I’m an aircraft interiors engineer with a deep appreciation of the visual arts.
As a child, I left my Barbies and Kens aside because I preferred to build creative houses and cities with my Legos instead. Since I was 13, I recognized the power of the photograph through two lifestyle French magazines I acquired on a flight to Cairo, via Paris.
I still have those magazines (whose ages shall not be mentioned ;) … I look at them today, and without regretting that I chose a more stable, “safe” career, I am very proud and happy to have built this blog and Dina El-Hakim Photogra-phi, which is a trading name for my company, Dina’s Arts & Design Corporation.
I believe in hard work, in passion in what you do, and in having fun while doing it.
This is who I am, and I enjoy life like that.
I invite you to visit the site, to know more about the kind of photographs I take, my philosophy, my mentors, and the educational path I took to study photography. You can also find out here about the places I want to visit, the places I’ve been, the famous people I have a crush on, and whimsical things like that.
I hope you like what you see and if it can inspire you to tap into your artistic potential, that would be lovely (:
Montreal, the fifteenth of August, two thousand and ten
twelve seventeen a.m.
PS: As if I haven’t talked enough :) - I just wanted to add that I don’t particularly adore the “reblog” feature. Daniel Milnor said “Regurgitating other people’s information is really boring”. And I couldn’t agree more. On the rare occasion that I will do it, it is probably something really special that was too precious not to share. To me, reblogs are simply likes, and we already have a space set especially for them.
I believe in blogs where most posts are original, relevant content, where quality rules over quantity and reblogs. Those I have the most admiration for.