things I've done

awards
+ achievements

2022

  • Member of Youth Committee at The Culture & Scientific Association

  • Merit Medal, Al Ameen X Hipa Photography Contest

2021​

  • EIZO Ambassador, UAE

  • Member of @womenphotograph community

2019

  • First Place winner in "Streets of the World" Photo competition, category: Soul of Dubai - HIPA, UAE

  • GPU Ribbon, Afan 2018 International Exhibition of Photography, Saudi Arabia

  • ISF Diploma, Afan 2018 International Exhibition of Photography, Saudi Arabia

2018

  • Participating in the Belt and Road initiative, Photographic Art Exchange Program, UAE

  • New Bi Continental Photo Circuit Jury 2018, UAE

  • Salon Honorable Mention, Serbia Montenegro Grand Circuit 2018 - Aleksinac Salon, Serbia

  • Gold Medal from Maghreb Photography Awards 2018

  • Silver Medal from Maghreb Photography Awards 2018

  • Bronze Medal from Maghreb Photography Awards 2018

  • "Inside Maghreb" Photo Series Honorable Mention from Maghreb Photography Awards 2018

  • Participating in the 1st Camel Bell on Silk Road International Photo Festival, Inner Mongolia - China

  • Photography and Spirituality talk, Manarat Al Saadiyat - Abu Dhabi

  • Participating in the first exhibition as part of the first forum for visual arts, held at Al Akhawayan University, Ifrane - Morocco

2017

  • HIPA Recognition Award in the ‘Building The Vision’ Instagram competition, in collaboration with Dubai Land Department

  • Excellence FIAP (EFIAP) Photography Distinction 

  • Photo-Walk Article Published in GPU Magazine (issue 7), Spring / Summer Edition, GPU Magazine 2017

  • Official FUJIFILM X-Photogapher and Middle East Ambassador

  • FIAP Exhibition Center Manager in Dubai - Dar Ibn Alhaytham for Visual Arts

  • Hermes title from Global Photographic Union (GPU)

  • Gulf Female Photographers Meet in Oman, Photographic Society of Oman

  • Invited by Fujifilm Middle East to attend Fujikina 2017 in Kyoto, Japan

 

2016​​

  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Star Rating in Color Projected Image Division (PID-C) from Photographic Society of America (PSA)

  • 1st and 2nd Star Rating in Monochrome Projected Image Division (PID-M) from Photographic Society of America (PSA)

  • Part of Colors of Saudi Arabia Photography trip to Al Qassim representing the UAE

  • Collaboration with "Apple" in "Untold Stories" Project for UAE's 45th National Day

  • FIAP Honorable Mention, Culture 2016 International Photography Competition, Oman

  • PSO Honorable Mention, Culture 2016 International Photography Competition, Oman

  • FIAP Honorable Mention, Olympic Photo Circuit, Greece

  • GP PCA Gold Medal, PCA Adriatic 2016, USA

  • Fashion Photography Article Published in GPU Magazine (issue 6), Spring/Summer Edition 2016

  • AFIAP (Artist Fiap) Distinction, The International Federation of Photographic Art

  • PSA Gold Medal, 1st Salon JEFIMIA Kosovo 2016, Serbia

  • IAAP Mention, 1st Salon JEFIMIA Kosovo 2016, Serbia

  • Salon Mention, 1st Leposavic Salon Kosovo 2016, Serbia

  • PSS Gold Medal, 1st Pacific-Atlantic Intl Photo Circuit 2016, USA

  • PSA Honorable Mention, 1st Pacific-Atlantic Intl Photo Circuit 2016, Greece

  • FK Ohrid Honorable Mention, Grand M.S.M Circuit 2016, Macedonia

  • PSA Honorable Mention, Grand M.S.M Circuit 2016, Montenegro

  • PCA Bronze Medal at PCA Salon 2016 - USA, Photo Club Arizona (PCA)

  • PCA Silver Medal at PCA Salon 2016 - USA, Photo Club Arizona (PCA)

  • PSA Silver Medal at PCA Salon 2016 - USA, Photo Club Arizona (PCA)

