Tag Archive for Hijabi

Tariq & Rawan’s Wedding Photoshoot

Continue Reading Lovebirds San Jose Municipal Rose Garden, California I felt blessed to be asked to be the photographer at Tariq & Rawan’s wedding after being the photographer for their Nikaah or Katb il Kitab Ceremony. This photoshoot occurred at the San Jose Municipal Rose Garden in Northern California, not too far from the bride’s home. Beautiful day and gorgeous couple! On… Read more →

Mahmoud & Nada’s Nikaah Ceremony

http://driversanddriverjobs.com/?p=72 Mahmoud & Nada Katb il Kitab/ Nikaah Ceremony I was honored to be the photographer on this gorgeous couple’s special day! We had a lot of fun taking both the traditional pictures and taking poses that truly showed off each of their personalities. Their love and friendship shined bright through all of their pictures! The Katb il Kitab is when… Read more →

Tariq & Rawan’s Nikaah

Tariq & Rawan’s Nikaah/Katb il Kitab I had the wonderful opportunity to be a photographer at Tariq & Rawan’s Nikaah or Katb il Kitab Ceremony. The Nikaah is the Islamic Marriage Contract in which a couple becomes husband and wife. It was a gorgeously simple party, set outside at Central Lake in Foster City, Northern California. The weather was wonderful… Read more →

The Unexpected Has Been Kicking My Ass… but Failing to Keep Me Down

“Wow! The craziest things always happen to you, don’t they?” She shakes her head, as if I purposely run after the crazy moments that fill my life. “Yeah, SubhanAllah. I’m just always surrounded by…” I try to think of the right word to describe what I have thought were normal occurrences. “Adventure. No wonder you’re a writer. You always have… Read more →

The Misadventures of a Lost Hijabi in Brooklyn

Seeking adventure? Love getting lost in new cities?? If you need advice or tips on “how to best get lost on the subway system and wander into shady neighborhoods only to find yourself in the boonies terrified for your life” I’m your girl! Worried that you have always had a great sense of direction? No worries! I’m here to change… Read more →

San Diegan in the City that Never Sleeps

“One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.” – Sigmund Freud “You believe you haven’t been doing well for so long? You think you won’t find anything for you here?” I knew that look. He wanted a straight answer, no appeasing him and mama about how I have been faring after grad school.… Read more →

Health Fair at ICSD

Health Fair at the Islamic Center of San Diego   A Health Fair was held for the community of the Islamic Center of San Diego on a sunny Saturday morning through the afternoon. Students and physicians from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy volunteered their time, knowledge, and work to educate the… Read more →