An investment banker turned photographer.
I’ve lived in Dubai for over 15 years now, and though I’m from Pakistan I grew up mostly in the Middle East.
After graduating from university with a degree in finance, I worked as an investment banker for nearly 7 years. I had always been interested in the arts, and my true passion lay in fine art and documentary photography. So while working in finance, I would share my photography on social platforms, and at the time most of it was shot on a phone - either my Blackberry or iPhone !
As my social following grew and I started getting brands approaching me for photography work, I decided to quit my job and pursue the creative field full time. I invested in professional gear for photos, meeting and growing with the local Instagram community, and ultimately branched out into content creation and videography as well.