Samy Al Olabi
• Syrian living in Dubai UAE • Sr. Planning Manager – Construction Project Management • eight years photographic experience • Interested in Astrophotography and Landscape photography
• 1st Place Winner in UAE Environmental Photography contest 2014
• 1st Prize Winner in Earth Photo Contest – PhotoNet
• 4th Place Winner in UAE Environmental Photography contest 2015
• Nikon Photography Awards 2014 Finalist.
• “Celebrating the 175th year of Photography” 2014 Awards Finalist under the patronage of “Nikon” & “SharafDG”
• Photos selected for display in the exhibition "Lights and shades" part of the opening ceremony and ongoing activities of "Sharjah Islamic Arts Festival" ceremony. The exhibition is organized by the Arab Union of Photographers in cooperation with the Department of Culture and Information in Sharjah under the patronage of the Ruler of Sharjah. Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi.
• Honorable mention and Photo published in “Black and White through Creative Eyes” the 6th Emirates Photography Competition 2011 • Honorable mention and Photo published in Sharjah Award for Arab Photography 2014
• Photo Exhibited in PhotoWorld Dubai 2014
• Photo Exhibited in Yearly Exhibition in American University of Sharjah. • Shortlisted and accepted Work in emirates photography competition and Hamdan International Photography Award 2010,2011,2012,2013 and 2014.
• Published work in “Practical Photography Magazine – October 2015” in the section “BeyondtheLens , the story behind the world’s greatest shots”
• Published work in “Colors Magazine” – October 2015 the Official inflight magazine of Garuda Indonesia under the section Explore – Photo Editor.
• Published work in Camerpixo Magazine – United Arab Emirates Landscappers special edition.
•Published work in “Maptia.com” , article “Under the Stars”
• Achieved 3 Editors Choice Awards in 500PX photography Community + wining two weekly competitions and top photo in the Popular page.
• Interview published in “the National” newspaper, which included a technical article about Astrophotography in UAE, also included a short biography and portfolio
• Interview published in “ArabPX.com” , which included biography , my vision in a photography and portfolio of works.
• Editors Choice Awards in Photo.net & Camerpixo
• One of my wining shots published in “Tempoplanet” Magazine.
•Best Photo in “Photowalk Dubai” event under the patronage of “Nikon” & “Fullframe Photography Magazine”
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Dubai, Syria / Egypt