my photographic focus lies on crises in the middle east. for years i have been traveling the regions between libya and iraq. especially egypt is very close to my heart and therefore i spend several months a year in cairo. through these experiences i have established a good and reliable network in the arab world. in addition to my photojournalistic work my special interests are the arabic language and the extremist interpretation of islam.

my clients include among others The United Nations, Human Rights Watch and various media such as stern, The Daily Telegraph, Spiegel Online, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Die Welt, VICE and Middle East Eye.

Sebastian Backhaus


Sebastian Backhaus
Elbestr. 9 | 12045 Berlin

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