Maan Habib is an Iraqi-American documentary photographer, journalist, and news anchor based in Washington, D.C.. Born in Baghdad in 1986, Habib began shooting photos as a teenager and has worked in media for the last 13 years. He is a member of The National Press Photographers Association in the USA and he currently works for Middle East Broadcasting Networks as an anchor for the Alhurra TV news department in Springfield, Virginia. his work has been seen in Fujifilm X-Magazien APF Magazine, on the Everyday Everywhere homepage, and on Fujifilm Middle East.
Habib’s latest project is Eye on Iraq, a series of photos which reflect the realities of daily life in the Iraqi region of Mesopotamia. He uses his camera to tell the stories of street life in Baghdad and other places, showing old scenes to new eyes. Due to critical circumstances in Iraq, Maan was not able to shoot in all locations. Even so, Eye on Iraq was accomplished in stages in order to visit the most cities and provinces possible and to present images of Iraqi life and society in a unique way.