Nima Taradji

Teaches at ASPE Inc.

Nima Taradji was born in Iran, grew up in France, and then moved to the United States where he attended college in Texas. After graduation he moved to California and began work as a commercial photographer and a master B&W printer. He now resides in Chicago, Illinois.

Nima retired as an attorney in 2015, and decided to return to photography professionally. Currently, as a documentary photographer he pay particular attention to the cultural, social and political landscape of our society and photograph issues he finds important. Nima sees his camera as a tool that gives him an excuse to go places, see people and to explore the world and learn about its people and issues with which he is unfamiliar.

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He is represented by Polaris Images and his photographs have been published in various national and international magazines and periodicals including:

  • The Washington Post
  • The New York Times' Lens Blog
  • Investor's Business Daily
  • Crain's Business Journal
  • Today's Chicago Woman
  • CNN
  • PRI - Global Nation
  • Zeke Magazine
  • Corriere Della Serra
  • French Morning
  • Photo District News
  • CBS Chicago
  • Interview Magazine

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