Tuesday, 5 September 2017
A Saudi photographer did not imagine how popular one of his images would get when he took an eagle-eye snap in Makkah, near the Holy Kaaba. The image, captured spontaneously by Raeid Allehyani, shows a woman standing by her husband as he prays, casting a shadow over him to protect him from the sun. It was taken on the Day of Arafat during this year’s Hajj season, which came to an end earlier this week. PHOTO GALLERY: Best moments of Hajj 2017 Allehyani says he was watching the scene from ...
Tuesday, 1 August 2017
“Art is my entire universe,” says pink-haired Saudi film director, Reem al-Bayyat. Reem was recently named Best Director at the Madrid film festival for her film Wake Me Up in the Short Foreign Language Film category. The 35-year-old director, filmmaker and photographer’s portfolio includes Doll (2010) and Shadows (2008), which have been screened at international film festivals in Muscat, Mumbai, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Paris. Al-Bayyat spoke to Al Arabiya English giving insights ...
Sunday, 2 July 2017
An exhibition titled ‘Hurban Vortex’ by acclaimed French photographer Boris Wilensky recently opened at La Galerie, Alliance Francaise in Dubai, in partnership with OKARYS Art Leads. The ‘Hurban Vortex’ project won the 2016 Paris Artistes professional jury’s award. Before the Dubai show, the work was exhibited at Cannes for six months, and during the recent Cannes international film festival, it received much appreciation. Wilensky is from Nantes and studied ...
Tuesday, 27 June 2017
An Iraqi photographer for Agence France-Presse told Al Arabiya News Channel in an interview aired Monday that his new technique in using “light” and “shadow” to show the subtle suffering of people in Mosul saw a higher demand than the conventional explicit scenes of conflict. Karim Sahib said he wanted to hide the obvious “desperation” by using light and shadows to bring expression of “suffering” in a far more symbolic way. “I wanted to ...
Sunday, 15 January 2017
The photo, taken by the Associated Press, shows the photographer standing on a window ledge
Tuesday, 20 December 2016
“Guests ran for cover, hiding behind columns and under tables. I composed myself enough to shoot pictures.”
Thursday, 15 December 2016
Wedding photos are simply irreplaceable. They carry memories of the couple’s special day with them forever
Saturday, 27 February 2016
You should avoid products that contain SPF if you are taking photos, especially with a flash
Monday, 18 January 2016
Indian photographer said the idea to make portraits of women and girls who were raped was part of the frustration on the way the media reported the crime
Friday, 13 November 2015
Photoquai showcases 40 emerging photographers with global perspectives on the challenges facing everyday people