Khalil Shah Photography
My name is Khalil Fazal, also known as Khalil Shah. Apart from being a fun-loving, spirited and happy person, I am an artist, a web & graphics designer and a photographer. I believe that life is too short to see and appreciate all the beauty that exists in God's world, therefore I do not confine myself to a single domain or type of art. My work spans but is not limited to natural landscapes, portraits, urban life, rural landscapes, macro photography, photomontages and illustrations.
I have been to many fantastic places and met many wonderful people during my work and I have loved every bit of it. One of my favorite areas in photography is to capture everyday acts of seemingly ordinary people, but who, like every person, fill a key role in the society's grand design. A special section of my photography is devoted to this aspect. I hail from the historic and culturally rich city of Lahore, a city that has offered me never-ending possibilities and countless frames to capture. I live in the heart of Lahore and have spent most of my academic and professional life here and currently work with an international software development company.
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"Khali's photographs are some of the most stunning images I've ever seen here on flickr or anywhere else for that matter...whether it's landscape photos or photographs of people...his attention to details is just incredible...his images takes me to places that I dreamt of going...thankyou Khali, for being such an inspiration!"
25th January, 2009
"Just wanted to drop in a line and say "Fabulous" work frou you. More than half the images are jaw dropping.
I keep admiring these images all the time... sad to say I do not comment most of the time 'cus I see so many comments already ont hem that I do not know what to wrtite more than "Nice Work" and that surely would not be able to express what I really mean. Keep up the good work .. you are an inspiration.
God bless !!"
27th July, 2009
I have not (yet) met *Khalil* in person, but the conversations that have flowed back and forth in the comment streams of our photo-streams, chat him, call him, and ( dream him too) make me feel as if I almost know him.
He is Truly a magical ARTIST+PHOTOGRAPHER.
I very much hope, that we get the opportunity to meet in person, one day so that, I can offer more personal thanks for all of the inspiration and sheer joy of amazing imagery, he shares with me.
Great sense of colors and perfect compositions, I just love his work too much.
I really appreciate him also when taking some time and look at my work and said some thing encourage me to go ahead and continues in the world of art called photography.
I Love this person too much...........!
Love U man
22nd October, 2009
"Khalil & Me are Friends since Childhood, we were together in nursery ths why i know him very closely, he has n artist soul in him, whenever he designed or painted something he showed me for review coz i have gud observation skills, i saw almost every work of him whether it is painting , website or any graphic work, my views were about khalil shah is that he is n Artist but Not Creative, But when shah entered in the world of Photography i think i am the 1st person who Shocked to see his work, coz he prooved himself not only n Artist but Creative also, He has very strong hold on camera , a very rare combination of mind & eye, his work is awesome I am Lovin It !
I always pray to ALLAH for his success."
7th July, 2008
"The work of khalilshah is exquisite. I love it !"
12th April, 2008
"Ah! Khalil Shah (KS)
A great guy with a beautiful heart and an amazing photographic eye :) I bumped into one of his photos some time in 2006 and ever since he has been my inspiration!
Talking about his photographic / Graphic designing skills, I have yet to see an equal! Extremely talented in what he does!
Every time I visit his stream, it's like a journey one don't want to end and go on and on...
Whatever I say for him will never be enough :-)"
25th November, 2007
Aaftab Sheikh says:
"KS - I found him on www.flickr.com explore page. You would be convinced as I do on his superb exhibits here. Each one is a great master piece by itself.
I appreciate your kindness & sharing.... You are great.....""
29th October, 2007
Chicago Love says:
"Apart from being one of the best photograhpers on Flickr Khalil has a great sense of humor. :) He lets us peek into his world with his pictures. I admire his dedication and find them to be quite inspiring. He shows us a side of humanity and culture that is very real. Thank you for sharing your wonderful pictures Khalil they are beautiful and deep."
14th September, 2007
"A formidable stream and a very talented photographer - Bravo, Khalil, keep this good job"
4th September, 2007
"Khalil shah is a. creative photographer who knows the art of producing eye catching images.
The forces of nature the sun,moon,light and shadow do not always cooperate.Sometimes an image uses a small or agreat amount but creates miracle. A photgrapher can achieve this level of control that is almost heavenly.Khalil shah is the man who some time creates suh an eye catching image."
2nd August, 2007
Rafael Vilela says:
"great eyes for the simple and at the sime time complex things of life.. he's a dream looking kind of guy, always looking for the perfect light and composition. now, more than ever, with a suberb gallery :)
congratulations my friend,
from brazil, rafael vilela."
10th July, 2007
Salman Qadir says:
"You have so much creativity in you thats so wonderful to know all of your photos are original and breathtaking either they belongs to fashion,arty,traveling or anything else and you really are good at Photoshop also.Thank you for being friend."
8th July, 2007
Your picture of the leaf " My life without me" is wonderful. I just wanted to say thank you.. It made my day today.. especially the poem. Your work is very true to life. Thank you
29th June, 2007
"khalil's world reminds me of a cinematic vision of life...
...where blue skies sweep bluer, towering white clouds fly higher, lazy rivers flow quieter, and where each portrait draws out the dignity the subject deserves.
26th June, 2007
Ambrosio Photography says:
"He has great depiction of the real world. Wonderful use of light. Superbe composition. No wonder so many people like his photos, he is really good at it!"
18th June, 2007
"Khalil Shah is very talented guy. I love his photos. Whenever i seen his work i feel that something is different in his photography. May ALLAH bless him ameen"
14th June, 2007
"Salaam ... I m still on the 5th page of your stream and I am treated with such beautiful visuals all very different yet there is one thing which is common in all your pics and binds them together is the roohaniyat (cant find a english word) feel which one gets after seeing ur pics ...."
13th June, 2007
"I do not know him personally, but I am inspired by his work. ~smile~"
4th June, 2007
A great photographer, a greatest viewer.... Every shot transmits emotions.
18th April, 2007
Zana Khan says:
"Khalil is one of my fave photographers on Flickr at the moment. I look forward to seeing what he will capture next. His work is honest, real and beautiful. You can really tell how passionate he is about what he produces. Wish you all the best Khalil."
9th April, 2007
"Khalil Shah is an excellent photographer and awesomely creative in graphics designs. As a photographer his portrait and studio work, fashion photography has always impressed me. Looking at pictures randomly in explorer I can immediately tell if its Khalil’s work.
He is an excellent designer, his Photoshop skills are just amazing. His graphic art creations are certainly the best I have seen.
I hope to see him soon so will write more on his personality"
29th March, 2007
Fiaz Tariq says:
"Khalil Shah a.k.a KS
is such a talent. I found this person in flickr in December 2006 and from that day I m in love with his photography, moreover I like to say after visiting his photo stream I got the deep interest in photography. I always ask him how and why and he always helps me.His photos are truly inspiring. I enjoy visiting his photo stream often to see his latest renderings. Very creative, classy and beautiful. (in fact, some of the most wonderful photos I've seen)!
Thank you for sharing your part of the world with everyone here at flickr....You are such a wonderful person.
Keep up the great work my friend:)""
22nd March, 2007
- Khalil Shah
- July 2006
- Lahore, Pakistan
- I am:
- Web and Graphic Designer