Heba Khamis

Photojournalist, Egypt

Heba Khamis Ahmed Gaber

Heba Khamis is an Egyptian storyteller whose work concentrates on social issues that are sometimes ignored.

After graduating with a bachelor in painting, Heba made a career shift and worked as a staff photojournalist for Eltahrir Egyptian daily newspaper and as a freelancer with international news agencies such as AP, EPA and Xinhuanet covering the two revolutions in Egypt, and their aftermath.

After volunteering in Uganda, Heba's style developed from hard news to documentary photography, focused on the social and humanitarian issues in Africa. More recently Heba has been working on breast ironing issues in Cameroon.

In 2016 Heba received her Diploma in Photojournalism from the Danish School of Media and Journalism and is now studying in Hochschule Hannover University of Applied Sciences and Arts. She is working on mixing her artistic skills and photojournalistic experience to deveop her own style of documentation.

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