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Photographer & His Gear: Aneesh Bhasin

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Aneesh is a multi award winning lifestyle photographer & writer based in India. He shoots everything from food to people all over the world. Some of the names include BBC Good Food, Vanity Fair, Lonely Planet, Marie Claire, Silver Kris, Times of India & Hindustan Times. Aneesh has been comissioned for various exhibitions. The last two were for the Indo German Urban Mela and Cox & Kings.Camera and lens used and the best feature about it:I use Nikon, Hasselblad and Canon cameras. Nikon D3s, Canon 5D Mark II, Hasselblad H4D, various lenses (all f2.8) from 14mm to 200mm. My goto kit for most work is the Nikon D3s with the 14-24, 24-70, 70-200 lenses. The ISO range of D3s is just phenomenal. I have exhibited images printed 5 feet wide which have been shot at ISO 9000.A picture is worth 1,000 words Your comments:It is true, especially in an age where we are even more impatient, a lot of times a photoessay might work rather than a text heavy article.A word of advice for young budding photography enthusiast:Get into photography as a career only if you think you cannot do anything better. Else it\’s not worth taking the plunge as a career. As a hobby, try and focus more on composition and learning about lenses.A point and shoot camera you would recommend:iPhone 4s/5A SLR you would recommend:Entry level – Nikon D3200, Prosumer – Nikon D700, Pro – Nikon D800Favorite shooting destination: GermanyWhat do you enjoy most photographing?LandscapesOn photography in India:We have a long way to go in India when it comes to photography. We have some of the best talent in the world, which is fantastic. Issue is with most new comers. The number of people I come across who don’t have enough technical skills is simply disturbing.A photographer you look up to & Why?Prabhuda Dasgupta. He is easily the best Indian photographer in my opinion. His work was simple, elegant and inspiring. His passing away has been a big loss to the photography community.Website: www.aneeshbhasin.comFollow Aneesh on Twitter: @aneeshb 

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