Drake: Where do you call home and what was it like growing up there?
Nithesh Mattu: I call Mumbai city my home were I started to learn about photography and growing up here was fun.
DW: When you’re walking around with your camera these days, what things are you drawn to?
NM: People and their culture are the things that draw my attention these days.
DW: It looks like most of your photos on Instagram are taken with your iPhone, what do you like about using a phone?
NM: I prefer using mobile over SLR because of its compact size and even it is easy to frame a picture using mobile phones.
DW: Can you describe the first photo you took that you were proud of?
NM: The pier and the blue sky just after heavy down pour. The first photo that i am really proud of.
DW: The photos you take are very honest, and it's refreshing to see the moments you capture. How would you describe your aesthetic?
NM: Beauty is everywhere in this world.You should open up our heart and mind to see this beauty.
DW: Is there anything (big or small) that photography has revealed to you about yourself?
NM: Photography has revealed lot about myself as well as it had changed my perception to see the world today.
DW: Who is inspiring you on Instagram? Can you give me your top 5 right now?
DW: What’s one thing you want to accomplish this year? And what about in your lifetime?
NM: I want to change from hobbyist photographer.