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Nader A.

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Nader is a photographer, videographer and documentary film director born in 1984, based in SD/CA. but he's available for any worldwide assignment, His postgraduate thesis focuses on the difference between the image in theater versus video art. Nader has acquired 85 international awards since he started his art career in 2010. Many of his photographs have been exhibited and published in highly prestigious venues including the National Geographic website & Great Big Story channel.

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What do you love about your job?

I look forward to creatively capturing the distinctive spontaneous moments. let's make every person looks like a star as he/she belongs.

What types of shoots have you done and how did you make them special?

Portrait, wedding, & documentary.
I've been trying to make it perfect as much as I can, with full passion for creativity & Spontaneity.

Awards, honors, and recognitions received

• Achieved 79 photography awards (61 international awards,18 Egyptian local awards).  
• Achieved four Documentary Short Film awards.  
• The only Arab photographer who has 19 published photos on Nat Geo. 
• Achieved the A-FIAP Distinction from the International Federation of Photography Art, France, 2014. 
• Shortlisted in Sony Photography Award, Professional category, Daily Life Theme UK, 2017.
• First rank prize in People and Planet Prize, Australia, 2013.
• Second rank prize in Sony Nation Award, UK, 2016 and shortlisted in Art Theme during the same year, and best 50 photos in Low Light and Panorama themes, 2012. 
• Second rank prize in Jordan Photography Festival, Jordan, 2014.
Third rank prize in Chefchaouen Photography Festival, Morocco, 2016
• Finalist in Smithsonian Magazine Contest, USA, 2018 (among 48,000 submissions from photographers of 155 countries)
• Won the Arab Photographer title for El Sharjah Contest, UAE, 2013 and 2014.
• Won the best of Documentary, a Look at 2017 on VSCO. 
• Won The Golden FIAP Medal in the Eighth International Emirates Photography Competition (EPC), Decisive moment theme, photojournalism division, UAE, 2013.
• Won the Merit Medal Nature, HIPA Contest, Eleventh Season, Portfolio (Storytelling theme) for Quarries Men, season 2021-2022
• Won the first Prize, Siena Short Film Festival, for The Forgotten, Short Documentary Series film, Italy, Sept. 2019. 
• The Forgotten, Short Documentary Series film, was accepted in Museum Arnhem Short Film Festival, Netherlands, June 2020.
• The Forgotten, Short Documentary Series film, was accepted in Bamako Encounters Biennial Festival, Mali, Nov. 2019 (top 10)  
• The Forgotten, Short Documentary Series film, was accepted in Alexandria Short Film Festival, Egypt, April 2018 (top 7)  
• Won Seven awards from live photo Dubai Contest, UAE, 2017.
• Won The Documentary and Performance Awards in HPA contest, Production & Commerce theme, China, 2015, 2016 & 2017.
• My photos were published in Geo Magazine Germany, Geo Magazine Spain for November issue 2017, Nat Geo Abu Dhabi Magazine for January issue 2016 and Avaunt magazine UK issue 07- 2018. 
• My portfolios were featured on Behance website. 
• Two honorable mentions in CIPEA Contest, Documentary theme, China, 2017 and 2018.
• Honorable mentions in Siena Photography Award for story telling theme, Italy, 2018 and Urban Photography Contest, UK, 2013. 
• Photography Contest Judge at three international photography contests and two local Egyptian ones. 
• Photo Editor at Everyday Everywhere and Everyday Egypt Instagram pages. 
• Photography Instructor and Lecturer at Viewfinders & Adasa Photography Clubs, Alexandria, Egypt.
• Participated in more than 90 photography exhibitions.   

A fun fact about this photographer

I used to be an interior designer for 5 years and then switched to 3d visualiser and finally I've found myself as a photographer/videographer & documentaries director.

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