Bio: I am a photographer, filmmaker, and producer based in Brooklyn, NY. I teach digital media as a part time adjunct at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and make short documentaries.
I am also the creative director of Halcyon Studio, a video and filmmaking studio producing short documentaries and commercial videos.
Select Editorial Clients: The Guardian, Bloomberg, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Getty, Education Week, Time.
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.
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.