Born in1971 in the city of Qazvin, Mehdi Vosoughnia is a graduate of photography from the School of Art and Architecture, Azad University. He started taking photographs at the age of 17 by attending classes at the Iranian Youth Cinema Society. His interest in social and documentary photography came from to this early involvement. He has won many prizes for his series since 1991. In 2002, the Iranian Photographers House honored him in the student section.
He has held 12 solo and participated in 50 group exhibits, including Tehran, Silk Road Art Gallery, Pamenar, 2016; Tehran, Silk Road Art Gallery, Anzali, 2015; Tehran, Mehrva Art Gallery, Père Lachaise, 2010; Esfahan, Museum of Contemporary Art, A Retrospective, 2008; Qazvin, Mehr Art Gallery, Eternal Rooms, 2008; Tehran, Mellat Art Gallery, According to Iranian Photographers, 2013; Paris, Spéos Art Gallery, Voice of Vision, 2009; Jutland, Wavy Banners Project, 2013; Toronto, Queen Art Gallery, 2nd Six Weeks of Iranian Art, 2012.
Photograph of Mehdi Vosoughnia have appeared in many magazines. His works were included in Iranian Photography Now by Rose Issa (Hatje Cantz, 2009). Nazar Publishing House in Tehran came out with his Anzali collection in 2014. Bon gah Publishing House in Tehran came out with his Pamenar collection in 2014.
He has been jury member for various photography festivals and held over 30 workshops on documentary photography since 2014 in Iran.