Telling a Story with Photographs

Katarina Premfors

Join one of Dubai’s leading photographers, Katarina Premfors, at a local chocolate factory, Mirzam, for a basic introduction to storytelling through photography. Watch Katarina apply her unique techniques, tips & tricks in a live demo before practicing the art of the visual story with your own camera followed by a short Q&A.

If you do not yet own a camera, we are happy to lend you a Sony a6300 to use during your session, free of charge! Please note that loan camera numbers are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please email us at to reserve your camera.

What to bring with you:

  • Mirrorless or DSLR camera with fully charged battery
  • SD card
  • Copy of your favorite photograph that you have taken (a printed copy is preferred, and please come prepared to share why it is your favorite)
  • Notebook and pen recommended
About the Instructor
Katarina Premfors

Katarina Premfors is a Dubai-based freelance photographer covering the Middle East since 1992. Born in Sweden, raised between Pakistan, Turkey and North America before launching her commercial career in the Middle East over twenty five years ago, Premfors' diplomacy and her deep insights into the contrasting cultures of her upbringing are brought to bear in her work.


Premfors is a founding member of Photographers for Hope, a global photographers collective that first gathered in Brazil in 2010 to start producing impactful photo-documentary campaigns in impoverished communities worldwide. She is committed to telling stories that can create a positive social impact.


Working across a multitude of editorial and commercial genres, Premfors has delivered multi-national campaigns for a broad spectrum of world-leading private and public sector enterprises. Her clients include global advertising and branding agencies, major corporations and the governments of the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Jordan, Yemen and Afghanistan. Her work is regularly published in The New York Times, Fast Company, The Guardian, Forbes, Wall Street Journal, Greenpeace, Red Cross and others.


Date Saturday | February 11 | 2017

Time 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Venue Sony Booth, Warehouse 83

Sony Booth, Warehouse 83

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