Photography is an art, which needs a lot of patience and dedication. Today, everybody is a photographer with the cameras in their mobile phones. Anyone can take photos, but only an excellent photographer can give life to these photos. Otherwise the photographs remain still without a feel.
Vinay Vilas Gauns a young and aspiring youth from Navelim, Goa, considered photography as his first love and proved himself an outstanding photographer at a very young age. He works as a freelance photographer and has so far proved himself successful in fashion photography, events photography, portfolio shoots etc.
Vinay had done a certified course in professional photographyat “Stenodac Academy of Photography & Digital Imaging” affiliated to H.R.D.F. Government of Goa, along with his degree in B.sc Computer Science .
Vinay was blessed with an adorable and delightful childhood. He was nurtured with the blends of colors and brushes on the canvas of open environment amidst green nature and its creativity.
In his words his adolescent era was triggered with the click of point and shoot camera, which eventually grew as a deep passion. The inner self propelled him to perceive photography with technical skills through workshops, exhibitions and mentorships.
As he grew up, he was exposed to State level photo contests and was boosted with appreciation and constructive feedbacks on social media. E-learning of snapshots multiplied his knowledge on the technical side of photography.But the turning point was when he attended the Photography Master Class, mentored by Mr. ShantanuSheorey, the International filmmaker and photographer. From thenon he took his passion as his foremost choice.
Then he developed astrong will to learn professional photography and thus he completed his photography course through “Stenodac Academy of Professional Photography & Digital Imaging.” Soon his family gifted him a DSRL. He was given good exposure to this industry by his mentor, the Director of Stenodac Academy, Mr. AlirioSaldhana.
Later he got many opportunities to attend fashion events. Slowly, with experience, he started developing his skills and passion towards fashion photography. Today as a photographer he is quite happy and feels great to be a part of events like International Fashion Week Goa. He is looking forward for many more such events, even out of Goa.
Apart from photography, he loves nature, likes to travel and to explore adventurous places. Monsoon trekking is also a part of his likes. He is very fond of paintings too. He is a great lover of music and playsTabla and Pakhwas.
He was a part of Nexa Fashion Weekend at 47th International Film Festival of India, Goa; International Fashion week Goa held at Vivanta by TAJ; Mrs. Goa 2017 contest finale and other local fashion shows for upcoming designers.