Past Meetup

Get Paid to Take Pictures (EPyC Biweekly meetup)

Location image of event venue


Discussion Topic: Get Paid to Take Pictures (Ibrahim El Zain)
At this biweekly, Shutterstock agent Ibrahim El Zain will share with us the secrets behind becoming a successful contributor to the stock photography site, including how to maximize your income. Our own Ashraf Jandali will then guide us through the process of signing up.

Member showcase (Mostafa Ajjawi)

For this section, our member Mostafa Ajjawi will share a 4min time-lapse for the first time with our members, and answer questions about it.

The Tuesday tip (Ashraf Jandali)
Want advice on how to improve your photographs? Ashraf's here to help.

Photo Competition (Theme: Vacations)

For this week all competition entries will be evaluated based on ShutterStock submissions Standards

Please send us two of your images by email ( by 5 PM on the day of the event, or bring your photos to the event on a USB thumb drive. To make our lives easier, please rename the files so that they have your name in them, e.g. Ahmed1.JPG and Ahmed2.JPG. We all vote on who has done the best job, and the winner gets a prize. Please note that if you don't show up, or pass your photos to the organizers on time, your shots will not be eligible for a prize.

We will be meeting in Studio Attitude in Al Quoz, in the same series of warehouses as Botanica. If you need help figuring out how to get there, check out the location map (, or make use of the GPS coordinates (25.1525031294, 55.2301798251). More information on the venue can be found on their site ( or at 04 3384114.

We also have YouTube videos showing you how to get there from Sheikh Zayed Road, with detailed text directions posted underneath. This one ( shows the way if you are coming from the direction of the World Trade Centre and Dubai Mall, and this one ( depicts the way from the direction of Abu Dhabi, the marina, and Al Barsha.

Stuff happens. So check this page regularly to see if the event details have been revised, or if you need to update your RSVP. One thing hasn't changed though: it's still just AED 20 if you want to join us on the evening.


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