Category: Gallery

  • Cyber Curfew in Iran

    Cyber Curfew in Iran

    Update: #Iran has now been offline for 52 hours following a government-imposed internet shutdown targeting widespread public protests. National connectivity remains at just 5% of normal levels, leaving Iranians cut off from the world #Internet4Iran⏱ 📰 — NetBlocks (@netblocks) November 18, 2019 @nytimes @CNN @cnnbrk @AP #IranianProtests #Internet4Iran #Iran

  • America’s largest immigrant group comes from?

    America’s largest immigrant group comes from?

    This map shows where each state’s largest immigrant group comes from, excluding Mexico. The percentage of the population born outside the US varies widely from state to state. Among those immigrant populations, countries of origin also vary widely. For 32 states, the most common country of birth among respondents who said they were born outside…

  • Tourist Video of Iran – Mio Iran

    Tourist Video of Iran – Mio Iran

    last year, sebastian linda a German filmmaker went to Iran with his pregnant wife while they were expecting their child to be born soon.  This video has been made as a gift for their son Mio … Apparently the got their son’s name from Mayyu, a village in Dasht-e Laleh Rural District, Asir District, Mohr…

  • photo of the day – katydid nymph’s yoga

    photo of the day – katydid nymph’s yoga

    Andreas Kay is a photographer who shares the wonders of the Amazon rainforest with us… In this photo he captured a moment that is much like a starching yoga pose of a katydid nymph. continue reading …

  • Iranian Flirtatious Move and Grove is In Jail

    Iranian Flirtatious Move and Grove is In Jail

    Mahi Maedeh one of the most famous Iranian celebrities in social networks has been arrested in Iran for dancing. Apparently the 17 years old Maede Hojabri had no choice but to show remorse in Government’s main T.V … This arrest brought another wave of disappointment in Iranian Public sphere and one more time shewed how…

  • Iranian Youth by the Photos

    The government official in Iran always trying to impose a sort of religiosity among the nation’s youth but there are journalists and artists that are trying to show the real face of Iran. photographer Hossein Fatemi captured some raw images of the Iranian youth in their day to day life. He was able to show a…

  • Rosh Hashanah, Iran, Shiraz 1974

    Rosh Hashanah, Iran, Shiraz 1974

    Iranian Jewish celebrating their Rosh Hashanah ( The new year) in Shiraz, Iran 1974

  • Britney Spears workout of a sweat session With Her Iranian Boyfriend

    Britney Spears workout of a sweat session With Her Iranian Boyfriend

    In her Instagram, Britney Spears posted an Instagram workout of a sweat session with her Iranian boyfriend and it was lovely. she at the end add a caption that said: Stronger together A post shared by Britney Spears (@britneyspears) on May 3, 2018 at 1:24pm PDT  

  • Jasmin Moghbeli, NASA’s Newest Astronaut Recruit

    Jasmin Moghbeli, NASA’s Newest Astronaut Recruit

    An American – Iranian Cobra pilot Jasmin Moghbeli has been selected by NASA to join the 2017 Astronaut Candidate Class. The New York native earned a Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering with Information Technology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, followed by a Master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School. The 12…

  • She ran across northern Iran and saw kindness

    She ran across northern Iran and saw kindness

    Kristina Palten was wondering what she can do to have an impact on prejudiced world that she encounters. She decided to run alone across Iran. She took risk and was afraid. But her intuition was positive. She run for 58 days and most of the time all she saw was kindness and compassion. Kristina Paltén blog…

  • Iranian Homosexuals in an Album

    Iranian Homosexuals in an Album

    Born to Iranian parents but growing up with Swiss upbringing gave Laurence Rasti critical mind that has a flavors of both culture. In her project “There Are No Homosexuals in Iran “, we can see the alternative perspective that she brought to a social issue in Iran. “In Denizli, a small town in Turkey, hundreds of Iranian gay refugees have put…

  • A cozy dining spot in the middle of nowhere 

    A cozy dining spot in the middle of nowhere 

    Sometimes you have no idea how a place in the middle of your way to a destination can become your cozy spot. You would not care what time or when it is. That becomes your all the time hang out, no matter what. I found my cozy spot while ago when I was traveling to…

