Young Artist Showcase: Yasser Alaa Mobarak, Photojournalist (20, Egypt)

Young Artist Showcase: Yasser Alaa Mobarak, Photojournalist (20, Egypt)


Yasser Alaa Mobarak

“My name is Yasser Alaa Mobarak and I’m a 20-year-old, award-winning photographer based in Alexandria, Egypt. I’m a Sony World Photography Awards commended photographer. I have won photography prizes from National Geographic, Photographic Society of America and Youth Journalism International. I have participated in photography exhibitions in Egypt, the United States and Australia. I believe that I can make difference in the world using the art of photography.”

Yasser Alaa Mobarak

“I started my serious photography journey by documenting Egypt’s revolution on January 25, 2011.”

Yasser Alaa Mobarak

“I didn’t study photography in school. Education in Egypt is very weak, I learned photography in photography clubs in Alexandria, Egypt.”

Yasser Alaa Mobarak

“God’s help is the main reason for what I reached so far. Many people as well taught and inspired me like photographers Alaa Elbasha, Mohamed Ismail and professor Ahmed Ibrahim.”

Yasser Alaa Mobarak

“Challenges and problems I’m faced and facing in my life played important role in my art.”

Yasser Alaa Mobarak

“Yes, I’m doing my best to be a unique and special artist. I want to make difference in the world using photography.”

Yasser Alaa Mobarak

“Camera brand or type doesn’t matter with me. It’s only tool to express my vision. For me, camera is not more than brush.”

Find Yasser online: flickr // facebook