Iranian Photo Agency
Circa 2002 - 2007


 

For a number of years in the early 2000's this website, Iranian Photo Agency, represented a number of well known Iranian photographers.
Content is from the site's 2002 - 2007 archived pages.


 

Iranian Photo Agency

The Iranian Photo Agency has a collection of photographs that cover Iranian subjects and others.
If you do not find the subject that you are looking for on our website, you can always order them to us via e-mail and we may be able to help you. 
The pictures presented on our site have been taken by the most professional Iranian photographers.

 



© Copyright 2008
Title : Childish Laugh
Photographer: Abdollah Moradi



 

 Fakhreddin Fakhreddini

Always, he is subjected to variety of questions; who , when , how , ... 
His photographs are a relationship between vision and life. In fact, each photograph is beyond a vision,  a narrative and an event,  a bond between time and place.

The greatest characteristic of a portrait photographer is his initiation, his compassion, his ability to judge a person, his ability to get along with all kinds of people, from a poet, a mathematician or a politician.  His ability to have sympathy for each person and to understand the person he is photographing, to show tact and understanding of the problem the person faces, being before a camera.  His photographs speak a fluent language of brevity, distant sweetness which invites investigation. For every photographer there exists a framework according to which he attempts to conduct his subjects. For Fakhreddin that framework is easiness.  His master of photographic techniques, in the most complete sense, is a natural teacher for all those who follow his way. Thousands of monumental photographs are the result of 50 years of his experience.   We chose to open this essay with a few words on Fakhreddin, not because our intention was to describe him as a person, but because our observation of his photographs led us to choose his approach. Fakhreddin was born in 1932 and grew up in an artist family. As well as photography, he also started painting from his childhood. In comparison between painting and photography, Fakhreddin says :
" Painting is a creation of a distorted image of reality but photography is a selection of reality. " .
Most of his works have been dedicated to portrait and landscape photography. He completed his academic education at San Francisco Art Academy in photography and painting. He spent some years in Koln, working with Sharkovsky, a well known portrait photographer in Germany.   At present he spends part of his time teaching in the Iranian art universities and institutes, holding photographic exhibitions. He is known as a leader in the portrait photography in Iran. This collection of landscape photos is a small selection amongst the many photographs taken over the past years.



© Copyright 2002
Around Astara



© Copyright 2002
Shahre Kord
(7 Cheshmeh)

 

 

Fateme Tamidi

She was born on 1962 in Tehran
She graduated with a degree in photography in I.R.I.B collegue .
She has worked As a teacher at several universities.
She was elected as a jury member of many Festivals and competitions.
She was the head of photography section of “Sourosh Beanovan” magazine
In 2000-2001 , and has worked with many other photo magazines.
She was a photographer of several films such as “White Balloon”, and now
Works in photography section if I.R.I.B Channel ,1.
She has participated in many photo galleries and has won many prizes from festivals and competitions.
The collection of her works has been published , are as follows:
“Old houses, The memories of our gathering” ,”net” ,”the of my beloved house”.

 




© Copyright 2002
Fereydoun Moshiri
An Iranian Poet
(Yek shaer_e Irani)

 

Yadollah Abdi

Yadollah Abdi born on 1963 - Tehran -Iran.
He has started professional photography since 1982-as a professional photographer -he has other activities such as:
being as a jury member , and a member of selection committee.
he has participated in many national and international photo festival and won many prizes from national and international festivals such as the silver medal from FIAP international photo festival in china.



© Copyright 2002
Modern nature



© Copyright 2002 Asking for mercy

 

Babak Foroutani

Born January 3, 1969 - Tehran Graduated as BA graphics from Tehran Azad university - (1992).
Activities
Graphic Design.
Technical and artistic supervising of print and publication.
Commercial, architectural, industrial, naturalistic and social documentary photography.
Advisor and executive of artistic and advertisement affairs.
Consulting, programming and executing artistic and cultural festival.
Artistic director and in charge of publication of young cinema festival (1996-1998)
Advisor and executor of public education design and Islamic republic of Iran disciplinary forces advertisement (1994-1997).
Secretary of photo section of the first film, script and photo of the students all over the country (1998)
Official member of Iran graphic designers society. (IGDS)
Member of Iran Graphic Designers Professional Necessaries Securing Cooperative.
Member of diplomacy council of House of young cinematographic.
Member of international council of world’s graphic designers society. (ICOGRADA)
Cooperation with journals on photograph & graphic & written matters. (1989-2000)
Teaching photographic in Soure University. (1994)
Teaching graphic in Shahid Rajai University. (1998)



© Copyright 2002
Modern nature



© Copyright 2002

 

Hassan Ghafari

Born in Yasouje – Iran(1969)
He graduated in photography from Tehran Art university.
He has started photography since 1986.
He is specialist in taking in taking social – documentary photos
from tribes with Anthropologic approach, and he has worked as photographer in many films such as “in low hight” , “dead wave” , “red ribbon”.
He has participated in many national and international phot exhibitions.
And he won many prizes from many national and international contests And festivals.



