Noor Ali Rashid is the Royal Photographer to the ruling families of the United Arab Emirates. A UAE national, he has captured events in lives of His Highness the Aga Khan IV, his father Prince Aly Khan and grandfather Imam Sultan Muhammed Shah Aga Khan III. Noor Ali Rashid has been a highly decorated photographer, have received huge number of awards for his contribution to capturing the history of the United Arab Emirates. His photographs of the rulers and the emirates have been captured in 8 different books so far. The Ismaili Centre in Dubai had organised an exhibition of his historical pictures of Dubai as its first outreach program, and prior to that there have been many exhibitions of his work one of which was inaugurated by the present ruler of Dubai. The story of his life started from Gwadur in Pakistan, studying in Junagadh, growing up in Karachi, and then moving to Dubai, where he has now spent around 50 years, and along the way, everywhere he has captured history.
His interview with Riz Khan of Al-Jazeera TV in two parts.