Abedin Taherkenareh was born in 1980 in Iran. At the age of 18 he started as a freelance photographer for local newspapers. In 2003 he joined epa. Abedin has covered most of the important events that happened after 2003 in Iran. These include the 2003 earthquake in Bam and the riots following the 2009 Iranian presidential elections. Further, he covered the World Cup 2014 in Brazil as well as other sporting events.
His pictures have been published in major newspapers and magazines worldwide.