Photojournalism - Professional

The Hermit, Lalibela, Ethiopia

Tariq Zaidi


"The Hermit, Lalibela, Ethiopia"
Christmas in Ethiopia is called Leddat, taking place on Jan 7. More than 50,000 pilgrims come to Lalibela to its medieval churches carved out of red volcanic stone to pray.

Biography: Tariq Zaidi has become one of those success stories one occasionally reads about. In Jan 2014, he gave up a senior corporate position, to follow his dream of becoming one of the world’s most respected fine art travel portrait photographers with the aim of capturing the dignity, purity and soul of people, within their environment. More than 50 of his images have already won several major international photography awards. Tariq has held numerous exhibitions and published two books. He has successfully completed commissions in Sierra Leone, Cuba, Russia, Cambodia, Uganda, UAE, Japan and...

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