We are pleased to announce our Mentors for Pakistan Photo Festival Fellowship 2017.

 ASIM RAFIQUI                             PHOTOGRAPHER | LAHORE,  PAKISTAN

Asim Rafique is an independent photographer whose work has been featured in publications such as National Geographic (France), Stern (Germany), The Wall Street Journal Magazine, Newsweek, and Time (USA, Asia) among others.

MATTHIEU PALEY                         PHOTOGRAPHER | PARIS, FRANCE

Matthieu Paley is a freelance photographer based in Turkey, and a regular contributor to National Geographic. Over the last 17 years, Matthieu’s passion for the human nature has taken him all over the world. He likes to focus his camera on regions that are misrepresented or misunderstood.

MAHESH SHANTARAM                     PHOTOGRAPHER | BANGALORE, INDIA

Mahesh Shantaram uses personal and subjective documentary photography series to study complex systems, societies, and institutions, particularly with reference to contemporary India.

WENDY MARIJNISSEN                           PHOTOGRAPHER | ANTWERP, BELGIUM

Wendy Marijnissen is a freelance documentary photographer from Belgium.  Intuition and personal interests have always played a major role in her work and naturally guided Wendy to her subjects.

DIDIER RUEF                                     PHOTOGRAPHER | LUGANO, SWITZERLAND

Didier Ruef, born in 1961, is based in Lugano, Switzerland and works as a freelance documentary photographer. Ruef’s photographs have been published in major international magazines and newspapers, such as Time, The Observer Magazine,