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Farah Foudeh

November 12 TO January 26

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Current Exhibition


Farah Foudeh

November 12 TO January 26

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GPP Photo Week 2019

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Photos from Gulf Photo Plus's post Check out this incredible series of photographs by Sameer Raichur, an independent photographer based in Bangalore, India!

This series, Chariots of Frolic, depicts indigenously designed and fabricated wedding chariots found in the Thiruvannamalai district, a cluster of small towns and hamlets, of Tamil Nadu state in India. The chariots are hired by primarily middle class families on the night of a wedding reception to drive the bride and groom around and announce their betrothal as well as it also being a symbol of financial status/success. The chariots are a perfect illustration of the kitsch, pomp and fanfare that accompany small town Indian weddings.

Find out more about his project on his website: https://www.sameer-raichur.com/
Gulf Photo Plus added 5 new photos.
Women Photograph: 2018 Year in Pictures The collective, Women Photograph have put together a compilation of selected images by 100 women photographers from Nigeria to the Philippines, and Brazil to Yemen.

Take 5-10 minutes to enjoy this fantastic selection of images from around the globe.

The Women Photograph 2018 Year in Pictures features 100 of our favorite images shot by our members this past year, encompassing editorial assignment work and excerpts from personal projects, taking us from Nigeria to Yemen to the Philippines to Brazil. Make sure to check out each photographer’s wo...
This Christmas, give the gift of photography to your loved ones (or yourself).

Pick from gifting photography workshops, printing vouchers, fine art prints, photobooks and more.
Grab your iPhone and join us at the Apple Store for Richard Allenby-Pratt’s Today at Apple Talk! 📱📸

In conversation with GPP’s Managing Director Lola Boatwright Richard will discuss his projects Abandoned and Consumption, both of which focus on the UAE’s landscape and explore the human impact on the land as the country has developed and grown.

Pieces from these projects will also be in our upcoming co-curated exhibition at Warehouse421, Architecture of Loneliness. This exhibition explores the UAE’s shifting urban landscapes, and how they shape the experience of its inhabitants.

Register for the Richard's talk here: https://apple.co/2rkQCei

And find out more about Architecture of Loneliness here: https://www.warehouse421.ae/en/exhibitions/architecture-of-loneliness-

We are excited to announce the opening of our co-curated exhibition with Warehouse421, ‘Architecture of Loneliness’ at Warehouse421 on Saturday, December 15 at 5pm.

'Architecture of Loneliness’ gathers work from photographers Richard Allenby-Pratt, Lamya Gargash, Mohamed Somji and Sinisa Vlaijkovic. The exhibition explores the shifts in the urban landscape of the UAE and how these affect the experience of its inhabitants.

Image credit: Richard Allenby-Pratt
Photos from Gulf Photo Plus's post Tanya Habjouqa will be back as an instructor for GPP’s 2019 Photo Week! Tanya is a Jordanian/Texan documentary photographer and educator. She is the author of the photo book Occupied Pleasures, heralded by TIME magazine and the Smithsonian as one of the best photo books of 2015 (winning her a World Press Photo award in 2014).

This year Tanya will be teaching The Red Pill: Uncharted Stories of Personal Narrative Liberation and Shooting Raw: Building an Honest and Vulnerable Personal Project. Book your place now: https://bit.ly/2UmlA3a

We are also proud to be offering a scholarship to emerging photographers and artists from the MENA, South East Asia and Africa region for a space in Tanya’s documentary workshop.
Find out more and apply here: https://bit.ly/2SzUgwJ

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Photos from Gulf Photo Plus's post Do you love street photography? Join our series of street photography workshops with Asim Rafiqui:

* Fri, Dec 7 | Learning your camera controls
* Sat, Dec 8 | How to Walk the Streets
* Sat, Dec 15 | Feeling the Light

For our FB fans, we have a discount code you can use to get 15% off on one or more of these workshops - just use ASIMSTREET15 when checking out.

