Manoocher has been photographing news, conflicts and social issues around the globe since 1978, starting with the Iranian revolution and subsequent war with Iraq in his native country Iran. After being exiled from Iran in 1985 he worked for several major agencies, magazines, and the United Nations on four continents. He worked for publications such as: Time, Life, Newsweek, GEO, and National Geographic. In 2002 he founded AINA Photojournalism Institute in Kabul. After directing the photo operation for The Associated Press in the Middle East for four years, he is now freelancing from his new home base in Southern Italy.
Manoocher is available for commissions worldwide and has particular knowledge of the Middle East, Puglia and Sicily, having worked there for various agencies and magazines, including National Geographic.
- Central America
- South America
- Western Europe
- Eastern Europe
- North Africa and Middle East
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Languages spokenEnglish, French, Italian, Spanish, Farsi, Azeri, Turkish, Dari, Arabic
Five Keywords that best describe the experience / photographerphotojournalist, photojournalism, documentary photographer, travel photography, storytelling
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