About Us

Who are we at SnapDirector?

Hello there, I’m Furqan, founder of snapdirector.com.

I kicked off SnapDirector with one goal in mind – to empower both budding and seasoned photographers with top-notch equipment reviews, insightful tips, and comprehensive how-to guides. All to capture not just good, but great shots!

Just like you, we’ve all started somewhere. We’ve spent countless hours trying to figure out the right camera settings, the optimal lens for that perfect shot, or the ideal gimbal to stabilize our motion captures.

Fun Fact : Did you know that my first camera was a simple point-and-shoot that I saved up for months to buy?

Our Origin Story

My journey into the world of photography began in my hometown, Lahore. Although I didn’t have much to start with, my passion for capturing the fleeting moments and the magic in everyday life kept me going.

As we grew, adopting a few more authors along the way – shout out to Gary and Robert – our collective experiences and expertise amplified. Today, we strive to equip you with the skills and knowledge to take stunning photos that tell a story and create memories.

I’ve been blessed to serve as the author, lead content strategist, and chief editor here, alongside my talented team.


Our team now includes three full-time authors and multiple contributors. The richness of our content and dedication to quality has garnered us recognition from reputable publications worldwide.

Furqan Shahid

Founder and Lead Photographer


Gary Sindell

Author and Lens Guru

Surajdeen Seiyad

Robert Frank

Author and Gimbal Maestro

Here’s How We Can Help You…

Through trial and error, we’ve handled various cameras, experimented with countless lenses, and balanced numerous gimbals. We’ve figured out the do’s and don’ts, the game-changers and the total flops.

Why should you reinvent the wheel when we can save you the time and money, right? 

Whether you’re choosing your first DSLR, trying to decode the nuances of aperture and shutter speed, or deciding between a 3-axis and 2-axis gimbal, we’re here to help! We’ve got you covered with user-friendly guides, relatable photography tips, and unbiased gear reviews.

Feel free to drop us a line at [email protected] if you have any questions, concerns, or just want to share your recent clicks. We love to hear from you!

As we say here at SnapDirector – Every moment counts, so let’s capture them right!