Iranian photographers honored at Brooklyn Photo Contest

January 2, 2019

TEHRAN – Iranian photographers Saeid Arabzadeh and Amin Dehqan have been honored at the Brooklyn 2018 Photo Contest in New York City, the organizers have announced. 

Arabzadeh won the Salon Bronze for “The Darkness”, a black and white portrait of a young woman, in the Open Monochrome category. 

Dehqan received the MOL (Master of Light) Ribbon for his photo “Soil Tillage” in the Photo Journalism section. 

The photo depicts a group of thespians performing tazieh, an Iranian passion play about the tragedy of Ashura.

The contest was organized by the International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP) and the Photographic Society of America (PSA).

Photo: “Soil Tillage” by Iranian photographer Amin Dehqan won the MOL Ribbon at the Brooklyn 2018 Photo Contest in New York City.


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