Fares El Jammal


Date of Birth: 1970


Bachelor Degree of Photography Saint Holy Spirit University - Kaslik - Lebanon.


1st place: United Nations backed « Media Prize » for the Durable Human Development, United Nations Development Program, Beirut.
1st place: Photography Competition “Capture Lebanon’s Beauty”AGFA, Beirut.
2nd place: Photography Competition Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation International, Beirut.

Professional Career

2006 - Shadow Professional Photography- managing/partner - Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
1992 - Owner of Jammal Studios, Batroun and Gemmayzeh branches, Lebanon.
2002 - 2004: Teacher, Photography, AUT Tripoli, Lebanon.
1997 - 2004: Teacher, Cine Photo Printing, Central School, Jounieh, Lebanon.
1992 - 2000: Teacher, Landscape Photography, Saint Holy Spirit University, Kaslik, Lebanon.

Solo Exhibitions

2009: “Regards sur le Liban”, Salle des Clercs, France, 27/01/09 - 01/01/09.
2008: “Graffiti”, Emile Bustani Auditorium, Al Bustan International Festival 2008, Beyt Meri, Lebanon, 12/02/08 - 16/03/08.
2004: “Climats”, Dar Al Mona Art Gallery, Beirut.
2001: Recent work, St Ramon Centre, Bejdarfel, Lebanon.
2000: “Nature And Light”, French Cultural Centre of North Lebanon, Atrium of Tripoli, Tripoli, Lebanon.
1999: “Exhibition of The Teachers of Photography”, Saint Holy Spirit University, Kaslik, Lebanon. Inspired by UNESCO‘s Declaration of Beirut as the Arab Cultural Capital for 1999.
1998: “Photo month-Lebanon” Organized by the “Maison Europeenne de la Photogrpahie a paris”, St Giles Castle, Tripoli, Lebanon.
1998: “Unfinished Nature”, Photo month-Lebanon, Organized by the”Maison Europeenne de la Photogrpahie a Paris Byblos, Lebanon.
1997: “Lebanon’s beauty”, St Peters Al Aadra Monastery, Lebanese Maronite Society, Lebanon.
1997: “Les Croises au Liban” Balamand University, Balamand, Lebanon.
1997: “300 years of “Raymond de St Gilles”, Hall of Illustration, Toulouse Municipality, Toulouse, France.
1997: “Raymond of St Giles”, University of Toulouse- Le mirail, Toulouse, France
1997: Recent work, Entretemps Gallery, Mansourieh, Lebanon.
1996: St Steven Cathederal,The Great Hall, St Steven Cathedral, Batroun, Lebanon.
1995: “Lebanon for Ever”“Rotary Clubs of The Middle East”, Hotel Naas, Bikfaya, Lebanon.
1994: “Lebanon’s Landscape”, two separate exhibitions, organised by The friends of The Cedars, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
1993: “Escape”, St Holy Spirit University, Kaslik, Lebanon.
1992: “Guidelines”, Saint Stephano Hotel, Batroun Municipality, Batroun, Lebanon.

Group Exhibitions

2008: “Dubai Photographers”, Total Art Gallery, Dubai, UAE, 12/01/08 – 22/01/08.
2002: Recent work, Hotel Abshi, Ehden, Lebanon.
2002: Untitled, Bharsaf, Bikfaya, Lebanon.
2000: “Lebanon In 3D”, The UNESCO Palace, organised by the Lebanese House of Photography, Beirut.
2000: “11Photographs in the Espace S.D”, Espace S.D Art Gallery, Beirut.
1999: Recent work, Lebanese Ministry of Culture, Frankfurt, Germany.
1999: 12 Group Exhibitions, organised by The European House of Photography and the
Lebanese Ministry of Culture, inspired by the UNESCO‘s declaration of Beirut as the Arab Cultural Capital for 1999.
1999: “Flowers”, The German Cultural Centre, Lebanon.
1998: “Incomplete nature”, Salon d’Automne Gallery, Sursok Museum, Ashrafieh, Lebanon.
1998: “Biennale of Plastic Arts and Photography”, Holy Spirit University, Kaslik, Lebanon.



