Biography

Saeed Dhahi professional photographer born in 1983 in the Kingdom of Bahrain, began his journey with photography as a hobby in 2002, won the third place as the first prize in a local completion (1at Manama completion) at Bahrain, in 2009, also won a gold medal as the first international prize competition Danube state of Serbia in 2013.

Saeed Won numerous of awards in international competitions that come under the International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP), the Photographic Society of American (PSA) and United Photographers International (UPI), where he manage to get 172 awards out of 110 competitions in 31 countries.

He won several titles, like the title of Artist FIAP of the International Federation of Photographic Art, and the 4th crown title of the United Photographers International, also he is one of the founders of the Bahrain Society of Photography.

Saeed Dhahi

Education

  • Diploma in Business & Finance (Marketing & Sales) – Bahrain Training Institute (2002 – 2003)

Memberships

  • Member of the Bahrain Association of Photography.

  • Member of the International Federation of Photographic Art.

  • Member of the Global Photographic Union.

Titles

  • Artist FIAP (AFIAP) Distinction Award from the International Federation of Photo. Art – FIAP 2014

  • 4th Crown title of the Global Photographic Union 2015.

Local & the Middle East achievements

  • Third place in the contest Manama Photography (Landmarks in Manama) – Bahrain 2009

  • Third place in the contest Manama Photography (People’s lives in Manama) – Bahrain 2009

  • Second place in the competition of the 1st Dar Al-Quraan house (Islamiyyat) – Bahrain 2013

  • First place in the competition of Quraan Recitation of photography – Bahrain 2013

  • Second place in the competition and exhibition (3rd Quraan Forum) Dammam – Saudi Arabia 2014

  • Third place in the 4th contest Manama Photography (contrast & connection) – Bahrain 2014

  • Gold Medal in Egypt International Photo Contest – Egypt 2014

Posts in Exhibitions

  • Take part in the gallery Bahrain Association of Photography (Ashura & the Environment) Bahrain 2008

  • Take part in the gallery Bahrain Association of Photography (the life of the light) Bahrain 2009

  • Participated in the festival for the Seventh Arab photograph Jordan, 2009

  • Participated in the exhibition and competition (Al-Wassat photo journalist) Bahrain 2013

  • Participated in the exhibition of Hosseinieh Lens Bahrain 2013

  • Participated in the exhibition (Photographs Visions) Bahrain 2014

  • Participated in Middle East FIAP Award wining Photographers exhibition – Oman 2014

  • Participated in Hussaini Lens third exhibition – Bahrain 2014

  • Participated in Hussain is my Inspire third exhibition – Bahrain 2014

  • Participated in Talking Silence exhibition – Bahrain 2014

  • Participated in Annual art exhibition (contrast & connection) – Bahrain 2014

  • Participated in Twinkling Memory exhibition – Saudi Arabia – Bahrain 2015

Arbitration Competition

  • Participated in the arbitration competition (inspiration) photography – Bahrain 2014

  • Participated in the arbitration competition Ashura Eye Photography Contest – Bahrain 2014

  • Participated in the arbitration competition Hussaini Lens Photography Contest – Bahrain 2014

  • Participated in the arbitration competition Batelco’s Photography Contest (Bahrain Eye 2)- Bahrain 2014

  • Participated in the arbitration competition Middle East Grand Circuit – Saudi Arabia 2015

