This photograph of a flame thrower was taken at the event of Poush Shongkranti, a festival observed by the old town people of Dhaka celebrated with kite flying and fireworks. This was at Shakhari Bazar, one of the oldest areas in Old Dhaka that stretches along a narrow lane, at around 6pm.
Award Winner: Photo of the Day | March 23
Award Score: 70 (Value 13, Clarity 13, Composition 18, Style 13, Skill 13)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Artistic Photography
Photograph Location: Shakhari Bazar, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Photographer: Rezwan Razzaq (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Originally from Dhaka, Bangladesh, Rezwan Razzaq lives in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia now. He graduated in Software Engineering from Abertay University, UK and currently working at a renowned multinational tech company as a Software Engineer in Malaysia. He has been doing photography with Film SLR (Nikon N75) since his teenage but his interest in this media took a major turn in 2009 when he started out with DSLR (Nikon D90).
Rezwan has a keen eye for the tiny details on the streets and people. Although he does glamour and portraits for commercial purpose, his primary interest lies in storytelling through his photographs. He has won numerous National Awards and some honourable recognition internationally. His works have been featured in various online blogs and photo journals.
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