Born in 1987, Ahmed Hayman graduated in 2008 from Misr University for Science & Technology Mass Communication College, where he specialized in broadcasting. He became interested in photography in 2005 when he started experimenting with a camera.
Soon afterward, Ahmed started his career as a photographer working for Akhbar El Hawades, a weekly newspaper that specializes in crime and natural disasters. After graduating, he joined the daily newspaper Al-Masry Al-Youm.
Ahmed is a member and co-founder of the project “Colorful Future,“ which finances projects for the poor by offering photography workshops.
His photographs were included in the exhibitions “Reporting a Revolution… Continued” (Copenhagen and Berlin, 2012) and “Young Men” (Copenhagen and Cairo, 2010-11). His awards include First Prize, Photo Story, Egypt Press Photo Awards 2011, and Gold, Domestic Picture Story, College Photographer of the Year 2011.