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Works of 12 Iran photos on display in Brooklyn.

Twelve photographers from Iran are among the winners of the Brooklyn 2017, International Exhibition of Art Photography.

The event, organized by the New York City Art Bureau and Lumiere's Beam Photo Agency, was open to all.

In the music photography section, Iranians received two awards: a bronze medal from the Photographic Society of America (PSA) for Mehdi Rouhi's photo 'Thrill', and a PSA honorable mention for Ehsan Mortazavi for his photo 'Conflict 1', IRNA reported.

'Shadows' by Yaser Fattahi (gold medal), 'Look' by Negar Agha-Ali-Tari (PSA honorable mention), 'Satisfaction' by Mojtaba Safari (diploma), and 'Conflict' by Dariush Qanbarnasab (diploma) were the Iranian winning photos in the street photography section.

In child photography section, Iranians were granted two awards. The International Association of Art Photographers (IAAP) gold medal went to Yaser Fattahi for his work 'Hormoz Island Girl,' and silver for the photo 'Alone' captured by Sudabe Vatanparast.

Mojtaba Nobakht's 'Now' (PSA silver medal), Abdol-Moeed Maroofi's 'The Shepherd', Mojtaba Safari's 'Amber Yellow' were recipients of a PSA silver medal, PSA honorable mention, and diploma in the open (color) photography section respectively.

Iman Yad-Mellat was granted a PSA honorable mention for his photo 'Chicks,' and was the only Iranian among the winners in the nature photography section.

The winning shots will be on display December 15-25 at the Jalopy Theater and School of Music located at 315 Columbia Street, Brooklyn, New York.

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Title Annotation:Culture: From then to now
Publication:Iran Times International (Washington, DC)
Date:Dec 15, 2017
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