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Fotoqraf: Əli Qafarov

ALI QAFAROV 121943-cü ildə Bakıda doğulub. Azərbaycan müəllimi, Ədəbiyyat və İncəsənət, Azərbaycan idmançısı kimi sırf mülkü qəzetlərdə fotomüxbir işləyib. Müstəqilliyin ilk illərində “Xalq ordusu” qəzetinin kollektivi sıralarına daxil olub. Sonralar qəzetin adı dəyişilərək “Azərbaycan Ordusu” oldu. Əli Qafarov həm də Hərbi-dəniz qüvvələrinin qəzeti və Azərbaycan Respublikası Müdafiə Nazirliyinin sənədli filmlər kino-telestudiyasında işləyib.
Fotoqrafın dediyinə görə cəbhə şəkillərini çeşidləmək ağırdır. Çünki rastlaşdığı adamlardan çoxu həlak olub, onlar yalnız plyonkalarda qalıblar. Ən böyük arzusu müharibənin son anını, həmvətənlərimin doğma ocaqlarına, sülh həyatına, yaradıcı əməyə qayıdışını əks etdirməkdir.

Shahvalad Ayvazov- Broken fates

Photographer- Shahvalad Ayvazov 

AIVAZOV SHAKHVALAD (SHAKH) ALI-OGLI 21

The photo-reporter with Azeri roots was born in 1956 in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi. Having graduated from high school in 1974, he served in the Soviet Army for two years. In 1977 he started his career as a photo-reporter in the Georgia Newspaper. In 1983 Shahvalad completed his studies at the Tbilisi State University on the jouranlism discipline. From 1980 to 1994 he was employed by the Georgian State Telegraph Agency as a photo-reporter. Since 1992 Shahvalad has been working for America’s Associated Press Agency as a photo-reporter in charge of the Caucasus Region.

Khalid Asgarov – Unfair War

Photographer: Khalid Asgarov

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Khalid Asgarov was born in 1961 in Baku. Initially he graduated Baku Slavic University, later he entered Azerbaijan State Oil Academy. He has worked as a  photo-correspondent of Reuters news agency in Karabakh, Abkhazia, Chechnya,  and Tajikistan. He has taken photos for different photo albums, magazines and publications.  Currently, Khalid Asgarov lives in Canada.  

 

Unresolved Dreams

 

Photographer: Ed Kashi 

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Ed Kashi, who lives in New-York, is one of the prominent photographers of the world. He has worked in different media institutions, such as “National Geographic”, “Newsweek”, “Time” and “New York Times”. Ed Kashi, co-finder of “VII Photo” organization, is famous for his photos taken in conflict and famine zones. In 2013, photojournalist, who was in Azerbaijan, demonstrated his documentary photos dedicated to the daily life of people, who were forced from their native lands as a result of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict and has been living as IDPs for 20 years, within the framework of “Unresolved Dreams” project.

Sorrow

Photographer: Vugar Ibadov 

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Vugar Ibadov was born in 1978 in Baku. He cooperated with the information agencies, such as Reuters, A PTN, AFP, and Cihan News Agency. He worked in SOY production, Samanyolu, Lider TV, Baku bureau of TRT and Anadolu Agency. In 2008 Vugar attended the competition of “News outlook of the Year” held by the Turkish news cameramen group in 2008.  He worked as an official photographer within the Eurovision working group in Eurovision Song Contest held in 2012 in Azerbaijan. In 2012 he was awarded with the prize of “Press Photojournalist” in the competition of “the Photographer of the Year” by the Union of Azerbaijani Photographers in 2012. Currently, Vugar Ibadov works as a photo-reporter in Baku Media Center.