A photography enthusiast from Belgaum in Karnataka has built a house shaped like a camera and has also named his children after well-known camera brands.
Photos of the house have gone viral on social media. According to reports, 49-year-old Ravi Hongal had been passionate about photography since he was a child. However, he decided to take his passion for the hobby one step further by building a house that resembles a camera. Brand names like Nikon and Canon are written on the house too.
According to ANI, Hongal has also named his children Nikon, Epson and Canon.
Karnataka: A photographer couple, Krupa Hongal&Ravi Hongal, has built a camera-shaped house in Belgaum. Krupa (pic3) says,"It's a dream come true. We also named our 3 children-Canon,Nikon&Epson." Ravi (pic4) says,"We borrowed money for it&also sold our previous house."(14.07.20) pic.twitter.com/8Mkh1JOUk1— ANI (@ANI) July 14, 2020
Photography enthusiast Ravi Hongal from Karnataka has built a camera shaped house and has written Nikon, Canon, Epson on it 🎥 Moreover he had named his three children as Nikon, Canon and Epson. This is called the real passion. #passion #photography pic.twitter.com/ZweUKVRDFq— Rahul Trehan 🇮🇳 (@imrahultrehan) July 13, 2020
A camera shaped house in Bengaluru build by Ravi Hongal, who is a photographer from Belgaum Karnataka.And even named his 3 sons Nikon, Canon, Epson pic.twitter.com/8RZvKIhSad— Kumari Prakriti Mardaraj (@Nature2610) July 14, 2020
A camera shaped house in bengaluru build by Ravi hongal who is a photographer from Belgaum Karnataka.And even named his 3 sons Nikon , Canon , Epson This is called love for the passion pic.twitter.com/kBidBxpFrH— ויקאס פנדיטה (@TORUKH_MAKTO) July 13, 2020
A camera-obsessed photographer from India builds a camera-shaped house! 49-year-old Ravi Hongal has spent over $95,000 building the 3-story house, which looks like a camera in the town of Belgaum in India. pic.twitter.com/uzqThg7dCj— Nirmal Kumar Ganguly (@NirmalGanguly) July 13, 2020
Ravi Hongal a #photographer from Belgaum in #Karnataka built a camera-shaped home. And that's not all,he has even named his three sons, #Canon, #Nikon and #Epson. Anything for the love of #photography ! 📸: Internet @NikonIndia @adityadickysin @agacorbett @anandmahindra pic.twitter.com/GH5VLrJcPg— Vaibhav Singh,IFS (@VaibhavSinghIFS) July 13, 2020
The house, complete with lens, viewfinder, memory card and flash, has become a tourist attraction in the town with photos of the family going viral.