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Faruk Ibrahimovic

About Me

FARUK IBRAHIMOVIC started dealing with photography in the late 1950s. He was active in the photo-club of the Grammar School in Tuzla (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and later in domestic photo clubs. His first photo was exhibited in 1963. He participated in 187 group exhibitions (in the former Yugoslavia and abroad), won 54 awards and made 51 solo-exhibitions. As a student in Sarajevo he used to work for the students’ paper Naši dani (Our Days). As from the mid of 1970s to the mid1980s he worked as a photo-journalist for the newspapers and magazines. His photo-essays were published in the all major daily papers and periodicals. He started dealing with digital photography in 1986. He delivered several lectures on digital photography and wrote many articles on this subject. He attended many seminars just to mention a few of them: Gradac 1967, Pula (International Workshop 2000 – as a tutor), Graz 2000 (guest artist), Adana (Turkey 2007), OKO Osijek (Osijek Culture Olympics in 2009), Cairo (Egypt 2009), Izmir (Turkey 2010), Konya (2016). He translated the book on history of photography in B&H (History of Photography in B&H to 1918) into English. He has also translated very many texts on photography from English into the local language. He received a reward for his contribution in advancement of photography in B&H (2000) from the Association for Technical Training in Tuzlanski Canton. He holds A.FIAP (July 2002) and E.FIAP (2007) distinctions and Hon. Fellow ICS. He is also a Honorary member of ICS, Sille Sanat Sarayi and couple of other photo clubs and photo-organizations abroad. According to the rules of the Photographic Association of Bosnia and Herzegovina he acquired a distinction master of photography in December 2002 – the highest distinction in B&H. He’s been judging and/or selecting photos for exhibitions organized by clubs in B&H and abroad. He was a member of the Association of Art Photographers in Bosnia and Herzegovina, its Vice President and FIAP Liaison Officer till December 2007. At present he is the president of the Centre for Creative Photography. The Centre organizes exhibitions of domestic and foreign photographers. He is a 2022 Gold Winner in the Budapest International Foto Awards competition.

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