Paddy Field Story, by Shahnaz Parvin

The dominant food crop of Bangladesh is rice, which is accounting for about 75 percent of agricultural land use. It is currently the world’s sixth-largest producer country. The get the rice from paddy manually, there are some steps farmers have to follow. The yellow rice stalks are cut, tied in bundles, and then put in the sun to dry, later they are spread on the threshing floor.

Paddy Field Story, by Shahnaz Parvin

Canon EOS Kiss X4 | Focal Length: 85mm | Exposure: f/2.5 at 1/3000s | ISO 200
Paddy Field Story, by Shahnaz Parvin

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | January 26
Photo of the Day Award Category: Documentary Photography
Photograph Location: Savar | 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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