I'm Golnaz Olya
Golnaz Olya is a freelance photographer in Tehran-Iran. She started photography professionally in 2010 while she was studying Agriculture Engineering at Tehran University. Her first solo exhibition "The One I Wish" was held at the Iranian Artists Forum in 2012. She has also presented a few group exhibitions in Iran and UAE. And, she has been a member of Iran Photographers Society since 2015. In 2016, She was proud to win the first-place prize at the Clyde and Co. Art Award in 2016. Some of her other accomplishments are appearing in magazines such as "Dubai Outlet Mall" and "Iranian Business Council News". Golnaz’s main focus is portraiture; in addition to her experience working on commercial and documentary projects. She is passionate about light and inspired by mythology and historical tales. Her ultimate goal with every project is to capture more than just a flattering portrait. She strives to connect the imagination of the viewer to the subject through careful selection of lights, shadows and colors, creating a lasting memory beyond the moment.