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Government shuts off foreign photographers

Posted in News, tourism by Mohamed Abdulla Shafeeg on January 27, 2015

MAS_0818eThe government has on Monday shut the Maldivian market off to foreign photographers.
Economic Minister Mohamed Saeed told Haveeru that foreign photographers had previously been given permits to work in the Maldives. Saeed, however, added that the Ministry has decided to stop issuing such permits.

“What we want is to empower the Maldivian youth and to make establish photography as an industry in the country” the Minister said “Resorts operating in the Maldives will have to hire local photographers”.

A local photographer’s association had recently voiced their concern over foreign photographers working for local businesses and effectively ‘monopolizing’ the industry.

Source: Haveeru Online

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25 Of the best award-winning wedding photos taken in 2014

Posted in Photography by Mohamed Abdulla Shafeeg on January 9, 2015
Photo Credit : Chris Huang

Photo Credit : Chris Huang

Photography contests are great because they tend to attract the best of the best to submit their photos. The International Society Of Professional Wedding Photographers, for example, holds a quarterly competition among their members that collects their best wedding photos for the world to see.
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