Lebanon’s “Service” Drivers Through the Lens of Ghaleb Cababe

I love Ghaleb's work and the latest is a series of portraits of taxi drivers in Lebanon. The right term here is "Service" not taxi, which is still quite popular in Lebanon and consists of cabs picking up as many people as they can on their way. Each car has its own character and every driver has his own special way of entertaining his passengers. Check out the full gallery .

The Story Behind This Iconic Lebanese Civil War Picture Shot 33 years Ago

With April 13, the remembrance day of Lebanon's war, approaching, I found this intriguing article posted by the Guardian on a Lebanese Photographer called Maher Attar who got reunited with the one-legged mother that he took a picture of during the Civil War and that made it to the front of the New York Times "capturing Lebanon’s disintegration like few other images in the 15-year conflict and launched his career". It's a very powerful image…
Baladi

Moophz’s Complete Galactic Plane Featured as NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day

2 months ago
Lebanese Astrophotographer Moophz has been producing some awesome shots over the years, yet his latest attempt at achieving a complete perspective of the galactic plane observed throughout all year long has earned him a special ...
Fun

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

4 months ago
The picture above was shared few days ago by an amateur photographer on Instagram (@mikeroscopik) and shared by Live Love Beirut. Almost every comment is calling this picture fake and it does look photoshopped but ...
Baladi

In Pictures: Abandoned Windsor Hotel – Aley

6 months ago
Our friend and talented photographer Jad Ghorayeb [FB] [Insta] 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 ...
Beirut

Awesome Beirut 360-degree Shot

6 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 ...
Lebanon

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

7 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 ...
Art

2017 Byblos Bank Award for Photography: My Two Favorite Photos

9 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 ...
Baladi

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

9 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 ...
Baladi

In Pictures: Abandoned Amriyeh Hotel

9 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 ...
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