Vahid Varasteh is a multi-award winning freelance photographer and filmmaker, who’s photography has been exhibited all over the world and featured in many international magazines and websites.
Some people knows him as Arya because of his studio’s name ARYA STUDIO.
He likes to freeze the undying beautiful and lasting moments of any living creature. Vahid captures the changing and evolving world, throughout vivid, and strong vibrant photographs.
Vahid (Arya), Born in Iran, studied in Germany, lives in Sacramento, California, United States, but you might find him anywhere on the planet at any mission, from the middle of Desert to north of high Mountain.
Vahid, began analog photography back in teens when he was in Germany. He started photo shooting with his grand brother cameras in black and white and doing his own developing and printing in the darkroom.
He started up again as a professional photographer since 2008. His camera and equipment are always with him at work or travel. Traveling the big world and make the experience, take photos and show it to the other people around the world is one of the passion that he have. Vahid’s first hobby is photography, second paragliding and making adventure around the world.
He also professionally digitize photos. Especially the old photos that need to be retouched and manipulation to make them better and last longer.
Aerial, underwater and magic landscape photography is another features of Vahid proficiencies, which he work on it very well.
English, Farsi and German.
Photographing people life during their normal days and telling their story truth the images or video.
Adventuring secluded places around the globe.
Photographing an artistic ideal portrait of anyone, who has a different character.
Designing and making graphic logo to show their real story with one sign.
making video and web designing
Flying, . . .
Right now, I’m using Canon cameras from year 2007 until now.
Two Godox AD200
Broncolor Studio Flash System.
Prophoto Studio Lights.
Sport Cameras: I used and have Go Pro sports Cameras and equipments from the beginning GoPro company until now.
Videography: I used Sony video cameras as it was on BetaMax, VHS and right now as Full HD or 4K.
And there are many many toys in my bags that I use it on each assignments to become the best result.
I use Adobe products, show photos on Bridge, process everything in Lightroom, and use Photoshop for final processing.
I use 2 calibrated iMac 27″ in my office.
Show pictures on Sony55″ Ultra HD TV or with Sharp video projector on big screen.
My MacBook Pro labtop and iPad are by me on every assignment.
I like all types of photography, I do anythings, even that I didn’t know, I will figure out how to do it and make it different in my method.
I like to see photos that have creative idea and make my eyes wide to show them more times.
So I try to shot also creative and challenging photos.
I use filters and some techniques with my camera that I can show it in one shot.
I have benefited greatly from looking through every ones images on the web.
I am passionate about teaching and dedicated to helping my students reach their photography goals. Click here to see and learn more.
I will be happy to have your comments and critiques to improve my skills here.
Thanks for dropping by.