© Copyright 2002
Ghashghaie tribes
(Ashayer_e ghashghaie)

 

 

Kourosh Adim

Place of birth : Babol. Iran
Date of birth: 1971
Education: BS in Biology
Working experience in art: since 1983
Working experience in literature: since 1989
Working experience in photography: since 1992
Exhibitions and festivals: Over 55 in Iran and aboard
Books: Illustration of the Farsi (Persian) translation of " La Persense Pure" by Christian Bobin
Collaborating in the cheshm (Eye) series, Mahriz Publications - Books ready for Publication:
Sayeyeh geessovani bar sang
  (The shadow of Beautiful Hair on a Stone: A Book of Verse)
Oghyanoosi dar otaghe pazirayi
  ( An Ocean in the Sitting Room : A Book of Prose )
Dar khalvateh dide va daroon ( In the Solitude of My Self and My Eyes: A Book of Interviews about Photography)
Articles and interviews on photography in the press since 1994
The Director of the Societies and Assemblies
Department of IPC from 1996
A founding member of the Babol photography Association 1994
Secretary of the "Village in Village" photo exhibitions 1994-1996
Editor of the "3rd view" section of the photography magazine ( AKS) 1996
Editor of the photography page of ROUDAKI magazine 1998



© Copyright 2002


© Copyright 2002

 




News

 

Iranian Photo Agency participated in the " 10th Charlemege photo festival" THIONVILL-FRANCE by sending 34 photos of 23 Iranian photographers:

Iranian Photo Agency participated in the " 7 concorso fotografico international Giuliano Carrara - Italy " by sending 193 photos of 74 Iranian photographers .
The Iranian photographers :

Iranian Photo Agency participated in the " 114th Toronto international salon of photography- canada"  by sending 38 photos of 17 Iranian photographers.
The Iranian photographers :

28 Oct. 2007
10 photos of Iranian photographers were selected in the " 11th International photograph competition Fracesco Forono Italy".
Iranian photographers : 

Also one of the images by Mr. Amin reza Talachian won the prize including crystal cup and bronze medal FIAF.

23 Sep. 2007
Iranian Photo Agency participated in the " 11th International hotograph competition" FRANCESCO FORNO ITALY by sending 107 photos of 38 Iranian photographers .
The Iranian photographers :

6 June 2007
Iranian Photo Agency participated in the " 145 Edinburgh international photo festival 2007 " competition in United Kingdom by sending 169 photos of 62 Iranian photographers .
The Iranian photographers :

1 May. 2007
Iranian Photo Agency participated in the Jan sunderland 27th fotographic " Mountain landscape" 2007competition in Poland by sending 32 photos of 11 Iranian photographers .
The Iranian photographers :

1 May. 2007
Iranian Photo Agency participated in the XLI concurso fotografico De Bizkaia 2007 interenacional competition in Spain by sending 42 photos of 21 Iranian photographers.
The Iranian photographers :

10 Apr. 2007
20 Photos of Iranian photographers were selected in the " 29th International foto festival KNOKKE-HEIST-BLGIUM". Also one of the images by Dr.Mirkian Roshannia won the prize including Diploma and 350 Euros.
The Iranian photographers whose photos have been selected :

5 Dec. 2006
Iranian Photo Agency participated in the " 29th  International fotofestival KNOKKE-HEIST-Belgium " by sending 115 photos of 24 Iranian photographers . The Iranian photographers are:
 

28 Nov. 2006
Iranian Photo Agency participated in the 21th " Caminos de Hierro" photographic competition in spain by sending 26 photos of 10 Iranian photographers . The Iranian photographers are :

11 Sep 2006
2 Photos Of Ehsan Behmanesh Were Selected in the "144th International Exhibition of photography 2006" in EDINBURGH-ENGLAND ALSO one of the images won The Prize of Honorable tapes FIAP.

