Sameer Al-Doumy is a freelance photographer, worked on covering the war that turns his country Syria for the last 7 years. He started his media work as an activist in the middle of 2011, he worked on documenting the events that happen in his city for a local publication. In 2014, he started his photography career, he developed his skills by self-training, without any special or academic studies. In late 2014, he began working for Agency France-Press as a freelance photographer. He got many important international photography awards for his work such as 1st Place at Spot News Stories Category in the World Press Photo 2016. He arrived in France in the middle of 2018 where he is living now and working as a freelance photojournalist for the AFP covering the Normandy region.