Born in 1940 in Abadan
Death in Iraq 2003
1962: Diploma from Aborz High School, Tehran
1964: Went to London and entered Midfield Boarding School.
Worked as an assistant in the production of the film Secrets of the treasure in Geni’s Valley, directed by Ebrahim Golestan.
1977: Sabz Magazine
1978: Photography of the Revolution and worked for Times
1980: With the outbreak of war with Iraq, he participated as news photographer and cooperated with international news agencies.
1983: Established Reflex Photography Agency in London
1990: Began film photography and produced a documentary under the title Recording the Truth. After the screening of this documentary in the English Network, he was forbidden to work in Iran.
1993: Produced his second documentary called: Dreaming Dumb. His interdict was thus removed and began to work for Associated Press.
1994: Began to teach photography in universities.
1997: Participation in production of a documentary called Staying on directed by Mani Haqiqi. Began working as news photographer for BBC.
2001: After invasion of Iraq by American forces, he went to Iraq.
2003: Died as the result of explosion of a mine
Inlaid, Rose Water, Rebel with Mohammad Sayad
War with Alfred Yaqubzadeh
Revolution of Light, a collection of photographs
Blossoms under the Storm
Robert Kapa’s Award