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Behind the Portrait

September 13 TO October 7

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September 13 TO October 7

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GPP: Photography Level 2 - Photography Workshop Are you ready for the next level? 📸💪 Come to our Photography Level 2 workshop on September 29th and 30th! Learn how to shoot in full manual mode and create the stories you want to tell.

Book now: http://bit.ly/2ypzdUf
Take your photography skills to the next level. This intermediate workshop is designed to take you from shooting in semi-manual modes to full manual, as you unlock your camera’s capacity to create the stylistic effects that you desire.
How One Photographer Shot 12 TIME Covers On Her iPhone What's your preferred gear when it comes to shooting portraits?
With a little help from a reflector and natural light, photographer Luisa Dörr used her smartphone camera to create 46 portraits and 12 magazine covers for TIME's Firsts project.

Via TIME
Luisa Dörr created portraits of 46 women for TIME's Firsts project
GPP: Profiling Photographers: Katarina Premfors Meet Katarina Premfors, a Dubai-based photojournalist who has been shooting in the UAE since 1992 and this month’s Profiling Photographers interviewee. As co-founder of the Photographers of Hope collective, she is committed to using photography as a means to tell stories that create a positive social impact.

Check out our interview with her here: http://bit.ly/2wn1JIW
Profiling Photographers: Katarina Premfors - Gulf Photo Plus
Naif by Night | Unseen Trails Are you ready for an adventure through one of Dubai’s oldest neighborhoods? Join us on our Naif by Night UnseenTrails in collaboration with the food gurus at Frying Pan Adventures - Dubai to experience a unique night out filled with delicacies and photography on Thursday, November 2nd! 😋📸

It’s a 1-night only trail, so book now before it goes: https://www.unseentrails.com/naif
The Movement Fantastic video explaining how this director of photography used lighting for people of color in the TV show, Insecure. Well worth your coffee minute!
On HBO's Insecure, black features pop — and this is why.
Gulf Photo Plus shared The Movement's video.
GPP: Introduction to Motorsports Photography - Photography Workshop 🏁🚦📸 Experience race day right on the tracks with our Introduction to Motorsports Photography workshop at Dubai Autodrome Circuit on Friday, November 17th.

Get a chance to capture the excitement of race day with David Benson and immerse yourself in all the hype, drama, and adrenaline that comes with shooting down in the pits! From receiving a client brief to editing photos on a deadline, get a glimpse into the life of a daring motorsports photographer.

Think you have what it takes? Book now: http://bit.ly/2v0sVfI
This hands-on workshop is designed to introduce you to the basics of motorsports photography as you experience race day from the perspective of a media photographer shooting trackside and in the pits.
Corridors of Power: Eman Ali For those of you who are based in London or will be traveling there, check out Omani artist Eman A's exhibition, Corridors of Power showing at The Anglo-Omani Society - opens Sep 21 in London.

The work shown centers on the grand development projects that have come to fruition in Oman at the turn of the century. Focusing on an architectural style that could be described as minimalist neo-islamic modernism, these monumental places command power and beauty, but lack a fixed identity. In response to these new and highly theatrical public spaces of appearance, Ali explores the relationship between her body and the architecture and what they signify about the future of the Sultanate of Oman.

https://www.facebook.com/events/535774843481102/
The Anglo-Omani Society is proud to host an exhibition by Omani artist, Eman Ali.

Ali’s work centres on the grand development projects that have come to fruition in Oman at the turn of the century. Focusing on an architectural style that could be described as minimalist neo-islamic modernism, these monumental places command power and beauty, but lack a fixed identity. In response to these new and highly theatrical public spaces of appearance, Ali explores the relationship between her body and the architecture and what they signify about the future of the Sultanate of Oman.

Corridors of Power comprises photography, light, found objects and traditional silverware from The Anglo-Omani Society’s own collection.

To open our event series for 2017–2018, there will be a unique opportunity to hear Ali in conversation with Dr Fahmida Suleman, Curator for the Modern Middle East at The British Museum at 6:30pm.
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The exhibition will continue until 29 September 2017.
Open Monday to Friday, 12 – 19:00.
Gulf Photo Plus shared Eman A's event.
GPP: Adobe Photoshop Level 1 - Photography Workshop If “eraser tool” and “pen tool” just sound like school supplies to you rather than essential tools for editing photos, it might be time to come for our Adobe Photoshop Level 1 Workshop! 😉

Join us on September 29th and 30th at Gulf Photo Plus in Alserkal Avenue to unlock the mysteries of this post-processing software, from its menus and tools, to navigating adjustment layers. Your photos are sure to stand out after this 2-day workshop!

Book now: http://bit.ly/2w0QwJJ
Discover the essential editing tools of Adobe Photoshop in this beginner’s workshop as we teach you to edit your photos through layers, brush tools, and more.
GPP: Sony Alpha Photography Workshop | Discover Session We are hosting a 4-hour photography workshop on Wednesday, September 20th, in partnership with Sony Middle East. We're giving away FREE spots in the class, and even better, the winners also get to use two free Sony loan cameras during the workshop!

