Most weddings in Saudi Arabia are not mixed weddings; females celebrate together separate from the males, so a women-only wedding requires female photographers, female waitresses, female entertainers… etc.
These Saudi cultural traditions resulted in the growth of female photographers in Saudi Arabia; many talented women are joining the wedding photography industry, due to the huge demand on female photographers.
These women are not only talented, but they are also making a huge fan base for themselves on social media platforms, and are becoming big celebrity names not only in Saudi Arabia, but the entire Gulf region.
If you are not familiar with some of these talented female photographers in Saudi Arabia, we are here to help you get to know them.
Here are just a few of the most popular female photographers in Saudi Arabia:
Reem Bajabaa has lived her childhood moving between the UK and the US, which exposed her to different cultures, at first Reem worked on artistic photography, but decided later on to join the wedding industry.
Tasneem Sultan who is initially Based in Dubai, has already shot in the US, UK, France, Uruguay, Bali, India, Egypt, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Holland, Belgium, Italy and Greece. Whilst shooting over 120 weddings, Tasneem made sure to document real emotions. The stories of culture, traditions and of course how they met.
Mona Alyedreessy is half British and half Saudi, she works as a professional freelance event photographer in London and Al Khobar/Dammam in Saudi Arabia. She also travels for weddings to Jeddah, Riyadh, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, UAE and Qatar. The talented Mona Alyedreessy has been working as a professional photographer since 2004 and has captured many weddings and cultural events throughout her career.
Salma Jammal, is a talented Saudi wedding and portrait photographer, who is gaining popularity in Saudi Arabia. Salma Jammal is gaining her popularity on social media channels, while Arab brides are falling in love with her modern and innovative approach to wedding photography. Read Salma's article on: "10 Wedding Photography Trends for 2015".