• Nima Taradji Photography

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  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    Nationality: American
    Biography: NIMATARADJI photography +1-312-925-3500 +1-866-701-3686 photo@nimataradji.com I am an Iranian-American editorial and documentary photographer based in Chicago, Illinois-USA. I retired as an attorney a few years ago and I decided to pick up... read on

Projects

Updated May 20, 2018
Environmental Portraits
By Nima Taradji Photography
Portaits by Nima Taradji
Chicago, Illinois Beauty, Celebrity, Editorial, Environmental, Photography, Portraiture, Teens, Theater, Youth
Updated Aug 07, 2017
Studio
By Nima Taradji Photography
Portraits by Nima Taradji
Chicago, Illinois Beauty, Celebrity, Editorial, Fashion, Photography, Portraiture, Teens, Youth
Updated Sep 27, 2016
Celebrities
By Nima Taradji Photography
Portraits by Nima Taradji
Los Angeles, Ca Celebrity, Editorial, Fashion, Music, Photography, Portraiture
Updated Feb 25, 2017
Land Of The Leaving
By Nima Taradji Photography
As I lay down onto my grave I look up from my tomb and think to...
Pere Lachaise Abandonment, Aging, Architecture, Black And White, Christianity, Landscape, Personal, Photography, Still Life
Updated Sep 27, 2016
Sources
By Nima Taradji Photography
“You were born a child of light’s wonderful secret— you...
Evanston, Illinois Black And White, Conceptual, Nude, Personal, Photography, Portraiture
Updated Apr 16, 2018
Crucified
By Nima Taradji Photography
Via Crucis or The Living Stations of the Cross is the re-enactment...
Pilsen Neighberhood, Chicago, Illinois Belief, Christianity, Community, Documentary, Editorial, Events, Faith, Latin America, Photography, Photojournalism, Religion, Spirituality, Street
Updated Apr 05, 2017
Shishmaref's Struggle
By Nima Taradji Photography
Shishmaref, Alaska is a remote village of about 600 people located...
Shishmaref, Alaska Community, Documentary, Energy, Environment, Environmental, Globalization, Minority, Native American Life, Photography, Photojournalism, Portraiture, Travel
Updated Jun 21, 2017
My Fair Lady: Red Hot Annie
By Nima Taradji Photography
Red Hot Annie, the founder and CE-Oh of the Vaudezilla Productions...
Chicago, Illinois Arts, Beauty, Burlesque Show, Celebrity, Documentary, Editorial, Feminism, Gender, Photography, Portraiture
Updated Sep 26, 2016
Delia - A Transgender Female
By Nima Taradji Photography
Note: Essay contains explicit content. Delia Marie K. (Dee), born...
Chicago, Illinois Beauty, Documentary, Editorial, Family, Feminism, Gay, Gender, Lesbian, Nude, Oppression, Photography, Photojournalism, Politics, Portraiture, Transgender, Women's Rights, Workers' Rights
Updated Aug 20, 2017
No Justice/No Peace
By Nima Taradji Photography
Baltimore, Maryland was the scene of civil unrest in April and May...
Baltimore, Action, Activism, Black And White, Capitalism, Civil Rights, Community, Crime, Discrimination, Documentary, Freedom, Gangs, Human Rights, Incarceration, Minority, Photography, Photojournalism, Politics, Poverty, Racism, Revolution, Soldiers, Violence, Weapons, Youth
Updated Nov 24, 2017
Brave Ordinary Things
By Nima Taradji Photography
Brave Ordinary Things This is an ongoing project which started in...
Chicago Black And White, Candid, Dreams, Emotion, Happiness, Isolation, Personal, Photography, Still Life, Street, Travel
Updated Apr 12, 2018
Bajito Y Suavecito
By Nima Taradji Photography
Text by Hector Luis Alamo   Lowrider culture began in the...
Chicago, Illinois Chicanos, Documentary, Editorial, Gangs, Latin America, Love, Lowrider, Minority, Pachuco, Photography, Photojournalism, Portraiture, Racing, Street
Updated Oct 12, 2016
Lollapalooza
By Nima Taradji Photography
Since 2005, Lollapalooza has been the weekend destination festival...
Chicago, Illinois Documentary, Editorial, Lollapalooza, Music, Photography, Photojournalism, Street, Youth
Updated Jul 22, 2017
Claire De Lune
By Nima Taradji Photography
Behind the scenes at a fashion show is chaos. An army of people...
Chicago, Illinois Beauty, Documentary, Editorial, Fashion, Fashion Show, Photography, Photojournalism, Street
Updated Oct 24, 2016
Burning Man
By Nima Taradji Photography
" Burning Man  is a week-long annual event that began in San...
Black Rock City Burning Man, Celebrations, Desert, Documentary, Editorial, Environment, Peace, Photography, Photojournalism, Rites Of Passage, Spirituality, Street, Travel
Updated Sep 27, 2016
Under The Shadow Of BP
By Nima Taradji Photography
Perched on the edge of Lake Michigan in Indiana, just south of...
Marktown, Indiana Capitalism, Climate Change, Community, Documentary, Editorial, Energy, Environment, Environmental, Industrial, Oil, Photography, Photojournalism, Politics, Poverty
Updated Apr 14, 2018
Published
By Nima Taradji Photography
Tearsheets by Nima Taradji
Chicago, Illinois Photography, Published, Tearsheet
Updated Feb 21, 2017
The Conventions
