Moses' ViewThe photographer, Vivian Ronay has been making photographs in Petra since 1986. She is based in Washington DC where she also covers news events and contracts for corporate shoots. She is represented by Zuma press in California.




The Bedouin Tribes of Petra project was the winner of the 2003 White House News Photographers' Association's Project Grant and was part of a traveling museum exhibition.

  • American Natural History Museum, NYC: Oct. 2003 - June 2004
  • Cincinnati Art Museum: Sept. 2004 - Jan. 2005
  • Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI: April - Aug. 2005
  • Glenbow Museum, Calgary: Oct. 2005 - Feb. 2006
  • Canadian Museum of Civilization, Ottawa: April - Jan 2007
  • Vivian has lectured at the following venues in support of the Bedouin Tribes of Petra project:

  • National Press Club
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Library of Congress
  • Explorer’s Club, NYC
  • N.Y.U
  • Embassy of Jordan in Washington sponsored by Georgetown University
  • American Natural History Museum, NYC
  • Calvin College, Grand Rapids
  • Glenbow Museum, Calgary
  • Canadian Museum of Civilization
  • Vivian Ronay
    PO Box 9627
    Washington DC 20016