📷🎉Tag a friend in the comments below for the chance to win! 🎉📷
Sony Alpha Photography Workshop | Discover Session - Gulf Photo Plus
Photos from Gulf Photo Plus's post Thank you to everyone who came for the opening night of #BehindthePortrait! It was a great evening of photography, storytelling, and celebrating with the community.

Don’t worry if you missed out on opening night’s fun, our community exhibition will be in the Gulf Photo Plus gallery until October 7th.

More details here: http://bit.ly/2jmrUZS
Gulf Photo Plus added 16 new photos.
Gulf Photo Plus's cover photo Gulf Photo Plus updated their cover photo.
GPP: Introduction to Mobile Photography - Photography Workshop Whether you're a social media marketer or an aesthetically savvy Instagrammer, we've got the perfect workshop for you! Join our Intro to Mobile Photography workshop on Sat, Sep 23rd, and let us teach you how to take your photography up a notch as you learn to get the most out of your smartphone's camera.

Book now: http://bit.ly/2gTnpSi
Unleash your smartphone’s potential and discover how this small piece of technology can revolutionize your photography as we guide you through essential rules of composition, image capture, and mobile editing to create compelling images.
5 Organizations Align to Diversify Photojournalism, Launch Survey | PDNPulse From Women Photograph to the Majority World Photo Agency and beyond, here are five photo organizations looking to diversify the world of photojournalism.

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Behind the Portrait: Exhibition Opening Night Come for the Opening Night of "Behind the Portrait" tonight at 7pm!

Stop by to see amazing work and a chance to gaze deeper into the life of its subjects.

See you soon! 📸
As our world becomes increasingly saturated with images, virtually every meaningful moment from birth to death is captured on camera, be it on video, mobile, digital, or film. This abundance of imagery, and the fleeting moments with which we consume it, can cause us to lose sight of the story and the emotions behind each image.

For our annual community show, Behind the Portrait, we asked photographers to submit meaningful portraits accompanied by a short story illustrating what’s behind the portrait. The resulting work and their stories demand the viewer to gaze deeper into the life of the subject, as well as the moment in which they’ve been captured.

We invite you to our latest exhibition Behind the Portrait, which combines photography with text, spoken word, and video, opening September 13th at 7pm.
Gulf Photo Plus shared their event.
Behind the Portrait: Exhibition Opening Night Tomorrow at 7pm, we’re kicking off our fall season with the opening night of our community exhibition, “Behind the Portrait”! Experience incredible portraits and take some time to read the compelling stories behind them.

Come for the photography, stay for the chai! 📸☕️💕
As our world becomes increasingly saturated with images, virtually every meaningful moment from birth to death is captured on camera, be it on video, mobile, digital, or film. This abundance of imagery, and the fleeting moments with which we consume it, can cause us to lose sight of the story and the emotions behind each image.

For our annual community show, Behind the Portrait, we asked photographers to submit meaningful portraits accompanied by a short story illustrating what’s behind the portrait. The resulting work and their stories demand the viewer to gaze deeper into the life of the subject, as well as the moment in which they’ve been captured.

We invite you to our latest exhibition Behind the Portrait, which combines photography with text, spoken word, and video, opening September 13th at 7pm.
Gulf Photo Plus shared their event.
GPP: Introduction to Studio Lighting - Photography Workshop Break out the cameras and get ready to shoot like a big shot with our Introduction to Studio Lighting workshop on Friday, September 22nd.

You'll get the chance to shoot with professional studio gear under the expert guidance of your instructor as we teach you the theoretical and practical skills needed to create incredible portraits in a studio setting.

What are you waiting for? Learn more: http://bit.ly/2wPQcRA
Fake War Photographer Gets Exposed After Fooling the World Sometimes no news is good news. And sometimes no news means you got duped by a fake war photographer who has gone into hiding in the Australian outback...

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Right now, a conflict photographer named Eduardo Martins is supposedly driving around in a van somewhere in the Australian outback. And you probably won't
The Fujifilm Camera Loan Program at GPP Gear envy got you down? We've got the perfect remedy: the Fujifilm Middle East camera loan program at GPP! From the latest bodies to the best lenses, we've got everything you need to find your perfect gear.

What are you waiting for? Learn more: http://bit.ly/2vwtTQu
The Leica H: A Little Leica Camera That Never Got Made A moment of silence for all the wonderful camera designs that never got as far as the production line. 😔 📷 The Phoblographer looks into the history of the #Leica H, the little camera that never was.
The story of the Leica H is one that is sad in so many regards as it would have changed the photography market in at least some way.
Gulf Photo Plus Rise and shine, ladies and gentlemen! ☀️ 📷 It's time to take control of your camera and start taking photos you're proud of. Join our Photography Level 1 workshop from 9am - 11am on Sep 18, 19, 25 & 26, and we'll show you how.

From tackling ISO, shutter speed, and aperture to exploring the essential rules of composition, we'll show you how to make the most of your DSLR or mirrorless camera.

Book now: http://bit.ly/2gLOQBb