Jalal Sepehr was born in 1969. He started doing amateur photography in 1995. He chose industrial photography as his career. He was a founding member of the Fanoos website and active there until 2007.
Besides working with photography magazines, he has held quite a few workshops in this field. He has participated in some seventy photography festivals and competitions in and outside of Iran, the most noteworthy of which are:
- Third place, Iranian Industrial Photography Festival, 2003 - First and second place, Marine Photography Competition, 2004 and 2005 - Second place, PX3 Festival, France, 2009 - Certificate of Honor, Peking Art Photography Festival, 2005 - Bulgarian Satire Festival, 2007 and 2009 - First place, Postcard Photography Festival of Canada, 2007 - Second place, Shouka Kitchen Photography Festival, 2007 - First place, Employment Development Festival, 2010His book presence includes: 2009 - Different Sames: New Perspectives In Contemporary Iranian Art (Thames & Hudson) 2008 - Iranian Photography Now 2007 - Al-thANI Award Book 2007 - KNOKKE - Heist Photo Festival