Posts Tagged ‘Egypt’

Abdelrahman Gabr: Picturing His Passion for the People of Egypt

Aswan 13 © Abdelrahman Gabr

Born of Egyptian parents and raised in Queens, New York Abdelrahman Gabr grew up in a fascinating cultural melting pot consisting primarily of Korean and Egyptian families, so he was certainly no stranger to the joys and challenges of cultural diversity. After 13 years in the U.S. his family moved to Alexandria, Egypt, another city [...]

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Roy Samaha: An Artist’s Eye on the 2011 Egyptian Revolution

Roy Samaha: An artist’s eye on the 2011 Egyptian revolution

A Lebanese living in Beirut, Roy Samaha is a respected teacher, accomplished filmmaker, and longtime Leica enthusiast who recently won a Leica V-Lux 2 as part of Leica’s In the Footsteps of Great Explorers. Here, in his own heartfelt and compelling words, is the amazing story of how he wound up in Egypt in the [...]

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Nasser Kalaji: Ta7ya al Gomhoriya Featuring MC Amin

© Nasser Kalaji

Given the recent events in Egypt, today we are presenting a short edit of photos that were taken by Nasser Kalaji with a Leica compact camera during a recent trip to Cairo before the demonstrations. Nasser explains his inspiration for the video he created, “The idea for the project came as I was editing the [...]

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