The Image Collection
The collection contains over 20,000 photographs of the Middle East, including photographs of archaeological sites, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, major works of art & architecture; holy sites and places of worship. You will also find photos of National Parks, Biosphere Reserves, wildlife in its natural habitat and a great variety of plants & flowers.
My people photography features a vast diversity of images of men, women, children and the elderly, showing people at work in agriculture, commerce, industry, mining, fishing, education and the arts, as well as people engaging in sports, leisure activities, local festivals, religious rituals and other customs.
The library features images of the art & architecture of the Middle East, including sites in Ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Persia, Asia Minor, the Levant and Arabia, as well as pictures of Islamic art & architecture and the art of the Ottoman Empire.
You will also find photos of mosques and holy sites, including the Tombs of Shiite Imams in Najaf, Karbala, Samarra & Baghdad in Iraq; Qom & Mashhad in Iran; mosques and holy sites in Palestine, Syria, Yemen, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt, including many images of Muslims practicing their rites.
View the complete list of places around the world photographed by Peter Langer.