Born in September 1970, Aslon Arfa’ is an independent photojournalist based in Tehran.  Since 2000 he has worked on several projects such as Black Crack in Iran, Women Peshmarga in Northern Iraq, Afghan's life in Northern Afghanistan, and Repatriation of Afghans from Iran and Iran's Martial Arts. His pictures have been published worldwide in several magazines and newspapers such as Newsweek, Time, Paris Match, New York Times, Stern, Der Spiegel, Panaroma, Le Hebdo and Le Figaro. In addition, he was a member of the board of advisors of Punctum Magazine, a magazine show-casing contemporary photography from across Asia.
Black Crack in Iran, a book about drug addicts was published in 2011 by Powerhouse Books in the US.
Arfa’s work has also been exhibited in Iran, France and Italy.