Mariam Alimi Photo Services


Professional Photojournalist/Video Journalist and Interpreter/Translator


Mariam Alimi is among Afghanistan's most outstanding photographers..

Mariam was born in Kabul during the Soviet occupation. She has been active as a photographer across Afghanistan since 2007, focusing heavily on women’s rights. Her work has been published in the New York Times and a range of European magazines.

Other clients have included the United Nations, Oxfam, Human Rights Watch, Democracy International, the German Embassy, GIZ, the Danish Demining Group and DACAAR.

She is also an experienced fixer and translator, having worked alongside international journalists since 2008. She is available for short-term and contract work. Previous clients have included The Times (UK), National Geographic and the Washington Post.

She has recently branched out into videography, and has worked on documentary projects about infant mortality for the American Broadcasting Corporation, and women in prison for Development Pictures.

For information, references or samples of her work please contact Mariam directly at or call +93 (0) 700 067 531 

All images © Mariam Alimi, 2012. No use without written permission.