Lumieres Monastiques, Volume 1- 5, Published in 1998 by Edition D’Art Photographique, USEK, Lebanon.

Feature Articles

“Postcard from Beirut”, Middle East Photography Magazine, issue 4, volume 3, 2003.
“ Fares Jammal: Painting with Light”, InStyle Wedding Magazine, 25th of September, 2007.


Cedar Wings - Middle East Airlines Inflight Magazine
Oryx and Al Maha - Qatar Airways Inflight Magazines
Welcome To Lebanon - Published by Kropps Middle East
Harmonies - Architecture and Interior Design Magazine

Fashion and Entertainment Magazines include:
Focus, Apostrophe, Sayidati, Laha, Nadine, Zeina, Kalam El Nas, Al Jaras, What’s up Lebanon, Zahra and Adam & Eve.

Annual Reports / Brochures / Posters

Audi Bank, Byblos Bank, Bank of Beirut, Banque du Liban, BIT Bank, Mirage, City of Arabia, Ajman University of Science and Technology.

Career and Social Participation

17th of April 2002: Landscape Photography Conference
Alumni Association of the American University of Beirut, Mount Lebanon Branch, Metropolitan Hotel – Beirut.
Member of Middle East Professional Photographers, MEPP, Dubai, UAE.
Member of the Edition d’Art Photographique, USEK, Lebanon.
Founder of the Photo Club “Open Circle”.
Member of Batroun Municipal Council.
President of Batroun Festival Committee.
Member of the Friends of Nature Association.
Member of Green Peace Association.

Major Clients

Selected Advertising Agencies:
Intermarkets Group, Leo Burnett Worldwide Inc, Saatchi & Saatchi, THG Group, Promo7, Impact BBDO, Grey Worldwide, AGA, JWT, Team Young & Rubicam.

Dubai / Gulf Countries
Coca Cola Middle East, Emaar, Zain Group (formerly MTC), Qatar Airways, Damas Jewellery, Omniyat, MeGlobal, Alpha Tours, Injazat, Fujitsu Siemens, Chrysler Dubai, , Dubai Airport , Purity, Tatweer, Nakheel, National Bank of Dubai, National Bank of Abu Dhabi, Al Dar, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi tourism authority, Dubai shopping festival, RTA(road and transports authrity), Dubai Holdings, Jumeirah Group…

Middle East Airlines, Dar al Handasah, Solidere, ERGA Group, Interdesign, Abu Merhi Cruises, Nakhal and Cie, LBC Group, Rotana TV, Banque Audi, Byblos Bank, Bank of Beirut, Banque d’Industrie et du Travail, Lebanon and Gulf Bank, Credit Libanais.
Dar Al Handasah, projects included:
Beirut Airport, Lebanese Parliament House, Lebanon’s bridges and tunnels, Beirut’s Central Business District (Down Town).
Television Productions:
Star Academy (6 consecutive seasons), Miss Lebanon, mission fashion…

Selected Hotels and Resorts
Movenpick Hotels and Resorts (Middle East), Phoenicia Hotel, Grand Hills Hotel and Spa, Rotana Hotels, Casino Du Liban, Crowne Plaza, Marriott, Raffles Dubai, Golden Tulipe, Le Royal Hotel.

Featured Works

 Ammyq in Beqaa Lebanon
Ammyq in Beqaa Lebanon
 Beirut Lebanon
Beirut Lebanon
 Beqaa Valley Lebanon
Beqaa Valley Lebanon
 Beqaa Valley
Beqaa Valley
 Cairo Egypt
Cairo Egypt
 Luxor Egypt
Luxor Egypt
 Doha Qatar
Doha Qatar
 Everest Nepal
Everest Nepal
 Katmandou Nepal
Katmandou Nepal
 Katmandou Nepal
Katmandou Nepal
 Katmandou Nepal daily life
Katmandou Nepal daily life
 Katmandou old person
Katmandou old person