Hoss announces the Hamdan International Photography Award Grand Prize Winner. Hoss. He is the only Iranian and the first to have gained the Fellowship of Master Photographers Association and British Institute of Professional Photography. With many national and regional awards.
Son of the Iranian Film Star Mohsen Mahdavi he has made his mark in the UK by also becoming the President Of the International Master Photographers Association and the Chairman of the Board of Directors 2013. Hoss has also received an award for services the to the MPA, only the second time this award has ever been awarded.
Hoss was to be one of nine judges from around the world. Judges were from Holland, Italy, USA, India, and the UK. " I was proud to have been selected to judge internationally," says Hoss. HIPA is the richest photography award in the world. Other judges included the Editor of the Guardian Magazine, Sunday Times Magazine Photography Editor, and Condé Nast Traveller Magazine Editor - a very prestigious gathering! HIPA's hospitality was second to none. The image was in recognition of the visit of Dubai's Minister of Culture.