Bio

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Most famously known for his humanitarian conceptualized work in projects such as;
 

- El Gouna Film Festival celebrities’ Dramatic portraits in 2018.
 

- “Dear Future World" Portrait series in 2019.
 

- “The Dream is still alive” Book and Exhibition 2016.  


Ahmed Hayman started off his career at “AlMasry-Al Youm”, a famously known Egyptian Daily Newspaper, as a staff photographer for 8 years.  


Hayman then proceeded with his photography degree and received his Visual story telling diploma, from the Danish school of media & journalism in 2011.  

By 2016 he had founded “Beit El Sura” Photography school & Studio in Cairo.  

And in 2018, he had published his first photography book "The Dream is still alive" about Syrian refugees and their dreams, (funded by Arab Women ORG., UN Women and the Embassy of Japan in Cairo).  

Throughout the journey, Hayman had attempted to spread his knowledge by giving “Ted-talks”, teaching university students at “MSA” and giving 3 International Travel Workshops at; 

India, Nepal and Morocco.
 

As well as travelling to 30 countries around the world to document, live and share people’s experiences.
 

This care for the craft, made big clients trust in his vision,  

Corporates & Brands such as; 

Alexbank, Palm Hills, Azza Fahmy, Al Futtaim, Vodafone, Adidas, Baker Mckenzie, Banque Du Caire, VIU, Arab Women Org., Huawei, El Araby, Samsung, Saudi German Hospital, REALme, OPPO and many more. 

And NGOs such as;  


UNICEF, UN WOMEN, UNDP, PLAN, CARE, ATAA Charity, Goethe and many more. 

 

Exhibitions: 

o Photography and Film series Exhibition "Dear Future World" by Ahmed Hayman & Reem Ossama in Egypt Art Fair, 2021 

o Photography and Film series Exhibition "Dear Future World" by Ahmed Hayman & Reem Ossama in Beit El Sura, 2020 

o Solo Photography Exhibition & Book Release “The Dream is still Alive” in Beit El Sura, 2018 

o Solo Photography Exhibition “The dream is still alive” organized by Arab Women ORG, 2016 

o Group Photography Exhibition “Stories of Change” The Netherlands, 2015 

o Group Photography Exhibition “Stories of Change” Tunisia, 2014  

o Solo Photography Exhibition “From my lens to her Dreams” Organized by UN-Women & PLAN, Cairo Opera House, Egypt 2013 

o Group Photography Exhibition “European Press Photo Agency 2013 Photo Exhibition” Cairo, 2013 

o Group Photography Exhibition “Reporting a Revolution… Continued”, Copenhagen, 2012 

o Group Photography Exhibition “Reporting a Revolution… Continued”, Berlin, 2011 

o Group Photography Exhibition “Young Men”, Copenhagen, 2011 

o Group Photography Exhibition “Young Men”, Cairo, 2010 

o Solo Photography Exhibition “Gaza, a place in our hearts” Egypt, 2010 

o Solo Photography Exhibition “I’m Human” Egypt, 2007 

o Solo Photography Exhibition, Egypt, 2005 

 

Awards: 

o Arab Social Media Summit, One of 500 most influential people in the Arab World - DUBAI / 2015 

o Second Prize - Daily Life - Egypt Press Photo Awards / 2014  

o Honorable Mention – Photo Story – Egypt Press Photo Awards 2012 

o First Prize - Photo Story - Egypt Press Photo Awards 2011 

o Gold / Domestic Picture Story / College Photographer of the Year / 2011 

o Bronze / Spot News / College Photographer of the year / 2011 

o Bronze / Spot News / Jordan's Ninth International Photography festival / 2011 

o 1st prize in the environmental branch and third prize in the entertainment branch / Egypt Press Photo 2009 

o 1st prize Portrait , 1st prize Motion and best picture of the Contest / Sawy Culture Wheel Photography Contest / 2010 

 

Talks & Screenings: 

o RISE-UP SUMMIT Talk/ 2018 

o TEDx Cairo Talk" Picturing a dream"/ 2015 

o TEDx Nile Talk/ 2008 

o Visa Pour L'lmage, Perpignan "Jan25 Revolution collective photo screening"/ 2011 

o BOZAR CINEMA " Egypt On Film" Liberation Lecture - Brussels/ 2012 

o Danish School of Media & Journalism Lecture- Arhus, Denmark/ 2011