AZIN HAGHIGHI

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Azin Haghighi was born in 1986 in Tabriz, Iran and lives and works in Tabriz. His father is a photographer so he learned how to use a camera and take pictures in the Age of 16. He has Associates degree in journalism and has started working as a photojournalist since 2008. He worked for Mehr, Fars and other news agencies in Iran and has been working as a freelance photographer since 2014.


WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Since 2008: Professional photography
  • Photojournalist for several Iranian newspaper and news Agencies:
    • 2009-2010 Mehr News agency (contributor)
    • 2010-2011 Iran Newspaper (contributor)
    • 2011-2013 Jam-e-jam Newspaper (staff)
    • 2013-2014 Fars News Agency (staff)
  • since 2015: Iran Image photo agency contributor

GROUP EXHIBITION

  • 2017: Iran Anne 38. Arles, France
  • 2015: 2nd Contemporary Art Biennale in Iran “Peace on a Paper”
  • 2012: Saba Expo in Iran, Tehran 2012

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Member of international federation of journalists (IFJ)since 2018
  • 11th Annual International Color Awards USA Los Angles, 2nd Place - Merit of Excellence
  • Miners photo festival, Iran, first place (2017)
  • Heart of Tehran prize, Iran, first place (2017)
  • City magazine book documentary photography first place (2015)
  • Sienna Photo festival, Sienna, Italy, Finalist (2015)
  • Member of Iranian Photojournalists' Association since (2013)
  • Young talent photographer for 3 years in Sheed Award (2012, 2013, 2014)
  • Annual Iranian Photography Award, Nominated (2013)
  • Honorable mention in Sheed Award, (2011 and 2012)
  • Image Of the Year, Iran, Tehran First prize (2012)
  • Chang Thailand Photo festival, Thailand, Selected (2012)
  • International press festival, Winner for 2 years in row, Tehran, Iran (2011)