Sameer Al-Doumy, a Syrian photographer born in 1998, in the city of Douma near the Syrian capital Damascus.

 

Sameer Al-Doumy is a freelance photographer, worked on covering the war that turns his country Syria for the last 7 years. He started his media work as an activist in the middle of 2011, he worked on documenting the events that happen in his city for local publication.In 2014, he started his photography career, he developed his skills by self-training, without any special or academic studies. In late 2014, he began working for Agency France-Press as a freelance photographer. He got many important international photography awards for his work such as:
1st Place at Spot News Stories Category in the World Press Photo 2016
Silver Prize at Feature Story Category in Prix de la Photographie (PX3) 2018
3rd Place at War/Conflict Category in International Photography Awards 2016
3rd Place at General News Category in
International Photography Awards 2018
5th Place at Single News Category in Istanbul Photo Awards 2016
The Shortlist of the
Alfred Fried Photography Award 2018
The Shortlist of the
Xposure International Photography Contest 2018