In Jan 2014, Tariq Zaidi (@tariqzaidiphoto) gave up a senior corporate position, to follow his dream of becoming one of the world’s most respected photographers with the aim of capturing the dignity, purity and soul of people, within their environment.
His work has appeared in: CNN, National Geographic, Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, Der Spiegel, El Pais Spain, GEO Magazine, Stern View Magazine, The Independent On Sunday Magazine, National Geographic Traveler Magazine, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, BBC World News, The Guardian, Telegraph, El Mundo Spain, Conde Nast Traveler Magazine, The Daily Mail, ITV News, The Mirror, The Sun, L'Oeil De La Photographie, The Global Times China, The China Daily, The People's Daily, China and The Times of London.
Over 100 of Tariq's images have won several major international photography awards. He has also held numerous exhibitions and completed commissions in Sierra Leone, Cuba, Russia, Cambodia, Uganda, UAE, Japan and West Sumatra, Indonesia.
In search of truly unique images, Tariq continues to travel around the world.
Tariq can be contacted through his website (www.tariqzaidi.com), his Facebook page "Tariq Zaidi Photography" or through Twitter/Instagram @tariqzaidiphoto