Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Symbolising the force and the courage

Showcasing the beauty of falcon bird at a traditional show in Dubai.
Falcons are known for their fine hunting instincts and devastating speed. The bird played a vital role in the lives of bedouin Arabs as providers of food. The birds, in the modern-day Gulf Arab region as a link with the population's nomadic desert past, are widely kept and trained- but for sport rather than out of necessity.
The birds are specially bred for the sport and regarded with great respect. Falconry is particularly favoured by the royal families in the UAE.


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A professional news photographer, presently working with a leading English Daily Newspaper based published from Sharjah, UAE. I have been doing professional photography for the last two decades, and have attented a dozen of international assignements in different countries. Also, have achieved a couple of awards and accolades. I could also organise photographic exhibitions in different locations for different humanitarian movements and some natural disasters.

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