International Awards

Total 172

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2013

01- UPI Gold Medal – 2nd DANUBE EXHIBITION – Serbia
02- UPI Honorable Mention – 7th Croatian int. digital photo salon – Osijek 2013 – Croatia
03- UPI Silver Medal – 7th Croatian int. digital photo salon – Osijek 2013 – Croatia
04- FIAP Honorable Mention – 2nd int. salon of photography “FKNS – Grand Prix 2013” – Serbia
05- FSS Honorable Mention – 2nd int. salon of photography “FKNS – Grand Prix 2013” – Serbia
06- FSS Bronze Medal – 2nd int. salon of photography “FKNS – Grand Prix 2013” – Serbia
07- PSA Gold Medal – 64th International Exhibition of Photography – “The MIDLAND SALON” – England
08- Honorable Mention – Georgia Southern Circuit: the ‘GASO’ 2013 (Peachtree) – USA
09- Honorable Mention – Georgia Southern Circuit: the ‘GASO’ 2013 (Woodstock) – USA
10- Honorable Mention – Georgia Southern Circuit: the ‘NORGA’ 2013 (Atlanta) – USA
11- Honorable Mention – Georgia Southern Circuit: the ‘NORGA’ 2013 (Atlanta) – USA
12- Honorable Mention – Georgia Southern Circuit: the ‘NORGA’ 2013 (Atlanta) – USA
13- Honorable Mention – Georgia Southern Circuit: the ‘NORGA’ 2013 (Atlanta) – USA
14- Honorable Mention – Georgia Southern Circuit: the ‘NORGA’ 2013 (Dixie) – USA
15- Honorable Mention – Georgia Southern Circuit: the ‘NORGA’ 2013 (Dixie) – USA
16- Medal – Georgia Southern Circuit the ‘NORGA’ 2013 (Dixie) – USA
17- Honorable Mention – Georgia Southern Circuit: the ‘NORGA’ 2013 (Peachtree) – USA
18- Honorable Mention – Georgia Southern Circuit: the ‘NORGA’ 2013 (Peachtree) – USA
19- Honorable Mention – Georgia Southern Circuit: the ‘NORGA’ 2013 (Peachtree) – USA
20- Honorable Mention – Georgia Southern Circuit: the ‘NORGA’ 2013 (Peachtree) – USA
21- Honorable Mention – Georgia Southern Circuit: the ‘NORGA’ 2013 (Peachtree) – USA
22- Medal – Georgia Southern Circuit: the ‘NORGA’ 2013 (Peachtree) – USA
23- Honorable Mention – Georgia Southern Circuit: the ‘NORGA’ 2013 (Rome) – USA
24- Honorable Mention – Georgia Southern Circuit: the ‘NORGA’ 2013 (Woodstock) – USA
25- Honorable Mention – Georgia Southern Circuit: the ‘NORGA’ 2013 (Woodstock) – USA
26- Honorable Mention – Georgia Southern Circuit: the ‘NORGA’ 2013 (Woodstock) – USA
27- Honorable Mention – Georgia Southern Circuit: the ‘NORGA’ 2013 (Woodstock) – USA
28- FCC Honorable Mention – 1st International Salon of Photography (FCC) 2013 – Argentina
29- FIAP Honorable Mention – 1st International Salon of Photography (FCC) 2013 – Argentina
30- FCC Bronze Medal – 1st International Salon of Photography (FCC) 2013 – Argentina
31- Salon Honorable Mention – 1st International Salon of Photography (Woman-Man-Child 2013) – Serbia
32- Salon Honorable Mention – 1st International Salon of Photography (Woman-Man-Child 2013) – Serbia
33- FSS Silver Medal – 1st International Salon of Photography (Woman-Man-Child 2013) – Serbia
34- Diploma – 8th International Salon of Art Photography “Pokrova Photovernissage, 2013″ – Ukraine
35- Salon Honorable Mention – Circuit Exhibition of Photography “CHILD 2013” (Zajecar) – Serbia
36- Bronze Salon Medal – Circuit Exhibition of Photography “CHILD 2013” (Boljevac) – Serbia
37- UPI Honorable Mention – Circuit Exhibition of Photography “CHILD 2013” (Boljevac) – Serbia
38- Salon Honorable Mention – Circuit Exhibition of Photography “CHILD 2013” (Paracin) – Serbia
39- FSS Gold Medal – Circuit Exhibition of Photography “CHILD 2013” (Sremska Mitrovica) – Serbia
40- FIAP Honorable Mention – Circuit Exhibition of Photography “CHILD 2013” (Sremska Mitrovica) – Serbia
