May 30, 2016

Sur: On The Coast of the Gulf of Oman

Oman is the first country I visited in the Middle East. Frankly, I didn’t know much about the region. The common conceptions are… It’s a war zone. Women are treated terribly. It’s dangerous. There’s nothing but deserts and oil fields. […]
May 23, 2014
Children in Bait al Safah

Runaway Photo: Bait al Safah – Al Hamra’s Living Museum

Is there any better way to welcome the visitors than open a festival? What a special welcome by people of Bait al Safah  Al Hamra is one of the best-preserved old towns of Oman. Old Al Hamra’s narrow stony alleyways […]
May 8, 2014
Wahiba Sands of Oman

Runaway Photo: Wahiba Sands and Bedouins of Oman

Meeting Bedouin people in Wahiba Sands of Oman Wahiba Sands is a region of desert in Oman, located in between Muscat and Sur. As a desert enthusiast, I was quite excited to see Wahiba Sands in Oman in Focus Photography […]
April 25, 2014

Runaway Photo: Faces of Oman – Men

Oman in Photos Faces of Oman – Men Unlike other cultures I encountered, I met many men in Oman, especially in markets. It’s usual to see women in markets in other countries, but in Oman it’s the other way around. […]
April 18, 2014
Beduin Women in Wahiba Sands of Oman

Runaway Photo: Faces of Oman – Women

Omani Women Portraits It was my first time visiting not only the Arabian Peninsula, but also the Middle East. Portrait is my new passion, and it is a great way to look through the culture I’m in. But I wasn’t […]
April 10, 2014
Wahiba Sands of Oman

First Impressions of Oman

“Isn’t it a dangerous country?” When I shared that I was going to Oman for the Oman in Focus photo exhibit, that’s the response I got from friends and family. No one really knows a lot about this region: the […]