Waheed Akhtar, a Pakistani digital designer and fine art photographer living and working in the UAE from last 16 years. His passion for photography led him to attract a very wide audience around the world in a very short time. He organizes workshops locally and provides training on post-processing.
In 2013, Waheed started taking pictures when bought his first camera. In few months he got selected in Top 10 Winners for ‘Scott Kelby Worldwide Photowalk’ the same year. Since then the winning opportunities didn’t stop looking for him and find him in some form or another. Below you will find few publications and awards he received.
Akhtar’s passion for photography has extended to teaching and feels ready to spend the rest of his life learning, teaching and expanding his knowledge.
Photography passion kicked in when he started blogging about photographers in 2010-2011. He used to spend most of the time seeing photographs of other artists and featuring them on his blog. Looking at so many inspirational pictures every day led him to start taking photos by himself.
Waheed specialized in long exposure photography in the last few years and mastered converting extreme long exposures into fine art photos. Fine art photography is all about the creative vision and to express the emotions through your art. It’s about how you see the things and share with others. He always believes in hardworking and does what he loves.
Nominated, shortlisted, got published in international magazines and scored few international awards in the last few years.
– Runner of Xposure International Photo Contest 2017 in ‘Best of the Emirates’ Category
– Winner of Xposure International Photo Contest 2016 in ‘Fine Art’ Category
– 5th place in the General category of ‘Kuwait Grand Photography Awards’ 2015
– Top 10 Finalist in ‘6th Annual Scott Kelby Photo Walk’ (2013)