Bait Al Zubair Foundation inaugurated the exhibition, “Lens Around the World” displaying the works of photographers, Younis Hassan Ali & Abdullah Mohammed Jaffer last Tuesday, which will continue till the end of the month. Abdullah Jaffar started photography as a hobby 10 years ago. Experiencing diverse cultures and backgrounds is what sparked Abdullah’s passion to travel and explore. As a way of sharing his travelling experiences, he embarked into his photography journey. since, he has developed a particular affinity towards landscape, street and architecture photography. Abdullah has had the opportunity to discover and travel several continents such as North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. what differentiates him from other photographers is his ability to capture unique perspectives of objects and landscapes.
Younis Hassan is a Muscat-based nature and landscape amateur photographer. His interest in photography emerged at a young age when his father gifted him with his first professional camera and provided him with continuous support, inspiration and the belief that his journey as a photographer could be a great one.
Younis’s first muse was Oman’s diverse topography and beautiful scenery. He has since captured the beauty of different continents including Antarctica, South America, Africa and Southern parts of Asia. Through eash picture, Younis attempts to capture a story.
Both photographers share a common love for travel and exploration; aiming to express their passion through their lenses. Their concept shows places within the world, sometimes vast and unending, but other times microscopic. The goal of their hobby is to not only to capture the presence of nature, but to also focus on man-made wonders and disturbances in the landscape.
Despite the variances in their photographic style, they have a common love for creatively exploring nature via photography. They have embarked on several journeys together to capture beauty around the globe and in the Sultanate.
MAI AL ABRIA