May 15, 2013
I came across the Jafiliya Basketball Court and its community entirely by accident whilst walking around the Satwa area shooting one evening. Two Filipino guys decked out in bright purple and yellow basketball jerseys – not the usual Satwa attire – casually walked out of their apartment building, they caught my eye and I followed them to the court. “You should come on Saturday night,” they said, and so I did, actually I went for the next 5 or 6 Saturdays after that too.
May 7, 2013
Until the 1960s it was a common sight to see fishermen casting their nets from the beach along what is now the Abu Dhabi Corniche.
May 2, 2013
When The National reporter Zaineb Al Hassani discovered a selection of family photos from Iraq, it gave her the chance to reconnect with her family and learn about a time gone by.
April 30, 2013
Happy Birthday René Burri. The Swiss-born photographer turns 80 this month, with the anniversary marked by the publication of a new book of his largely unknown colour images.
April 3, 2013
After the glits and the glamour of the Dubai World Cup, it seems a good time to look at the wonderful human moments that happen off track.
March 17, 2013
Join Brian Kerrigan, The National’s photo editor, and his team on March 27 for an evening’s walk taking photographs of Abu Dhabi’s nightlife. Participants will use the newly released Fujifilm X100S and be guided technically and artistically to capture the beautiful images the capital city has to offer. The best work will be featured in The National.
December 30, 2012
Captured here is a rare moment between official engagements when a father and son can relax.
December 9, 2012
These days the Tourist Club district of Abu Dhabi is just a name on a map, but even in fairly recent memory, it was one of the city’s most popular hangouts. This image was taken in the early 1970s, at the newly opened bowling alley.
December 3, 2012
As a staff photographer with Al Ittihad newspaper, Shaukat Ali Sufi Muhammad would frequently accompany Sheikh Zayed on his trips around the country.
November 11, 2012
Every year comes a reminder of the importance of the energy industry to the development of the nation with the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference.