
4) How do you educate yourself to get better at photography?
I believe the more you play with it the more you learn. Additionally referencing inspirations whilst making mood boards & having an eye for intricate details acts as an augmentation to my knowledge & inspires me to work better.
5) If you had a chance to go back to when you began your career and do things differently, would you do it? Why or why not?
I would seldom prefer going back in time to work things differently.The reason that sums it up is the belief I hold in myself to make history thus curbing a journey back in time.
6) Among your works, which is your favorite?
One of my all time favorite works is a ‘Bad Girl’ series I worked on. It speaks of free spirit & strength to do what the heart desires.
7) Whose work has influenced you the most?
To be frank I seek inspirations from all that surround me. I strongly believe everyone masters a specific genre & I am an admirer of that genre each artist possesses.
8) Any advice for aspiring photographers?
I would just say that hard work, creativity, and self-belief are the key to becoming successful in any profession.