Maryam Rahmanian is a freelance photographer based in Tehran, Iran. She moved to Iran in 2006 and began working for both the Iranian and foreign press, SHANA, a cultural heritage news agency, PressTV and Atlas Press. Her photography has been published in Time Magazine, The New York Times, Rolling Stone, Le Point, Global Post and Newsweek. Maryam’s work has been exhibited at the Edinburgh International Photo Festival, and Toronto International Salon of Photography. Her photo essay was selected Honorable Mention by International Photography Awards (IPA) in 2010 and Exhibit A Photography Contest.