Bio

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Born on the 15th of January 1987,Egypt. Graduated from Misr University of Science and technology, Mass Communication department specialized in broadcasting ,class of 2008. His interest in photography started in 2005. 

Soon after he started his photography career working for Akhbar El Hawades weekly newspaper that specializes in crime and natural disasters. He then joined Al Masry-Al Youm the daily Newspaper in 2008. 

He then got his Visual Story Telling Diploma from the Danish school of Media and Journalism in Aarhus, Denmark 2011. 

Co-Founder and member of "Colorful Future", a non-profit project that through photography workshops helps financing projects for the helpless and the poor. 


Exhibitions: 

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 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 



o Won the UNDP IPC-IG - Humanizing Development Global Photography Campaign Contest and the picture was one of the best 50 selected pictures over 100 countries