Jalal Sepehr was born in 1969. He started doing amateur photography in 1995. He chose industrial photography as his career. He was a founding member of the Fanoos website and active there until 2007.
Besides working with photography magazines, he has held quite a few workshops in this field. He has participated in some seventy photography festivals and competitions in and outside of Iran, the most noteworthy of which are:
– Third place, Iranian Industrial Photography Festival, 2003 – First and second place, Marine Photography Competition, 2004 and 2005 – Second place, PX3 Festival, France, 2009 – Certificate of Honor, Peking Art Photography Festival, 2005 – Bulgarian Satire Festival, 2007 and 2009 – First place, Postcard Photography Festival of Canada, 2007 – Second place, Shouka Kitchen Photography Festival, 2007 – First place, Employment Development Festival, 2010
His book presence includes: 2009 – Different Sames: New Perspectives In Contemporary Iranian Art (Thames & Hudson) 2008 – Iranian Photography Now 2007 – Al-thANI Award Book 2007 – KNOKKE – Heist Photo Festival