We hereby proudly announce that @javidnikpour has been awarded the grand prix of @parissportphoto 2019 for “After 40 years” story. The story “After 40 years” tries to focus on women who could enter the Azadi stadium to watch the screening of the football match between Iran and Spain and Iran and Portugal as well during FIFA World Cup 2018,…
Javid was born in 1976 in Tehran, Iran.
He started photography in 2000. He has been working with National Olympic Committee of Iran as chief editor since 2002.
Javid received an Art first-grade diploma in photography issued by the Ministry of Islamic Culture and Guidance in 2015.
He was photo manager of Iranian photographers in three Olympic Games (Beijing, London and Rio) and Four Asian Games (Doha, Guangzhou, Incheon and Indonesia).
He founded Podium Photos Group in 2016.
2004 – 2nd place of digital photo on nature
2005 – 2nd place of sports photo festival of Iran
2006 – 1 st place of 3rd specialized festival for sporting press of Iran
2008 – The best place in sport photo festival in Islamic Republic Revolt
2009 – 1 st place in Photo sports festival of Iran
2009 – 1 st place Ma mitavanim festival of Iran
2009 – Top members of Eleventh Iran Photo Biennial
2011 – 2nd place for the First Festival National On Cooperatives photo
2015 – First and third place of Istanbul Photo Awards in Sports Story
2016 – Award of Excellence in 73rd POYi winners
2016 – The best place in 8th Fadjr International Festival of visual arts
2018 – 1 st place of IPPY (Iran press photo of the year) in Sports Single
2019 – Grand Prix and 1 st place of the Paris Sport Photo Festival