It was in Sonargaon, the ancient capital of Bengal. I went there to take some photographs of the rain and water lilies. We were on a boat for a while, but could not locate any lilies. At that moment everyone seemed tired, and our little guide, this boy was lost in his thought. The beautiful surrounding of Sonargaon, the green rice field as a backdrop, and our voyage on this small country boat, everything seemed heavenly. I believe, sometimes what we see around us is more beautiful than the unseen heaven, if we can open our mind to see the hidden beauty of it.
Award Winner: Photo of the Day | January 19
Award Score: 66.5 (Value 12, Clarity 12.5, Composition 17, Style 12, Skill 13)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Candid Photography
Photograph Location: Sonargaon, Narayanganj | 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.