My First India Photo Expedition

It is a new year and with the new year comes new projects. Inspired by the many people who always ask ” When can we travel with you?!”. I’m arranging my first photo expedition open to any photography enthusiasts.  The 10 day expedition will start in Delhi then we will explore my favorite part of India the land of […]

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Work is Worship (Video)

It is the last day of 2014 (Last hours to be exact!) . I just couldn’t let the year pass by without producing any Multimedia slideshows. It was a tough job to decided which project to pursue out of many adventures done this year. I photographed and recorded the audio of this Multimedia slides during my last trip […]

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INSIDE INDIA – Photographic exhibition

I’m very happy to announce that my work will be displayed at an upcoming exhibition in Bahrain. I will be displaying my ‘Sleeper Class‘ series which I took last year in Ajmer railway station India.   The Shaikh Ebrahim bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Center is pleased to announce the upcoming exhibition by four Bahrain based photographers […]

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“We came for Peace”

Just in time with Ramadan’s spiritual atmosphere I would like to share my first Audio slide show from Srinagar, Kashmir.   A Prayer “We came for Peace” is a multimedia story of Namreen and her mother. I met them in the women’s section at a Sufi mosque in Srinagar Kashmir. I was touched by the mother’s sincere prayers and I […]

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Taxi Smile

Indians are probably the friendliest people ever. I never experienced any hostile or photo rejection during my last trip to India (except for a very rare cases in the dargahs). This gentleman gave me a huge smile from his cab and I managed to freeze that moment.

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Young Qawwali

Qawwali is a form of Sufi devotional music popular in South Asia, particularly in the Punjab and Sindh regions of Pakistan, Hyderabad, Delhi and other parts of India. I saw these young Qawwali singers at Ajmer Sharif Dargah during the Urs Sufi festival in Ajmer, Rajasthan. I was amazed with how good these boys were despite their young age (probably 6-7 years old). They obviously were trained well and will turn out to be great […]

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Sleeper Class (Video)

Sharing my first Audio Slideshow from my last India trip. Sleeper class is the budget class in Indian Railways and described as ‘Best value for money’ class. It is not air-conditioned and mostly used by locals. I spent some time photographing Sleeper Class windows and waiting areas at Ajmer Railway Station in Rajasthan India. The […]

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The return

I’m back from an unforgettable journey through India where I spent 2 weeks spread between Srinagar Kashmir, Ajmer Rajasthan and Delhi. I took part of The Travel Photographer Sufi Saints expedition workshop we concentrated on visiting Sufi shrines of most respectful Sufi Saints in India. It was a different experience visiting shrines and meeting Sufi worshipers from Delhi to […]

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Salam Namaste

Hello India I missed you so! Its my second day in Delhi and I’m overwhelmed by this amazing crazy city. I just downloaded my photos from the past two days of streetphotography shooting and I just fell inlove with this photo I couldn’t keep it to myself and had to share it. This was taken at […]

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Kerala’s Shadow Puppets (Video)

Before cinema, before TV and before internet there were the Shadow Puppets. The “Tholpavakoothu” Shadow Puppetry using leather puppets is an ancient ritualistic art form very popular in South India’s state of Kerala.   I made this video from still photos taken with Canon 60D and the video clips were taken with iPhone 4S. Audio was […]

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India through my iPhone – Trishur

  Sharing the last set of India through my iPhone photos. In this gallery I’m sharing shots from Trishur (Aka Trichur) and Kodungallur which is a destrict within Trishur.   Some photos include the old vedic school , the kathakali performace, the shadow puppets and finally the most intense Bharani festival.   All of the photos were taken with iPhone 4S and edited with […]

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Namaste

  “I honor the place in you in which the entire Universe dwells, I honor the place in you which is of Love, of Integrity, of Wisdom and of Peace. When you are in that place in you, and I am in that place in me, we are One.” Hindu form Namaste  

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First attempt on Aperture

I finally made the big convert to Mac *YEEY* !!  I couldn’t wait any longer to buy the new MacBook Pro Retina display. I was speechless when I first opened the MacBook and saw the Retina display so vibrant and full of colors ! I’m still in the phase of getting used to the operating […]

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