Barat Ali Batoor

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Barat Ali Batoor
Barat Ali

Other namesBatoor
Years active2002–present

Barat Ali Batoor (Persian: برات علی باتور‎) is a young Hazara professional freelancer photographer from Afghanistan born in 1983. He started his professional career in 2002[1]


Batoor took part in the "Documentary photography project" funded by the Open Society Institute.[2] A photograph titled 'The First Day at Sea' he took of a boat journey to Australia won the prestigious 2013 Nikon-Walkley Photo of the Year.[3][4]

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  1. ^ Biography, Barat Ali Batoor's Official Site, archived from the original on November 29, 2011, retrieved October 16, 2011
  2. ^ msk, 12 march 2012 (2010-12-03). "Come out of the shade. The photographers from Central Asia and Southern Caucasus are invited to participate in "Documentary photography" - Ferghana Information agency, Moscow". Retrieved 2012-03-12.
  3. ^ "Walkley Winner Barat Ali Batoor 2013".
  4. ^ "Batoor's Story wins at Walkleys". News. Retrieved 2018-05-23.

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