Pokhara based Sooraz Shrestha is an award winner photo journalist, singer and social worker. He also shoots videos and photos in perfect and professional way. We caught him for a small and informal chitchat. Excerpt
What are you busy on these days?
I am busy on video direction, photo and video shootings through my company S2 Production. Editing and enhancing them is also my task. Ad designing and graphic designing are my daily works. I am making some documentary too. Sometimes organizers ask me to judge beauty pageants happen in Pokhara. I have just returned back from my Upper Mustang trip. Now I am busy with editing those shots that I took during my visit there.
Besides shooting, what are you doing?
I am also in social work. We have formed a group called Happy Pokhara Group. We are some friends on this group and have been providing donation and help for shrines, water tanks and earthquake victims in different locations through this group for few months.
You are also in music sector; how do you assess your contribution yourself?
I had revealed my debut music album called Anjan Mayalu with 10 songs some 15 years before. Popular singer Karna Das and Ram Bhakta Jojiju inspired me to come to this filed.
How did you come in all that different sectors?
I started my photography Currier from Pokharapage.com and sharpen my skill through Pokharacity.com and Thikthak.com that I joined in 2005. Recently I worked as a official photographer of SAARC summit held in Pokhara.
Tell us the award that you won few years ago?
Two years ago my photo was selected as winner photo in daily life category of the Nepal Photo Contest launched by PJ Club Nepal. For that, former Deputy Vice President Prama Nand Jha awarded me in a special ceremony. Recentfusion.com