Milad Safabakhsh Iran documentary,bnw,bandw,minimalism,architecture
Milad Safabakhsh

As an Iranian fine art photographer and also the founder and editor in chief at B&W minimalism magazine, Milad safabakhsh started photography with minimalism and slowly moved towards conceptual photography. However, he still kept his minimalistic view in all of his works. Milad was able to make a name for himself internationally and was even achieved numerous prizes.


Study experience:

Bachelor of Handmade Carpet design

2012 September – June 2016, Bahonar university of Kerman, Iran .


Work experience:

Freelance photographer.

2011 January – Present, Iran.

Festival Director of National Photo Award 'Carpet and Interior design'

2017 June – 2017 July, Kerman, Iran

Workshop Tutor at Ghadimi visual art Academy.

2017 March – Present, Tehran, Iran.


Exhibitions and Awards:

Solo Exhibition:

'The space in between', Mehrva art gallery. Tehran-Iran. April 2016.

 Group Exhibitions:

The street experience, group exhibition in LoosenArt gallery, July 2017, Rome, Italy

5th Grand festival of Art for peace in Iranian Artists forum, September 2017, Tehran.

Post-Apocalyptic Group Exhibition, Persian Idea  art gallery, Tehran, 2 June 2017.

Hamin Havali 2, Mobile photography group exhibition in Bandar Abbas, 24 may 2017

6th Jinan Internatinal photography Biennial Exhibition, November,China 2016

Mifa Group exhibition in Na Kashirke Gallery, 20 july 2016, Moscow Russia.

The Great mother photo exhibition in Castello Angioino Aragonese Agropoli, August 2016. Italy.

30×30 Photo group Exhibition in Idea Persian gallery in January 2016 Tehran.

Blue gold, Etemad gallery. April 2016, Tehran, Iran.

Khayyam International Exhibition of photography 2015, Tehran, dec 2016

Photo group exhibition 1PIX in Iranian artists forums gallery January 2016 Tehran.

'Kerman' Photo group exhibition in UPARTMAN. Tehran. January 2016.

4th photo group exhibition 1PIX in Tehran iran . January 2016.

World photography awards 2015 exhibition at somerset house London-England

Welcome in Passione Foto 'A moment to tell Charity' Photo Exhibition in Venice, Italy 2015.

'Younger than life' Group exhibition Shirin Gallery, Tehran,Iran. Aguest 2015.

'The End' Group exhibition in Mehrva gallery, Tehran,iran. Aguest 2015.

Appear in the exhibition on a screen in Elysium gallery, 20 November 2015. UK.

Photo Group Exhibition in Bahar Gallery ‘Mouze ghasr’ September 2015.

Attended in 2014 Kerman’s annual Photo Exhibition, Kerman iran.

20×20 Charity Photo Exhibition in Switzerland, 2 November 2014

2014,  12th Tasvir sal Photo Exhibition Tehran,Iran.

Attended in 2015 Kerman’s annual Photo Exhibition, Kerman iran.


Festivals and Competitions:


1st place winner – Photomanipulation photographer of the year 2017 in  Monochrome awards 2017.


1st Place in The Prix de la Photographie paris, PX3 2017 in Abstract category, Non professional

1st place in 4th Golden orchid photo awards, Fine art category. 2017

Honorable mention in Monovisions Awards 2017, Series, Street photography.

Nominee in 2nd International Photogrvphy Grant, Lodon, 2017.

1st Place in IPA 2016 International photography awards in Collage category, Non-Professional

1st Place in IPA 2016 International photography awards in Special effect category, Non-Professional

1st Place in Moscow foto Awards MIFA 2016 in Science-Other category, Non professional

Among top 100 Photographers in Lensculture Street Photography awards 2016

2nd Place in Moscow foto Awards MIFA 2016 in Science category

First place in Motif collective, December 2016, Theme: Shadow

2nd place in B&W Spider Awards 2016, Silhouette category/Non professional.

Honorable mention in Siena photography awards 2016, Monochrome category. Italy.

Honorable mention in London international creative competition 2016, Photography category.

4 Honorable mention in Monochrome awards 2016

1 Honorable mention in Tokyo photopgraphy awards 2016.

1 Honorable mention in ND Awards 2016 (Neutral density awards)

1st Place in IPOTY International Photographer of the year Photography awards 2015 in Photomanipulation category, Non-Professional

3rd Place in IPA International photography awards 2015, Digitally enhanced category/Non professional.

3rd Place in IPA International photography awards 2015, Digitally enhanced category/Non professional.

1X photo awards 2015. First place People's Choice: Abstract category.

3rd Place in FineArt photography awards 2015, Photomanipulation category. NonPro

2nd place in 9th international ColorAwards, Silhouette category/Non professional. 2015.

3rd Place in Monochrome awards 2015, Conceptual  category/Non professional.

3rd Place in ND Awards (Neutral Density Awards) 2015, Photo manipulation  category/Non professional.

Among the winners of 100 best art photos in 35photo.ru awards 2015.

Top 10 (shortlisted) in Sony world Photography awards in Enhanced category. 2015.

3rd Place in One eyeland awards 2015, Enhanced category/student.

2nd second and RPS (royal photography of society) medal in 3rd Internaional Khayyam photography Contest, Iran, 2015.

Finalist in HIPA 2015 'Life in color' festival in Night Photography Section.

1st Place in Shahre farhang Contest, Aguest 2015.

4 Honorable mention in International photography awards 2015 IPA

1 Honorable mention in ND awards 2015 (Neutral density awards)

1 Honorable mention in Monochrome awards 2015.



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