Mohammed Zakaria

Born in Doha, Qatar in 1986, moving to Amman, Jordan shortly after, where he currently lives and works, Zakaria completed a bachelor's degree in business information systems from the University of Jordan, worked in computer programming for four years before leaving his corporate job to start his own skateboard company.

Zakaria's passion for the arts started from shooting and making skateboarding videos with his friends, after which switching from the moving image to the still one.

His interest in photography lies in the honesty of the medium. His work began with capturing truthful black and white snaps within the everyday. After switching to color photography, his attention switched to capturing beauty in things that aren't aware of its own possession of it. The humble beauty of the ordinary.

Zakaria uses the camera as a tool to seek new experiences in seeing.