ousif Albadi , a Documentary Photographer based in Abu Dhabi, a Visual Storyteller.
mainly am in love with Street-Life Photography, but open to any medium or approach that can contain my visual observations and tell a story,
My Long term -format compositions capture the human’s relationship with nature, cities, light, and shadows. with simplicity, that opens the door to self-interpretation and emotional connection.
My practice is heavily influenced by my career in the medical field as a doctor, where both my profession and visual arts passion depends on sense and observations.
Started my visual experiments since 2009 as a self-taught Photographer , participated in many exhibitions both regionally and internationally, and been the recipient of numerous awards. and being featured in some Art Magazine, academically am a participant of the 2017/18 Filmmaking & Cinematography Program at Sharjah Art Foundation.
- I was lucky to have opportunities of valuable collaboration for publications and online content as real-life reportages, with the International Art & photography Magazine as covers, also with Sekka Creative Studio & Sekka art Magazine – Time capsule 2020, also The Family series " featured in Al Ittihad newspaper .UAE, am proud of my collaboration with The National Brand Identity Campaign 2019.UAE, where my Artwork was selected as one of the main posters for the campaign.
- My work has been included in group exhibitions at Sharjah Art Foundation ( Vantage Point 2016 ) , Associated exhibitions in The International Photography Festival- XPOSURE ( for 2 seasons 2018-2019), and elsewhere.
- My images have been exhibited many times and shortlisted in a number of international competitions, most recently a finalist in HIPA (Hamdan International Photography Award 2019 season.
- Winner of Khalifa International Award, Date Palms Photo contest session 2020,
- Winner of Union of Arab Photographers – street photography competition 2020.
- The EPSON International Pano Awards: Bronze Medal. 2020
- Winner of Family Development Foundation Art Competition 2019.
- Ranked among best 100 international Photographers of Potocrowd Network community
- Ongoing Project: " COVID-Diaries, a series of photographic investigations "
- Instgram Link : https://www.instagram.com/joe.albadi/