Don’t Forget to Praise, by Shahnaz Parvin

Few days back, I was visiting my relative’s house along with my nephew, and later we decided to roam around that place with some of my cousins by a river boat. We took some time to rest near Trimohoni river, and when returning back in that evening, I saw this man from the top of the bridge. The boat was colorful, and it was a pleasant scene, but what struck me then was his humbleness to Almighty Allah. He washed his hands and face with menial water because all water around the boat was contaminated. Then he started his prayer and nicely kept himself balanced. In my country Bangladesh, people are poor, but they do know one thing for sure, they know how to adapt the happiness from nature without forgetting to praise who created it. It should be an example for the rest.

Don't Forget to Praise, by Shahnaz Parvin

Canon Kiss X with sigma 30mm | Exposure 1/640sec @ f/3.2 | ISO 100 | Focal Length 30mm
Don't Forget to Praise, by Shahnaz Parvin

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | June 26
Award Score: 66 (Value 12, Clarity 12, Composition 17, Style 12, Skill 13)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Islamic Photography
Photograph Location: 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.


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