2017 Mentors

Shah Zaman Baloch

Pakistan Photo Festival Fellowship 2017 Mentors Shah Zaman Baloch Founder/ festival Director, Filmmaker and Photographer Shah Zaman Baloch works to promote and explore his own culture in Pakistan. Graduating as a part of the pioneer batch of Film and TV National College of Art Pakistan in 2008, Shah Zaman Baloch is a passionate individual who believes in …

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Didier Ruef

Pakistan Photo Festival Fellowship 2017 Mentors Didier Ruef Documentary photographer 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, Daily Telegraph, Le Monde, El Pais Semanal, Geo, Marie Claire, D …

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Mahesh Shantaram

Pakistan Photo Festival Fellowship 2017 Mentors Mahesh Shantaram Documentary photographer Mahesh Shantaram uses personal and subjective documentary photography series to study complex systems, societies, and institutions, particularly with reference to contemporary India. Everything that’s great about India and everything that’s wrong with it can be summarised in a single wedding. I n Matrimania, six years …

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Wendy Marijnissen

Pakistan Photo Festival Fellowship 2017 Mentors Wendy Marijnissen Documentary photographer 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.In 2008 she completed a long-term reportage in Israel and Palestine, using music to show a different …

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Matthieu Paley

Pakistan Photo Festival Fellowship 2017 Mentors Matthieu Paley photographer Matthieu Paley is a freelance photographer 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. Matthieu also …

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Asim Rafique

Pakistan Photo Festival Fellowship 2017 Mentors Asim Rafique independent photographer​ 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. He won numerous awards for his work, with most recent in 2015 Magnum …

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