Fish Hunters, by Shahnaz Parvin

It was my first tour to Munshiganj, I went there to visit some villages, and to get news about potato farmers. After I finished collecting news, I saw these little boys fishing, a scene that we often see in our rural Bengal, catching fish and then going back home to give fishes to their mother to cook. Yes, it is their daily life, a very common one, yet again there primitive life and determination touches me to the core.

Fish Hunters, by Shahnaz Parvin

Canon Eos Kiss X4 with Sigma 30mm f/1.4 | Exposure f/5 @ 1/640sec | Focal Length 30mm | ISO 100
Fish Hunters, by Shahnaz Parvin

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | September 16
Award Score: 64.5 (Value 10.5, Clarity 12.5, Composition 16, Style 12.5, Skill 13)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Documentary Photography
Photograph Location: Munshiganj, Dhaka Division | 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.


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