Yehia el Alaily


Yehia El Alaily is an Egyptian/ British commercial photographer based in Cairo, Egypt. Since specializing in commercial photography in 2005, Alaily has worked with several local and international clients, and is currently agent represented. His commercial portfolio covers a wide range of trends: conceptual, lifestyle, people, nature and architecture, but his keynote project remains the Birds of Egypt which he started in 2005. His interest in photo- documenting bird migration in Egypt has taken Alaily across Egypt in pursuit of different bird species across the country. This ongoing project has established him as a contributing photographer with Christopher Helm Publishers. Meanwhile, his commercial and editorial work has been published by The food print 2012 and 2013, Intercontinental hotels, Hilton worldwide, Notting Hill Theater, Sanctuary retreats, Hyper allergic art mag, Abercrombie & Kent and Henkel among others.


men at work

Snow white and the giant ants

The lonely heart and the bread man

Stairway to heaven