Born and raised in Iran I moved to U.S. at the age of 16 to pursue my education. I studied economics and later finance in graduate school before pursuing a career in real estate which I continue until today.  I have lived in 7 cities and 4 countries and must say that London is my favourite city so far (although San Francisco, NY and Amsterdam hold special places in my heart). I am an avid traveler, foodie, keen skier, novice sailor and a passionate photographer. I spend a lot of my free time outside of work shooting the streets of London using both digital and film.  My favourite setup is a 28mm Elmarit on a Leica M body (M246, M10, MP or M6). However, the most pure sense of photography for me is a Leica M3 with a 50mm lens.  I also recently started shooting medium format film again on a Mamiya 6. If you are in based in London or visiting this great city,  please feel free to reach out.  I would be delighted to meet fellow photographers. Instagram @mbzfoto.