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Year of Birth: 1969

Nationality: British

Languages: English, Armenian and an understanding of Persian (Farsi)

Marital status: Single

Other: Full UK driving license and passport, Advanced Scuba Diver (PADI), Underwater photography


Sep. 2015 AOP Photographers Awards: Two images selected for finals

Feb. 2015 I Shot It: Two images awarded "Marks of Excellence"

Dec. 2014 AOP Photographers Awards: Finalist in Open Award

Dec. 2014 Travel Photographer Of The Year (TPOTY): Finalist in One SHot; Monochromal

Nov. 2014 Landscape Photographer Of The Year (LPOTY): Image commended by judges in the Urban View category

Oct. 2014 Professional Photographer Of The Year (PPOTY): One image shortlisted for the awards

Oct. 2014 BW Spider Awards: Four images nominated

Oct. 2014 IPA (International Photography Awards): Honourable Mentions for three photographs and one short film

Aug. 2014 Celeste Prize: Three photographs confirmed for consideration

Jun. 2014 Rode Reel (short films): Finalist; Documentary

Apr. 2014 Fotoura, International Street Photography Award: Black & White; Commended

Apr. 2014 TZIPAC, International Photography & Art Community: Zebra Awards; Eight Images In The Finals

Feb. 2014 International Photography Awards (IPA): One Shot One World; Six Honourable Mentions

Nov. 2013 Professional Photographer of the Year: Winner; Street Photography

Nov. 2013 The Taste Awards: Nominee; Best Mini Film Or Documentary

Nov. 2013 Professional Photographer of the Year: Finalist; Top 4; Short Movie

Nov. 2013 UK Picture Editors’ Guild Awards: Commended, Nikon Videographer of the Year

Nov. 2013 Driven Creativity: Professional Photographer; Shortlist

Nov. 2013 Professional Photographer of the Year: Finalist; Top 20; News

Oct. 2013 B&W Spider Award: Image Nominated; Silhouette category

Oct. 2013 I Shot It: Two images awarded “Marks Of Excellence”

Jul. 2013 PPY: Highly Commended, Multimedia Category

Jul. 2013 PPY: Selected Image, Features

Jul. 2013 I Shot It: “Mark Of Excellence”

Feb. 2013 The Photography Masters Cup: Nominated in the Americana Category

Nov. 2012 Travel Photographer Of The Year (TPOTY): Finalist, Single Image - Water

Nov. 2012 UK Picture Editors' Guilds Awards: Finalist, Photo Essay Category

Jun. 2012 B&W Spider Awards: 1st Place Win, Abstract Category

Jun. 2012 B&W Spider Awards: Image nominated, People Category

Oct. 2011 Photography Masters Cup: Image nominated

Oct. 2011 Driven Creativity: Image chosen as runner-up

May 2010 Photography Masters Cup: Two images nominated

Aug. 2009 International Independent Short Film Festival, Donetsk '09: "Best Film Editing" for Muse

Jul. 2009 PPY: Selected Image, News

Jun. 2008 PPY: Runner-up, Arts & Entertainment

Sep. 2006 Prize of Prague: Recipient of the prize, who's winner is chosen from the winning entries of World press Photo

Jun. 2006 PPY: Runner-up, Live News

Mar. 2006 British Press Awards: Photographer of the year

Mar. 2006 Picture Editor's Awards: Special Award, news photographer of the year

Feb. 2006 World Press Photo: Third place in "Spot News" section

Apr. 2005 Trinity Mirror Photographic Awards: Second place in "Fashion & Studio" section

Jun. 2000 M.I.L.K. Awards: General winner in the "Family" section

Oct. 1992 Kodak Regional Press Awards: Merit awards for photography & printing, "News & Features"

Jul. 1992 Kodak Regional Press Awards: Winner's awards for photography & printing, "Sports"


Feb. 2012 - present: Eyevine: Contributing Photographer

Apr. 2006 - present: Polaris Images: Contributing Photographer

Feb. 2008 - present: AP: Commissioned Photographer

2007 - 2012: The Times: Commissioned Photographer

Jun. 2007 - Dec. 2011: British Journal of Photography: Contributing Writer

Mar. 2007 - 2010: Times Educational Supplement: Commissioned Photographer

Feb. 2007 - Jul 2008: AFP: Commissioned Photographer

Mar. 2007 - Dec 2008: News Ltd Australia: Europe stringer

Apr. 2002 - Feb. 2007: The Press Association: Regular Commissioned Photographer

Mar. 2002 - Dec. 2005: The Times, T2 Arts Section: Regular Commissioned Photographer

Apr. 2002 - May 2005: The Daily Mirror: Regular Commissioned Photographer

Dec. 2002 - Nov. 2003: The Evening Standard: Regular Commissioned Photographer

1990 - present Royal Rota Pass: Covered over 30 Royal rota visits and many off-rota visits

Jan. 1991 - Mar. 2003: Harrow Observer & Wembley Observer: Senior staff photographer

Aug. 1998: Gamma (Paris): International syndication of Armenian Earthquake picture story

Aug. 1998 Apeiron Photos (Athens): Greek syndication of Armenian Earthquake picture story

Apr. 1994 - 1999 AIM (magazine based in America): Commissioned Photographer

1999 - 2001: Time Out Magazine: Commissioned Photographer

Nov. 1989 - Jan. 1991: Harrow Observer & Wembley Observer: Regular Commissioned Photographer

