Story of Forest Kids, by Rahat Azim Chowdhury
I got few local kids in my frame from one of the largest wildlife sanctuary in Bangladesh – Rema Kalenga Forest. They live there, despite of proper education and facilities. The forest isn’t scared them at all. If you ever visit there, you will find them playing and watching outsiders curiously. I was an outsider there, so they looked at me with lots of questions in their mind. I tried to frame their story of life with my camera, the story of forest kids.
Award Winner: Photo of the Day | May 05
Award Score: 65 (Value 12, Clarity 12, Composition 16, Style 12.5, Skill 12.5)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Documentary Photography
Photograph Location: Rema Kalenga Wildlife Sanctuary, Habiganj, Sylhet | Bangladesh
Photographer: Rahat Azim Chowdhury (Dhaka,Bangladesh) Registered
Rahat Azim Chowdhury was born in 4th May 1984 and from Dhaka, Bangladesh. He is a Computer Engineer by profession. From his childhood he loved to take pictures of nature and people around him, but it was not his infatuation. Photography becomes his passion when his childhood friend Nazmul Shanji (Registered photographer of Light and composition ) inspired him around a year ago. He believes self-learning is the best learning so that he started learning photography from e-books, online articles, video tutorials and observing photo works . Obviously he learned from his friend Nazmul Shanji a lot of stuffs .His friend helped him a lot to quick start with his 1st DSLR camera. After five months he completed his first photographic course “Advance course in Basic Photography” from PRISM Photography Institute. Recently he has intended to do an “Advanced diploma course in professional photography.” He is fond of taking photos of different aspects of human lifestyle and nature. Nature, Lifestyle, Wildlife, Architectural, Street Photography, Candid, and Portraiture are his specialty. Rahat doesn’t like to do wedding and fashion photography as a machine of easy earning money. Creating own signature in photos is Rahat’s main awareness, where he always try to put his own styles, knowledge and views. He said “I’m a ghost of the navigator, I want to explore over the world various countries lifestyle. Specially third world countries religious views, architectural structure development and social pattern of thought are subject to me. My dream is to be a photo creator who can’t run after money enormously”
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