Zubair Safdar is an Electrical and Electronics Engineer by profession. He comes from Nagpur, a beautiful green city in the central part of India.

Photography is his deep passion and has been photographing since the good old film days. It was his dad who bought a Kodak 120mm pinhole camera for one of the family vacation trips that installed the photography bug in him.

Zubair comes from a family full of creative talent and says that photography is his form of expressing his creativity. Photography is something which completely relaxes and de-stresses him. It is something he loves doing and can spend hours and days, braving any weather conditions.

Being an outdoors loving person, Zubair loves shooting landscapes especially night photography. He likes his photographs to be a statement in beauty and color. During his many travels to interesting places around the world, he has developed a keen liking for shooting panoramic images. Practicing and collaborating with fellow photographers in UAE has tremendously honed his skills and given him immense satisfaction in creating beautiful images of a lovely country and an amazing world

Zubair has also had a few successes winning awards and reaching the finalist stages of several major and prominent local and international photography competitions like HIPA, Epson International Pano Awards, Nikon, Panasonic Lumix etc. His images have been published in a few local newspapers and magazines. Zubair has displayed his work at local exhibitions and galleries


He is the founder of ‘Photography for Beginners’ a highly successful and very active Facebook group with over 4000 members from across the world. He regularly conducts photography workshops and presentations and photo tours for the various groups and institutions to share his knowledge and spread the learning. Zubair has been a volunteer official photographer for past several years for global causes like Earth Hour.

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ZubairSafdarPhotography
Twitter - https://twitter.com/zubairsafdar
500px - https://500px.com/zubairsafdarphotog
National Geographic Your Shot - http://yourshot.nationalgeographic.com/profile/677592/
Instagram - http://instagram.com/zubairsaf
You Tube - http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2sMWWSd07EGdDU6FR-I32Q
Flickr - https://www.flickr.com/photos/123718933@N03/
Photography for Beginners Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/180618471032/