Instructors

 
  • Abbi Kemp

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    Abbi's love affair with photography began back in 2007, whilst travelling barefoot around India. Following this she invested her savings into buying equipment and books, so that she could teach herself all about photography. In 2010 Abbi worked for an NGO in Rio de Janeiro's largest favela, Rocinha...

  • Alex Jeffries

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    Alex began his career in the Creative industry and now runs a very successful Photography business here in Dubai – his client list includes great names such as Merrill Lynch, Carrefour, DP World, Arabian Automobiles, Cartoon Network Arabia, CNN and many more.    Alex has been using A...

  • Ammar Al Attar

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    Ammar Al Attar's photographic focus is on archiving his surroundings and recording the changes happening around him, mostly in the UAE.  As an artist he mainly uses the form of photography to express the messages he wants to deliver. The ultimate aim for Ammar is to archive all of these photos ...

  • David Bell

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    David Bell is a teacher with a long standing passion for photography. Having been involved with Gulf Photo Plus in some respect since it's inception he has "developed" as a photographer whilst studying under and with some his photographic heroes. His first workshop was with Bryan Peterson one of the...

  • Hala Salhi

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     Hala Salhi  was born in Aleppo,  Syria and have lived between Dubai, Montreal and London since. She took the plunge in 2008 and decided to take on photography as a profession, after nearly 9 years in the corporate world, and never looked back. She specialises in Wedding, Portrait &am...

  • Hassan Kiyany

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    Hassan Kiyany's iPhoneography journey began in 2009 along with the emergence of social photo sharing apps like Instagram and EyeEm. He soon gravitated towards street photography and  developed his signature retro, black and white look and feel.  Hassan has joined various mobile phot...

  • Imraan Dudhia

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    Born and raised in Zimbabwe and South Africa, Imraan is a multitalented creative professional with over 7 years of experience in New Business Development, Marketing, Branding, Advertising, Design and Photography both in South Africa and in the UAE.Imraan moved to Dubai in 2008 and in 2010 he left th...

  • Issa Al Kindy

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    Issa Al Kindy is an Omani photographer, living and working in Dubai. He specialises in commercial and editorial work, including editorial portraiture, interiors and fashion. His work was recently featured on the cover of Forbes magazine....

  • Laura Huntley

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    Laura leapt into photography in 2009, diving into books and research that propelled her self-taught skills with the camera. Still in the UK in 2010, Laura broke free of her management position in pursuit of adventure, also known as Joe McNally.  Assisting for McNally inspired Laura to take phot...

  • Mohamed Somji

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    Mohamed Somji worked in the Marketing field for several consumer packaged goods' companies and after 10 years of that decided that he had enough. He had been fiddling around with his digital camera a few years before and did the crazy thing by leaving his comfortable office job to work full-time i...

  • Neil Corder

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    Behind the lens of a camera, award winning South African photographer, Neil Corder, is an expert at work. After years of studying, apprenticeship with experts in the field and more than 15 years' experience, Neil has developed a talent for diversity. From photographing food to interiors, constructio...

  • Patrick Dykstra

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    Patrick Dykstra is a professional expedition leader and has guided film crews and intrepid explorers on expeditions to view and document natural wonders above and below the water on all seven continents. He is also an accomplished travel photographer with a client list that includes Emirates Airline...

  • RJ Mickelson

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    RJ Mickelson is the former Photo Editor/Staff Photographer at amNewYork newspaper and the current Sport Photo Editor at The National in Abu Dhabi. He has been published by New York Times, New York Magazine, CNN, New York Daily News among others. His work has been exhibited at Canon Gallery in Japan ...

  • Tonya Colson

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    Tonya has been an educator for the past 20 years, including 16 years teaching at the university level. One of those years was spent teaching convicted felons in a medium security prison, so teaching photography for Gulf Photo Plus is a dream assignment! Tonya thoroughly enjoys helping students learn...