Grace & Garbo launches CAPTURE

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Grace & Garbo launches CAPTURE

Grace & Garbo launches “CAPTURE”, UAE photographers’ forum  

-an interactive creative platform for professional and emerging photographers-

Dubai, UAE – Grace & Garbo, Dubai’s creative Lifestyle PR and Communication agency, announces the launch of its new photography platform, “CAPTURE”. A 3-day photography seminar, “CAPTURE” is an interactive session for professional and emerging photographers designed to unite the industry for dialogue and information exchange. To be held at Light House Studio in Al Quoz, “CAPTURE” opens on 23rd January 2014 with a photography exhibition followed by the 2-day workshop and seminar on 24th and 25th January 2014 by UAE based professional photographers.  The symposium is free of charge and is open to the general public however prior registration is a required.

A visual seminar, “CAPTURE” will cover diverse topics by the most influential photographers in the UAE including Commercial, Architecture and Landscape, Arial, 3D, Editorial, Fashion, Wedding, Portrait, Street and Art Photography and the latest advances in equipment and techniques, to name but a few.

“Photography is a growing sector across the globe; we initiated “CAPTURE” to bring professionals to share ideas and information to the wider audience.  With constant development of techniques and unveiling of new equipment it is important to create an industry space for conversation. “CAPTURE” allows dialogue for professionals and emerging photographers in a casual setting. Participating photographers will also donate images for the opening exhibition to support the BGIA campaign “Eradicate Illiteracy in Africa” said Rahma Himid, CEO, Grace & Garbo.

Whether you are professional or emerging photographer, “CAPTURE” provides a perfect setting of information for this evolving industry; photographers will share new techniques, insight on equipment, challenges and rewards. To register for the session or to attend the exhibition, please contact  or  call 04 4226037.


The Event Schedule

Day 1- 23rd January Thursday 2014

Exhibition at Light House Studio

Time: 5:30pm to 8pm


Day 2 – 24th January Friday 2014

10am – registration:

10:15 to 11am: Underwater photography: Russ Keintsch

11:15am – 12pm: Commercial & 3D: Nasser Younes

12:15pm – 1pm – Wedding Photography: Frank Boutonnet



2:15pm – 3pm: Wedding Photography: Gregory Grytchenko -Blue Eye Photography

3:15pm to 4pm: Architectural Photography: Khalid Alunuami & Tala Berkadar

4:15pm to 5pm: Insurance & Studio: Kashif Joosub – Light House Studio


Day 3 – 25th January Saturday 2014

10am – registration

10:15am – 11am: Travel Photography: Leo Edwards

11:15am – 12pm: Child & Maternity:  Ana Severance

12:15pm – 1pm – Beauty & Fashion Photography:  Shirley Lawson


2:15pm – 3pm: People & Street Photography: Subodh Shetty

3:15pm to 4pm: People & Street Photography: Talal Berkdar

4:15pm to 5pm: Government & Protocol: Nasser Younes & Omar



About Grace and Garbo:

Grace and Garbo is an agency that understands the marketing needs of emerging and established brands. Established in 2011, the team at Grace and Garbo has been in the industry for over 10 years providing communication expertise to clients in Fashion & Lifestyle, Hospitality, Entertainment, Government and CSR with affiliations in New York, Paris, Rome, London and India.  Creating the right brand messages and imagery is a key factor to your success, whether it is directly to the media or to a large consumer audience. Having the right team throughout the creative process is the key. Grace & Garbo works closely with creative agencies, stylists, artists, designers, model and talent agencies and production houses making sure you get the right team to create the right image for your brand.

About Light House Studio:

Light House Studio is a Photography Studio equipped with high-spec facilities and equipment, offering rental of studio/equipment, photography, workshops and other services including printing and repairing. With over 3,000 sq. ft area, Light House Studio is fully equipped with corners and infinity curves,  in-house facilities include lounge area with iPads, dressing rooms with hangers, racks and steamer for the stylists, lockable cabinets for models and productions staff, hair and make-up area, kitchenette with food counter, sound system etc. Along with the studio, they offer free high speed wireless internet access and can cater to filming and non-photographic bookings. Light House Studio also provides Photography Equipment Rental including cameras, lenses, lighting equipment, generators, and many other photography equipment. And photography services from talented in-house photographers and a pool of professional photographers within the region. They cater to a wide range of photography needs for fashion, commercials, events, portraits, weddings, food, products and all any other photography projects. Light House Studio does printing of photos on album books, canvas posters, stickers, and large format printing. Plus provide cleaning services for camera sensors and repairing of digital SLR cameras.



Beauty & Fashion Photography: Andres Lalaguna/ Shirley Lawson

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