Iranian architecture displays great variety, both structural and aesthetic, from a variety of traditions and experience. Without sudden innovations, and despite the repeated trauma of invasions and cultural shocks, it has achieved “an individuality distinct from that of other Muslim countries”. – Mohammad Reza.

Check out this amazing photo collection by the young iranian photographer Mohammad Reza.

1Ceiling of Shah(Emam) mosque

2Ceiling of Sheikh lotfollah mosque

3Ceiling of Sheikh safi o din, Ardebil

4Ceiling of Tahbatabaiha house

5Ceiling of Vakil Mosque

6Ceiling Vakil Bath

7Ceiling, Golestan palace, Tehran

8Ceiling of Jameh mosque, Yazd

9Ceiling of Dolat abad, Yazd

10Ceiling of Aliqapu, Isfahan

11Ceiling of Borujerdiha house, Kashan

12Chehel Sotoun Palace


13 Ceiling of Alighapu

14Ceiling of Kordasht bath, Jolfa

15Ceiling of Madrese Khan- Isfahan

16Ceiling of Shah (Imam) mosque, Isfahan

17Vank church, Isfahan

18Ceiling of Agha Bozorg mosque, Kashan

19Ceiling of Nasir al-mulk mosque, Shiraz


The Photographer:

Mohammad reza’s words: “My name is MohammadReza domiri ganji, I live in babol a city in northern Iran and i study physics.

It is about 5 years that i take photos of old architectures and historical sites in Iran. that is contain mosques, traditional bathes, old houses, palaces, churches, symbols and ancient sites.

for me light is a very special element in photography, also i use panoramic technique or wide angle lens this way i can show all the details in one photo.

Any architecture has an special element inside, some have a symmetry, sole colorful tiling, some are decorated with stained stills, some columns and… first i try to find this special elements and hen capture my picture that way i emphasis and focus on that distinguished point and show it to the viewer.

I try to photograph all major and important old architectures of Iran and include them in my collection. The reason i selected architecture photography is that we have many amazing architecture here in iran but most of them are still unknown. I tried to sgow them to the world


“For me light is a very special element in photography”



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