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Dubai: The UAE’s natural beauty, culture and landmarks have gone on show at a photo gallery in Dubai celebrating the country’s Golden Jubilee.

Grand Stores, the sole distributor of Nikon imaging products in the UAE, has unveiled the exclusive Nikon Photo Gallery at the Grand Mercure Airport Hotel in Garhoud, Dubai.

The gallery features hand-picked images captured by select Nikon photographers across various emirates. Paying tribute to the UAE, the images also highlight the infrastructure, native wildlife, traditional sporting activities, architectural wonders and memorable moments of the UAE.

More than 50 short-listed images from various Nikon photographers are on display at the gallery, which is freely accessible until February 28, 2022 to everyone who has received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.

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A series of free interactive Nikon workshops and photo competitions will also be organised by Grand Stores at the hotel over the next three months. Free one-night couple staycations and other surprise gifts awaits the winning contestants.

Suha Abu Issa, Retail Director, Grand Stores and Narendra Menon, Managing Director, Nikon Middle East, had officially unveiled the photo gallery last month. They were joined by Tyrone Lodder, Cluster General Manager, Grand Mercure and Ibis Styles Dubai Airport Hotel, along with participating photographers, media representatives, social media influencers and senior officials from Grand Stores and Nikon Middle East.

Nikon Photo Gallery at Grand Mercure Airport Hotel in Garhoud, Dubai
Nikon Photo Gallery at Grand Mercure Airport Hotel in Garhoud, Dubai Image Credit: Supplied

After unveiling and touring the Nikon Photo Gallery, Suha Abu Issa had said: “As the nation celebrates 50 years of success in its sheer glory, Grand Stores along with Nikon marks its respect and gratitude by congratulating the great leaders and visionaries of this beautiful land. As we can see, every single photograph displayed here has a soul and story of its own, gracefully depicting the rich diversity and dynamism of this country.”