I've really been getting into photography lately. Suddenly I'm seeing things and thinking "wow, that would make an amazing photo!" and running and getting my camera. I'd love to purchase a decent camera - perhaps a Song SLR? At the moment I've just been using the family's digital camera which is quite dated but it gets the job done. Here are some of my favourites from my collection -
These are just a small selection of my photos. I'll post some more another time. In the meantime let me know your thoughts! I'd love to here from you.
Born in Cairo, I left Egypt with my father at the age of 19 to do further study. I have returned to Cairo as a member of the International Dissertation Research Fellowship which has offered me 12 months support to conduct dissertation research outside of the United States. I am currently researching the notion that ‘elites and the authoritarian revolutionary government manipulated architecture and urbanism as a form of “visible politics,” just as protesters are doing today in Tahrir Square and around the city.' (Unknown, 2010) This is my visual and written journal of my discoveries and experiences.