Iranian photographer wins FIAP's gold medal

TEHRAN, Jul. 12 (MNA) – Iranian photographer Ahmad Khatiri has been awarded the gold medal of the French International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP).

Khatiri received the medal for his black and white photo named “Girl Flys in Prayer”, which depicts a little girl opening her arms like wings among a group of Muslims during congregational prayer.

Khatiri has participated in numerous photography competitions around the globe and won prizes in some of them.

In 2020, he was awarded an honorable mention at a contest organized by the Gruppo Operativo Fotografico Ascoli Piceno – GOFAP (Ascoli Piceno Photographic Operational Group) in Italy.

In 2009, he won the UAFB gold medal at the 7th edition of the Romania Bucovina Mileniul III International Salon of Photographic Art.

In 2017, he won the FIAP Gold Medal for his single photo “Prayer and Mourning for the Martyrdom of Their Fathers in War Zones” at the Through the Viewfinder, an international photo contest that was held in Kragujevac, Serbia.

The Fifth International Photo Salon Plovdiv in Bulgaria awarded him a PSA honorable mention for his photo “Balance” in 2018.

The 2nd Danube Digital Circuit in Belarus also gave him a FIAP Honorable Mention for a photo named “Flying Harmony” in 2018.

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