41- FIAP Gold Medal – Cyprus International Digital Photo Competition 2013 – Cyprus
42- SCPS Gold Medal – 22nd SCPS International Salon 2013 – Singapore
43- PSA Honorable Mention – 1st International Salon of Photographic art of Nuevo foto Club 2013 – Argentina
44- PSA Honorable Mention – 5th Finland International Digital Circuit 2013 (Carelia Salon) – Finland
45- FIAP Honorable Mention – 5th Finland International Digital Circuit 2013 (Vision Salon) – Finland
46- FIAP Honorable Mention – Belgrade Photo Salon International 2013– Serbia
47- PSA Honorable Mention – 1st CAIRO International Photographic art Exhibition 2013 – Egypt
48- UPI Honorable Mention – 1st CAIRO International Photographic art Exhibition 2013 – Egypt
49- Highly commended – 9th Swansea International Exhibition of Photography 2013 – UK
50- Highly commended – 9th Swansea International Exhibition of Photography 2013 – UK
51- PSA Gold Medal – 2nd International Western Ligurian Circuit (16th Ranzi prize) – Italy
52- Salon Honorable Mention – 1st Circular Exhibition “EXPERIENCE 2013” (Negotin) – Serbia
53- Salon Honorable Mention – 1st Circular Exhibition “EXPERIENCE 2013” (Pirot) – Serbia
54- FIAP Honorable Mention – 1st Circular Exhibition “EXPERIENCE 2013” (Boljevac) – Serbia
55- FIAP Silver Medal – 11e Salon Int. D’art photographique de Pessac 2013 – France
56- FIAP Honorable Mention – 1st Olympic Photographic Circuit 2013 (Salon Zeus) – Greece
57- UPI Honorable Mention – 1st Olympic Photographic Circuit 2013 (Salon Hermes) – Greece
58- UPI Honorable Mention – 1st Olympic Photographic Circuit 2013 (Salon Apollo) – Greece
59- PSA Gold Medal – 5th International Salon of Photography “Between the Sky and the Earth” – Slovenia
60- Salon Honorable Mention – Circuit Tourism 2013 (7th Zajecar) – Serbia
61- UPI Gold Medal – Circuit Tourism 2013 (2nd Knjazevac) – Serbia
62- UPI Honorable Mention – Circuit Tourism 2013 (2nd Knjazevac) – Serbia
63- FSM Diploma – 3rd International Photo Competition “Kumanovo” – Macedonia
64- Honorable Mention – Digital Georgia Circuit (DIGA) 2013 (Atlanta) – USA
65- Honorable Mention – Digital Georgia Circuit (DIGA) 2013 (Atlanta) – USA
66- Honorable Mention – Digital Georgia Circuit (DIGA) 2013 (Peachtree) – USA
67- Honorable Mention – Digital Georgia Circuit (DIGA) 2013 (Peachtree) – USA
68- Honorable Mention – Digital Georgia Circuit (DIGA) 2013 (Rome) – USA
69- Honorable Mention – Digital Georgia Circuit (DIGA) 2013 (Rome) – USA
70- Honorable Mention – Digital Georgia Circuit (DIGA) 2013 (Woodstock) – USA
71- Honorable Mention – Digital Georgia Circuit (DIGA) 2013 (Woodstock) – USA
72- Honorable Mention – Digital Georgia Circuit (DIGA) 2013 (Woodstock) – USA
73- UPI Honorable Mention – 2nd MIROC Digital Circuit 2013 (Donji Milanovac) – Serbia
74- Salon Silver Medal – 2nd MIROC Digital Circuit 2013 (Donji Milanovac) – Serbia
75- FIAP Honorable Mention – 2nd MIROC Digital Circuit 2013 (Majdanpek) – Serbia
76- Salon Silver Medal – 2nd MIROC Digital Circuit 2013 (Kladovo) – Serbia
77- PSA Diploma – International Photographic Exhibition “HAN PIJESAK 2013” – Bosnia & Herzegovina
78- PSA Diploma – International Photographic Exhibition “HAN PIJESAK 2013” – Bosnia & Herzegovina
79- Salon Silver Medal – 1st international Salon of Photography “Kula-Grand Prix 2013″ – Serbia
80- Salon Honorable Mention – 1st international Salon of Photography “Kula-Grand Prix 2013″ – Serbia
81- RPS Bronze Medal – Photovivo Singapore International Photography Award (PIPA) – Singapore