  • Iranian Men Are Very Gentle and Shy

    Iranian Men Are Very Gentle and Shy

    Men across the country and from a broad range of backgrounds posed for Irish photographer Owen McCann who was travelling in Iran. ‘There was an obvious language barrier,’ he says, ‘but I found them to be very gentle and shy. I didn’t detect any macho tendencies among the men I encountered which surprised me a…

  • Esfahan, Endangered Archive

    Esfahan, Endangered Archive

    Image source British library;r=18467

  • Afro Iranian Music: Dingomaro

    Afro Iranian Music: Dingomaro

    On Iran’s Gulf coast a particular culture has grown from centuries of naval history and nearby trade. African roots in Iran result in remarkable and distinct customs, including styles of Persian-African music and dancing that is particular to Bandar Abbas and the south. The film trailer is below narrated in Persian by musician Hamid Said, named…

  • Second Most Googled Model in the World

    Second Most Googled Model in the World

    Kendall  Jenner is a part of an emerging fashion movement which has been dubbed “Social Media Modelling” by Harper’s Bazaar and ‘the Instagirl era’ by Vogue On November 26, 2014, Jenner was added to’s Top 50 list and placed #1 on their combined Social list:Jenner ranked as the #1 most followed model on Facebook and…

  • Tirgan, Festival of Iranian Arts and Culture – Toronto

    Tirgan, Festival of Iranian Arts and Culture – Toronto

    Tirgan refers to an ancient festival traditionally held in the month of July , inspiring what is currently world’s largest celebration of Iranian arts and culture, taking place biennially at the Harbourfront Centre in Toronto, Canada. Having attracted over 130,000 visitors in 2013, upwards of 150,000 visitors are expected to attend the next Tirgan Festival,…

  • Iranian New Year – Dance in Montreal

    Iranian New Year – Dance in Montreal

    Celebrating Norouz, the Iranian New Year, in Montreal, Canada. The word Norouz (or Nowrouz) means “New Day” which is the first day of spring in Iran. During the two weeks holiday of Norouz, people either travel, or visit their family and friends to celebrate this traditional event. Norouz is one of the main parts of…

  • Travel to Iran Is Better Than Disneyland

    Travel to Iran Is Better Than Disneyland

    The logistics are simple. Fly to Dubai, arrive at the busiest airport on the entire planet. Transit to Shiraz, Iran – flight time, less than an hour. Various airlines, every day, take your pick. I paid less than hundred for the ticket. Just outside of Shiraz is Persepolis – the UNESCO World Heritage listed ruins…

  • Spiritual Bribery

    Spiritual Bribery

    In traditional Thai culture, believers will put offerings of food or gifts out as a means of thanks or respect. Bangkok based photographer Akkara Naktamna has always noticed these humble displays on the street corner or in front of a spiritual place, but it wasn’t until later in life did he began to take an…

  • Couples Switch Outfits

    Couples Switch Outfits

    Hana Pesut is a Canadian photographer. She loves taking pictures of people and their outfits. She’s well known for her book  switchheroo which consists of photos in which couples trade their clothes. Along with the  depiction of humorously dressed couples, she was able to pin point the fact that many of the women look fine in their partner’s ensemble, while…

  • Family Chaos

    Family Chaos

    As any parent knows, raising a family isn’t always a walk in the park. Lifestyle photographer Danielle Guenther captures this sentiment in Best Case Scenario, a hilarious series that presents some of the messy, chaotic moments of parenting in a comical light. Guenther, who regularly visits different households to take more traditional family portraits, began…

  • Street  Ballet

    Street Ballet

    Little Shao is what Paris based photographer, Thinh Souvannarath,  likes to be called. He is a Ballet and Hip-Hop photographer, art director, and filmmaker.

