Born in 1968, Tabriz, Azerbaijan
BA in Photography, Azad University, Feb. 1998
Thesis: Kandavan Village; this photo collection is about life, traditions and the unique architecture of the historic village in Mazandaran, Iran.
He works as a photographer for the U.S. Associated Press News Agency since Nov. 1999. He also served photo editor for Bahar Daily News.
Began print media activities with Sobhe Emrouz newspaper in 1999
His photos are printed in Iranian periodicals and magazines as Sobhe Emroz, Khordad and Hayate-No (Newspapers) and Payam Emroz, Aksnameh, Tasvir, Zanan, Iran-e-farda (Magazines); also in international periodicals and magazines as Newsweek, Time , Economist , Novel Observator, New York Times, Washington Post...
- Time Pulse, 2005
- Kandovan Village photo book is under print by Farhangsara Publications Co. (Yasavoli). The book is about life, traditions and the unique architecture of historic Kandovan village. He has also prepared the text for this photo book. The village is situated in southeastern part of Tabriz.
Winning the Iranian photojournalism "Kaveh" award 2004
Won the first rank in "dialogue" photo contest 2004
Selected as top photographer in the 7th Iranian periodicals' festival and received the state Crystal Pen in 1999-2000
Selected as 2nd rank in the 9th Iranian periodicals festival and received the state Crystal Pen in 2001-2002
Selected as 2nd rank in the 6th Iranian periodicals festival and received the state Crystal Pen in 1998-1999
Won the first rank in Iran national photo championship in 1995
"High and Brilliant" rank in the Child & Youth photo section of the Tehran International Festival in 1996
"High and Brilliant" rank from the Iranian University Students contest in 1996
"High and Brilliant" rank in the second championship of Iranian sports photos contest in 1995
Hassan is attended in more than 70 national and international group exhibitions.
Member of the Jury:
Iranian Photojournalism Kaveh Award, Tehran, 2005
Iranian Press Festival in Photo section, Tehran, 2004
CPC 2nd Annual Photo Contest 2007