The Arab Documentary Photography Program - 2018
Mohamed Somji is a Dubai based photographer specialized in Architecture, Interiors and Editorial Photography. His commercial and editorial work is heavily influenced by the reportage style and approach that lends a unique perspective to his subjects be it interiors or editorial assignments. In addition, he runs the Seeing Things photography and video agency based in Dubai Mohamed Somji is also co-director of Gulf Photo Plus, a Dubai-based photography organization dedicated to advancing the medium of photographic expression and to being a resource for aspiring and established photographers in the region through its expansive education and arts program. Born in Tanzania and raised in Dubai, Mohamed’s passion for and interest in photography have always been for documentary projects and in his work, he aims to provide a critical commentary on social issues.