Meet the Real people from the world of Photography this week we are featuring Shiva SS

Shiva SS

We are featuring people who are hobbyist or professionals photographers and we think they are worth sharing of Delhi Photography Club Fan page .

The selection is purely at the Discretion of Founders and owners of Delhi Photography Club.

Shiva SS     | Fashion Celebrity Photographer

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1) How you started your photography?

I never thought that I will take up photography as my career as it was just my hidden hobby from childhood.

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I got my first camera when I was in 11th standard as a gift from a tourist in Goa. From then onwards, I have started clicking using Konica reel.

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I wished to become an entrepreneur. After completing my 12th standard, I have started my own business. At that point of time, I used to have good camera phones that have helped me to continue my passion. I used to take many pictures and sent them to various newspapers and magazines.

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Since 2009, I have concentrated my focus more towards photography as my business was not doing well. Then, I was relocated from Bangalore to Hyderabad. In 2010, I started  attending few online workshop and sessions and attended few photo-walks/ talks. I learned a lot from a brand setup in Hyderabad and it helped me in enriching my skills and made more confident.

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In 2012, I happened to join an IT company based in Dubai as Sales Manager. Apart from my job  I use to have some free time. So in order to  utiize my free time more fruitfully, I  applied for a part time photographer’s job for a local Bollywood magazine. I gained practical experience and learned the intricacies of photography by covering live shows, press meets and shooting celebrities across the glamorous world of Bollywood.

Attended many fashion photography sessions and at times did wedding photography as well.

2) What is the role of new technology and medium in photography?

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Ans: The latest technology in photography had paved the way for many discoveries. The advanced state-of-art technology in photography is doing wonders and I’m in favour of this radical shift.

The biggest role of technology in the medium of photography made a photographer’s life easy. Even a novice photographer can step into the realm of photography with great confidence with the given technological innovations. All you need is to have a great passion and an eye to capture the right moment.

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As everything is available on online nowadays, the dearth of inspiration and motivation can be achieved with ease. The present day technology in the publishing industry of photography has taken diverse shapes and doing miracles drawing the attention of the onlooker.

3) Anything specific you want to share with people?

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Ans: When it comes learning anything in this world, it is a never ending process. This applies to photography also. One has to keep on updating with the trends and face new challenges to widen oneself. The exposure to the real-time photo shoots will enhance the latent skills in us. In a way, regular participation in photo walks/workshops will become a backbone to strengthen the skills of the photographer. The cutting edge of technology mixed with talent and hard work will certainly create ripples in the world of photography.

4) What gives you the motivation to go out and click despite having busy schedule ongoing medical conditions?

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Ans: I am a self-motivated person. I am confident of myself in all situations of life. What ever I do, I do it with 100% dedication. I have turned my passion for photography into a career. Every click makes more confident and gives strength to reach newer heights in my life. Every new assignment is a challenge and I explore it by meeting new people, places, situations, and circumstances.

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When I shoot continuously, I will take a break for 10 minutes and drink a lot of water and juices to keep me alert and fit.

About Shiva SS

Shiva born and raised in a small village town in Karnataka later shifted Bangalore. Until 5 years back he was in Dubai worked as a Fashion Celebrity Photographer,  now he is in Hyderabad  to setup his own concept studio.

He also loves to travel to shoot different Fashion weeks around India and abroad.

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He is interested shooting in fashion, wedding, celebrity, editorial, He already shot many big names in Bollywood like  Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan ,Salman Khan,Kareena Kapoor many more. Also worked with well known fashion designers, international models and makeup artists from UAE and India

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He was also official photographer for many bollywood radio stations, event companies  and magazines in UAE

You can also see is more works on his Website : www.shivass.com

Follow him on Facebook www.facebook.com/ShivaSSOfficial

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Send in your sample works at Virendra@delhiphotographyclub.com

DPC presents exclusive photowalk Durga idol making
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Delhi Photography Club invites you for a heritage photowalk to the The Durga Idol Making, at Chittranjan Park, on 10th Sep, Sunday. The walk will start at 08.00 am and will end at 10.00 am.
 
