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Rena Effendi April 2, 2008

Posted by Geoffrey Hiller in Azerbaijan.
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War Veteran/ Junk Yard Loader. Baku, Azerbaijan. 2006

Rena Effendi (b 1977 in Baku, Azerbaijan) has been active as a social documentary photographer since 2002. In 2004, she was a winner of the “Fifty Crows” International Fund for Documentary Photography competition. In 2005 she participated in the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass and received an honorable mention in National Geographic’s “All Roads” photography competition. In 2006 Effendi was a winner of the Getty Images Editorial Photography Grant and the Giacomelli Memorial Fund award. The same year, Effendi’s work was selected for personal exhibitions at the 18th “Visa Pour l’Image” Festival of Photojournalism in Perpignan, France.

About the Photograph:

Part of a series of portraits and landscapes that will transport you to another world. Not your jet hopping kind of photographer, Rena’s images are composed closer to home. Perhaps that is where their strength comes from.

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