Once I went to Sonargoan and roaming around the villages where I saw these boys in the middle of a rice paddy field with their boat. Every day they go to school, but during weekends they help their families, buying glossaries, and taking their young siblings for a boat ride – a very simple life that they lead.
Award Winner: Photo of the Day | September 19
Award Score: 68 (Value 12, Clarity 13, Composition 17, Style 13, Skill 13)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Documentary Photography
Photograph Location: Sonargoan, Dhaka, 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.