Azad Amin was born in 1986 in Tehran, Iran. He has been working as a professional documentary photographer since 2013.
He works on a range of commissions and personal projects in different countries such as Iran, Bangladesh, India, Iraq, Armenia, Georgia, Kurdistan, Turkey, and china as a freelance photographer. His primary focus is on environmental issues, people, and cultures. His works and projects have been published in different publications like Le Mond, The Guardian, and Rest of World.
His works have also been exhibited in several countries. He also has won some international awards during these years. He was the winner of Lensculture emerging talent award 2019, The finalist of the International Photography Grant in 2020, The winner of the Human Performance Award (HPA) in 2015. He was nominated in the Joop Swart Master class in 2018.