Yousef Khanfar

Yousef Khanfar ( is an award-winning author and photographer of Palestinian origin whose work has been collected and exhibited in galleries, cultural centers, and museums worldwide. He is the author of three books, Voices of Light (2000), In Search of Peace (2006), and Invisible Eve, forthcoming from Rizzoli in spring 2013. In 2003 Khanfar was selected as one of the world’s top landscape photographers by RotoVision in London, and his work is included in the permanent collection of the International Photography Hall of Fame, where he serves as exhibits chairman. In 2009 the Fulbright Center for Peace in Washington, D.C., selected In Search of Peace as the honor book for the Global Symposium of Peaceful Nations.


  • When we asked Yousef Khanfar, guest editor of our March 2013 issue, to come up with a list of his favorite photography books, he sent us the following list of thirty-two essential titles. These ar...
  • The essence of photography is writing with light. It is the visual language that we use daily and increasingly communicate with. Millions of photographs appear everyday in newspapers, magazines, books...

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