People - Professional

Cardboard Glasses, Total Solar Eclipse, Uganda

Tariq Zaidi
UK

Nominee

"Cardboard Glasses, Total Solar Eclipse, Uganda"
The moon’s shadow swept across Earth on Sunday, November 3, 2013 creating a total eclipse of the sun. The best place to observe the total solar eclipse was in Uganda.

Biography: Tariq Zaidi has become one of those success stories one occasionally reads about. In Jan 2014, he gave up a senior corporate position, to follow his dream of becoming one of the world's most respected fine art travel portrait photographers with the aim of capturing the dignity, purity and soul of people, within their environment. More than 50 of his images have already won several major international photography awards. Tariq has held numerous exhibitions and published two books. He has successfully completed commissions in Sierra Leone, Cuba, Russia, Cambodia, Uganda, UAE, Japan and...

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