Human Spirit Award
Philanthropist, idealist, humanist, architect and extraordinary photographer, REZA, as he is widely known, lives to shoot another day. No stranger to conflict, Reza brings image after award-winning image of never-seen-before events to audiences around the world.
World famous for his intrepid explorer's style of capturing the world's most exotic places, Reza has covered most of the globe for National Geographic Magazine. Numerous films about Reza's work have been produced by National Geographic Television, most notably Frontline Diaries, which won an Emmy Award in 2002. Reza later served as Creative Director for National Geographic's most viewed documentary, Inside Mecca, in 2005. As part of its Exceptional Journeys series, National Geographic released a DVD in May 2008 looking at Reza's career as a photojournalist, with special features highlighting his extensive humanitarian work.Read more...