Ahmed Lazem’s winning entry, ‘My Birdie,’ depicts a young boy with his pet bird.
Sharjah will play host to a diverse line up of photo talent as 51 of the world’s best photographers from across all over the world will advance the art and appreciation of photography at the fifth edition of the Xposure International Photography Festival, to be held from February 10 -13 at Expo Centre Sharjah.
Xposure 2021, fifth edition of the International Photography Festival, opened in Sharjah on Wednesday with moving photographs from across the world emphasising that photography can be a tool for change, not just for observation.
Celebrated Russian photojournalists Sergey Ponomarev and Dmitry Beliakov shared their experiences of covering the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, and what made them give up working in their own toxic backyard in a session titled ‘Where Do You Draw the Line’, moderated by Ray Wells, Picture Editor of The Sunday Times, yesterday, at the fifth annual edition of Xposure International Photography Festival taking place at Expo Centre Sharjah.
Authorities in Tonga, hit by a massive volcanic eruption and a tsunami on Jan. 15, have asked for aid to be delivered without human contact amid concerns a COVID outbreak would be devastating for the tiny Pacific island nation.
The World Bank ranks the crisis as among the most severe globally since the mid-19th century, devastating a country once seen as a wealthy and liberal outpost in the Middle East before civil war broke out from 1975 to 1990.
A severe snowstorm disrupted road and air traffic on Monday in Turkey's largest city of Istanbul. Turkish authorities declared administrative leave for all public institution personnel on Tuesday to decrease mobility.