Ace photographer of Hyderabad and a Modern Artist, Sami Khan knows no boundaries. His photography can be defined as modern, conceptual, artistic, refined and splendid. After being a fan of his work for a long time, I finally got a chance to catch up with this multifaceted man in a personal interview. Here’s how the interview went..
v Tell me a bit about Sami Khan..
I’m just a normal individual and yet have been fortunate enough to experience life in its complete glory. Besides pursuing my fashion shoots with Vogue, and working with big designer brands like Manish Malhotra and few other corporate brands, I pursued modern art in international circuit. Being blessed with good heritage I was nurtured in values and have always conducted myself in accordance to my value system.
v How would you describe your photography?
Photography has always been a source of inspiration for me although never a hobby. I was always drawn to the fine arts from my very childhood. Photography has a wide range today.From commercial, nature, wildlife, fashion to corporate. I try not to box myself towards singular form. Since I endeavor to make a mark in all challenges I take on.
v What first drew you towards this profession?
Photography is my greater extension of life. My transition into photography was a matter of surrendering to my over whelming inner desire to exploit my creativity. The most important thing for me is to share my vision photography.
v What are the 3 most important things you keep in mind while photographing?
Lights, camera, action! J
v What’s the most interesting expression/mood of a model that you love to capture?
To me, expressions and moods as a human trait is a window to the soul. I love to capture as many expressions human beings are capable of.
v One Indian celebrity that you would love to photograph some day..
Arjun Rampal..Because I think he is one of those celebrities who understand the vision of his photographer.
v One advice that you would like to give to the budding photographers of Hyderabad…
Photography has capacity to evoke life in a subject. Implicate your vision and soul into photography and let it speak for you. Who knows you might end up with that one perfect.
Check out his photography here and his Modern Art paintings here.