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Xposure International Photography Festival

Xposure is the official educational & imagery photography platform that combines a broad range of photography events, including; Exhibitions, Workshops, Seminars, Presentations, Competitions, Photo Walks, and a photographic product Trade Show. The trade show hosts leading photographic brands who showcase the latest cameras, accessories, and equipment to the public and photographers from enthusiasts to professionals, trade associations and retailers.

Embracing education and training in the visual arts, Xposure offers whole or partially subsidised workshops for beginners and experienced photographers alike. There is a complete agenda of training, and educational programs structured as workshops, seminars, and photo walks that will be on offer for all skill levels, from beginner to professional. Xposure welcomes acclaimed award-winning International photographers and industry experts from across the globe to share knowledge and techniques.

Xposure is a Non-Profit organisation that supports training and education in photography & film-making. All workshops at Xposure during the annual festival are subsidised by the Sharjah Government Media Bureau and therefore offered at significantly reduced costs. Placements for the Beginner Level workshops are on a registration fee-only basis, subject to availability.

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Establishing A Long Term Nature Project

at Xposure International Photography Festival

For almost 30 years, I have only worked on "big projects": Yellowstone, Polar bears, National Parks in Germany, the wild Clematis. Most of the project ideas happened by chance, luck, and conversations with other people. If you're lucky and you get more than you expected, you might be able to get published, win awards, or […]

Moments in Time

at Workshop Zone

The best moment is the one which is captured after spending time, becoming part of the landscape that makes you invisible as a photographer; respect and trust are the keys. We don’t just pass by and capture pictures; we invest, we get to know the people that we photograph, and we work on gaining their […]

Creating Cyberpunk Worlds

at Workshop Zone

Creating cityscape composite images with a futuristic and dystopian cyberpunk look. In this workshop, you will learn the following: - How to cut out the different cityscape elements which will create the final composite - Putting in place the different cityscapes elements, adjusting the perspective - Adding giant video screens with neon light framing - […]

The Dramatic Portrait

at Workshop Zone

Capturing a portrait that reveals a subject's character is a remarkable privilege. It is a window into a person's intimate world. Joel finds the challenge invigorating and has spent a lifetime in pursuit of capturing that one holy grail image to hang on his wall. One of the main ingredients to a successful portrait is […]

Protecting your Photo Archive

at Workshop Zone

Jeremy has been a photographer for over three decades for editorial, NGO and corporate clients. His photographic archive consists of over 7,000 pages of negatives and more than 1 million digital images, with photographs of news, arts, and culture shot in over 100 countries. The photography has appeared in newspapers and magazines globally and has […]