Bio: I am a photographer, filmmaker, and producer based in San Francisco, CA and Brooklyn, NY. I teach photojournalism as a part time adjunct at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. 

Select Editorial Clients: Bloomberg, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Getty, Education Week, Time

 

Tel: +1.917.412.5538

eMail: Talaie@Yahoo.com

Instagram | Twitter | Vimeo | Skype: @RaminTalaie


2010 to Present - Part Time Adjunct Faculty at The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.


2016 – Juror – Juror for Foto Istanbul Instagram Photo Contest.

2016 - Award & Exhibition - Head On Photo Festival, Mobile Prize Finalist & Exhibition Museum of Sydney.

2016 – Award & Book – Selected American Photography 32 book.

2015 – Exhibition – Museum of the City of New York - "The Great Race", Group Exhibition on NYC Marathon.

2015 – Juror – Juror for the First ever Getty Images Instagram Grant.

2015 – Exhibition – Craft & Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles - "Focus Iran" A Contemporary Photography and Video Group Exhibition.

2014 – Photoville Exhibition & Lecture, Brooklyn, NY - "The Everyday Projects" Exhibition.

2014 – Founded @EverydayIran on Instagram, Part of The Everyday Projects.

2013 – Exhibition – Museum of the City of New York - "Rising Waters", Hurricane Sandy Group Exhibition. 

2012 – Completed RISC Training at the Bronx Documentary Center in NYC.

2012 – Exhibition – South Street Seaport Museum, NYC - "Occupy Wall Street: A Photographic Document", Group Exhibition. 

2011 – Exhibition – International Center of Photography, NYC - "Remembering 9/11: Here is New York", Group Exhibition.

2010 – Fellowship – Rosalynn Carter for Mental Health Journalism 2010-2011 (Haiti project).

2010 – Award & Exhibition – Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize at National Portrait Gallery Exhibition, London, UK.

2010 – Exhibition – Fowler Museum at UCLA – “DOCUMENT: Iranian-Americans in Los Angeles”, Group Exhibition & Grant.

2009 – Book – Blurb Photography Book Now, Honorable Mention - “Iran, Where is My Vote?”

2009 – Juror – Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA - Legatum Center Annual Photo Competition.

2009 – Award & Exhibition – NYPPA Second Place Award - News Picture Story Category.

2008 – Award – Photo District News Magazine - World in Focus Award.

2008 – Award – The PASS Award for Photography.

2007 – Lecture – Yale University - HIV AIDS and Drug Use in Iran.

2007 – Completed Project on HIV AIDS and Drug Use in Iran (book proposal).

2006 – Founded DocumentIran.com – A Digital Agency Dedicated for Iranian News and Documentary Photography.

2006 – Exhibition – Just Foreign Policy National Tour, Traveling Group Exhibition.

2005 – Award – NYPA First Place Photo Award for Feature Photography.

2002 – Book – Contributor to “Here Is New York: A Democracy of Photographs”, Published by Scalo Verlag.

2002 – Exhibition – Ariel Meyerowitz Gallery, NYC - “Untitled” Time Out NY Magazine Group Exhibition.