PHOTOJOURNALIST | TUNISIA

Biography

jovEfFGC_400x400Chedly ben ibrahim, born in Tunisia, holding a master in accounting, is a self-taught photographer. He ran his own accounting and auditing firm until he is dazzled by images of Tunisian revolution, the work of James Nachtwey, Robert Capa and other war photographers. He felt he was attracted to photojournalism and  to the duty to transmit the free and real information through his own lenses.

In 2012, he bought his first camera and started on the field of the hard job of photojournalism.

He has covered Tunisia’s democratic transition and important events such as the assault on the U.S. Embassy in Tunisia, the terrorist attacks that hit Tunisia, the National dialogue, the sit-in of Bardo and other events.

He worked for Demotix, Wostok Press, SIPA USA, Getty Images. Currently he works for NurPhoto Agency.

He also worked on assignment as a photographer and fixer for The Mail On Sunday, The daily Mail, El Mundo (Spain), the Mirror and other international media.

His pictures have been published in Le Monde, The Mail On Sunday, The Daily Mail, El Mundo (Spain), the Mirror, Le Figaro, Le Parisien Magazine, Afrique Magazine, Jeune Afrique, The Sunday Times, Time and other international media.

Currently he covers the news and works on short-term and long-term projects touching social issues in Tunisia.

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