Jury For Photography Contest

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​Members of the Jury
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Name: Salem Mohammed Ba Sabaeen
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Practical experience:
Technical department manager of the advertising sector, Okaz press and publication Establishment.
Committee Member in Souk Okaz photography Prize for 2014.
Committee Member to update the professional standards of, photography specialty at Technical and Vocational Training Corporation in April 2011.
Member of the Bab Rizq Jameel Prize for photography since October 2010.
International judge in Red Bull Illume Image Quest for the best sports shoot worldwide for 2010.
Founder (Lens House) non-profit society, which includes a number of amateur photographers, beginning in mid-2009.
Editor-in-chief at (Zawya) magazine specialized in photography issued by sasca Jeddah, 2007.
Head of Graphics Department at Al Madina printing & publishing Co., (from 2006 until the end of February 2008).
Supervisor of Design Direction and Studio Department at Al Madina printing publishing Co., (2005 to 2006).

Activities and special skills:​
Employee of the year 2014 at Okaz press and publication Est.
Won Prince Sultan bin Salman Photography Award as a Supervisor of (Najran) Book.
Gave many specialized courses in photography.
Wrote many specialized articles about photography.
Designed several logos for some sectors at Okaz Est.
Member of Jeddah Photography Committee and International Photography Committee.
Participated in many local and international photography exhibitions.

Name: Abdul Rahman Fakhro
Doha
Co-founder of the Qatar Photographic Society since 1985
Vice-President of the Qatar Photographic Society
Member of the British Association of Photography.
Member of American Society of Photography 1987, Representatives of the State of Qatar since 1995.
Member of International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP), Representative of the State of Qatar since 2003-2014
Certificate of best judgment in English 2005-2006.
Won the Daily contests Award (Daily life) 2010
3 awards at the St. Louis club competition of America 2010-2011 in travel, photojournalism and portraiture categories.
Won the Gold medal at the third international exhibition of photographic art as the world's best photographers in 2011 – Malaysia.
Honored by His Highness the Emir for outstanding youth award recipients 1997​
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Name:Stephen Mayes 
United Kingdom

- Nikon Photo Contest 2014 – 2015 Lead Judge
- Over 25 years has managed the work and careers of top-level   photographers and artists in areas as diverse as art, fashion,   photojournalism and commercial photography. 
- creative director, CEO and ambassador for the medium of   photography.
- The Creative Director of eyestorm.com 
- A part of the founding management team of Getty. 
- Has deep experience in world-shaping photojournalism as   Director of Network Photographers in London, and CEO of VII in   New York.
- 2004 to 2012 The Secretary to the World Press Photo competition   in Amsterdam. 
- Currently the Executive Director of the Tim Hetherington Trust.
- Often described as a “futurist” Stephen has broadcast, taught   and written extensively about the ethics and practice of     photography.
Name: Socrates, Moses Kahosh
Jordan

Scientific visualization unit supervisor at the University of Jordan and lecturer of photography for 22 years.
Member of the Executive Bureau, Founder/President of the Union of Arab Photographers  in Jordan.
Representative of International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP) in Jordan.
Supervised many volunteer training workshops in photography, in remote and poor areas throughout Jordan.
Gave lectures and workshops in photography in many Jordanian universities.
6 personal exhibitions of photography.
Lectures on the topic of photography in Germany and the United States.
Participated in and headed the judging of many local and regional photography competitions.
Won several local and Arab awards.
Some of his photo were chosen for post stamp in Jordan 2007-2008.
CEO Photography Vision
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Conducted specialized photography course for the King Saud University staff in Riyadh.

Name: Salem Mohammed Ba Sabaeen
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Practical experience:

  • Technical department manager of the advertising sector, Okaz press and publication Establishment.
  • Committee Member in Souk Okaz photography Prize for 2014.
  • Committee Member to update the professional standards of, photography specialty at Technical and Vocational Training Corporation in April 2011.
  • Member of the Bab Rizq Jameel Prize for photography since October 2010.
  • International judge in Red Bull Illume Image Quest for the best sports shoot worldwide for 2010.
  • Founder (Lens House) non-profit society, which includes a number of amateur photographers, beginning in mid-2009.
  • Editor-in-chief at (Zawya) magazine specialized in photography issued by sasca Jeddah, 2007.
  • Head of Graphics Department at Al Madina printing & publishing Co., (from 2006 until the end of February 2008).
  • Supervisor of Design Direction and Studio Department at Al Madina printing publishing Co., (2005 to 2006).

Activities and special skills:
  • Employee of the year 2014 at Okaz press and publication Est.
  • Won Prince Sultan bin Salman Photography Award as a Supervisor of (Najran) Book.
  • Gave many specialized courses in photography.
  • Wrote many specialized articles about photography.
  • Designed several logos for some sectors at Okaz Est.
  • Member of Jeddah Photography Committee and International Photography Committee.
  • Participated in many local and international photography exhibitions.


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