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© Jon Lowenstein | NOOR 


NOOR, Nikon and Genis Aci Project Office are proud to announce the list of 15 participants for the NOOR-Nikon Masterclass 2014. The participants were selected out of a total of 153 portfolios that were submitted from 13 different countries in the region.


We would like to herewith sincerely thank all the people who put effort in their application and congratulate the photographers who will be taking part in the masterclass:


Carole AlFarah from Syria

Azniv Andreasyan from Armenia

Ali Arkady from Iraq

Kürşat Bayhan from Turkey

Nadia Bseiso from Jordan

Ahmed Deeb from Palestine

Yasaman Dehmiyani from Iran

Mehran Hamrahi from Iran

Sitara Ibrahimova from Azerbaijan

Natalie Naccache from Lebanon

Serpil Polat from Turkey

Hossein Salmanzadeh from Iran

Özge Sebzeci from Turkey

Giorgi Shengelia from Georgia

Achilleas Zavallis from Cyprus


The NOOR-Nikon Masterclass will be held in Istanbul between 24-28 March 2014.

During the five days of the workshop, the participants, together with three member photographers of NOOR, Andrea Bruce, Benedicte Kurzen and Jon Lowenstein, and NOOR’s managing director, Evelien Kunst, will share experiences, work on portfolios, improve editing skills and learn how to pick up and develop stories.


We are looking forward to meeting all the participants, having the chance to learn about their work and sharing experiences.

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