GPP “Beyond the Portrait”2017

And delighted to inform that another image was selected for the community exhibition, Behind the Portrait, at Gulf Photo Plus,Dubai, this was selected among more than 500+ submissions

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If you are in the UAE, please join for opening night on September 13th 7pm at the GPP gallery space in Alserkal Avenue.



Renaissance Photography Prize 2017

I am happy to be finalist in Renaissance Photography Prize 2017,which is an international award that showcases outstanding photography from emerging and established photographers while raising funds to support young women with breast cancer. This year the prize celebrates its 10th edition and invited entrants from anywhere in the world to enter by 3rd July 2017.

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And the selected works will be exhibited in London in October 2017.

Exhibition dates: 10th – 21st October 2017 at Getty Images Gallery, London.

Judges / To see the full selection of finalists and the shortlist please visit


“Missing Milestones” Mothering Miles Away

Ongoing project about Motherhood and Separation in UAE


Exploring hardship of mother’s, who are living and working alone in UAE, separated from their children, sometimes for years, by thousand of miles away. These mother are viewed as strong and determined to bear any burden and raise their children away from the miles. Harieet and her 9 year old son Solomon, had been talking and sharing almost for two hours about Solomon’s new guitar, school, grandmother but when it came time to end of video chat, Solomon didn’t want to let her mother go , ‘’dear mom just few more minutes I am going to draw something for you, I want to hear your voice, while drawing, he requested, Solomon drew heart breaking piece of art and told her to come back soon and after seeing the art we both ended up with crying,’’ says Harieet from Uganda works as a cleaner in Dubai.