​How to reach there:
 
By Metro : Nearest station – Nehru Place and/or Hauz Khas
 
Auto/Cab : please reach at Kalibari Temple, Chitranjan Park Near market no 4
 
See you there at 8.00 am at Kalibari Temple, Chitranjan Park Near market no 4
 
About Delhi Photography Club
 
Delhi Photography Club was setup with the intent of taking photography homes. The purpose of the DPC is to stimulate, enable, and nurture a fraternity of photography enthusiasts for mutual benefit.
 
Due to fast changing internet and mobile devices space, many more people are consuming photos. We want people to store their memories more beautifully. The club is perhaps the first initiative of this kind in the entire country.
 
To offer situations to practice photography, we do free photo walks every month. For learning the technique, we have workshops for various levels (beginner and intermediate), for motivation, we offer memberships and finally for platform, we have these exhibitions. The club also helps the underserved children to express themselves creatively through its outreach activities.
 
As a club, we have brought together businessmen, diplomats, doctors, lawyers, homemakers, students and children and helped them in their creative expression using a camera.

Pushkar PhotoBus   27 to 29 Oct 2017

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About Pushkar Fair

The sprawling annual festivities of the 100 year old Pushkar Mela through its dramatic collage of diversified pictures, mirrors the vibrancy of the gracious state of Rajasthan. It is celebrated for five days from the Kartik ekadashi to Kartik Poornima, the full moon day of Kartik (October–November) in Hindu calendar. The full moon day is the main day and the day, according to legend, when the Hindu god Brahma sprung up the Pushkar Lake, thus numerous people swim in its sacred waters. This iconic fair attracts thousands of livestock and almost a million tourists including many from across the world.

Then & Now

The original intention behind the Pushkar Camel Fair was to attract local camel and cattle traders to do business during the holy Kartik Purnima festival. Today the Pushkar Mela creates a stir among travellers with its awe-inspiring celebrations at this grand event cherished with life oozing activities, cultural and musical events, thrilling camel safari tours and a stay in the traditional yet modern camps. Images of silver bells making heart pleasing jingles, animals walking over sparkling sand dunes and beautifully decked up camels with their owners sitting on their backs has become the most fascinating norm at this stunning cultural retreat. A huge carnival is held, with an array of musicians, magicians, dancers, acrobats, snake charmers and carousel rides to entertain the crowd. The grand occasion of the Pushkar Mela is definitely a priceless treat for those who wish to eye the vibrant culture and traditions of Rajasthan.

About DPC Photo Bus

DPC is all set for its next photobus trip to Pushkar to witness the world’s largest Camel Fair- ‘The Pushkar Mela’. 

A truly unforgettable experience to capture the vibrancy of the entire state of Rajasthan in one place!

Travel Details from Delhi to Pushkar

Date of Journey: 26th October, Thursday

Timings: 10.00 pm (pls be there 15 mins prior to departure)

27th October (Friday): Reach Pushkar by morning, check-in at a Hotel, grab breakfast and rush to the Mela

28th October (Saturday): Morning capture the Sunrise, visit the fair and also doing the local markets of Pushkar.

29th October (Sunday): Visiting the famous Brahma Temple known as the Jagatpita Brahma Mandir.

Late evening head back for Delhi and reach by Monday early morning.

 

Other Important Details:

Stay: will be on twin sharing basis.

Gear: You may carry tripods, zoom lens and wide-angle lens. Carry some warm clothing, comfortable shoes, shades and sunscreen. A digital camera, batteries and memory card all set! And needless to say – enthusiasm in abundance!

Mode of Travel: We will be travelling by ac tempo traveller

Meal:  Simple vegetarian meals will be provided by the club.
The group will follow the itinerary mentioned above, however if one wants to visit places at one owns will, can visit accordingly on their own.

Fee (per person): Rs.8500/- Non Members and Rs.8000/- for members (including registration fee of rs.3000).

Fee includes travel & group transfers, stay & meals.

Please carry the balance amount with you (only in cash) 🙂 You can also pay the remaining amount at our club in Shahpur Jat Village.

Please note: 

1. Registration fee is non-refundable.