The varying moods and facets of people are what move freelance fashion and advertising photographer, Aneev Rao
Aneev started taking photographs when he was 16.
My father gifted me a camera on my birthday. I don’t think he realized it would set me off on a journey – I knew very little about photography or taking pictures then. I discovered that the power of isolating something through the viewfinder was something that attracted me. You could create anything in that space, and people would appreciate it within the parameters of that frame. It could be a window into reality, or an escape from reality, and the possibilities of that blew my mind.
His personal choice of subject is always people. He feels,
A bottle will be a bottle for most people who photograph it. A person will react differently each time he or she is photographed by a different person. People are organic. People will react.
Aneev is heavily inspired by the highly artistic works Paolo Roversi and Tim Walker, and he gets irritated by photographers that are gear heads. Read more about Aneev and his photography in POOL 45.