Dugongs are large herbivorous marine mammals, weighing more than 400kg, which consume sea grasses and inhabit the waters of at least 37 countries around the world. The species can live for up to 70 years. Qatar is home to the second-largest population of dugongs in the world, behind only Australia.
Photography enthusiasts were given an opportunity to learn the primitive techniques of photography and the principles and process involved in getting a good picture during a two-day pinhole camera workshop held at Msheireb Arts Centre.
The third annual conference, held at Qatar National Conference Centre witnessed a 20 percent rise in attendees this year, with over 530 students, teachers and mentors from schools across Qatar and the region.