Morteza Nikoubazl Photography


Covering battle of Fallujah, Iraq 2016

Morteza Nikoubazl Bio

I was born in Tehran, Iran in 1974 and studied art and photography there. I started work as a freelance photographer for Iranian daily and weekly newspapers. I began working with the Reuters team as Freelance photographer since 1999 till 2013. After Reuters I worked with the New York Times International magazine, Polaris Images photo agency, Zuma Press photo agency and now I am working with the Sipa Press and National Geographic Magazine Farsi.

My pictures have published through Reuters in Newspapers, websites, Magazines and Books as well as, Time, Newsweek, Spiegel, L’Express, Washington post, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Life, Daily Mail, Christian Science Monitor, Guardian, and …

My most important assignments that I did for Reuters are:

Earthquake in Bam, Iran 2003-2004
Hizbollah-Israel conflict, Lebanon 2006
Presidential election, Afghanistan
Flood disaster, Pakistan
Earth quake, Turkey

Battle of Fallujah, Iraq

I worked with the Canon cameras and lenses more than two decades but since last year, after I have done one of my news assignment with the Fujifilm mirrorless cameras, I decided to switch from Canon to Fuji and now I am working with the Fujifilm X-T1 and its lenses in photojournalism. I am glad to tell thanks Fuji for great, light, fast and amazing cameras with great sensors and amazing dynamic range and best ever body and lens quality.

My equipments are;

Two Fujifilm X-T1, Fujinon 14mm f2.8, Fujinon 23mm f1.4, Fujinon 35mm f1.4, Fujinon 90mm f2, Fujinon 50-140mm f2.8, Fujinon teleconverter 1.4x