Aziz Karimov is a documentary photographer.
His works has been widely published in Associated Press, The Los Angeles Times, Lenta.ru, Kavkaz-uzel.ru, Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, Reuters and others.
On April 19, 2013 included in the 20 best pictures of the year in the competition conducted by the international human rights organization Freedom House.
On December 24, 2013 Aziz Karimov was awarded “Press Photographer” of the Year
- London 2013, Freedom House – Band together
- London 2013, Index on Censorship and Art for Democracy – HumanRights in Azerbaijan
- Esslingen 2013, STADT Esslingen am Neckar – The international girls day
My photographic inspirations are first and foremost Robert Capa ” If your pictures aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough”.