#spotlightsunday > jonathan rashad (@jonathanrashad )is a cairo-based photojournalist, writer and documentary photographer producing visual stories in egypt since 2008, mainly focusing on humanitarian and aftermath stories. 📸
this series of images documents the nile delta, the final stretch of the world’s longest river, which is home to almost half of egypt’s population. due to the country’s rapidly increasing population, climate change, and poor garbage, sewage and pollution management, this verdant region is at risk. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
follow him on instagram to see more of his work!
We are happy to announce sara lando (@holeinthefabric ) 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 the workshops now via the link in our bio!
#followfriday > this week we are highlighting the work of maciej dakowicz (@maciejdakowicz ) who will be joining us as an instructor for gpp's 2019 photo week! dakowicz is a polish photographer and educator based between poland and thailand. he specializes in documentary, travel and street photography. 📸
this year he will be teaching two, three day, street photography workshops, tackling street photography. so if you want to learn from the best, check out the link in our bio and book your spot now! if you book before dec 15 you get 10% off, so what are you waiting for!?
Grab your iphone and join us at the apple store for obaid albudhoor’s (@beedii )today at apple talk! 📸📱
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 via the link in our bio!
Coffee table looking a little bare? already on the hunt for the perfect christmas 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 above, 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 (link in bio) to find out more and browse the rest of our collection!
Get out of the city and watch the sunrise over the desert this national day weekend (thurs, nov 29 – sun, dec 2). 🌅📷 on this 3 day and 3 night photo tour, led by your trusted guide obaid albudoor (@beedii ), you will travel from the foot of the empty quarter to the dunes of liwa stopping at several hidden gems in-between.
you will capture the immense diversity of landscapes and nightscapes with 2 sunset shoots, 3 astrophotography/night shoots, and 3 sunrise shoots.this weekend is jam-packed with chances to expand your photographic practice as well as your knowledge of the uae! 🇦🇪
spaces are limited so book your place now via the link in our bio!
#sundayspotlight > bashar tabbah (@amapandalens ) is 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 (link in bio) and follow him on instagram!
The installation is in full swing for @farahfoudeh ’s exhibition, bedu, opening on monday, november 12th at 7pm! 📷🖼
working in collaboration with the bedouin men of wadi r*m desert in jordan, farah created this series as a inclusive and reflective body of work. farah, through this work, questions what role we have, as photographers, in our exploration of people and places, and how we might be shaping the reality of the people who are captured in our lens. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
join us for the opening at gpp and let us know your thoughts! rsvp via the link in our bio.
#followfriday > fatima shbair is a twenty-one year old freelance photographer living in gaza, palestine (@fatimashbair ). when asked about her work shbair said she is, “interested in people’s stories, their cultures, livelihoods, struggles, and how they overcome them.”
check out her work and follow her on instagram! 📷
Learn how to get those dreamy food shots that have you double tapping on instagram! @christina.leth will show you how it's done using inexpensive lights, diy set-ups and props you can find at home. join us on friday, november 30 and get a taste for food photography! 🍽🥞 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
book now via the link in our bio!
Did you know at gpp we also offer one-on-one private tuition? 📷whether you’re looking for one of our regular photography workshops in a private setting or want hands-on experience in a specialized genre, we can help you out! all our instructors are hand picked to suit your needs so you get the most out of the session!
find out more and book via the link in our bio!
In conjunction with her exhibition, bedu, at gpp, artist @farahfoudeh will be in conversation with gpp’s managing director @lolaboatwright at the apple store in dubai mall! in this session you’ll discover how to take images that challenge stereotypes, and find new ways of creating social commentary through landscape photography. grab your iphone and join us at the apple store!📱
sign up now via the link in our bio!