Zubair Aslam's exuberant, unconventional thinking makes him photography prodigy
Zubair Aslam’s passion & love for photography pushes him to capture the photo, first in his head and then with his camera
The power of a photo is seldom underrated; it has become so normal that we might not have given the appreciation it deserves. In a world of typical selfies, and portraits, there came a photographer who thought out of the box, and made a name for himself with his unconventional photographs, he is Zubair Aslam. Zubair is a successful portrait and fashion photographer, who had no idea that one day he’d own a premium brand ‘Picturesnme’, in the world of photography. Zubair Aslam’s Instagram page, ‘Picturesnme’ now boasts a following of over 3 million people, who have showered their love on his exquisite and unconventional photography.
Zubair never dreamed of becoming a professional photographer, but right from his childhood, his passion was to capture daily life with the utmost ease. He would capture street dogs, his neighborhood, and the cityscape of his hometown in India. He just loved to convey his thoughts via his photography. Zubair was born in India but currently resides in Australia, with the major part of his elite clientele in parts of Europe and the US. Aslam didn’t even own a camera till 2012, and just when he thought of having a career as a photographer, he had to comply with the parental and societal pressure of doing a conventional job and moved to Australia in 2013 to work for a big company. Even after moving to a foreign country, Aslam’s desire and passion for photography did not die. He would frequently go on trips to capture the vivid landscapes and bright cityscapes of Australia.
Aslam got fed up with his monotonous job and routine and decided to plunge into the professional world of photography in 2016. By this time, Aslam had developed the ability to create unconventional pictures, which would speak a lot to a keen observer. To survive, Aslam shot with aspiring models, to create a portfolio that would give those models work in the fashion industry. It is believed that Aslam captures or creates a photo first in his head, then on his camera. Aslam’s sparkling success has inspired him to educate more young photographers and guide them with intricate details that worked for him to become a successful photographer.
It is Zubair Aslam’s exuberant and unconventional photography that has catapulted him to glowing success.