Gulf Photo Plus added 3 new photos.
Photos from Gulf Photo Plus's post There is a chill in the evening breeze and the streets are livelier than ever - Dubai winter is officially here! Make the most of the weather while it lasts and join us and Frying Pan Adventures - Dubai on Sat, Dec 15 for a photo trail around the winding alleys of Deira. On this photo walk you will capture the golden hour at the creek, taste the local delicacies, and see a side of Dubai that might surprise you!

Spaces always fill up fast for these trails so book now: https://gulfphotoplus.com/workshops/75/Naif-by-Night?si=1607
Gulf Photo Plus added 5 new photos.
Photos from Gulf Photo Plus's post Valentina Vee will be joining us as an instructor for GPP’s 2019 Photo Week! Valentina Vee is a Content Director living in Los Angeles, making videos for brands and campaigns all over the world. She is a top Premiere Pro and After Effects educator, having taught workshops and lectures on behalf of Adobe for the past three years.

Valentina will be teaching Introduction to Shooting Video & Sound, Shooting Music & Fashion, Shooting Documentaries, Introduction to Editing Video, and Intensive Video Editing.

Book now and get 10% off! Be quick though, this discount is only valid before Dec 15!
Gulf Photo Plus added 6 new photos.
Photos from Gulf Photo Plus's post We are thrilled to have Asim Rafiqui, an independent photojournalist whose work has appeared in Time, Harper’s, and National Geographic (France) to name a few, join us to lead a series of one day street photography workshops this December 7th, 8th, and 15th! It’s the perfect time of year to go out and shoot, so grab your camera and learn how to shoot on the streets from a pro!
Asim will be teaching several 'primer' sessions on mastering your camera controls for optimal street photography to learning to read light and also how to navigate the streets and deal with strangers. If you're ever intimidated by the street, these sessions will go a long way in helping you be more confident!

Book your place now: www.gulfphotoplus.com/streetphotography
Gulf Photo Plus added 4 new photos.
Food and Photography Love food and photography? We’ve got the perfect line up for you! Learn how to get those perfect Instagram shots that have you drooling with our food photography and food styling workshops! Join Christina Leth to learn how to shoot and edit to get mouthwatering results on Fri, Nov 30 and Henriett Braun on Sat, Dec 1 to learn how to prep, prop, and style your food (hint: it’s not always real food!)

Book your spot here for Food styling: https://gulfphotoplus.com/workshops/99/Introduction-to-Food-Styling-for-Photographers?si=1587

And here for Food Photography: https://gulfphotoplus.com/workshops/97/Introduction-to-Food-Photography?si=1598
Photos from Gulf Photo Plus's post Searching for the perfect Christmas gift? Have an empty wall in your living room that needs filling? Just love collecting new work? Look no further because we just launched 15 new GPP Edition Fine Art Prints by local and regional artists! And don’t worry if you’re not based in the UAE, we ship internationally!
Here are just a few of our new editions: Four Wheels and a Camera by Tasneem AlSultan, Kumma by Mohamed Somji, Buses by Alexander Wolfe, Palms by Sandra Catarina Ferreira, and Dubai Eye Under Construction by Alex Atack. All our Editions come in two sizes, 10” X 15” (495 AED) and 16” X 24” (925 AED).
Shop our new collection of Fine Art Prints now and get ahead of the gift buying season!
Gulf Photo Plus added 5 new photos.
Photos from Gulf Photo Plus's post Paolo Verzone will be joining us as an instructor for GPP’s Photo Week 2019! Paolo is a Italian documentary and portrait photographer based between Italy and Spain. He was awarded the World Press Photo in 2000, 2009, and 2015!
This year he will be teaching A Geometry of Disorder: Lighting Techniques for Portrait Photography. This workshop breaks lighting techniques down into its various categories and delves into them one by one for a workshop that is as intensive and deep as it is broad.
Book before Dec 15 and get 10% off on all our Photo Week workshops! Browse all the workshops here: https://gulfphotoplus.com/gpp/2019/workshops
Gulf Photo Plus added 5 new photos.
If you are in Sharjah this Saturday (Nov 24) head over to Sharjah Art Foundation Collections Building for a free workshop, Performing the Self Through the Lens, with visual artist Tarek Al Ghoussein!

