Vidhyaa Chandramohan is an Abu Dhabi-based photojournalist who focuses her documentary work on women, cultural, social and environmental stories and issues in the United Arab Emirates. Vidhyaa earned a Diploma in Documentary Photography from...
Hales from Afghanistan works in a carpet shop for more than 35 years, and he says customized Sheikh Zayed carpet is famous and fast-moving in the shop. Abu Dhabi, UAE Picture taken on 24 June 2021. For The National/Vidhyaa Chandramohan
Aziz Khan longing to see the family, especially his daughter Mumtaz; due to Covid 19, he could not travel from 2019 to Afghanistan, and he added that he is planning to visit his family by next Eid and mobile is the only tool that connects them connects them regularly. Abu Dhabi, UAE Picture taken 24 June 2021. For The National / Vidhyaa Chandramohan
Mohammed Aiyub from Pakistan, working as a tailor for more than 15 years in the same shop in the carpet souq, says business is not bad. It's all fine by God's grace. The only thing he misses his family back home.Picture taken 24 June 2021. REUTERS/Vidhyaa Chandramohan.
Picture taken 24 June 2021. For The Nationa /Vidhyaa Chandramohan.
The Carpet sellers waiting for customers , many shops told that sales was very dull these days we are hoping that it will improve in coming days. Picture taken 24 June 2021. For The National /Vidhyaa Chandramohan.
The Carpet sellers are waiting for customers; many shops said that sales were very dull these days we are hoping that it will improve in coming days. Picture taken 24 June 2021. For The National/Vidhyaa Chandramohan.
The Carpet seller explain about specialty of handmade Kashmir carpets which is the expensive range in the shops and famous around the globe.Picture taken 24 June 2021. For The National/Vidhyaa Chandramohan
The Afghani brothers chit-chat outside their shop before the customer arrives; their father owned a carpet shop in Abu Dhabi for more than 55 years, and now they are taking care of their father's business. Picture taken 24 June 2021. For The National /Vidhyaa Chandramohan.
Muhammed holds the photo of his father(who is in Pakistan now) during the surprise visit to the carpet souq area by Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed on 2018, he says this is a unique and memorable photo for our family, and he displayed in his shop.Picture taken 24 June 2021. For The National /Vidhyaa Chandramohan.