Topic: tehran

Ako Salemi
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#LightboxFF: On the Streets of Tehran with Ako Salemi

Iranian Photographer Ako Salemi brings an artful vision of Tehran to his Instagram feed through street scenes inspired by old Hollywood and classic film noir

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Abbas Hajimohammadi Saniabadi
Photo Essay

Fragile Minds: Inside an Iranian Mental Hospital

Abbas Hajimohammadi Saniabadi’s work provides a poignant look at a Tehran mental hospital

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Iranian elections
Photo Essay

A Nation Eager to Be Heard: Iran by Newsha Tavakolian

Based in Tehran, photographer Newsha Tavakolian spent a week on assignment for TIME documenting the run-up to Iran’s elections.

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Newsha Tavakolian
Out There

Through Story, a Look into Iran: Newsha Tavakolian’s Portraiture

Iranian photographer Newsha Tavakolian is a strong mentor to a new crop of Iranian photographers. ‘Look’, a show of her work at the Thomas Erben Gallery in New York, is a picture of a declining Iranian middle-class.

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Abolfazl Nesaei
Photo Essay

The Aftermath of an Acid Attack in Iran

When Sommayeh Mehri asked for a divorce, her husband responded with a brutal acid attack. Iranian photographer Abolfazl Nesaei documents how Mehri and her daughters live with the scars.

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Gary Hershorn—Reuters
Closeup

Pictures of the Week: September 7 – September 14

From ceremonies commemorating September 11th and attacks on U.S. Embassies around the world to the Pencil Nebula in space and playtime weightlifting in North Korea, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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Lightbox February 1, 2012
Closeup

Pictures of the Week, January 27 – February 3

From deadly clashes in Syria and Egypt, to the first anniversary of the Tahrir square uprising and the walk-up to this year’s Super Bowl, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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Seamus Murphy—VII
Man on the Wire

TIME Looks Back at The Best Photos… of Photos from 2011

A look into a collection of news photos of photos, where blissful instants are lost among a sea of uncertainty, and moments from the past are frozen in the present, stark in the contrast between then and now.

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