What NOT to say to your photographer but what you CAN say instead

A few weeks ago I shared this post on Instagram listing these very common questions that you keep getting if you’re a photographer but that are better left unsaid. BUT I wanted to elaborate on that a little in this post:):) Sharing why I consider it inappropriate to ask these from your photographer but ALSO…

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simple switch : natural deodorant + some tips on making the switch

Simple Shift is a way to share a small change we’ve made towards a more mindful & conscious lifestyle : a simpler, environment-conscious, clean & healthier shift for daily living. I’m hoping the series will make it feel easy & doable to shift personal habits for a better life for our families & our world. More on this personal…

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Turning 38 + what I’ve learned about birthdays in my thirties

Ok, what is this behavior that we make dua for long healthy lives for our loved ones but every birthday we celebrate, we get sad that we’re getting “too old”? So silly, right! I’m making a promise to myself right now not to obsess over the number and instead focus on being grateful for all…

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A photo story of Anya’s “dadi home” from over the years

For years after Anya was born, we would spend a couple months during the winter in Pakistan with our families – around 3 weeks of these would be with my mother-in-law in Bahawalpur. I’ve written about it after she passed away.. There was this calm and sense of much-needed peace I always felt there after…

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A golden hour in Japanese Park Islamabad : a photo story

Doing a photo story post after a long time (I used to love doing these) from this evening back in December 2019 in Islamabad when Haroon bhai (Bilal’s brother & Anya’s only and very favorite taya) wanted to take her to Japanese Park and we went along too. Japanese Park used to be a big…

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