Color of Ramadan: An Incredibly Difficult Photo Project

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All images by Amr Elshamy. Used with permission.

Photographer Amr Elshamy is from Egypt, and is a self taught artist used to do various forms of art like Digital art/Traditional art, photography and Filmmaking. The idea for the colors of Ramadan came playing with an old pen in a mug of water and watching the ink swirl around. While projects like this are usually done with high powered flashes and lots of patience, Amr tells us that for every 5,000 photos he shot, he only got around 10 that looked decent.

We talked to Amr about the project and the technicalities that went into it.

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