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Meet Nerjis Shakir the 6 year old street photographer from Bandra.

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The best thing for a parent to do is to teach your children a skill. But sometimes to our wonder our children don’t want to learn the skill we can give impart to them. This isn’t the case with Nerjis Asif Shakir, she is the grand daughter of Firoze Shakir, A prolific street photographer himself. Nerjis watching her grand father started clicking pictures as young as 18 months old. She hasn’t stopped since. and had her work recently on display at the “Art With Impact” art show and fundraiser in San Francisco.

This is what Iquinder Singh Project Director of Art with Impact has to say.

March 10, 2017

Narzis Asif Shakir has to be one of the youngest street photographers we know from India. Following the footsteps of her grandfather, Firoze Shakir, who is a legend in Indian photojournalism himself. Shakir is only five years old, but she never misses the opportunity to capture the life on the Indian city streets. She’s been shooting since she was 18 months old and by the way she’s going, you can expect to see more great work from her in the coming years.

Below are some of the images from her work

The Bohra Dabbawala Shot By Nerjis Asif Shakir 3 And a Half Year Old See her sense of scale
Smoky Street Shot By Nerjis Asif Shakir 3 And Half Year Old canon 60 D
Lost Illusions by Nerjis Asif Shakir 4 Year Old Exhibited In IN LA
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