Jul. 1989 - Nov. 1989: Ealing Gazette: Commissioned Photographe


Sep 2015 Opera By The River: Solo exhibition, South Bank

Dec 2014 AOP Photographers Awards: Islington Business Design Centre

Dec 2014 Landscape Photographer Of The Year: Waterloo Station; The Mezzanine

Jul 2014 RPS: Explore The Street, The Cave, London

Jul 2013 PPY: National Theatre, South Bank, London

Apr 2013 Fleet Street Photo Exhibition: Fleet Street Press, London

Apr 2012 RNOH Reportage: St James's Palace, London

Oct 2011 Driven Creativity: The Strand Gallery, London

May 2010 Canon Launch Event, iPF6300: Solo exhibition, Lisbon

Nov. 2009 "What Would You Do If You Won The Lottery?": Solo exhibition, Fulham Palace, London

Jul. 2009 "The Press Photographer's Year": Royal National Theatre

Jun. 2008 "A Looking Glass Eye; 21st Century London": EXIT Gallery, London

Jun 2008 "The Press Photographer's Year": Royal National Theatre

Mar. 2008 Litteraturhuset: Group exhibition, Oslo

Sep. 2006 "Prize of Prague": Solo exhibition, Prague

2006 "World Press Photo 06": Exhibited in over 80 international cities

May 2006 "The Press Photographer's Year": Royal National Theatre

Feb. 2005 "New Year's Day": British Press Photographers' Association (BPPA), Focus On Imaging, NEC, Birmingham

Oct. 2004 "5000 Days": British Press Photographers' Association (BPPA), Royal National Theatre , London

Jun. 2003 "Unseen": British Press Photographers' Association (BPPA), Open Space Gallery, London

Jul. 2001 "M.I.L.K." Exhibition: New York (Grand Central Terminal) followed by an international tour

Nov. 1995 "Homelands": Group exhibition including work from Magnum, The October Gallery, London

Jun. 1995 "...not just a group shot": Group exhibition of personal photographs, WGLC Gallery, London


2010 "100 Photos of the 21st Century": Editions de la Martiniere

2009 "Unseen": BPPA. Three images. (Co-collater of project)

2008 "Assignments 03-The Press Photographers' Year": Image chosen by jury

2006 World Press Photo 06: Spot News section

2006 "Assignments-The Press Photographers' Year": Two images chosen by jury

2004 "5000 Days": BPPA

2003 "Unseen": Exhibition Catalogue - BPPA

2003 M.I.L.K. "Our Beautiful Children": Two images chosen by publishers

2001 M.I.L.K. "Family Book": Winning image printed over two pages

1997 "New States, New Politics": Cambridge University Press, front cover photograph


2010 - present: Bespoke One On One Workshops

Jun. 2014 Richard Caplan: Bespoke Workshop Tutor

Jun. 2014 Dauntsey's School: Guest Speaker

May. 2014 International Features Conference: Guest Speaker

Nov. 2013 London College of Communication (LCC): MA Photojournalism; Guest Speaker

2011 Leica Akademie, Mayfair: M9 Interactive Workshop

Nov. 2011 DSLR Video Audio: SAE Bankstock Studios

Sep. 2011 Nik Software Webinar: Workflow

Sep. 2011 Metropolitan Police Photographic Society: Street photography workshop

Oct. 2010 Workflow: Pro Photo Solutions. Apple's Aperture & Final Cut Pro workflow

May. 2010 Nik Software Webinar: Photojournalistic workflow

Apr. 2010 Ascough / Terakopian: Series of six workshops with wedding photographer Jeff Ascough

Mar. 2010 Canon Launch: Lisbon launch of iPF6300; presentation & exhibition

Mar. 2010 Aperture 3: Focus on Imaging, Birmingham

Jul. 2009 Photojournalism: Met Police Photographic Society

Jun. 2008 Photojournalism: DPI Show, Islington

Jun. 2008 Photojournalism Workshop: Apple, Stockley Park

May 2008 Photojournalism: Apple, Stockley Park

Feb. 2008 Photojournalism: Focus on Imaging, Birmingham

Sep. 2007 Photojournalism: Apple, Visa Pour L'Image, Perpignan

Aug. 2007 Photojournalism: Oxbridge Academic Program, Cambridge University

Jan. 2007 Behind The Lens: University of Southern California, USA

Apr. 2006 Armenian Earthquake project: World Press Photo winners' presentations, Amsterdam


Jun. 2013 DSLR Video with Philip Bloom: Wimbledon Studios

Jul. 2011 Mastering Audio for DSLR Video: Watershed

May 2011 Commercial Photography: Drew Gardner

Aug. 2010 Final Cut Pro: The Frontline Club

May 2010 Converge 2: British Film Institute (BFI)

Mar. 2008 Magnum Workshop: with David Alan Harvey, Oslo

Aug. 2002 Digital Workshop: Nikon D1H Digital photography course

Mar. 1999 Kodak UK: Kodak DCS-315 Digital photography course

Aug. 1996 Heydon Press: Adobe Photoshop & Agfa scanning courses


1988 - 1989 The Heatherly School of Fine Art: Foundation course in Art & Design



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