A Historical photograph by Mr.Ramesh Shukla during the early old years of Dubai. The photograph is about showing the Fishermen of how they work for living during those years. The photograph tells a story about a daily life in the past, where people use to go for fishing with their small Dhow. Each photograph tells a color of life and stories of group of people and regular people. This photograph is a part of history in old Dubai that shows different faces and people during the old times. The photograph is not just showing the history of the old Dubai, but it is also tells the stories of different lives from the past of different people.
At a time when few photographers understood or appreciated the value of recording the changes occurring in UAE society, Ramesh Shukla was amassing a huge number of images showing every aspect of life in the emirates -from the development of a modern infrastructure in the fast-expanding cities to the unchanged traditional life of the smaller emirates.
Ramesh Shukla is well-respected artist, versatile in many media, and his paintings and photographs stand alongside each other at his gallery in Bastakia, Bur Dubai. His photograph of the Rulers of the UAE adorn palaces and private collections, and his work appears on UAE postage stamps and currency notes. He’s respected artist, versatile in many media, and his photographs and paintings stand alongside each other in his galleries. The images represent one of the country’s foundation and progress.
FSRG holds one of the largest achieve of historically images of the UAE since the 1960’s. All images are digitally stored and are available for special publications.