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Summer/Fall 2017 and Website Updates

Summer/Fall 2017 and Website Updates

Things have been quiet on the blog for a while, my last blog post was in June, which coincided with the birth of my first child and is probably the reason I’ve been off the airwaves for so long. Another reason is the unavailability of my Leica

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Ramallah Walks IX

Ramallah Walks IX

The 9th photographic collection in my Ramallah Walks series offers an odd mixture of nostalgia, film noir, intense light, vivid colour, and a sprinkle of politics. All these elements come together to offer a snapshot of this chaotic bubble called Ramallah– this lousy pretence to peace, affluence,

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Spring Photographs, 2017

Spring Photographs, 2017

Spring has sprung in Palestine and it can be see everywhere you look- from the blossoming almond and citrus trees in house gardens to the fresh green coating covering the vast hills around Ramallah. But to get a real feel for Spring around here you’ll have to walk a little

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Ramallah Walks VIII

Ramallah Walks VIII

Continuing with my ongoing photo blog series, Ramallah Walks, the 8th post is a bit overdue, containing images from early Winter all the way through early Spring. I’ve been enjoying my walks in various parts of Ramallah, but I keep going back to one spot more than

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Published: Editorials for BROWNBOOK’s “Palestine Issue”

Published: Editorials for BROWNBOOK's "Palestine Issue"

Two feature stories I shot for Brownbook Magazine were recently published in their 60th anniversary issue celebrating all things Palestine, and aptly named The Palestine Issue. The first editorial featured Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center in Ramallah. More details on that feature can be found here. In the second editorial I

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Madrid: A Grand City

Madrid: A Grand City

After recently spending 9 days traveling in the City of Madrid I was left with the impression of a truly grand city. This is a city that perhaps leaves nothing for the urban-life-seeker unsatisfied; from its world-class public parks and botanical gardens, to the impressive selection of

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Ramallah Walks VII

Ramallah Walks VII

This summer was a slow one for photography, I was feeling low on inspiration in my hometown. I was experiencing negativity everwhere I walked on the streets of Ramallah and I desperately looked for a way to turn it around. Then while recently browsing through the work

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Beautiful Fethiye

Beautiful Fethiye

Fethiye is a small Turkish town on the Mediterranean which I recently was lucky to visit while on vacation. I took along one camera and one lens, my Leica M9 and an old 70s Summicron 35mm V3 (6 element). Following is a selection of some of the

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Published: Khaled Hourani Feature (BROWNBOOK)

Published: Khaled Hourani Feature (BROWNBOOK)

My “In Residence” feature shoot of Palestinian artist Khaled Hourani is now published in Brownbook Magazine. You can find more details here.    

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Ein Qiniya Field Notes IX

Ein Qiniya Field Notes IX

We’ve had some rain lately so I’ve been hitting the olive fields of Ein Qiniya more often looking for greenery and early buds in the ground. This also happens to be the season for olive harvest in Ein Qiniya and in Palestine at large, so farmers can be found all

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Ein Qiniya Field Notes VIII

Ein Qiniya Field Notes VIII

In this part of the world summer seems to last for an eternity. When you are the type of person who ‘requires’ photography as part of their daily self-therapy your senses atrophy after a while from walking the same landscape and photographing the same shade of light

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Ramallah Walks VI

Ramallah Walks VI

I can’t say that I’ve quite figured out how I feel about Ramallah after living here for nearly 2 years- the last time I had lived here was 17 years before my return. To be sure, this town has changed. The people are foreign to me- I’ve

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The Greek Islands

The Greek Islands

It’s been a long hiatus for me from the blog as I’ve been busy this summer with personal matters, but my recent vacation to the Greek Islands of Santorini and Mykonos has provided me with the relaxation I needed along with a good chance to dive back

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Ein Qiniya Field Notes VII

Ein Qiniya Field Notes VII

Getting out in the open fields of Ein Qiniya, a small village on the outskirts of Ramallah, has lately become a near-weekly ritual for me which if skipped leaves a palpable gap in my life. More than ever I feel the need for roaming the open fields and

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Food For Soul: A Morning Walk in Ein Qiniya

Food For Soul: A Morning Walk in Ein Qiniya

Today the clouds were divine and the air was chilly so I took a walk in Ein Qiniya just outside Ramallah. I encountered a shepard and his flock, I heard frogs croaking, I listened to the sound of water flowing from the nearby spring, and on my

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