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It is a hands-on, practical course is for beginners who want take up photography as a profession or amateurs who have a Digital SLR camera but are unsure of how to progress from the automatic mode. You’ll be introduced to the basics of how aperture, shutter speed, ISO, lighting and composition control the creative Process of capturing images.

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Documentary Wedding Photography | Talk by Rania Shereen

September 20, 2019

Meet Rania Shereen on September 20 in Documentary Wedding Photography talk. Rania will talk about the keys to finding your own style in shooting.

Off-Set Session: Open Talk with Ämr Ezzeldinn

September 01, 2019

We are delighted to host the fashion photographer Ämr Ezzeldin at Photopia on September 1.

He will come for an open discussion & an interactive Q&A session with photographers and the fashion community.

Stories Behind Celebrity Styling | Talk by Mikiel Benyamin

September 01, 2019

Meet one of USA's top celebrity stylists, the Egyptian Mikiel Benyamin ... another inspirational success story that is worth sharing with the fashion and photography scene.

Logic & Motivation in Film by Filmmaker Mohamed El Zayat

May 29, 2019

We are excited to host the award-winning filmmaker Mohamed El Zayat at Photopia this month.

"Logic & Motivation in Film" talk by Zayat will discuss what motivates you to make any aesthetic choice in filmmaking, the logic behind your choices as some of them are coincidences and feelings and not necessarily structures.. He will also discuss angles, colors & more.

He will share more about the language of film and those guidelines a filmmaker puts for himself and most importantly the code of visual ethics in the context of advertising, short films & others.

Sanduq el-Dunia’s approach to city history and culture was designed according to the award-winning project the Wall / Vaegen pioneered by the Museum of Copenhagen with Gibson Group, Denmark.

On this occasion, we are happy to host an artist talk where we can discuss street photography. The artist talk is moderated by Photopia and will feature Sabry Khaled, Mahmoud Khaled, and Manar Gad. Please note that the talk will be held in Arabic.

Afterwards, we will have a Sohour in the spirit of the holy month of Ramadan!

Join us in at SOMA Art School and Gallery on Wednesday, May 22nd at 9:00 pm and let's share the art and the experience.

Sanduq el-Dunia Artist Talk & Sohour

May 22, 2019

Sanduq el-Dunia - صندوق الدنيا, currently exhibited at SOMA Art School and Gallery, is a touchscreen installation that creates a dynamic relationship with Cairo’s heritage. By presenting photographs in the form of an interactive, virtual map, users are able to delve into aspects of the city’s past and present, and reflect on Cairo’s deeply layered history. You can browse through the digital photo-collection, and share a photo with us of how you see the city at (www.sanduqeldunia.com).

Sanduq el-Dunia’s approach to city history and culture was designed according to the award-winning project the Wall / Vaegen pioneered by the Museum of Copenhagen with Gibson Group, Denmark.

On this occasion, we are happy to host an artist talk where we can discuss street photography. The artist talk is moderated by Photopia and will feature Sabry Khaled, Mahmoud Khaled, and Manar Gad. Please note that the talk will be held in Arabic.

Afterwards, we will have a Sohour in the spirit of the holy month of Ramadan!

Join us in at SOMA Art School and Gallery on Wednesday, May 22nd at 9:00 pm and let's share the art and the experience.

The Golden Hour: Photographic Stories from Delta by Abdelrahman

March 15, 2019

Abdelrahman Abou Leila, a young & emerging talent who will share with us some photographic stories from his Home city in Nile delta on March 15

What Happened Behind The Camera Talk by Salma El Kashef

March 09, 2019

Meet photographer & cinematographer Salma El Kashef at Photopia on March 9. Salma will share with us for the first time the making of her latest project. Showing the project exclusively for the first time..

Photography as Part of Interdisciplinary Artistic Production

March 08, 2019


Mark your calendars for the 8th of March to meet Anna Ehrenstein! Anna is an interdisciplinary artist from Germany/Albania. Her work is something of value and deep concept. She expresses her ideas through photography, video, installation or sculpture in a strong well thought of concepts. She is visiting Egypt for a brief time and we’re more than glad and excited to have her here with us! In her talk she will discuss the technical production of art works, as well as how to establish oneself without a steady income as an emerging artist, ways of getting the work seen & a daily routine of engaging with artistic projects or in other words your research as an artist.