Born in the US and raised in San jose, California, he moved to Tehran, Iran along with his family after the Iran/Iraq war in 1989 and has been residing there for almost 20 years. His passion for photography took a serious turn after his move to Dubai in 2008 all the while working as a documentary video editor.
He has traveled extensively exploring diverse cultures in various countries and continents, documenting people while connecting with them and having the privilege of entering their worlds.
He is currently pursuing his personal documentary projects and is available for assignments worldwide.
'Deeper Depression' Iran/Tehran - Tehran Gallery 2006
'Portrait of a Generation' UAE/Dubai - Tashkeel Gallery 2010
'GMOA Photo Assemblage' Iran/Tehran - Fravahr Gallery 2010
'Vantage Point Sharjah' UAE/Sharjah - SAF Art Spaces 2013
'Gulf Photo Plus selected photographer for slideshow fest XI' UAE/Dubai Knowledge village Auditorium 2013