Ablikim Emet was born in Khoshut, a small town in the northeast of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (East-Turkestan), in 1963. He studied at the Technical College and worked for many years in the Forestry Information Center.
The beauty and diversity of his homeland inspired him again and again to a creative way of photography and thanks to a special artistic sense, he managed to capture the different landscapes in breathtaking pictures and to present them to a wide audience. Some of his pictures won prestigious awards at regional and international exhibitions in Xinjiang, Beijing and Shanghai.
Ablikim Emet left his homeland in 2017 and is living now with his family in Boston, Massachusetts.
Photos from Xinjiang (East-Turkestan)