About the Author
Diana C. K. Untermeyer lived in Qatar from 2004-2007 as the wife of the U.S. ambassador. In Qatar, she served as an active volunteer and participated in numerous equestrian sports, particularly endurance horse racing. Born in Wyoming, she graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Virginia in 1984. After graduation, she became an avid whitewater kayaker and worked in the White House. She currently resides in Houston, Texas, with her husband Chase and their daughter Elly. Qatar: Sand, Sea, and Sky is her first book.
Award-winning photographer Henry Dallal has been passionate about photography since the age of nine, when his father gave him a Box Brownie. His books include Pageantry and Performance: The Household Cavalry in a Celebration of Pictures and Horse Warriors: India’s 61st Cavalry. He has received commissions to photograph Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, HRH Princess Anne, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and HRH Princess Haya bint Al Hussein. His work has been exhibited at Windsor Castle, Kensington Palace, Blenheim Palace, the Naples Museum of Art (Florida), the Royal Geographic Society and the Smithsonian Institution. Born in Iran, he has made London his home since moving there from Colorado in 1994.