Tasneem Alsultan@tasneemalsultan

Photo diary of a Saudi. Covering stories in MiddleEast. Canon ambassador. For Wedding inquiries @TasneemAlsultanWeddings

medium.com/@ycreate/its-not-the-tools-that-make-you-a-great-photographer-ideas-and-storytelling-do-79acb8d7f37c

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Tasneem Alsultan

Mathijs met Sophie a few years ago at a restaurant in Holland, where they are both from. He was waiting at her table and she was negotiating for two burgers for the price of one. "She's strong, smart, funny and beautiful" says Mathijs. Sophie replies: "I was lucky, I got the two burgers and the man" Mathijs is also an amazing wedding photographer based in Amsterdam & a good friend. #newyork #nyc #usa #love


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Mathijs met Sophie a few years ago at a restaurant in Holland, where they are both from. He was waiting at her table and she was negotiating for two burgers for the price of one. "She's strong, smart, funny and beautiful" says Mathijs. Sophie replies: "I was lucky, I got the two burgers and the man" Mathijs is also an amazing wedding photographer based in Amsterdam & a good friend. #newyork #nyc


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I just can't help but compare how my first impression of New York was a decade ago, as an adult. I despised the overcrowded and cold city. Multiple trips since then, I've met with great friends and made many memories. My life and goals were completely unrelated to the ones I have now. It’s 5am and I'm half awake and half asleep, full of exhaustion and jet lag, but I wonder what I would have told myself...and what I need to remind myself for the years to come. #newyork #dreams #goals #nyc #natgeo #natgeoseminar #storytelling


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Bride: "I have a friend from college that I always enjoy chatting with when I meet her. Never knowing she had a brother. I later found out that when we met last, she thought of introducing us. Initially I was nervous, then I agreed, then I got nervous again without even meeting him. It's the idea of a stranger, walking into your life and becoming your whole life...and he's already done that..." #saudi #bride #wedding #SaudiArabia #everydaymiddleeast #everydayeverywhere #riyadh #Jeddah #khobar #khaleeji #gcc #kuwait #qatar #oman #bahrain #uae


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Hi, my name is Tasneem and I’m a photographer interested in social and gender issues in Saudi and the Middle East. Welcome to 2019! #womenempowerment #womensupportwomen #saudiarabia #gender #bestnine2018


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Photo taken during the first female basketball tournament in Jeddah, in celebration of Saudi women being allowed to enter stadiums in their country for the second time in history. The event was gender segregated meaning that men were not permitted to enter.
#nytassignment @nytimes #basketball #jeddah #saudiarabia #doodleforacause #women #womenempowerment


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Saudi Arabian photographer @tasneemalsultan addresses gender and social issues in the Middle East. Her series ‘Saudi Tales of Love’ explores questions about love, marriage, and expectations.

In an interview with @time:
“It began as a hobby but Alsultan later turned her lens toward lavish weddings. A female Saudi wedding photographer used to be rare and even frowned upon, she says, and some Saudis consider it to be a job for “paparazzi.” Yet she gradually made a name for herself and quit her lecturing job to go full-time. As she continued down that path, she pivoted to what came next: the happily ever after—or not. Throughout the past few years, she has met women from across the spectrum in a bid to decipher the concepts of love and marriage—those who were single or divorced, married for decades, widowed or even remarried—as well as the impact of guardianship.” Read our full interview with Tasneem on Medium! Link: https://medium.com/@ycreate/its-not-the-tools-that-make-you-a-great-photographer-ideas-and-storytelling-do-79acb8d7f37c?source=user_profile---------5------------------ #ycreate #photography #SaudiArabia#photographersofinstagram #marriage#wedding


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Parking spaces for women are now provided for at the Kingdom Mall - Since the driving ban for women was lifted on 23rd June 2018 many have been taking advantage of their newly acquired freedom. #riyadh #saudiarabia #saudiwomendriving #womendrivers #kingdomtower #everydaymiddleeast


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Assignment interrupted by a flock of mini ballerinas. #nytassignment #whatassignment #riyadh #saudiarabia #ballet


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