Ebrahim Noroozi: Iranian Coal Miners

Iranian coal miners shower after a long day of work at a mine near the city of Zirab 132 miles northeast of the capital Tehran on a mountain in Mazandaran province, Iran on May 6, 2014. (Photo: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP)

Iranian coal miners shower after a long day of work at a mine near the city of Zirab 132 miles northeast of the capital Tehran on a mountain in Mazandaran province, Iran on May 6, 2014. (Photo: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP)

Ebrahim Noroozi was born in 1980 in Tehran, Iran. He began working as a professional photographer in 2004, with Fars News Agency.
His photographs have appeared nationally and internationally in such publications as the New York TimesTime and the Washington Postand have been distributed by Agence France-Presse, the Associated Press, Reuters, United Press International and the European Press Photo Agency.
Noroozi has worked in India, Afghanistan and Iran, and served as head of the photo department for the Iran Daily, as well as for the Alvefagh newspaperIran Sport, the Iran Photo Agency, the Jamejam newspaper and Jamejam online.
He has won seven awards in Iranian photo contests, and a gold medal from the Asahinewspaper. Noroozi has sat on the juries of several Iranian photo contests (via).

 

Iranian coal miners

A coal miner lights a cigarette after a long of work at a mine near the city of Zirab 132 miles northeast of the capital Tehran on a mountain in Mazandaran province northern Iran on May 8, 2014. (Photo: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP)

A coal miner lights a cigarette after a long of work at a mine near the city of Zirab 132 miles northeast of the capital Tehran on a mountain in Mazandaran province northern Iran on May 8, 2014. (Photo: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP)

An Iranian coal miner takes a break at a mine near the city of Zirab 132 miles northeast of the capital Tehran on a mountain in Mazandaran province, Iran on May 8, 2014. (Photo: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP)

An Iranian coal miner takes a break at a mine near the city of Zirab 132 miles northeast of the capital Tehran on a mountain in Mazandaran province, Iran on May 8, 2014. (Photo: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP)

Iranian coal miners eat lunch at a mine near the city of Zirab 132 miles northeast of the capital Tehran on a mountain in Mazandaran province, Iran on Aug. 19, 2014. (Photo: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP)

Iranian coal miners eat lunch at a mine near the city of Zirab 132 miles northeast of the capital Tehran on a mountain in Mazandaran province, Iran on Aug. 19, 2014. (Photo: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP)

Iranian coal miners pose for a photograph before taking a shower after a long day of work at a mine near the city of Zirab 132 miles northeast of the capital Tehran on a mountain in Mazandaran province, Iran, May 7, 2014. (Photo: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP)

Iranian coal miners pose for a photograph before taking a shower after a long day of work at a mine near the city of Zirab 132 miles northeast of the capital Tehran on a mountain in Mazandaran province, Iran, May 7, 2014. (Photo: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP)

Iranian coal miners make their way back home after a long day of work at a mine near the city of Zirab 132 miles northeast of the capital Tehran on a mountain in Mazandaran province, May 8, 2014. (Photo: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP)

Iranian coal miners make their way back home after a long day of work at a mine near the city of Zirab 132 miles northeast of the capital Tehran on a mountain in Mazandaran province, May 8, 2014. (Photo: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP)

An Iranian coal miner moves wagons to be loaded with coal at a mine near the city of Zirab 132 miles northeast of the capital Tehran on a mountain in Mazandaran province, Iran on May 8, 2014. (Photo: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP)

An Iranian coal miner moves wagons to be loaded with coal at a mine near the city of Zirab 132 miles northeast of the capital Tehran on a mountain in Mazandaran province, Iran on May 8, 2014. (Photo: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP)

Iranian coal miners work in a mine near the city of Zirab 132 miles northeast of the capital Tehran on a mountain in Mazandaran province, Iran on Aug. 19, 2014. (Photo: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP)

Iranian coal miners work in a mine near the city of Zirab 132 miles northeast of the capital Tehran on a mountain in Mazandaran province, Iran on Aug. 19, 2014. (Photo: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP)

An Iranian coal miner with his face smeared black from coal poses for a photograph at a mine near the city of Zirab 132 miles northeast of the capital Tehran, on a mountain in Mazandaran province, Iran on May 7, 2014. (Photo: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP)

An Iranian coal miner with his face smeared black from coal poses for a photograph at a mine near the city of Zirab 132 miles northeast of the capital Tehran, on a mountain in Mazandaran province, Iran on May 7, 2014. (Photo: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP)

 

Other Works:

Iranian Shiites cover themselves with mud during Ashoura, marking the death anniversary of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad, at the city of Bijar, west of the capital Tehran, Iran, Nov. 14, 2013. (Photo: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP)

Iranian Shiites cover themselves with mud during Ashoura, marking the death anniversary of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad, at the city of Bijar, west of the capital Tehran, Iran, Nov. 14, 2013. (Photo: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP)

The wreckage of a boat is stuck in the solidified salts and sands at Lake Oroumieh, northwestern Iran, Feb. 16, 2014. (Photo: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP)

The wreckage of a boat is stuck in the solidified salts and sands at Lake Oroumieh, northwestern Iran, Feb. 16, 2014. (Photo: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP)

Iranian women pray during the Eid al-Fitr prayer in Tehran, Iran, July 18, 2015. (Photo: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP)

Iranian women pray during the Eid al-Fitr prayer in Tehran, Iran, July 18, 2015. (Photo: Ebrahim Noroozi/AP)

 

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