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Nirav Patel

Nirav Patel is an inspirational San Francisco based portrait and editorial photographer featured in VOGUE and numerous international publications and recipient of multiple accolades. Patel approaches light through an unparalleled and deeply cinematic vantage point. Nirav (Sanskrit for 'quiet') draws quiet moments out of time with a raw beauty and emotion that is defining of his style.

"In looking for moments of quiet – I aim to strip away the noise, the distractions, and focus on the raw, honest emotion. The goal is to create images that not only reflect the subject's exterior but also their interior world."

Nirav Patel

Nirav took a moment of quiet to share his background as an artist ahead of #NP-DROP01. Topics ranged from his underlying motivations as a photographer to his thoughts on fashion as a new medium of photography.