I think the label that I could safely put on myself is that of a serious amateur. I do not think I aspire to or can become a serious professional photographer as that would require a lot of courage; something that I lack at this moment.
I like taking pictures of those subjects which do not like to be judged which is why you would see very few portraits in my work. I love the delicate beauty of flowers, the varied hues of nature and the vivid colours of the insects and animals that reside in her embrace. I am awed by the grandeur of cities and find city life very interesting, but as I am a private person myself, I find it difficult to photograph people, though I do manage to get a lot of candid shots when the mood hits me.
I shoot with Nikon DSLRs and a variety of lenses. My favourite setup being my D7000 with the Tamron 180mm Macro and the D610 with the Carl Zeiss 50mm f/1.4 manual focus lens. I like to keep things 'RAW' and process my files predominantly with Lightroom, DXo Optics and Corel AfterShot Pro. I do not like the 'Photoshop' way of doing things, though some may deem it necessary. I would rather adjust a few sliders here and there, change white balance etc. Not more.
If you would like to communicate with me, my contact details can be accessed via the 'Contact' hyperlink at the top right of the page.
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India, Maharashtra, India