Photography and video equipment worth$20k stolen

Dear Friends, 

This is your beloved photographer & Videographer Gaurav Hariyani I have something to share & I am not ashamed to say this is something I have had literal nightmares about.  October 11th, Monday, I headed to Buffalo Wild Wings on Wesleyan and Richmond in Houston, TX.  My car was parked at Costco across from the Edwards Cinema.  I had just finished a shoot with some coworkers. 

When I came out to my car, I saw that my car window was shattered.  The first thing that came to mind was my camera bag which I had a gut feeling that was gone.  It had 20k plus worth of equipment including my brand new camera Sony Alpha 1.  This was my dream camera.  I bought it after working for 8 years as a photographer and videographer in the wedding industry.  I also had my Mark5d4 Camera and lenses with some other gear taken.  This makes my heart ache so much.  I worked so hard-every day and night to be able to get the money together to be able to purchase all of this.  I placed all my hardwork into achieving my dreams in life.  Unfortunately, the insurance policy’s that I had do not cover theft.  Now I have to go back to $0 due to my tools being stolen.  I have definitely learned my lesson and have faith in God that I will be able to reach my goals/dreams again.  Every little bit would help and I appreciate anyone that helps me with this travesty that I am going through currently.  These are the tools I use to work which are all gone now.

  • Anonymous 
    • $10 
    • 2 mos
  • Pinky Momin 
    • $200 
    • 2 mos
  • Bijay Dixit 
    • $50 
    • 2 mos
  • Sandhya & Sunil Thakkar 
    • $250 
    • 2 mos
  • Asit Patel 
    • $100 
    • 2 mos
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Gaurav Hariyani 
Houston, TX
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