Book review: Nine Lives

I will try to do this more often and blog some of my GoodReads book reviews. Nine Lives by William Dalrymple My rating: 5 of 5 stars India summarized in a book. It took me a while to finish it but it left me even more enchanted with India. I really like a book that […]

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Recap

This year I was blessed to visit many new places. Started the year in Abudhabi was mesmerised by the beauty of Sheikh Zayed mosque and had my first real desert encounter ! travelled to my second home Dubai for a number of times (lost count lol). In May I travelled to Jordan in hope of […]

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My Portfolio Website

I finally launched my photography portfolio website. It took a year for the idea to come to reality with lots of trials and errors and many detours along the way ! I finished the minimalist design/layout of the site some time back but it took me weeks to decide on what to include and more importantly what not […]

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Notjustaphoto is back!

Finally recovered my blog after the serious technical hiccup with the host. I’m working on many interesting posts including travel reviews which I will be sharing very soon :D welcome back Notjustaphoto !  

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Inspiration: International Streetphotographer Eric Kim

I attended Eric Kim Street photography workshop in Dubai and I’m still buzzing with Eric Kim ridiculously happy vibe. I think Eric is one of the best streetphotographers nowadays with his unique street photography style and interacting closely with his subjects. Besides his Leica, Eric shoots with any camera even a normal point and shoot with a pop up […]

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My lucky day with GPP!

Not only I have been featured as ‘Member in focus’ in GPP Newletter here, My photo from Speedlite Bootcampt with David Hobby has been chosen as photo of the Month! Wooohoo !! Read my interview member in focus   @RshRsho Even better. It made the Photo of The Month. Mabrook. You'll have to come back soon to […]

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David Burnett

I had the pleasure to take a workshop with the legandary photographer David Burnett during GPP 2013. David is not only a great photographer he is also the most down to earth and nicest person ever.   It was really a day full of inspiration as we listened to David telling us stories of how he […]

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Thursday’s inspiration: Olivia Arthur

Olivia Arthur, British, born in 1980 is a Magnum associate since 2011. I found her work really inspiring specially since she is young. Her first book Jeddah Diary, about young women in Saudi Arabia, was published in 2012 I found it really interesting considering thae fact that she managed to break in a closed society as […]

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Speedlite bootcamp with the Strobist

It was a very exciting week for photographers in Dubai and the GCC and the whole world! GulfPhotoPlus has done it again they managed to bring the very best and most famous photographers for a week packed with interesting seminars and workshops. Due to my work schedule I managed to take 2 workshops one of […]

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Supporting Gaza حملة مساندة غزه

Bahraini photographer Ali AlMarzooq shared with me his latest work Supporting Ghaza. I thought its a noble way to show support through art. Ali is a Bahraini professional commercial and fashion photographer. Ali has collaborated with Bahraini artists to produce this work. About the photoshoot The Team: Nadia Zaid: Makeup Artist Reena: Hairstylist Sara Al Sharafa: Fashion Designer Samar […]

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2012 Highlights

Recapping the busy 2012   Jan Fuzzy confused unproductive month   Feb 8/2 Was honored in IAA Social Media Awards as Media Industry Innovator   Mar 7/3 Participated in Art Fest exhibition in Al A’ali mall     8/3 Andrea Bocelli concert in Bahrain 11/3 Travelled to Kerala, India for a photography workshop and expedition with […]

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Franky Joe’s new Seasonal Specials

#BahrainBloggers were invited to try the new Seasonal Specials menu items of Franky Joe’s hotdogs & subs located at Alosra Amwaj. New Seasonal Special dishes consist of one new item to almost every menu category to satisfy all tastes. What makes Franky joe’s hotdogs special is the freshness, quality, variety, customisation and uniqueness.     I’m a big […]

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