Heba Khamis

Heba Khamis an Egyptian photographer. won the first prize for world press photo 2018 award, Contemporary Issues stories. In 2017 she was selected for the Joop Swart masterclass from World Press Photo, Khamis got awarded with PHmuseum women photographers grant and the Ian Parry award. among other international awards.    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 ha 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.