Is an in­di­vid­ual who looks at the world with his mind and then trans­lates what he sees us­ing his cam­era. Al­though he be­came recog­nised for his work in the mu­sic in­dus­try 22 years ago as a lo­cal ra­dio DJ in 1995 in Beirut, he later moved into the nightlife

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ma­nip­u­lat­ing it to mimic a wa­ter­colour paint­ing. Af­ter post­ing it on Face­book, I no­ticed that many peo­ple liked the im­age, So, I con­tin­ued my new graphic de­sign­ing hobby by choos­ing more pho­tos and ma­nip­u­lat­ing them. Al­though I had no prior ex­pe­ri­ence on how to do so, I nonethe­less con­tin­ued re­ceiv­ing plenty of praise from fam­ily and friends fol­lowed by many re­quests from dif­fer­ent peo­ple to ma­nip­u­late and work on their pho­tos. How­ever, work­ing on other peo­ples’ pho­tos didn’t ac­tu­ally sat­isfy me, so I de­cided to buy a pro­fes­sional DSLR cam­era and take pic­tures of things that in­ter­ested me. Fol­low­ing that pe­riod, I took the time to teach my­self all I from the avail­able ma­te­rial on­line. Ev­ery ques­tion I had I found the an­swer to. I then bought and down­loaded tons of video tu­to­ri­als and with the help of those, in ad­di­tion to we­bi­nars and on­line work­shops, I learned what I needed to. By then, photography had be­come my life and seven months on, I am proud to say that many have been im­pressed with my works. Since then, I took part in many cor­po­rate pho­to­shoots and post pro­cess­ing projects rang­ing from in­te­rior de­signs to com­mer­cial photography.

What’s the best part of be­ing a pho­tog­ra­pher?

It is what you make peo­ple see. You can take any scene in the world, cap­ture it in your own mind, make it, and then let the world see it ex­actly the way you do. Af­ter all, a scene does not have to be com­mon or or­di­nary at all, and as the Great Ansel Adams said: “You don’t take

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