Photo courtesy of Mahra Al Mehairi

Photo courtesy of Mahra Al Mehairi


Obaid Mohammed AlBudoor (“beedii”) is an Emirati artist who has developed a love for storytelling through his camera.

He is a passionate traveler, a lover of nature and the outdoors, and seeks to immerse himself within the grandeur of the world. Obaid aims to shed light on the Middle East’s culture, history and landscapes.

He has created a variety of photographic and video centric content across multiple genres, participated on a National Geographic Show as a contestant, has had his work displayed Art Exhibitions and hosts workshops regularly.

Notable Achievements


  • Cultural Foundation: ‘Reflections’ Exhibition Artist

  • Abu Dhabi Through Your Eyes: Short List

  • Gulf Photo Plus: Astrophotography and Photo Tour Instructor

  • Apple: ‘Today at Apple’ Speaker

  • Vogue Arabia: Published Images of Fikra Ministry of Graphic Design

  • Vice Arabia: Character on Liwa Festival Coverage


  • Sheikha Salama Emerging Artist Fellowship (SEAF): Cohort 5

  • National Geographic: IAANGP Show Runner Up


  • EXPO 2020: Event MC + International Photographer Participant