By Nima Taradji Photography
What I find funny about The Conventions is not really funny, but...
Philadelphia Activism, Black And White, Capitalism, Documentary, Editorial, Elections, Freedom, Photography, Photojournalism, Politics, Protests, Racism
Updated Aug 19, 2017
Cuba's In Motion
By Nima Taradji Photography
Since the 1990s, when the collapse of the Soviet Union (and the...
Havana, Cuba Capitalism, Cuba, Documentary, Editorial, Globalization, Havana, Latin America, Photography, Photojournalism, Politics, Revolution, Travel
Updated Apr 13, 2018
In Print
By Nima Taradji Photography
Editorial Publishings
Editorial, Photography
Updated Oct 20, 2016
Roadtrip Pennsylvania
By Nima Taradji Photography
A roadtrip from Cleveland, Ohio to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in...
Pennsylvania Americana, Black And White, Personal, Photography, Roadtrip, Travel
Updated Aug 25, 2017
Bud Billiken Parade
By Nima Taradji Photography
The Bud Billiken Parade and Picnic (also known as The Bud Billiken...
Chicago, Illinois African-American Life, Black And White, Bud Billiken Parade, Celebrations, Community, Documentary, Editorial, Personal, Photography, Photojournalism
Updated Dec 11, 2016
The Protectors
By Nima Taradji Photography
They are not protestors. In fact, they make sure you understand...
Sacred Stone Camp, North Dakota Activism, Belief, Documentary, Environment, Minority, Oil, Oppression, Personal, Photography, Photojournalism, Politics, Portraiture, Protests
Updated Jul 19, 2017
Oceti Sakowin Camp
By Nima Taradji Photography
They are not protestors. In fact, they make sure you understand...
Cannon Ball, North Dakota Activism, Capitalism, Climate Change, Confrontation, Dakota Access Pipeline, Documentary, Editorial, Environment, Environmental, Human Rights, Minority, Nodapl, Oil, Photography, Photojournalism, Standing Rock Sioux, Veterans
Updated Feb 24, 2017
The Inauguration
By Nima Taradji Photography
The Inauguration of Donald J. Trump had for theme “Uniquely...
Washington Dc Documentary, Elections, Personal, Photography, Photojournalism, Street
Updated Feb 20, 2017
Black & White
By Nima Taradji Photography
Editorial Portraits and fashion photography in black and white
Los Angeles, Ca Advertising, Beauty, Black And White, Editorial, Fashion, Photography, Portraiture
Updated Feb 20, 2018
Lucha Libre
By Nima Taradji Photography
In 2015, I started work on a personal project about Mexican...
Villa Park, Illinois Black And White, Documentary, Editorial, Galli Productions, Latin Culture, Latinos, Lucha Libre, Mexican Wrestling, Minority, Photography, Photojournalism, Pilsen Neighberhood, Portraiture, Sports
Updated Jul 10, 2017
Sources
By Nima Taradji Photography
Sources “You were born a child of light’s wonderful secret—...
Chicago, Il Birth, Black And White, Buddhism, Conceptual, Dreams, Emotion, Fine Art, Isolation, Loss, Nude, Photography
Updated Nov 08, 2017
Road To Mayhem
By Nima Taradji Photography
Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, political rallies,...
USA Celebrity, Documentary, Editorial, Elections, Photography, Photojournalism, Stock, Street
Updated Oct 15, 2017
Ashura
By Nima Taradji Photography
Members of the Irshad Learning Center in Naperville, Illinois,...
Naperville, Il Black And White, Community, Documentary, Faith, Immigration, Interior, Islam, Isolation, Love, Minority, Peace, Photography, Photojournalism, Politics, Religion, Sorrow, Spirituality, Street
Updated Oct 24, 2017
At The Eddie Adams Workshop
By Nima Taradji Photography
Family Ingredients Family is a recipe. It is a place...
Calicoon, New York Agriculture, Children, Community, Documentary, Editorial, Family, Photography, Photojournalism
Updated Dec 14, 2017
Lucky Seven
By Nima Taradji Photography
Lucky Seven refers to baby Ansel. After struggling through losses,...
Chicago, Il Birth, Black And White, Children, Documentary, Editorial, Family, Health/Healing, Hope, Joy, Love, Motherhood, Orphans, Parenting & Family, Photography, Photojournalism, Pregnancy/Birth, Relationships, Sexuality, Womens Rights, Youth
Updated Feb 01, 2018
Second Line
By Nima Taradji Photography
One of the most unique and quintessential New Orleans traditions...
New Orleans, Louisiana Celebrations, Documentary, Editorial, Emotion, Energy, Historical, Hope, Jazz, Minority, Music, New Orleans, Louisiana, Photography, Photojournalism, Poverty, Racism, Second Line, Spirituality, Street, Texture, Travel, Youth
Updated Mar 29, 2018
Lost Paradise
By Nima Taradji Photography
"This people has attained riches without usury, and all the honours...
Armenia Armenia, Ashtarak, Black And White, Community, Documentary, Editorial, Lifestyle, Photography, Portraiture, Stock, Travel, Vacation, Yerevan
Updated Apr 10, 2018
C2E2
By Nima Taradji Photography
The ninth annual C2E2 Expo wraps up at the McCormick Place in...
Chicago, Il Action, Conceptual, Documentary, Editorial, Fine Art, Happiness, Photography, Photojournalism, Street, Youth