He is Abdur Razzak, age 38, working in the Keraniganj dockyard. He doesn’t have any room to take rest. Two years ago he came to Dhaka to find a job, and end up become a dockyard worker. Every month he sends 90% of his salary to his daughter and wife in the village. In this capital, no one knows him and maybe no one ever will, just like the millions coming and working here in Dhaka, fighting for life, for their basic need.
Award Winner: Photo of the Day | September 22
Award Score: 67 (Value 11, Clarity 13.5, Composition 17, Style 12.5, Skill 13)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Portraiture Photography
Photograph Location: Keraniganj, Dhaka | Bangladesh
Photographer: Shahnaz Parvin (Dhaka, Bangladesh) Registered
Shahnaz Parvin was an Award-Winning Photo Journalist. She was a passionate Bangalee, and used to reside in Bangladesh, until she passed away at the age of 32 on August 14, 2016. She was one of the best photographers of her time, who has been within top 10 of world’s top 100 photographers for last few years. Her real passion was in photography and learning it. Shahnaz mostly loved documentary photography, and loved to represent her country Bangladesh through her lens. With the highest number of Photo of the Month and Photo of the Day Awards, Shahnaz joined Light and Composition as Contributing Photographer from March 2013. Covering upheaval, conflict, places, people, and culture, she was one of the top most contributors from South Asia until 2015.