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Lisa Ross

May 13 TO September 2

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Living Shrines

Lisa Ross

May 13 TO September 2

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GPP: Photography Level 1 Workshop They say a picture's worth a thousand words - so what do you have to say? Break free of Auto mode and share your voice this weekend with our Photography Level 1 workshop on July 28th and 29th. We'll teach you the essentials of ISO, shutter speed, aperture, composition, and more so you can control your camera with confidence.

Book Now: http://bit.ly/2vNa6su

Pst! Don't have a camera yet? Request to borrow one of our Sony Middle East loan cameras for your workshop - free of charge! Email or call for more details.
Striking photos of the ultimate playground for millionaires This man is on fire! Don't miss BBC Culture's interview with Nick Hannes on his Magnum Photos award-winning photo series, "Bread and Circuses", documenting the life of Dubai's wealthy.
This year’s Magnum Awards have just been announced. The documentary series winner, Nick Hannes, gives an insight into his project revealing how Dubai’s super-rich live.
GPP: Fine Art Printing Services What do you want to remember? Save your photos from the abyss of digital storage and bring them to life with our state-of-the-art printing services. Whether you're looking for exhibition quality prints or beautiful family photos, we've got you covered.

Place your order at gulfphotoplus.com/printing! 🖼
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Design dilemma: Advice for the first time art investor First-time art buyer? The National offers some helpful advice on how to start collecting right here in Dubai (needless to say, Alserkal Avenue - the hub for arts & creativity is a great place to start!).
Is Dh10,000 enough to start a collection?
GPP: Adobe Lightroom Level 2 - Photography Workshop Take your post-processing skills to the next level and learn to utilize the full range of Lightroom modules in our brand-new Lightroom Level 2 workshop on Saturday, August 19th. From tethering to retouching to preparing your photos for professional printing, this workshop is designed to help you make the most of this incredible software. Are you ready? 😎 💻

Book now: http://bit.ly/2rkRqlv
Adobe Lightroom Level 2 - Photography Workshop - Gulf Photo Plus
Announcement: The Magnum and LensCulture Photography Awards 2017 Winners Shoutout to Nick Hannes on being announced winner of the Magnum Photos Documentary Series award for his documentation of the life of the upper middle-class of Dubai! 📷 🎉 If you joined us for Nick's talk at GPP last year, you'll remember him speaking about the project - brilliant to see the work come to life!
Magnum photographers and industry experts pick the winners of this year's awards
GPP: Free SONY Alpha Photography Workshop Calling all you Sony Middle East camera lovers - our August schedule of FREE Sony photography workshops is live! If you're the proud new owner of a Sony Alpha or RX series camera, you could be eligible to join our workshops on August 4th or 11th. 😱 😍 📷

Learn more and save your spot: http://gulfphotoplus.com/sony
Perspective | ‘The Ganges is our mother, there won’t be any future if she dies’ A sobering series of photographs by Reuters photographer Danish Siddiqui documenting the ongoing pollution of India's most revered river.

Via Washington Post
GPP: Adobe Photoshop Level 1 Workshop Ready to take your images up a notch? Whether you're looking to retouch portraits, improve the color of your landscapes, or simply want to know more about how to edit photographs, our Adobe Photoshop Level 1 workshop is the perfect place to start. 💻 😎

Join us on July 28th and 29th for a 2-day workshop where we'll take you through the essential tools of this incredible software so you can make your photos the best they can be.

Book now: http://bit.ly/2sKQJCL
AFAC :: BULLETIN Our warmest congratulations to the 9 new grantees of The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture's Arab Documentary Photography Program!
The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture -AFAC, Prince Claus Fund -PCF and Magnum Foundation -MF are happy to announce the selection of the latest group of grantees for the fourth cycle of the Arab Documentary Photography Program – ADPP. The fourth call for ADPP applications opened on February 1st and...
GPP: Photography Level 1 - Photography Workshop Sick of shooting in Auto Mode? We can help.

This weekend break free and learn to take control of your camera with our Photography Level 1 workshop on July 21st and 22nd. We'll teach you the ins-and-outs of ISO, shutter speed, aperture, composition, and more so you can learn to shoot like a pro. What are you waiting for? 📷

Book now: http://bit.ly/2uxCbX9
Photography Level 1 - Photography Workshop - Gulf Photo Plus
Monkey selfie photographer says he's broke: 'I'm thinking of dog walking' That awkward moment when you're flat-out broke and a monkey is suing you for copyright...

Via The Guardian
Wildlife Photographer David J Slater - DJS Photography
David Slater has been fighting for years over who has the copyright to photos taken by monkeys using his camera, and says he’s struggling as a result
GPP: An Introduction to Mobile Photography - Photography Workshop Step up your photography game with our Introduction to Mobile Photography workshop THIS Friday, July 21st. From composing a great shot to shooting and editing, we'll teach you how to create images that stand out from the crowd. 📱 😎

Book now: http://bit.ly/2vtr66W
An Introduction to Mobile Photography - Photography Workshop - Gulf Photo Plus
British Museum acquires new Middle Eastern photography The British Museum just acquired new photography work by 9 artists from across the Middle East!

Via Art Fund
GPP: Shooting and Developing Film | You Don’t Need a Darkroom! - Photography Workshop It's finally here! 🎞 🎉 Join us on Saturday, August 12th and learn to shoot B&W film photography as we teach you the basics of shooting, developing, and scanning film - all without a darkroom.

Book now: http://bit.ly/2u7GJn9
Shooting and Developing Film | You Don’t Need a Darkroom! - Photography Workshop - Gulf Photo Plus
Learn How to Light. In our giveaway contest a few weeks ago, multiple people mentioned having a summer goal of wanting to improve their flash photography - so here's a project for you from the master himself, Strobist.
The world's most popular free resource for learning how to use off-camera flash.
Everyday Africa Photo Book We're stoked that we finally got our hands on this incredible new photo book by Everyday Africa, which combines Instagram posts with social media dialogues to create an intriguing and visually gorgeous representation of one incredible continent. Stay tuned - we'll be getting copies in at GPP soon! 📚
Getting Others Right Photography, crossing boundaries, and the risk of appropriation - the issue is not new, but the raising of these questions is timely and increasingly important.

Via The New York Times
Four photographers — three outsiders, one insider — and the perils of appropriation.
OPEN CALL: Behind the Portrait Exhibition at GPP 📷 ⌛️ OPEN CALL! ⌛️ 📷 Our annual community exhibition returns in September, this time on the theme of "Behind the Portrait". Submit your best portrait along with the story behind it on the GPP website by August 15th to be considered for inclusion in this exhibition.

Learn more & submit on the GPP website: gulfphotoplus.com/opencall 📷

This portrait is by Caleb Arias
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“Why would a woman cover war?” – Witness Photojournalist Eman Mohammed discusses why she covers war, the stigma that has accompanied her choice as a woman, and her continuing experiences in the field.

Via World Press Photo
At a very young age, the misconstrued ideas about women in the Middle East were explained to me perfectly by my single mom. She taught me…