2014

82- IAAP Silver Medal – International Exhibition of Art Photography “SOUL 2014” – Macedonia
83- Honorable Mention – International Exhibition of Art Photography “SOUL 2014” – Macedonia
84- PAM Diploma – International Exhibition of Art Photography “SOUL 2014” – Macedonia
85- FIAP Gold Medal – 68th Bristol International Salon of Photography 2014 – UK
86- RPS Bronze Medal – 68th Bristol International Salon of Photography 2014 – UK
87- Honorable Mention – 68th Bristol International Salon of Photography 2014 – UK
88- Honorable Mention – 68th Bristol International Salon of Photography 2014 – UK
89- Honorable Mention – 68th Bristol International Salon of Photography 2014 – UK
90- PSA Honorable Mention – 9th Holland International Image Circuit 2014 (15th Tribute to Colour) – Holland
91- UPI Honorable Mention – 9th Holland International Image Circuit 2014 (9th Image Salon Delft) – Holland
92- PSA Gold Medal – 9th Holland International Image Circuit 2014 (9th Image Salon Delft) – Holland
93- Diploma – 2nd Greek Photographic Circuit 2014 (Crete) – Greece
94- UPI Honorable Mention – 2nd Greek Photographic Circuit 2014 (Mykonos) – Greece
95- AAFR Bronze Medal – 2nd Danubius International Photo Art Salon ”Best of CF” – Romania
96- FIAP Honorable Mention – Tepantar 1st International Salon 2014 – India
97- Honorable Mention – Digital Georgia Circuit (GASO) 2014 (Atlanta) – USA
98- Honorable Mention – Digital Georgia Circuit (GASO) 2014 (Atlanta) – USA
99- Honorable Mention – Digital Georgia Circuit (GASO) 2014 (Atlanta) – USA
100- Honorable Mention – Digital Georgia Circuit (GASO) 2014 (Dixie) – USA
101- Honorable Mention – Digital Georgia Circuit (GASO) 2014 (Peachtree) – USA
102- Honorable Mention – Digital Georgia Circuit (GASO) 2014 (Peachtree) – USA
103- Honorable Mention – Digital Georgia Circuit (GASO) 2014 (Peachtree) – USA
104- Medal – Digital Georgia Circuit (GASO) 2014 (Peachtree) – USA
105- Honorable Mention – Digital Georgia Circuit (GASO) 2014 (Rome) – USA
106- Honorable Mention – Digital Georgia Circuit (GASO) 2014 (Woodstock) – USA
107- Honorable Mention – Digital Georgia Circuit (GASO) 2014 (Woodstock) – USA
108- FSS Honorable Mention – 3rd Exhibition of Photography “Portrait 2014” – (Paracin) – Serbia
109- FIAP Honorable Mention – 3rd Exhibition of Photography “Portrait 2014” – (Aleksinac) – Serbia
110- FSS Gold Medal – 3rd Exhibition of Photography “Portrait 2014” – (Aleksinac) – Serbia
111- FSS Honorable Mention – 3rd Exhibition of Photography “Portrait 2014” – (Vidin) – Serbia
112- FIAP Badge of the Best Authors by Salon – 3rd Exhibition of Photography “Portrait 2014” – (Vidin) – Serbia
113- AUFBIH Gold Medal – Artphoto 2014 – Bosnia & Herzegovina
114- FIAP Honorable Mention – 18° Gran Tour delle Colline (32° Trofeo Arno) – Italy
115- Chairman’s Choice – Equinox One – International Salon of Fine Art Photography – India
116- PSA Honorable Mention – Bridge 2014 – Turkey
117- Salon Honorable Mention – International Exhibition of Photography “Ecological Truth 2014” (Nova Gorica) – Slovenia
118- 1x.com Prizes (Annual Pro Membership) – International Photographic Art Exhibition “Lines” – Egypt
119- IAAP Silver Medal – International Exhibition of Art Photography – Good Light 2014 – Serbia
120- CERTIFICATES OF MERIT – JCM Circuit 2014 (DELHI) – India
121- ADASA Honorable Mention – Photo Creators 2014 – Egypt
122- ArtFoto Diploma – Artphoto Gallery 2014 – Bosnia & Herzegovina
123- FSS Honorable Mention – 3rd Danube Exhibition 2014 – Serbia
124- AAFR Gold Medal – 1st Exhibition of Photography “Bon voyage” 2014 (Calafat) – Romania
125- Salon Honorable Mention – 1st Exhibition of Photography “Bon voyage” 2014 (VIDIN) – Bulgaria
126- PSA Honorable Mention – 1st International Exhibition of Art Photography – Prilep 2014 – Macedonia
127- PCA Grand Prix – CORSICA Grand Exhibition 2014 – Serbia
128- PCA Honorable Mention – CORSICA Grand Exhibition 2014 – Serbia
129- PCA Honorable Mention – CORSICA Grand Exhibition 2014 – Serbia
