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Jalal Shamsazaran

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Jalal Shamsazaran is an internationally renowned photographer based in Tabriz, Iran. He is a self-taught visual storyteller and in the past decade, he has majorly worked on humanitarian and climate change longterm projects. With a cinematic vision and poetic narratives, he has won various local and international awards such as the Pictures of the Year, and his work has been published globally.
Visualizing the hidden layers of human life, such as identity, culture, and history has been his mission for the past 25 years. Shamsazaran wishes the impact of his images could raise awareness and brings hope for a better future. In 2020, he joined NVP Images as an Associate Photographer.