Artist of UNSEEN 2.0 - Varun Dahotre | Photographer
Tell us about yourself
I am Varun Dahotre, age 23 a.k.a The PhotoMaker socially. I am a Chartered Accountant by profession and a Photographer by passion.I am into photography for 4 years now. Photography is the only thing in my life which keeps my creativity up awake and helps me focus on the beauty of life.
What are your art interests?
Telling stories and expressing emotions through photographs.Globetrotting.I do write occasionally.
I am into motivational speaking.
What are your views about the current scenario of art in our country?
The good news is that India is full of creative artists. Every single person has an art inside him. Unfortunately, we don’t have an education system which contains a certain type of curriculum relating to finding the art inside you.Due to this reason there is a low degree of art importance in India. But yes, platforms like you are bringing up the art in artists like us and I am glad that India will be at the helm one day.
What are you working on currently?
I am working on a concept called as EyeScapes which uses the functionality of Highlights of Instagram. The basic concept is, capturing photographs using my mobile wherever I go and caption them using simple words so that I can help people globe trot along with me. I Capture photos and sell them on stock Images for an earning.
Where do you get your inspiration from?
I got my inspiration from – I would say that it all started with a small shutter lens (a mobile phone).I was always awed by the way various professional photographers portray their photos and prove to be stress busters, and yes I would like to be one of them one day!
Which kind of artists would you be interested to collaborate with?
Writers, Models, Dancers.Any other artist that my creativity may suggest at any given time.
What’s the first thing you do when you wake up?
I am into reading a lot of self-help books. One of the things I do when I wake up first is affirming to keep myself positive about life. The second thing I do is write a journal along with a Gratitude Log as mentioned by Gaur Gopal Das. The third thing I do is indulge in meditation.
Which is the most used app in your phone?
Its Instagram and Snapseed.
Which is the one song you can’t get out of your head?
Its Silence by Marshmello ft. Khalid because it makes me feel stronger every day.
You de-stress by?
I de-stress by indulging into meditation,by reading books and by helping the society in some way atleast once a day.
You can check more of his artwork on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/platformforartists/
To connect with Varun ,connect with him on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/thephoto.maker/