  • PSA Bronze Medal, Play 2016 International Salon of Photography, Macedonia

  • GPU Honourable Mention, Zone Photographic Circuit 2016, Indonesia

  • GPU Bronze Medal, Lights of Oman 2016, Oman

  • GPU Honourable Mention, 4th Greek photographic Circuit 2016, Greece

  • Judge's Choice Medal, Grand Canyon Circuit Photo Travel Exhibition, USA

  • FSS Honorable Mention, Singidunum 2016, Photo Association of Serbia (FSS)

  • Salon Gold Medal, Slavonija 2016, Croatia

  • PSA-Met Chapter Bronze, 1st Metropolitan Exhibition 2016, USA

  • PSA-Met Honorable Mention, 1st Metropolitan Exhibition 2016, USA

  • UPI Gold Medal at Miracle Image 2016 - India, Photography Pathshala from United Photographers International (UPI)

  • PCA Honorable mention at PCA Circuit 2016 - Macedonia, Photo Club Arizona (PCA)

  • VIP distinction from Global Photographic Union (GPU)

  • DPW Gold Medal at 2nd International Salon of Photography of Ireland Exhibition (Ireland), from Digital Photo World (DPW)

  • Emirates Photographers Society (ESP) Recognition, Dar Ibn Al Haytham

  • PSA Honorable mention at 1st TPAS International Salon of Photography (India), from Photographic Society of America (PSA)

  • 2nd Star Rating in Photo Travel Division (PTD) from Photographic Society of America (PSA)

 

2015

  • 1st Star Rating in Photo Travel Division (PTD) from Photographic Society of America (PSA)

  • Photo-Art Gold Medal 2015 at 23rd Singapore Photo-Art International

  • GPU Honorable mention at New Bi-Continental Photo Circuit 2015, Global Photographic Union (GPU)

  • Aphrodite title from Global Photographic Union (GPU)

  • Crown 1 distinction from Global Photographic Union (GPU)

  • "Al Ayala Dance" Photo was selected by National Geographic for the Daily Dozen selected Photos

  • FIAP Honorable Mention at Square 2015 Photography Contest, Federation Internationale de l'art Photographique (FIAP), Oman

  • FSS Gold Medal at 2nd International Salon "Shadow 2015", Photo Association of Serbia (FSS)

  • PSA Honorable mention at 2nd International Salon "Shadow 2015", Photographich Society of America (PSA)

  • IAAP Ribbon at Belgrade Foto Salond 2015, International Association of Art Photographers

  • ECPA Certificate at 3rd ECPA International Salon 2015, East Calccutta Photographic Association

  • FSS Gold Medal at SMEDEREVO 2015 - Serbia, Photo Association of Serbia

  • PSA Gold Medal at the Bavarian Photo Circuit - Germany, Photography Society of America

  • Participation in the UPI (GPU)  3rd Photo festival, Morocco 

  • 1st place in creative section of photography contest 5th Edition, Ministry of Culture, Youth & Community Dvelopment

  • Representing the UAE in the "Flower and the World" Exhibition of World National Flowers Photography held in Luoyang, China

 

2014

  • 3rd place in "Seize the Sky" Photo contect, HIPA

  • Photography Workshop, part of the Saudi Arabi-Emirati Festival in Abha City, Al-Miftaha Arts Village

 

2013

  • 3rd place in Islam and life Contest, The Islamic Arts Festival – Dibba Al Hisn

  • Special Recognition in the main theme of Emirati Souks Contest, Mansoor Bin Mohammed Photography Award

  • Basics of Photography course for Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein Summer Camp, Ministry of Education

  • Basics of Photography course for More than Art summer Program at Marsam Mattar

  • Present my art work in Dubai Culture & Arts Authority 2013 Agenda

  • My work was shortlisted and chosen to be part of the published annual book “Love the Earth”, Hamdan Bin Mohammed International Photography Award (HIPA)

 

2012

  • Special Recognition, Mansoor Bin Mohammed Photography Award "Emirati Souk"

  • Publishing my profile in Mawaheb: The Talent Directory Book, Developed & Produced by Mariam Bin Natoof

 

2011

  • 8th place in “Our Environment through camera lens” contest, Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture & Heritage

  • 1st place at Mashreq Bank Staff Photography Contest, and my winning work used for the Bank Calendar

  • My participated work in “Spaces of Lights Contest” was chosen to be part of Shiekh Zayed Grand Masjed Book

 

2008

  • Sourati Studio, Arts Avenue by Dubai Cultural Council, Dubai Shopping Festival