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Social Media Competition Results

Social Media Competition We are pleased to announce the result of our November Instagram & Facebook Social Media Competition – Shown are the top 10 results that are scored on combined Facebook and Instagram likes and comments. 1st Place Ahmad Malulein 1,168 votes WINS SONY SRS XB30 Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker. 2nd Place Wilson 1,144 votes 3rd Place Christina Dimitrova 889 votes The next 7 shortlisted entries in descending order Jonas Ceasar Geraldizo 796 votes Nada Bader 750 votes Chris Oldfield 726 votes Cedric Ribiero 723 votes Alaa Nasser 694 votes Dr.Abdullah Alissa 553 votes Nada Mustafa 539 votes...

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Help Portrait

International Help Portrait Day 2017 Help-Portrait is a global movement of photographers, hairstylists and makeup artists using their time, tools and expertise to give back to those in need. Xposure International Photography Festival is pleased to be involved with supporting this project together with one of their workshop trainers Alan Ranger. A report on the success of “Help Portrait” 2018 On Saturday 2nd December 2017, Alan and 30 other volunteers gave up their time, expertise and equipment to shoot 58 portraits of people in need. The Statistics: 30 Volunteers – made up of 10 Photographers, 3 Hair Stylists, 2...

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New perspectives on art Photography

Internationally acclaimed photographers Timothy Allen and Erik Johansson kicked off the last day’s auditorium sessions at the Sharjah International Photography Festival, Xposure 2017, with both introducing their take on the different philosophies and methodologies behind the art of photography. In the first session, Allen, the world-renowned travel photographer, reviewed and discussed the works of five winners of TAPSA (Timothy Allen Photography Scholarship Award) Magdalena Konik, Chris Roche, Thomas Cytrynowicz, Ana Caroline de Lima and Priska Seisenbacher. He spoke to the winners and asked them about the details, the context and the purpose of the winning photographs. The winners were...

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Thank You

We hope that those of you that had the opportunity to visit the festival this year and had a great experience.  We hope to see you during some of our seasonal activities during 2018 and again for the main festival towards the end of next year. Also, we would like to thank everyone involved from visitor to suppliers and partners for the amazing support during the 2017 edition of Xposure. Now we need to start our planning and creative content for 2018. If you want to keep up to date on what is happening, please subscribe to our mailing list...

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Xposure Photo Fair

Xposure Photo Fair The Xposure Photo Fair forms part of the 2017 Festival and will open to collectors, curators and the public from November 22-25 and will offer fine art, contemporary, documentary and evocative photography by emerging and internationally recognised artists, many never seen before in the Middle East and some never seen before. For the first time, Xposure will present specially curated exhibitions of the private Platinum collection from Sir Don McCullin. and Polar Obsessions from Paul Nicklen. Both these collections along with more than a dozen others will be on view in Sharjah, during the International Photography Festival,...

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