Aspiring to be a songwriter, Ariff discovered his passion in the visual arts. As a freelancer, he has taken photos at numerous live shows, including Taking Back Sunday, State Champs, BANKS, Dashboard Confessional, The All-American Rejects and many more. He has also had the opportunity to take photos at Vans Warped Tour 2017 as a photographer for local Boston-based band, Dreamer & Son.