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GLIMPSES OF OLD QATAR

I first visited Qatar in 1975 when it was still a quiet backwater. This I understood was due to its old merchant families being unable to agree on who owned the prime real estate  in capital Doha. In June 1995 when … Continue reading

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LAUGHING FIT TO CRY

In 1997, in the Melancholy of Photography, Susan Sonntag said that ‘…photography has become the art of quintessential, affluent, wasteful, restless societies.’ Today photography is the name of the game. But the picture industry is in a state of melancholia, … Continue reading

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