Solmaz Daryani

Photographer

Solmaz Daryani is an Iranian documentary photographer loosely based between Iran and the UK. She is a grantee of the Magnum Foundation, National Geographic Society grantee, and a member of Women Photograph and Diversify Photo. Her work... read on
Location: United Kingdom
Focus: Photographer, Photojournalist, Travel, Environment, Documentary, Photography, Portraiture, International News, Student, Freelance, Assignments, Explorer, Human Rights, International, Short Films, Editorial, Photo Shoots
Skills: Color Correction, Adobe InDesign, Apple Final Cut Pro, Photojournalism, Film Photography
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Coverage Regions: Europe Middle East
Languages Spoken: English,Farsi,Turkish,Azeri
Years of experience: 6 to 10
Solmaz Daryani is an Iranian documentary photographer loosely based between Iran and the UK. She is a grantee of the Magnum Foundation, National Geographic Society grantee, and a member of Women Photograph and Diversify Photo.

Her work is mainly known for exploring the themes of climate change, water crisis, focusing on humans and their relationships with the environment, communities, and cultures.

Her ongoing project, The Eyes of Earth, is the 2015 London Magnum Photos Grant recipient, 2020 The Alexandra Boulat scholarship, 2018 PhotogrVphy Grant, and 2021 FotoEvidence Book Award.

She graduated from Azad University with a degree in computer science in 2011. She continued her studies in Danish journalism and media school (DMJX) in 2020. She started approaching photography as a self-taught photographer in 2012, after independent studies on cinematography.

Her work has been published by international magazines and newspapers such as National Geographic Magazine, Der Spiegel, Atlas Obscura, Foreign Policy Magazine, L'OBS Magazine, Le Monde, Polka Magazine, The American Scholar Magazine, Télérama Magazine, and other publications.