On May 7, the Cheetah Photographer exhibition premiered at Gallery 26, Tehran. The exhibition featured 17 award-winning images of the critically endangered Asiatic cheetah, illustrating the majesty yet vulnerability of the cheetahs in Iran. The event brought the talent and vision of each photographer to all who visit. The exhibition was companied by talks about cheetah status and wildlife conservation in Iran.
The competition launched in February by the Society and was open to anyone, consisting of one category focusing on the Iranian cheetahs. In total, 309 images from 31 photographer received to the exhibition committee. A panel of experts judged all the entries and eventually 16 images taken by seven photographers were selected. Moreover, “Arash”, the winner of BBC Wildlife Camera-trap Photo of the Year 2014, was also featured in the exhibition.

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