Armando Babani was born in Albania in 1963. After graduating from the University of Tirana he began his photojournalism career in 1991 working for the Associated Press. Three years later, in 1994, Armando joined epa european pressphoto agency. While reporting on major events in his country, he has also done extensive sports coverage of major championships such as the World Basketball Championships, Formula One, Euro soccer, Winter Olympics and World Cup soccer.
Armando’s work has been exhibited at the National Museum of Tirana on several occasions as well as in France. In March 2017, he relocated to Frankfurt/Main, Germany, to become part of the newly established team of epa photographers covering Germany.