A fanatical Photography-lover: Dr. Vikas Verma
Born in Pilibhit (U.P, India), Dr. Vikas Verma did his schooling from Birla Vidya Mandir at Nainital. He spent the golden period of his Life there. During this phase he found himself very much close to nature. His desire to capture nature’s beauty developed during his school-days. As his father has been an art lover, he always motivated him for pursuing photography.
He completed his Intermediate in 1989. Afterwards he took admission in Dr.M.P.K Rajasthan Homoeopathic Medical College Jaipur (Rajasthan University) in 1990 in order to carry out BHMS. He was one of the brightest students of this college and was awarded for his talent many times. After completing his medical course he decided to start his own practice and thus shifted to Bareilly 1998. Presently he is one of the competent medical practitioners of his region. A number of patients suffering from the chronic diseases, skin diseases, stubborn organic disorders and psychiatric disorders have got benefitted of his services.
Dr. Vikas’ childhood-passion for photography could not take shape due to his studies and profession. This was some 5 years back when he decided to begin photography seriously. Once determined, he never looked back.
He loves travelling the places and never fails to carry his camera with him. His family members encourage him for his efforts in the field of art all the time. He consistently takes part in photo-exhibitions and contests. Few of his images have been accepted in reputed photography competitions. He is an active member of India International Photographic Council, Delhi and Photo Vision Society, Bareilly. He acknowledges his father and his friend Mr. Deepak Sharma (A senior IPS officer) for whatever he is able to do in the field of art-photography.
Dr. Vikas works with a Canon 550 D SLR Camera and a 18-135 mm lens. The main subjects of his interest are Landscapes, Small Creatures and Wild life. He believes in new experiments. His son is also a passionate photography-lover and keeps himself busy in clicking nature and human life. Apart from photography, he is fond of music and stage performances.