Kurdish Girls with Daf by Moslem Azimi

Daf is an ancient Kurdish musical instrument that Kurdish people use for religious ceremony and even in weddings. It was a religious ceremony in Paveh (a kurdish city in kermanshah province in Iran). In Kurdish culture, women and men are considered equal. You can see that here. Kurdish girls are using Daf.

Nikon 7200 | Exposure 1/320sec @ f/9 | Focal Length 23 mm | ISO 400

Award Winner
Photo of the Day

Award Date
December 22, 2019



Value 12
Clarity 13
Composition 18
Style 12
Skill 12

Award Category
Documentary Photography

Photograph Location
Kermanshah Province, Paveh, Iran

Even though Moslem Azimi lives in Iran and has Iranian nationality, his origin is Kurdish not Persian. He did his Bachelor of Arts in English Translation. He loves photography, however, he doesn’t have academic education in it. He learned photography by himself. He is part of many photography groups and has been exhibiting his works in both national and international photography exhibitions. Azimi’s goal is to portray the Kurdish lifestyle, method of living, their culture, and tradition thought his photography.

Current Location
Melbourne, Australia


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