Togashi Studio

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TOGASHI – Simple Perfection

When you see TOGASHI’s photographs, with their pure white highlights, rich black shadows and perfectly placed details, his visual sense of style is immediately recognizable. TOGASHI’s photographs have been instilled with his style for three decades irrespective of the tools or the medium he uses. The longtime studio perfectionist finds that, now more than ever, photographers are in a squeeze as they struggle to keep up with rapidly evolving technology and a rapidly evolving business climate. As TOGASHI moves forward, he’s meeting these challenges by maintaining the uncompromising sense of visual perfection that keeps his clients coming back. He uses his last name alone as his professional moniker—is truly a master of the studio still life. In the mid-’70s, he invested in an 8×10 camera and rented a closet-sized studio in which to hole up and perfect this craft. Since then, he has spent countless sleepless nights refining his technique so that virtually everything you see in his finished images was there on the film …..

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About Farah Mahbub

Farah Mahbub was born and brought up in Karachi. She attained her bachelor’s degree in fine art, literature and psychology. Being primarily self-taught, she has been working as a professional photographer since 1988. Her photographic journey has taken its course through exploration of various genres, ranging from fine art, commercial, architectural and landscape photography. However for her, personal self-expression is best conveyed through fine art photography, which she continues to explore and dedicate her abilities to. Working formerly in analogue, her present work now is primarily in the digital format. As a practicing artist, Farah’s work has been exhibited in both local and international exhibitions including the 11th Asian Art Biennale in Bangladesh and the Mohatta Palace Museum in Pakistan. Her work has also been published in multiple books most notably Journeys of the Spirit: Pakistan Art in the New Millenium. Farah joined the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture in 1997 as a faculty member, where she has been ever since. Under her tenure, photography has evolved from a single class into an undergraduate minor spanning the Communication Design and Fine Art and Interior Design departments. Farah recently had her fifth solo show "Baraka Silsila-e-Nisbat" with an accompanying monograph. View all posts by Farah Mahbub

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