haddadToni was born in Lebanon amidst the uproar of the civil war. He left his home country as soon as he understood that borders are doors to adventures, colors, cultures, stuffed with the known and the unknowns.
After a while of working in an office, he let go to explore the world, traversing through countries in Europe, Asia and Africa, the camera growing closer and comprehensible.
Wherever he lives and visits, he learns the language, converses with locals and makes photographs from the daily life. Hardships, laughter, music, hobbies, antiques, play, traditions, habits are his focus while traversing roads. Usually hitchhiking for transport, he has the freedom and privilege to stop, reload and photograph whenever time and light are right.
A consequence of constant travel is being sensitive to what people take for granted, this directs him to follow leads on unknown roads in order to develop photo stories for publication in print.
Often using natural light, his portfolio boosts hundreds of portraits, closeups, landscapes, underwater and multiple exposures. In his travel bag digital and film cameras, a dark room and the will to go the extra mile for a photograph.
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