visual researcher/Photographer

Heba Khamis

Heba Khamis is a 29 years old Egyptian storyteller concentrates on the social issues that are sometimes ignored. After graduating with a bachelor in painting, Heba did a career shift and worked as a photojournalist. Covered the two revolutions in Egypt and the aftermath. Later her photography developed from hard news to a more documentary style after volunteering in Uganda. Khamis became more focused on the social and humanitarian issues. She is working on mixing her artistic skills and the photojournalistic experience to have her own style in documentation.

recently she is working on breast ironing issue in Cameroon, Refugees gay prostitution in Germany, Transgenders in Egypt.

worked as a photojournalist in Egypt for:

 "New York Times" US, "Newsweek" US\Japan, "Politiken" Denmark, "Internazionale" Italy, "GEO" Germany, "Klassekampen" Norway,  "Wordt Vervolgd" Netherlands. 

Festivals and Exhibitions: 
  • 2017, Copenhagen photo festival, Denmark.
  • 2017, Obscura Photo festival, Malaysia.
  • 2017, international photojournalism festival "Vilnius Photo Circle", Lithuania.
 She studied storytelling at: 

available for assignments. 

 E-mail :     

currently in Egypt.