I saw this hardworking boatman while I was roaming around Kaptai, Rangamati, a hill track area in the division of Chittagong. Small professionals and hard workers are all over in Bangladesh. Not only they are an active part of our growing economy, but also they are caregiver to our mass population.
Award Winner: Photo of the Day | October 20
Award Score: 54 (Value 11, Clarity 09, Composition 13, Style 11, Skill 10)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Documentary Photography
Photograph Location: Kaptai, Rangamati | 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”