Amazing Muslim Photographers

The work of these talented photographers will inspire you.

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Peter Sanders

Peter Sanders began his career in the mid 1960s as one of London’s key photographers of rock musicians. His pictures of Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, The Rolling Stones, The Who and many others performing are classics of the genre.

Learn more about Peter and discover a world of amazing photographs here  

Peter Morgan

Peter Morgan is an award winning photographer who has worked in Paris, London and New York, but feels most comfortable when he is wandering the streets of Gaza or the West Bank with his camera in hand. His passion for the region has enabled him to share the stories of the Palestinian people with the rest of the world.

Check out Peter’s profile to learn more.   

Zahrah Habibullah

Zahrah Habibullah is a photographer, an accomplished jeweller and all round creative. Zahrah’s work embodies a sense of celebration of this world. Her knowledge of materials and love of craftsmanship and design have developed her meticulous eye for detail and styling. This enables Zahrah to make sure the moments she captures for you are beautifully presented, evocative yet real. She now runs Lah’za Photography with her husband, Ahmad.


Check out Zahrah’s profile to learn more.

Mustafa Davis

After attending college where he studied Photojournalism, Mustafa traversed overseas in search of ecstatic truth in art and independent stories to tell. After four years working in the UAE, Mustafa relocated to Hollywood and founded his award winning production company that produces feature documentary films, music videos, commercials, educational films, corporate videos, and short films.

See more of his work here.


Riaz Lalla

At age 14, Riaz was given his first Kodak Instamatic. A love affair was born. Self-taught, mentored by legends in the making, he immersed myself in street photography along with production work in the darkroom.

Riaz volunteers much of his free time with social justice and humanitarian organisation, representing them in an operational and leadership capacity.

Check out Riaz’s full profile here.


Marryam Lum

Marryam is a prolific freelance photographer who specialises in fashion, portrait and lifestyle photography. She is currently based in the most happening city in Australia, Adelaide.

Learn more about Marryam’s awesome work here.


Mehdi Bennaceri

Mehdi Bennaceri is an award winning photographer. After ten years of working in this field, he established his own design and production agency in Rabat, Morocco. He has a passion for documentary films, photography, and travel and believes that everyone has a duty to help develop their environment and their country.

Learn more about Mehdi’s incredible photography work here.


The original version of this article was written by Reuben Brand and first published on Creative Ummah.

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