source url Akkara was born in Bangkok in 1979. He started shooting as a self-taught photographer in 2008 influenced by an Elliott Erwitt's book and a comedy movie called Pecker. His works have been shown widely both in Thailand and abroad at IPA Street Photography Asia Award 2013, Miami Street Photography Festival 2013, Xishuangbana Photo Festival 2014, Photo Bangkok Festival 2015, Singapore Photo Festival 2016, NYC Art Book Fair 2016. His magazine, SIGNS, is also collected by Franklin Furnace Archive and MoMA Library. He co-founded Street Photo Thailand collective, founded Good Art Book and c-Type Magazine. Currently, Akkara works as a software engineer, has one adorable daughter, and spends his free time on photography.