Bachelors of Commerce, Jammu University
Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir
Diploma in Creative Photography, Sri Aurobindo Center for Arts and Communication
Staff Photojournalist, Hindustan Times; New Delhi – 2018—Present
Provided services as photographer for the daily entertainment supplement HT City; shot photography assignments to illustrate feature articles, lifestyle, and events sections of the newspaper; conceptualised editorials and photo based features, ranging from fashion to photojournalism.
Senior Photographer, GuestHouser, 32nd Milestone; Gurgaon, Haryana – 2016—2018
Shot original photography assignments across various travel destinations of India; produced and edited content for GuestHouser properties like holiday rentals, resorts, and homes, including landscapes at popular tourist destinations; incessantly backpacked from one destination to another, learning life skills and being street smart from an array of cultures in the country.
Photo Editor/Photographer, Little Black Book; New Delhi – 2016
Curated and conceptualised layouts for online editorials and features, including sourcing and licensing content; produced original content for the digital platform across various channels covering aspects of culturally vast New Delhi—from sampling and photographing the street food joints of Chawri Bazaar to the fine-dining kitchens of South Delhi and the shopping trends at flea markets to flashy malls, among other things; worked closely with Social Media Team which versed me well at Digital Journalism and social media strategies.
Assistant Photographer, Kashmir Times; Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir – 2012
Shot photography assignments to illustrate feature articles of the newspaper; shaped, structured, and curated raw press releases for print under given deadlines and with required skills.