Pictures of the Years Asia 2024

My single photo from the Hangzhou Asian Games secured first place in the POY Asia Sports Action category. Additionally, one of the photos from my long-term project on gambling became a finalist in the Recreational & Traditional Sports category. Pictures of the Years Asia 2024 Awards – Sports Action  Pictures of the Year Asia 2024 […]

Legacy of Hope

In the spring of 2002, just a year after the tragic assassination of Ahmad Shah Massoud by Al-Qaeda, we embarked on a 2715 km overland expedition across Afghanistan. Despite the ongoing conflict between the US Army and the Taliban, generating daily news for prominent photographers, our focus was on capturing the everyday lives of Afghans—a […]

Passing Through Darkness

The United Nations recognizes the profound influence of sports on communities worldwide, serving as a potent instrument to fortify social bonds and advocate for peace, solidarity, equality, and respect. Despite these ideals, Iranian women are denied these fundamental human rights. Iran, home to 90 million people, with women comprising half the population, witnessed the restriction […]

Wrestling Plates

The Wrestling competition was held at Dowon Gymnasium in Incheon, South Korea during the Incheon Asian Games 2014. This Story was awarded 1st Place in the Istanbul Photo Awards in Sports Story in 2015.

Challenge the Bars

The Bar of Artistic Gymnastics forever presents a challenge to gymnasts. On occasion, it’s the gymnasts who emerge victorious; at other times, the Bars themselves take the lead. This Story was awarded 3rd Place in the Istanbul Photo Awards in Sports Story in 2015.