Stunning Beirut Shot From Ski Slopes Causing Controversy: Fake or Real?

The picture above was shared few days ago by an amateur photographer on Instagram and shared by Live Love Beirut. Almost every comment is calling this picture fake and it does look photoshopped but the photographer took it to Instagram to show the picture is 100% real and shared RAW untouched/unedited. Here's how he explained it: So after posting my picture yesterday on the view of Beirut from the slopes, there was enough controversy on…

In Pictures: Abandoned Windsor Hotel – Aley

Our friend and talented photographer Jad Ghorayeb paid a visit to yet another abandoned hotel in Lebanon, the Windsor Hotel in Aley. Hotel Windsor was built by J. and W. Takla, and officially opened in 1924. The historic Hotel Windsor still commands attention and comprises a solid structure which survived well over the years of turmoil. It has been sadly abandoned and neglected years ago. Here's how it looked like and below are recent pictures…

Awesome Beirut 360-degree Shot

2 months ago
Check out this beautiful 360-degree shot of Beirut. You can closely check out DownTown Beirut as well as its surroundings. It was captured by Maher Iskandar who has been shooting some awesome drone shots and ...

Pictures from the Lebanese War by Pulitzer Prize-winning Photographer Bill Foley

3 months ago
I’m always on the lookout for pictures from the Lebanese Civil war and my latest finding is Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Bill Foley. I remember seeing a couple of Foley pictures online in past years but ...

2017 Byblos Bank Award for Photography: My Two Favorite Photos

5 months ago
Every year at the Beirut Art Fair, I make sure to drop by Byblos Bank’s stand to check out photos of the Byblos Bank Award for Photography finalists. The annual award was launched in 2012 ...

In Pictures: Ibrahim Shaker Palace – Ras Al Jabal / Aley

5 months ago
Saudi business magnate Ibrahim Shaker had his villa built in one of the most strategic locations in Aley in the 1950s. Shaker was a business pioneer in Saudi Arabia and a member of the Administrative ...

In Pictures: Abandoned Amriyeh Hotel

5 months ago
Amriyeh Hotel was once one of Lebanon’s biggest hotels and a touristic hot spot. It was owned by Kayssar Amer and had its own theater and cinema. The hotel was located at Bekfaya’s entrance on ...

#BlogWaladi: Celebrating Brian’s Two Years in Pictures

7 months ago
It’s true what they say that “Time flies when you’re having fun”. Brian has officially turned two on Saturday and the past 24 months have been tiring but thrilling, exciting and more importantly rewarding. Raising ...

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8 months ago
If you’ve never been to Zahle yet, you can now go on a virtual tour on a stunning panoramic gigapixels image produced by Clement Tannouri. The 360 view allows you to zoom in on ...

Beirut as Seen From Space

1 year ago
French Astronaut Thomas Pesquet shared yesterday a stunning shot of Beirut taken from the International Space Station. Pesquet has never been to Beirut yet but none of us Lebanese have seen Beirut the way he ...