Fashion photographer Amean J. is also a director and producer as well and establishing his name enormously in both Showbiz and Fashion industries.
Amean J. [born in Karachi 1974] first made a name for himself in fashion and advertising circles. Heralded for his seamless blending of art and craft, he quickly became the photographer of choice for fashionistas, discerning corporate clients and independent multimedia projects. But it was the striking imagery of his personal work that made him popular with critics and art lovers. Exhibitions like Zoo Blue, Karachi Cityscapes, Moharram and Sand & Water showcased the ease with which he dissects life, defines clarity and finds beauty in the mundane.
Fashion photographer Amean J. has learned Fashion photography under the guidance of worldwide and Pakistani Renowned Photographers,
It is this kind of passion that makes Amean J. unique. He constantly seeks to enrich himself through exposure and experience. His imagery is informed by his cosmopolitan worldview. A Canadian Pakistani currently based in Karachi, Amean J’s work and name have been featured in publications like The New Yorker, Colors, Herald, Newsline and books such as ‘1000 signs’ by Taschen.
Director, photographer, producer - Amean J. has been many things to many projects. His skill with images as opposed to pictures is evidenced by his projects as director. These include a music video for the song Khuahish [Desire] by Rushk. A fresh take on war, the video was pulled off air soon after some decoded its political inspirations. Amean seeks to change the way people look at the world by constantly pushing the envelope to help image making transcend photography. Not content with wishing things were different, he looks through the lens and records them differently.
2005 saw him back in Pakistan, and the resurgence of his studio
18% grey, where an aesthetic sense shaped by Helmut Newton, Garry Winogrand, Joel Sternfeld and David Lachapelle combines with technique, teamwork and professionalism to bring finesse and freshness to advertisements, graphics, annual reports, corporate profiles, and print & multimedia productions.
An auteur, Amean J. is a part time faculty member at the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, where he lectures on film appreciation, and conducts film making and photography workshops at the University of Karachi and Iqra University. He is currently working on 2 solo book projects, 'Men of the Match' [Greats from the Pakistan Cricket Team], & ‘BHV ZOO’ [lLife at the Bahwalpur Zoo]. Amean curated succesful shows such as '14/15', 'Then & Now' and an electronic photography exhibit, K'architecture'. Along with curating exhibits, he is also busy working on independent video projects. Amean is also a founding member of The Citizens Archive of Pakistan and is presently on the advisory board for KOEL Gallery. Uniquely placed to service the subcontinent and the Middle East, Amean J. and 18% Grey have become the studio of choice for clients seeking international standards of competence, creativity and professionalism.
He continues to photograph spaces; and people, where honesty is the only brief.
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Education of Amean J
MA [Media, Culture & Technology]
Degree Conferred | August 2005
University of Luton/Bedfordshire | United Kingdom
Degree Conferred | August 1997
Academy of Art University | San Francisco
Rhode Island School of Design
Major: Photography | Sep 95 - Dec 1995
Academy of Art University | San Francisco
Major: Interior Design/Photography | Sep 94 - May 1995
University of Texas at Arlington
Major: Fine Art | Jun 94 – Aug 1994
Indus Valley School of Art & Architecture | Karachi
Major: Communication Design/Architecture | Aug 92 – May 1994
Beyond The Digital Print | Mixed Media Printmaking
International Center of Photography | New York
Advance Life Drawing
Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design | Vancouver
Fall 2002/Spring 2003
Introduction to Film Production
Art of Cinematography
Acting for Film & Television
Film History | Learn from the Masters
Final Cut Pro | Editing Software
Vancouver Film School
Writing Short Fiction
Langara College | Vancouver
Istituto d' Art | Lorenzo dé Medici | Florence
Contact Details of Amean J Fashion Photographer
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Amean J Studio LocationF /13 | off Khayaban-e-Jami | Clifton block 9
Karachi 75600 | Pakistan
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