Tag Archives | Iran

Yashar Hadi, a 12 year old lad, waiting for his solo performance in front of the 3rd Ashiqi Music Festival's jury.


Ashiqs were artists who had been writing poetry, creating stories since a long time ago and somehow were their tribe’s people’s tongue.


Tehran, Iran - spring and summer 2015


It’s a picture of a place which no longer exists; like all other places where the presence of human does not signify prosperity, but anonymity…


Toilets at Karvansaray in Maranjab desert, Kashan, Iran, November 2015

Of the desert

How can the desert be the oasis away from the city life? During my last visit in Iran, I saw people seeking sanctuary in the barren landscapes.


Isfahan, Iran - November 2014. A gold seller in the bazaar

Colors and portraits inside the bazaar of Isfahan

Colors and portraits inside the bazaar, photo essay by Andrea Giubelli Walking in the streets of Isfahan, the ancient capital of Persia, you are into a world with just a few colors. Usually, buildings are “sand color”; cars are white or light grey; women wear black chadors. But when you go in the bazaar of […]


Women in Iran

Iran. Walking in the street

Walking in the streets of Isfahan, the ancient capital of Persia, and now the most religious city of Iran, it’s very easy to see young women dressed with strict black chadors, but wear shoes with high heels and have a face with a make up accurately.


A view of a microphone and an empty stage in Tehran © Newsha Tavakolian for the Carmignac Foundation

Photo Exhibition by Newsha Tavakolian

The Carmignac Foundation presents an exhibition of work by the Iranian photographer Newsha Tavakolian, 5th winner of the Carmignac Photojournalism Award. Newsha Tavakolian’s reportage focuses on the feeling of claustrophobia experienced by the younger generation in Iran. Taking as their common thread the theme of a family photo album, her photographs depict young middle-class people […]

Stealthy Freedoms of Iranian women

Stealthy Freedoms of Iranian women

The administrators of the page, titled Stealthy Freedoms of Iranian women, say they “do not belong to any political group and that the initiative reflects the concerns of Iranian women who face legal and social restrictions.”

© Kaveh Golestan

Kaveh Golestan – The Citadel

Kaveh Golestan, Iranian documentary photographer (1950-2003). In 1979 he was awarded the Robert Capa Gold Medal for “superlative photography requiring exceptional courage and enterprise abroad”.

PRIVATE 58 | IRAN today

The collection of photos published in this magazine is a photo-story of personal concerns, documentations and reports made by 14 photographers who live and work in Iran.

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Behzad Nejadghanbar | A City, A Land, A World

The collection of photos you can see here covers a broad spectrum of tastes, concerns and outlooks, which may at first sight seem irrelevant. Yet, sorting and carefully comparing the pictures will reveal a common perspective shared between the photographers of these collections. Perhaps a short introduction to Iran’s History, Geography and Social situation …


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