2 September 2006
The images of 4 Iranian Photographer were accepted for the
TRANSPORT 2006 XV.COMPETITION IN INTERNATIONAL ART PHOTOGRAPHY " in SLOVAKIA.
1- Jalal Sepehr
2- Majid Moradi
3- Babak Borzouyeh
4- Ali Daghigh

26 AUG-2006
20 photos of Hossein Bahrami, Noshin Najafi, Babak Borzoyeh , Mansoreh Moetamedi, Amir Panah Pour, Moeein Shafei, AmirAli Javediyan, Ali Akbar Zadshir Jiyan, Mostafa Nosratpour, Arash Hasanzadeh, Amir Rostami, Tofigh Vahidiazar, Nastaran Dadjo , Amir Adham, Esfandiyar Asgharkhani, Were Selected in the "TOSHKENT FOTO BYENNALE – 2005 . Also Two other images of " Amir Ali Javadiyan and Hossain Bahrami have awarded the Honorable tapes FIAP

18 June 2006
Iranian Photo Agency participated in the " 144th international exhibition of photography 2006 in EDINBURGH ENGLAND " by sending 158 photos of  65 Iranian photographers .
The Iranian photographers are : 

7 June 2006
Iranian photo agency participated in the "Transport 2006 International Art Photography ( Doprava 2006) in Slovakia" by sending 47 photos of 21 Iranian photographers .
The Iranian photographers are :

23 May 2006
6 photos of Maryam Ehsani Motlagh, Majid Norolah Pour, Mohammadali Sabaghi, Shahin Shahablou, Sasan Zahedi, Hadi Tabrizi, were selected in the " Aqueducte 2006 " international photography biennial in SPAIN.


One of the images of Ghadir Vaghari which was sent to the SSF world sport photo contest of Sasakawa sports foundation which is held in Japan, was accepted in that contest. about 9800 sports photos were submitted in this contest from 45 countries .in this contest 5 works were awarded and 111 accepted works have been selected.
The exhibition of the selected works will be held in Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography from October 21 to November 3, 2004 and other area in Japan.

20 June 2004
Iranian Photo Agency Participated in the 30th ALGARVE PHOTO SALON 2004, PORTUGAL by sending 46 images and 12 slides of 26 Iranian photographers.

19 June 2004
Iranian Photo Agency Participated in the 142nd International Exhibition of photography, 2004 of Edinburgh photographic Society, by sending 63 images of 30 Iranian photographers.

12 June 2004
Iranian Photo Agency participated in the DOPRAVA 2004 (14th international Biennale of art photography), which is held in Slovakia, by 46 images of 32 Iranian Photographers.
The topic of this competition is Transport.
The selected works will be exhibited on October 2004 in the Povazska Gallery and January 2005 in the GAMA GALERIA University of Zilina .

A collection of Javad Pousamad named “Traditional Treatment" which was sent to the HUMANITY PHOTO AWARDS 2004 was succeeded to winning the Nomination Award of the Traditional Rites Category.
The wining photos will be exhibited by the Guangdong Museum of Art in Guangzhou (the capital city of Guangdong Province in south China), in the coming November and also , HPA2004 is invited to show its winning photos in the UN pavilion of the 2005 EXPO in Japan, as well as in the headquarters of UNESCO in Paris next year
The aim of this contest is to encourage the recording of traditional customs and the evolution of various folk cultures through the medium of photography.
Iranian Photo Agency was participated in this photo award by 37 images of 5 Iranian photographers.

 

 11 May 2004
Iranian Photo Agency Participated in the 26th MALAYSIA INTERNATIONAL SALON OF PHOTOGRAPHY 2004 by sending 21 images of 17 Iranian photographers.
An exhibiton of the selected works will be exhibited on 25-28th June 2004 on the Wisma Kebudayaan SGM Exhibition Hall in Kuala Lumpur.

Iranian Photo Agency participated in the HUMANITY PHOTO AWARDS 2004, which is held in China. The aim of this contest is to encourage the recording of traditional customs and the evolution of various folk cultures through the medium of photography.
37 images of 5 Iranian photographers were sent to this photo award.
The participants are:
1- Javad Pour Samad(a collection of 6 images about using mud as Traditional Treatment )
2- Soraya Masoudi(a collection of 12 images about Iranian architecture details)
3- Hassan Ghaedi ( a collection of 6 images about color in the Rural life)
4- Amir Ali Javadian(a collection of 6 images about Wedding ceremony among the Iranian Tribes)
5- Shahrooz Nabati(a collection of 7 images a carnival in Paris)

Iranian Photo Agency participated in the “8th International Photography Biennale AQUEDUCTE 2004” with 35 images of 16 Iranian photographers.
A circuit exhibition of the selected works will be held in several cities through May 2004 to November 2005 Spain.

Iranian Photo Agency participated in the “ 24th Photographic Exhibition and 3rd Photographic International Exhibition of CINE PHOTO CLUB G.MELIES MAYET ” with 60 images of 29 Iranian photographers. An exhibition of the selected works will be held on 1-9 May 2004 at Mayet club-France.

Iranian Photo Agency participated in the “7th KAJANNI JNTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY” with 37 images of 22 Iranian photographers. an exhibition of the selected works will be held on 5-30 April 2004 at the” city library of Kajaani”in the Finland.

