Beauty of Grand Mosque in Mecca bedazzles photographers

Muslims pray at the Grand mosque ahead of the annual Haj pilgrimage in Mecca on August 29, 2017. (Reuters)

Professional photographers seem to enjoy taking pictures of worshippers performing prayers at the Grand Mosque in Makkah.

Two photographers spoke to Alarbaiya.net of their experiences in taking photos that celebrate the presence of Muslims in one spot to perform prayer.

Photographer Ahmad Al-Hader said his stunning aerial photos reflect his passion for aerial photography and the uniqueness it adds to his career.

He specifically described his latest series of pictures taken to prayers in Makkah from top as an occasion at which many photographers would like to get creative with. He says his love for aerial photography stems from his love aerial sports and flight.

Meanwhile, Abdullah al-Tareeqi said the scene of worshippers along with the beauty of the grand mosque creates a challenge for photographers, who want to compete to take a professional and distinct photo of the moment.

In addition to taking shots of landmarks inside the mosque, such as the Kaaba, al-Hajar al-Aswad (The Black Stone) and Hijr-Ismail (Stone of Ismail), as well ask the action of Tawaf.

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