About the picture: The picture was taken in October 2011 at Moulay Hassan square in Essaouira. The square is situated between the Medina and the port and at night becomes a lively place where families gather, ladies chat on a bench, children play and men have a tea outside a bar aroun
I was recently pleased to hear that my profile was added to Verve Photo Blog. Verve was created in 2008 by the Photographer and photo editor Geoffrey Hiller to feature photographs and interviews by the finest contemporary image makers today. Verve Photo is a reminder of the power of t
A man is sitting by a lorry parked in Essaouira harbour. As I was leaving the harbour, I noticed the shadows of passers by walking on the peer and the man seated by the lorry. I had to wait for the right people in the right place in order to get the shadow on the lorry and also for so
A beautiful golden light covers the Skala where a man is walking on the Medina’s rampart. Hidden couples flirt. Street vendors sell crafts. girls chat. tourists takes pictures. The place is one of the favourite spot for foreigners and locals to gather every evening to look over
On the harbourside of Moulay Hassan square, seagulls are squawking and roaming endlessly looking for fish remains. The smell is as indescribable as the mood of the place. Here, for a few dirhams some workers spend their whole day cutting and preparing fish to make them ready for cooki
Expressing myself between documentary and street photography, my work focus on long
term projects because of the human aspect, but also to have better insight and understanding of a situation over time. Photography is a medium that allows me to explore the cultural and sociological aspects of life in order to understand the relationship between the people, their traditions/habits/cultures and their environment. In recent years I have worked on separate long term projects about the Medinas of Morocco and more recently the Yamuna river in India.