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Creating change in Libya with photography

Mohammed Alsharif is a young photographer from Libya who saw a need to change the way his community viewed photographers and took action to educate locals in his area and break the stereotypes cast on photographers.  About the Event Al Bayda is a coastal town in eastern Libya where Mohammed and his friends live and hosted an event to show the beauty of the profession and to help his community overcome their misconceptions on what it means to be a photographer. During this event he would train attendees on different aspects of photography, and he asked them to come dressed in traditional Libyan clothing so that he could capture his culture in photos.  Marketing the Event Mohammed (who goes by...

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