  • When Photos Become History

    When Photos Become History


  • Daily Dose of Iran

    Daily Dose of Iran

    Iran has appeared in numerous headlines around the world in recent months, usually attached to stories about military exercises and other saber-rattlings, economic sanctions, a suspected nuclear program, and varied political struggles. Iran is a country of more than 75 million people with a diverse history stretching back many thousands of years. Iran is also…

  • Dazzling Images of Iranian Mosques Interiors

    Dazzling Images of Iranian Mosques Interiors

    (CNN) — It’s a side of Iran the rest of the world doesn’t normally get to see — the kaleidoscopically brilliant interiors of the country’s intricately designed mosques. With beautiful mosaics and stained glass framed by powerful architecture, the buildings are astounding. Their fine detail has been captured in a series of breathtaking photographs by…

  • Consumer Culture in Iran

    Thomas Cristofoletti photographs challenges the global perception of what is really happening in Iran. He was able to picture a consumer society by all means. It seems that the whole nation craze for life style that the T.V commercials’ portraying all around the western world. In his artistic statement of Iranian project mentioned the fact…

  • Rich Kids of Tehran

    It was a few months ago that we had a report about Rich kids of Instagram and all the huff and puff  of luxury cars, jewelries, big boats and mansions that young rich people around the world proudly claiming to have. Here goes what Iranians do, repeating the same thing only because as the saying…

  • Daily Dose of Iran

    Daily Dose of Iran


  • I Was invited to My parent’s Wedding

    I Was invited to My parent’s Wedding

  • Hidden City – Tehran

    Hidden City – Tehran

    Hidden City by Hoda Rostami Tehran is a big crowded city with a selection of distinctive individuals, with even more distinctive lives and exceptional behaviors. After many years when I returned to the city, where I was born and raised, everything had a different look from the time I had left it. By living there…

  • Hijab via Instagram

    Hijab via Instagram

    Ascia Farraj, now 24. can’t deny the joy of wearing the beautiful and fashionable dress and at the same time stay modest. She knows the fact that many young Muslim women who believe and practice the Islamic dress codes also appreciate the fashion too. She decided to run a fashion blog and introduce the new lines…

  • Ride on Vintage Bicycles

    Ride on Vintage Bicycles

    Participants dressed in early 20 century dress, ride the same era’s bicycle on July 19 in St. Petersburg, Russia

  • ٔThe New Yorker’s Diet Cartoons

    ٔThe New Yorker’s Diet Cartoons

  • Visual Historian of Iranian Cities – Bandar Abbas

    Visual Historian of Iranian Cities – Bandar Abbas

    The oldest record of Bandar Abbas is during the reign of Darius the Great (between 586 and 522 B.C.) When Alexander took over the Persian Empire, Bandar Abbas was known as Hormirzad. Bandar Abbas up to the 16th century, used to be called Gamrūn to the Persians. In the 16th century European navigators called it…

  • Visual Historian of Iranian Cities – Bandar lengeh

    ُThese days, all around the world being a photo journalist is an exciting artistic career. Things are changing fast and the contrasts, conflicts and above all fusion of traditions and contemporary stuff are everywhere. You can see a visual historian at work with every shot from our favorite photographer Mohammad Rodgoli takes. Part 1 Bandar…

  • Eid al-Fitr All Around the World

    Eid al-Fitr and the end of Ramadan 2014

  • Iranian – Afghan people

    Iranian – Afghan people

    The typical pictures of Afghan-immigrants in Iran are usually associated with single men in construction sites but after a few decades the demographic has changed. Our favorite photo journalist Mohammad Roodgoli has some candid camera style photos of our  Afghan-Iranian people  and they are as ordinary as other citizens of Iran.

  • The Rumors of How Handsome Italian Men Are

    Each picture is worth a thousand words in making the rumors of how handsome Italian men are, very true. And here is a little on my part-tourist, part-journalist, view of men of Rome, Italy: The professional attire for men is a blazer, dress shirt and a tie, paired with jeans and casual shoes. The percentage…

  • Wedding in Venice

    Wedding in Venice

    I got lucky on my first day of staying in Venice when I witnessed part of an Italian Wedding Ceremony. The groom and the bride suddenly started to run in St Marco’s square and when they got to the middle they stated to dance. dancing. They were accompanied by a handful of wedding guests with…