Carl Schraefel's PhotoBlog
Feb. 02, 2013
Riyadh, KSA This traditional building in the process of demolition is located in the center of the city. The contrast of old and new is striking.
Feb. 03, 2013
Riyadh, KSA I used to live in the Diplomatic Quarter when I first arrived in Riyadh 2010. The location was beautiful, but was very stressful getting in and out…
Feb. 04, 2013
Riyadh, KSA The old ruined capital of the Al-Saud; dating back from the Sixteenth century and thrived into the Eighteenth and early Nineteenth centuries lies…
Feb. 05, 2013
Riyadh, KSA I asked students to let me photograph their sandals. They thought the idea was strange, but agreed to let me take some pictures anyway.They all wore…
Feb. 06, 2013
Riyadh, KSA. These days I have been walking to work while it is not so hot. The construction of a new freeway over pass makes getting there a challenge.
Feb. 07, 2013
Riyadh, KSA I pass by this Traditional Saudi Restaurant on the way to work everyday. Although I have not yet gone inside to taste the food!
Feb. 08, 2013
Riyadh, KSA In my spare time, I have been making mixed medium mosaic vases at home. I buy the clay pots from local shops and decorate them with an assortment of…
Feb. 13, 2013
Riyadh, KSA The private villas (or guilded cages) are surrounded by very high walls; some are extremely high. Saudis are very private and protective of their…
Feb. 14, 2013
Turtleford, Saskatchewan, Canada 2011 I was born and raised in Kerrobert, Saskatchewan, not too far away from Turtleford. I have some good friends living in…
Feb. 15, 2013
Riyadh, KSA Although I have yet to come across any spectacular graffiti, there are less- assuming collaborative works in progress!
Feb. 16, 2013
1997-2000:United Arab Emirates (UAE) I worked in Fujairah, but often traveled to Dubai on the weekends. These pictures were taken around Old Dubai.
Feb. 17, 2013
Riyadh, KSA Groups of students I have taught over the years. In the last shot, it looks like the two students are kissing, but they are actually just touching…
Feb. 20, 2013
These are a few samples of my work. I use a variety of magazines, but mainly like to use National Geographic images as they have the most variety of subject…
Feb. 22, 2013
Anguish and Despair Images from the Arab Newspaper (I believe from 2004-06) were used in these collages.