This conceptual as well as practical course explores issues of identity in image making. Participants will be invited to reflect on the act of ‘performing the self’ and will be given a brief history of landscape and self-representation in photography, as well as an explanation of camera functions by Tarek Al Ghoussein.

Places are limited so register now to secure your place!

Find out more and register here: https://bit.ly/2qPfhYm

Image Credits: Sunrise Photography in an Abandoned Village, workshop, 2018. Part of Sharjah Art Foundation’s Community program. Image courtesy of Sharjah Art Foundation.
Grab your iPhone and join us at the Apple Store for Obaid AlBudhoor’s Today at Apple talk tonight at 7:30pm! 📸📱
He’ll share his landscape images and offer tips on using iPhone to plan an outside shoot. You’ll discover how to use an object, like a tree or a rock, to anchor your photos and create a sense of scale. Then you’ll use iPhone to take your own landscape shots. Make sure to bring a fully charged device! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

Register here: https://www.apple.com/ae/today/event/photo-lab-obaid-albudoor-6465898185427945613/
Tutorial Tuesday: Junk in my Trunk Our Tutorial Tuesday is still up on our Instagram story for you guys to check out! This week we had Obaid AlBudoor as our special guest giving you a look inside the car he will be using for the photo tour across the UAE this Nationa Day weekend (Thurs, Nov 29- Sun, Dec 2). You still have a chance to join him but there are only 3 places left so book now!
Introduction to Adobe Lightroom Lightroom Rocks! Besides its organizational and sorting/rating qualities, Lightroom is a powerful image editor as you can see in this example of an image going from flat to fab in less than a minute! Come learn how to make the most of Lightroom in our workshop on Tues, Nov 27 & Wed, Nov 28 (7pm - 9:30pm).

Book you place now: https://gulfphotoplus.com/workshops/8/Introduction-to-Adobe-Lightroom?si=1579
Photos from Gulf Photo Plus's post We are happy to announce Sara Lando will be returning for GPP’s 2019 Photo Week! Sara Lando is an Italian photographer specialized in portrait, beauty and commercial photography…and playing with cardboard.
This year she will be teaching four workshops: Person and Persona: The Creative Side of Self-Portraiture, Being Present: Building Connections in Portrait Photography, Shooting Raw: Building an Honest and Vulnerable Personal Project, and Human Layers: Mixed Media. 📷
Book before Dec 15 and get 10% off on all our Photo Week workshops!

Browse all our Photo Week workshops here: www.gulfphotoplus.com/gpp/2019/workshops
Gulf Photo Plus added 5 new photos.
Photos from Gulf Photo Plus's post Coffee table looking a little bare? Already on the hunt for the perfect gift? Or just a photo book fanatic? Well, we’ve got you covered! At GPP we have a wide selection of fine art photo books from across the region that will satisfy all of your photo book needs. 📷📚

The four books featured in these images, Memories of Satwa, Blank Pages of an Iranian Photo Album, Time and Remains of Palestine, and Hashem El Madani: Studio Practices are all stocked at GPP so stop by and check them out or visit our website to find out more and browse the rest of our collection!

Gulf Photo Plus added 4 new photos.
Photos from Gulf Photo Plus's post Today we're highlighting the work of Bashar Tabbah (A Map and a Lens ) a Jordanian photographer, traveler, and historian. He primarily focuses on architecture and landscape, specifically in the MENA region as well as central Asia and North Africa. 📸
Bashar walks a fine line between documentary and artistry in his work. He describes what he does as a combined form of freedom of movement, and an education in different cultures and their histories. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
See more of his work on his website: www.mapandlens.com
Gulf Photo Plus added 9 new photos.