Mrs. Gould’s Sunbird, by Saniar Rahman Rahul

Taken at Jigme Dorji National Park, Bhutan, this Mrs. Gould’s Sunbird is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family and natural habitat of temperate forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. The Irish ornithologist Nicholas Vigors named the bird after the wife of the artist John Gould. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Hong Kong, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Mrs. Gould's Sunbird, by Saniar Rahman Rahul

Canon EOS 7D | ISO 400 | Focal Length 300mm | Exposure f/6.3 @ 1/80sec
Mrs. Gould’s Sunbird, by Saniar Rahman Rahul

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | December 24
Award Score: 66 (Value 11.5, Clarity 12, Composition 17, Style 13, Skill 12.5)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Wildlife Photography
Photograph Location: Jigme Dorji National Park | Bhutan

Photographer: Saniar Rahman Rahul (Dhaka, Bangladesh) Registered
Saniar Rahman Rahul was the first winner for ‘Photo of the Month Award’ in June 2010. He was fascinated by seeing his father taking pictures with a camera while his family was in Iraq during his childhood. Later in life, in 1997, while he became very much attached with his profession of ‘graphic design’, Rahul rediscovered the creative side of photography. He started his career as a professional graphic designer in October of 1995, in a pre-press house called Color Scan, which is one of the pioneers in the pre-process printing media in Bangladesh. Afterwards, he moved to Power Point, another pre-press house. Before he finally settled into advertising, he also worked in an IT company called Abtab IT. Moving to advertising from printing media was a big step for him. In 2005, he joined G3, a special wing of Gray Worldwide. Two years later, he moved to Paper Rhyme. Now he is working as the Art Director of Grey World Wide, one of the ten largest advertising agencies in the world.


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