Hassan Ghaedi was succeeded to win the FIAP Gold Medal of “23rd CONCORSO FOTOGRAFICO GIOVANNI CRESPI”
A collection of his works named “The Bam Earthquake” which was send by Iranian Photo Agency to this exhibition has been accepted as the best foreign author for prints and has won the FIAP Gold Medal.
Also the works of another Iranian Photographer, Soleyman Mahmoudi, which is named “The Iranian Kurdish Portrait” that was also sent by Iranian Photo Agency was succeeded to won the FIAP Honor Diploma

This Exhibition which is organized by Famiglia Legnanese and will be opened on 28.03.2004 in Lgnano- Italy.

Iranian Photo Agency has participated in the “23rd CONCORSO FOTOGRAFICO GIOVANNI CRESPI” with sending seven photo collections of 7 Iranian Photographer.
The theme of contest was free but the images should have been presented in a collection containing 8 pictures with a homogenous theme.

The images of “Panahbarkhoda Rezaei”,“Bijan Zaman Pira” and “Aboulghasem Ghasemi” were accepted for “26th national and 4th international Exhibition of photography CIN 2003- SRABIJAICRNAGORA”.
Iranian photo agency had participated in this photo salon by sending 38 images of 21 Iranian photographers.
The exhibition of the selected works will be held during 25.12.2003 till 10.02.2004
 

One of the images of Farzane Milani was accepted for the10th International Photographic salon SIBIU 2003 -Romania.
Iranian photo agency had participated in this photo salon by sending 16 images of 15 iranian photographer.

7 February 2004
Iranian Photo Agency participated in the 19th INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF THE ENVIROMENTAL PHOTOGRAPHY OF “storm” –Slovakia.
The exhibition of the selected images will be held on RUZOMEROK during 3.4-3.5.2004.

Iranian Photo Agency participated in the SSF world sport photo contest of sasakawa sports foundation which is held in Japan , with 8 Images of 6 Iranian photographers.
These participants are :
1 - Javad Poursamad
2 - Ghadir Vaghari     1   2
3 - Darush Mohammadkhani
4 - Hamid Yaghobi
5 - Ebrahim Bahrami
6 - Mehdi Fathi

Iranian Photo Agency, has participated in The 47th Annual World Press Photo Contest with 27 images of 3  Iranian photographers.
Participation in this contest is only open to professional photojournalists.
The Iranian Photo Agency's participants are:
1 - Yallda Moayeri ( 12 images )
2 - Mehdi Ghasemi (14 images )
3 - Rahim Sadegh-al-vad (1 images )
this images will be judged 0n 13 February 2004 in Amesterdam.

The images of 6 Iranian photographer were accepted for the 26 international Knokke- Hiest foto festival.These images were sent by Iranian Photo Agency on November 24 , 2003.The Exhibition of the selected images will be held on 5.04.2004 till 31.05.2004 in scharpoord caltural cwnter.
These photographers are :
Ali Asadi
Mehdi Ashrafi Varzide
Hossein Bahrami 
Mohammad Reza Chayforoosh 
Hadi Fekr Javan Tadi
Farzane Milani

Iranian Photo Agency participated in the 26ste Internationaal fotofestival Knokke- Heist 2004, with 34 images of 28 Iranian Photographers.
This photo festival will be held during 04.04.2004 till 31.05 2004
in the Knock – Heist cultural center of  Belgium.

One of the images of “Amir Hossein Biparva” has been succeeded to enter to the Ibda'a Media Student Awards 2003.
Biparva is the only Iranian photographer whose work was selected for this category.
This student celebration is supported by Dubai Media city, and one of its most important aims is to providing a stepping stone for all understanding Media students. The festival will be held during 13-18 December in Dubai.
For more information you may visit the following address:
www.ibdaa-awards.com

The images of “Dariush Mohammad khani” and “Hossein Lotfi” which were send to the 2nd international photography Exhibition of Yildiz Technical University of Istanbul, Turkey, were succeeded to enter to the salon.
The Exhibition of the selected works will be opened on 10th December in Istanbul.

 The images of “Raphic Avanesiyan” and “Maryam Khunsari” which were send to the ," 7th international photograph competition of FRANCESCO FORNO - Italy" , were succeeded to enter to the salon.
The exhibition of the selected works will be opened on 15th November 2003 in Town Hall "Renato Pucci".

An image by “Mohammad Reza Chayforoosh” which was sent to the MARIBOR INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF PHOTOGRAPHY”, has succeeded to enter to the exhibition.
This exhibition will be held during 24th October till 15th November 2003 in Maribor, Slovenia.

Iranian Photo Agency (IPA), participated in the 26th national and 4th international Exhibition of photography CIN 2003- SRABIJAICRNAGORA, with 38 images (34 prints and 4 slides) of 21 Iranian Photographers.
The exhibition of the selected works will be held during 25.12.2003 till 10.02.2004.

 

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