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Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 15 December 2018

Major photography exhibition clicks into action in Sharjah

Xposure 2018 will bring dozens of celebrated photographers to the emirate for a four-day event

An international crop of highly-regarded photographers will be showcasing their best works at the third annual Sharjah International Photography Festival. 
An international crop of highly-regarded photographers will be showcasing their best works at the third annual Sharjah International Photography Festival. 

Celebrated snappers from across the planet will be sharing stories from lives spent behind the lens at a major photography exhibition taking over Sharjah.

The cream of the photography crop will be flocking to the Sharjah International Photography Festival - Xposure 2018 - for a picture perfect four-day event kicking off on Wednesday.

The third annual showcase will feature 600 eye-catching images from more than 90 photographers, displayed at 30 exhibitions, taken from all corners of the globe.

Xposure 2018 will also boast 18 interactive panel discussions and 16 workshops and courses for fledgling photographers in the emirate and beyond to sharpen up their skills.

Photographers such as Sir Don McCullin, David Burnett and Kate Brooks will be putting their iconics works on display and sharing the inspiration behind every click.

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Talks will include Yes, We Did!, by Lawrence Jackson who swapped his career as an Associated Press lensman to become Barack Obama's official presidential photography during his time at the White House.

The packed programme of activities will also include the five winners of the Timothy Allen Photogtraphy Scholarship Award, chosen from more than 1,500 entries, talking about their winning entries.

The celebration of photography will be held at the Expo Centre and is free to attend.