Top 100 finalist out of a pool of 1,000 for the Nature Conservancy Photo Contest, where an average of 33,000 images were submitted.
PEOPLE, within places, among things
Individuals should not fit in specific categories due to their religious beliefs, demeanor, or ethnicity. Growing up in an Arab country has made me sensitive to stereotypes regarding the people from my familiar surroundings. Through irony, contrast, and ambiguous portrayal of the photograph, the image breaks generalizations.