Specialization: Photojournalism, commercial photography, short films and workshops
In September 2016, the Daily Mirror newspaper named Edmond Terakopian as the author of one of the world’s most iconic photographs, referring to a photograph from the July 7th terrorist bombings in London. Edmond Terakopian started as a news photographer in 1989, working his way up through the regional papers, national and international newspapers, magazines and wire agencies. He has participated in several group and solo exhibitions, exhibiting in 88 cities worldwide, and has also been published in numerous books. Edmond’s main areas of interest are news, features, fashion, portraits and commercial photography. He’s a multi award-winning photographer and film maker, being named the British Press Awards Photographer of the Year and also winning third place in the Spot News category of the prestigious World Press Photo contest. To date (2015) he has amassed 45 awards and nominations for his photography and film making. His client list includes the biggest names in the industry, having regularly worked with The Guardian, The Times, The Daily Mirror, The Evening Standard, The Press Association, Associated Press and AFP. He has worked with the most established PR agencies and shot campaigns for the best known brands. He is currently represented by Eyevine, Barcroft Media and Polaris Images. He has also previously served on the committee of the BPPA (British Press Photographers’ Association). To see his work, visit www.terakopian.com Edmond has also contributed articles to Amateur Photographer magazine, the British Journal of Photography and Professional Photography magazine. He was a former tutor at the prestigious Leica Akademie in Mayfair. Edmond was a member of Apple’s Aperture Advisory Committee, is an Adobe Influencer and was also a brand ambassador for Olympus.
Highest TZIPAC Award: Finalist Number of Major TZIPAC Awards: 25