If you had a chance to meet me in the last couple of years, you probably noticed my growing passion towards everything Arabian – language, people, music, food… and places. Also working for years with Saudis planted a fast-growing seed of curiosity in me both about their culture and their country, so the day has come to go and see it all for myself. After … Continue reading Are you lost? Or walking the streets of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
So the day has come, the doors of the gallery exhibiting my work are open, and for the first time I got to stand beside my photos and hear what people actually got to say about it. I must say, it is a very different feeling than reading Instagram comments. It is not the first time that my work is being exhibited, but it is … Continue reading Art Is Not What You See, But What You Make Others See.
Reflections of rain, recollections of haze,Endless desert that never will seize to amaze,Now it’s sun,Now it’s storm,Now it’s rain,Now it’s warm,Now it’s a camel that got wrecked by the carelessOn the side of the road,Rest in peace, jamal, GodWill take care of you, Now and Forever.Passing byI will nodsay goodbye, thanks a lot…But that’s life and that’s one and the only we’ve got.Take my palms for … Continue reading A Day of All Weathers – On the Road To Ras Al Khaimah
Clouds are running wrapping Around Burj Khalifa today, Minutes away from the rain, Making reflections again With the million of lights, Seize the night, And let’s go for a ride, Wait for the green light Getting close to perfection, Catch the right intersection And let go of your fears, Change that gear, Now it’s you and the road – Happiness mode, Heart about to explode, … Continue reading No excuses.
2019 is a year of Tolerance in the UAE. It is a wonderful initiative started by our government in order to bring us closer together, in the end we are more than 200 nationalities living in this country. Today I happened to pass by the Tolerance bridge, a beautiful construction that holds Dubai together because a few years back a new canal appeared within the … Continue reading Crossing the Bridge to Tolerance.
There are certain jobs that are traditionally male-dominated and photography is known to be one of those, but why is that? Is it because it is tough? Is it tiring? Does it require physical abilities that are more typical to be possessed by men? Do men have better creative thinking when it comes to building up a composition and do they understand the settings of … Continue reading On Being a Woman in Photography Business.
2018 was a tough year. It was scary, and scarring, but as well it has turned to be a life-changing year for me. Perhaps, it was the end of the cycle and something had to be let go of forever because in this universe it didn’t make sense any more. This was the first year I spent New Year in the country. We didn’t do … Continue reading 2018 in Retrospective.
Before going to Vietnam, I didn’t know anything about Danang. In fact it is a coastal city in central Vietnam known for its sandy beaches and history as a French colonial port, but for us, it was the party side of it that swept us away. The area where we stayed was right next to the beach, which was long and deserted in a beautiful way. … Continue reading Partying with the locals in Da Nang, Viet Nam.
Having just arrived to Da Nang, the city of golden bridges and few people speaking proper English, we decided to do something cultural. “Marble Mountain” – a some kind of a marble hill, overlooking the city, adjacent to the marble market where you can literally buy anything made out of marble. The place was fantastic, but the humidity was whipping hardcore that day. Just being … Continue reading Was it Worth a Sweat? Visiting the Marble Mountain and off to the Street Markets of Hoi An.