Bombay based Photographer / Director Colston JULIAN has no formal training in Photography, he was trained as a Cinematographer and went on to assisted Prabuddha Das Gupta , Max VADUKUL and Ashok SALIAN.
Colston is constantly inspired with urban landscape and lifestyles he says he finds beauty within the chaos, born and brought up in Mumbai or Bombay as he remembers it, Colston has worked with clients like Omega, L'Oreal, Adidas, Puma, Mercedes, Levis and shot editorials for Elle, Harper's Bazaar, Vogue, Grazia, GQ and Marie Claire. He says he enjoys shooting people and spend time getting to know them and make images of them, he has recently photographed Mr. Amitabh BACHCHAN, Judi DENCH, John TRAVOLTA, Sachin TENDULKAR, Virat KOHLI, Shane WARNE, Buddy GUY, A R REHMAN, Anoushka SHANKAR to name a few of the celebrities he has worked with.
As a director he has created long format television commercial for Jaipur Jewels, Zoya by Tanishq, Sin jeans, Zegna and fashion films for designer Nimish shah label shift and 11:11
Colston is also one of the few underwater photographers who specialises in commercial underwater photography, he has shot India's first underwater cover for Grazia India edition besides being an underwater cinematographer for television commercials. He has recently started directing television commercials and is working on a short film as a personal project.
He is an avid adventure sports person, loves mountain biking, diving and is a Calvin & Hobbes fan !
Colston’s aim is to neither conform, nor belong but simply offer a point of view that is his own.