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September 10, 2020
Black Pearl: African-American Underwater Maternity by Zorz Studios

Black Pearl: African-American Underwater Maternity

Another African-American underwater maternity shoot but I tried something like never before, and think the result is striking.
September 2, 2020
Roha: Model's Underwater Maternity Photoshoot in Connecticut

Roha: Model’s Underwater Maternity Photoshoot in Connecticut

On that rare occasion when I didn’t get to know my underwater maternity photoshoot client, I find out she’s a pro model on the day of the shoot, looking accordingly. And not just a model…
July 3, 2020
Tesori: Maternity Photoshoot in Poconos by Zorz Studios (1)

Tesori: Maternity Photoshoot in Poconos

For a city dweller, a maternity photoshoot in Poconos means fairytale, adventure, and enchanted forests. It is also an escape from the wearing place that NYC became in 2020.
March 10, 2020
Photoshop Tutorial: From Epic Fail to Epic Shot by Zorz Studios (1)

Photoshop Tutorial: From Epic Fail to Epic Shot

For the first time, let me unveil a detailed “before and after” Photoshop tutorial from epic fail to epic shot using my favorite tools and voicing my creative thought process.
October 4, 2019
Catchup: Last-Minute Maternity Photoshoot by Zorz Studios (1)

Catchup: Last-Minute Maternity Photoshoot

See how this last-minute maternity photoshoot, taking place all day, brought some epic results.
May 7, 2019
Navarasa: Nine Emotions of Indianica Academy Choreographers by Zorz Studios (32)

Navarasa: Nine Emotions of Indianica Academy Choreographers

I feel lucky to have Indianica Academy as the creative ground for my first formal photo shoot of Indian dancers, and not of just a performance but developing a concept of Navarasa (Nine Emotions).
April 17, 2019
Bollyruth: High-Energy Photoshoot for Young Bollywood Actor Ruthvik Reddy Kondakindi by Zorz Studios (1)

Bollyruth: High-Energy Photoshoot for Young Bollywood Actor

Get Reddy, Bollywood! Finally, an all-day high-energy stylish photoshoot for a male! And who would make a perfect subject if not a young Bollywood actor?
January 28, 2019
Best Shod: Photographer's Wife Maternity Shoots in Epic Locations by Zorz Studios (1)

Best Shod: Photographer’s Wife Maternity Shoots in Epic Locations

Not just the clients and friends got treated to photoshoots in epic locations during past summer’s cross-country ZORPHOTOUR—photographer’s wife graced picturesque maternity shoots, too!
January 21, 2019
Horst Couture: Dark Fashion in Color by Zorz Studios (19)

Horst Couture: Dark Fashion in Color

Here’s how ZORPHOTOUR kicked off, with the tour’s very first photoshoot at a historical mansion in Ohio featuring dark fashion of Horst Couture.
October 19, 2018

Redress: Bollywood Dance Photoshoot

The next ZORPHOTOUR story is short but sweet, about a Bollywood dance photoshoot as a “thank you” for an unexpected favor.
October 16, 2018
Ikara: Epic Beauty Portraits in Grand Canyon and Antelope Canyon by Zorz Studios (4)

Ikara: Epic Beauty Portraits in Grand Canyon and Antelope Canyon

Next up in the ZORPHOTOUR series are epic beauty portraits in Grand Canyon and Antelope Canyon in Arizona that spanned three days.
June 15, 2018
Cuffed: Gloria + Edmond = Persian/Russian Jewish Glorious Wedding by Zorz Studios (1)

Cuffed: Gloria + Edmond = Persian/Russian Jewish Glorious Wedding

Following their hilariously hip engagement session, these guys keep punching and shaking New York with their Persian/Russian Jewish glorious wedding.
March 14, 2018
Sonar: Maternity Photos from NYC to the Ocean in One (Long) Day by Zorz Studios (41)

Sonar: Maternity Photos from NYC to the Ocean in One (Long) Day

Here’s the answer to “Why would I need an entire day to take my maternity photos?” This photoshoot took 12 hours and developed some pretty cool maternity shoot ideas.
November 17, 2017
Pregwindcy: Modern Pakistani Maternity Photoshoot by Zorz Studios (1)

Pregwindcy: Modern Pakistani Maternity Photoshoot

Here’s one modern Pakistani maternity client’s take on pregnancy photography to mix urban fashion with the cold rooftop winds and NYC nightclub lights.
October 11, 2017
Water Spirit: Epic Underwater Photoshoot in Dominican Republic by Zorz Studios (1)

Water Spirit: Epic Underwater Photoshoot in Dominican Republic

When you submerge the beauty, vigor, and determination of a young lady into the enigmatic caves of Dominican Republic, don’t screw a chance for an epic underwater photoshoot!
September 20, 2017
Dawn of Life: Sunrise Maternity Shoot by Zorz Studios (1)

Dawn of Life: Sunrise Maternity Shoot

Here are the perks of getting up at 4 AM and gracing a sunrise maternity shoot!
May 12, 2017
Children Photography by Zorz Studios (1)

Woe from Wit: Shocking Underwater Maternity Photoshoot

This underwater maternity photoshoot was possibly the most paradoxical and anecdotal in my career, on the border of reality-TV-shocking.
December 5, 2016
Esoteria: A Deeper Take on Fine Art Portraits by Zorz Studios (8)

Esoteria: A Deeper Take on Fine Art Portraits

It is not often when clients seek something profound in their fine art portraits, beyond beautiful and thrilling. This woman roamed deep into her night dreams.
November 18, 2016
Ad Vitam: Underwater Maternity Session by Zorz Studios (17)

Ad Vitam: Underwater Maternity Session

This underwater maternity session, with the help of husband, resulted in dramatic imagery reminiscent of some Renaissance paintings.
October 30, 2016
Sweetwater: Sweet 16 Underwater Photoshoot by Zorz Studios (29)

Sweetwater: Sweet 16 Underwater Photoshoot (Part 1)

Even after all my creative underwater photoshoots, a collaboration with this Sweet 16 client resulted in something strikingly unprecedented.
August 22, 2016
Eagle's Nest: Epic Maternity Session (+Underwater Bonus) by Zorz Studios (27)

Eagle’s Nest: Epic Maternity Session (+Underwater Bonus)

An accidental find of a dramatic location helped offsetting the challenges of shooting underwater during this epic maternity session.
July 13, 2016
Cassis: Little Red Lighthouse Maternity Session by Zorz Studios (1)

Cassis: Little Red Lighthouse Maternity Session

One of studio’s famous underwater clients is coming back with a second maternity session, and we are sticking to the water!
July 12, 2016
Pearl of Zambia: Newborn Session by Zorz Studios (1)

Pearl of Zambia: Newborn Session

I recently had a pleasure of shooting a newborn‬ session for a young mom who just arrived from Zambia‬, with a privilege to portray the breastfeeding‬.
July 4, 2016
Renewal: Beach Maternity Session by Zorz Studios (11)

Renewal: Beach Maternity Session

For this beach maternity session, luck was on my side to pull something off when time was scarce, competing with another job for the clients.