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UAE Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015

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The UAE pavilion created a huge buzz as soon as it opened at this year’s Expo Milano on May 1. Luckily, Inigo Bujedo Aguirre, renowned and internationally published photographer who is represented in the Middle East by aramanstudio in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Egypt, Lebanon, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, was there not only to witness this honourable event, but to also document it through his amazing photos.
The 3-storey pavilion was designed by Foster + Partners, the same architects who developed the 80-storey Index Tower in Dubai Financial Centre and designed the second phase of Dubai Design District, the “hipster district,” to name some of its biggest Dubai architectural developments. In Abu Dhabi, one of its major projects was The Souk, a shopping centre with high-end boutiques in a traditional Arabian-style design located In The World Trade Center Abu Dhabi.

Exquisite Trinkets – QELA SS15

Qela Photo Shoot Qatar 2

It’s all in the details. Some of the simplest, most beautiful imagery comes from the most complex beginnings. Bringing back the essence of seventeenth century Dutch Golden Age still life oil paintings, Dubai-based fashion photographer, Toufic Araman, has teamed up with a group of creative minds to give life to a series of elegant and rich photographs launching the new Qatar-based luxury brand, QELA.

Not quite synonymous with art and fashion, Qatar would not be first country you think of when you hear luxury fashion brand, but now is the time to keep your eyes on the region. Qatar’s art and fashion scene is flourishing and it is brands like QELA that will put it on the map.

Shot in Qatar, these still life images, so rich in colour and detail each tell a story about QELA, about fashion and about the region. Each image is a small part of an entire story, leaving you noticing something new after every glance and craving for more.

Kill Bill with a Kar Wai

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The images are the ripples of truth, emanating from a stone thrown into a deep, deep well of creativity.

The play of light in these photos paved way to the subject’s illustration of both movies where the inspiration came from. Such fashion shoot perfectly portrayed not only the styling of Linda Mortensen with the help of Hair and Make-up Artist, Annesofie Begtrup, but also the tenderness of model, Adriana. This work by powerhouse Dubai photography production team, aramanstudio, will draw any audience closer to what seemed like a theatrical imagery in each shot.

In the realm of photography, every subject is as important as the set and lighting. The end result should be the perfect blend of composition, mood, and colors. By combining all these elements altogether, with the help of an amazing team of stylist and HMUA (Hair and Make-up Artist), is the key to a rewarding and fruitful shoot. Let us also not forget to highly regard the crew of China Grill Restaurant, Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi for the stunning set.