130- Salon Honorable Mention – 1st International Salon of Photography “CATTARO 2014″ – Montenegro
131- PSA Honorable Mention – 1st International Salon of Photography “CATTARO 2014″ – Montenegro
132- DPA Bronze Medal – 1st International Salon of Photography “CATTARO 2014″ – Montenegro
133- PSA Gold Medal – Circuit Exhibition of Photography “CHILD 2014” (Zajecar) – Serbia
134- Salon Honorable Mention – Circuit Exhibition of Photography “CHILD 2014” (Zajecar) – Serbia
135- Salon Honorable Mention – Circuit Exhibition of Photography “CHILD 2014” (Sremska Mitrovica) – Serbia
136- Salon Honorable Mention – Circuit Exhibition of Photography “CHILD 2014” (Sremska Mitrovica) – Serbia
137- FIAP Honorable Mention – International Salon of Photographic Art “Bucovina The IIIrd-Millenium” – Romania
138- Salon Silver Medal – 2nd Rtanj Digital Circuit 2014 (Zagubica) – Serbia
139- Salon Honorable Mention – 2nd Rtanj Digital Circuit 2014 (Petrovac na Mlavi) – Serbia
140- PSA Silver Medal – 2nd Cairo International Photographic Art Exhibition – CIPAE 2014 – Egypt
141- Highly commended – 9th Swansea International Exhibition of Photography 2014 – UK
142- UPI Honorable Mention – 2nd Olympic Photographic Circuit 2014 (Salon Zeus) – Greece
143- Diploma – 2nd Olympic Photographic Circuit 2014 (Salon Aphrodite) – Greece
144- FIAP Honorable Mention – 2nd Olympic Photographic Circuit 2014 (Salon Hermes) – Greece
145- PSA Gold Medal – 3rd International Western Ligurian Circuit – Italy
146- FSS Gold Medal – 4th International Salon of Art Photography Cacak 2014 – Serbia
147- FIAP Honorable Mention – 4th International Salon of Art Photography Cacak 2014 – Serbia
148- FIAP Silver Medal – 6th International Salon of Photography “Between the Sky and the Earth” – Slovenia
149- DPA Silver Medal – 1st Digital Photo World 2014 – Serbia
150- Salon Bronze Medal – 1st Digital Photo World 2014 – Serbia
151- FIAP Honorable Mention – 1st Digital Photo World 2014 – Serbia
152- PSA Gold Medal – 1st Exhibition of Photography “Konya” Tourism 2014 – Turkey
153- Honorable Mention – Digital Georgia Circuit (DIGA) 2014 () – USA
154- Honorable Mention – Digital Georgia Circuit (DIGA) 2014 () – USA
155- Honorable Mention – Digital Georgia Circuit (DIGA) 2014 () – USA
156- Honorable Mention – Digital Georgia Circuit (DIGA) 2014 () – USA
157- PSA Bronze Medal – 2nd Cork International Salon of Photography – Ireland
158- ARTFOTO Silver Medal – WPG Grand Circuit – Bosnia & Herzegovina
159- ARTFOTO Honorable Mention – WPG Grand Circuit – Bosnia & Herzegovina
160- PSA Honorable Mention – WPG Grand Circuit – Serbia
161- AUFBIH Honorable Mention – WPG Grand Circuit – Montenegro
162- WPG Honorable Mention – WPG Grand Circuit – Montenegro
163- PSA Honorable Mention – WPG Grand Circuit – Montenegro
164- ARTFOTO Honorable Mention – WPG Grand Circuit – Montenegro
165- Salon Silver Medal – 9th International Photo Salon Kumanovo – Macedonia

2015

166- BIC Gold medal – 2nd Bavarian International Circuit 2015 – Germany
167- BIC Honorable Mention – 2nd Bavarian International Circuit 2015 – Germany
168- BIC Honorable Mention – 2nd Bavarian International Circuit 2015 – Germany
169- FIAP Honorable Mention – 19° Gran Tour delle Colline 2015 (33° Trofeo Arno) – Italy
170- FIAP Honorable Mention – 19° Gran Tour delle Colline -2015 (13° Trofeo Colline del Chianti) – Italy
171- FIAP Honorable Mention – 19° Gran Tour delle Colline – 2015 (13° Trofeo Colline del Pratomagno) – Italy
172- ISF Certificat – 19° Gran Tour delle Colline 2015 (33° Trofeo Arno) – Italy

Description of acronyms
PSA: Photographic Society of America
FIAP: International Federation of Photographic Art
UPI: United Photographers International
FSS: Photo Association of Serbia
RPS: The Royal Photographic Society
PCA: Photo Club Arizona
AAFR: Asociatia Artistilor Fotografi din Romania
DPA: Digital Photo Archive
IAAP: International Association of Art Photographers

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