Waseem Asmar, Lattakia Member Since September 2007 Artist Statement I’m Waseem Asmar from the costal city of Lattakia in Syria, a fifth year student in Networks Engineering College/Tishreen University.
I've been working an IT for four years in one company then moved to another (better) one besides my study in partial time.
My passion in photography reflects my love of beauty and deep thinking how Great God is, and by this addiction my whole way of watching world around Me changed forever!
I started photography in 1996 using simple KODAK film camera then the Russian Zenit (taught by my Dad) and now I’m happy with my Nikon DSLR.
Besides my experience in photography I’m a very good post processor Using many digital techniques like HDR, DRI, ORTON, TEXTURIZING… Supported by my computer knowledge due to my study.
In 2007 I made my first web gallery on FLICKR and thankfully could made Myself seen there among many great and professional photographers worldwide, having many photos on EXPLORE!
* 2007 till now my photos were promoted many times as best shots in many Flickr groups and I'm a member of international flickr best landscape photographers (promotion membership)
* On the 9th of may 2009 I won the first place in the competition “Lattakia In Photos” and became more recognized within my city and Country, then had many of my photos published by “Al-Shateh ADV Group”
* On August 2009 I won the silver medal in (Architecture photography) during Arab-European photo festival in Homburg/Germany