I took this photograph of Barn Swallow on the day of our Independence Day, 2014 at my favorite birding place of Chittagong, Faillatoli. One of our most familiar birds in rural areas and semi-open country, this swallow is often seen skimming low over fields with a flowing, graceful flight.
Award Winner: Photo of the Day | September 25
Award Score: 65.5 (Value 11, Clarity 12.5, Composition 18, Style 12, Skill 12)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Wildlife Photography
Photograph Location: Fallitoli, North Halishahar, Chittagong | Bangladesh
Photographer: Masudur Rahman (Chittagong, Bangladesh) Registered
Photography is a passion of Masudur Rahman Mamoon, which he started back in 1998. Initiated with portrait photography using a film camera, Mamoon was unable to give time, due to his work in RMG sector. In 2007, when he had started his own business, he managed to give more time, especially in wildlife photography. Mamoon was born on 15th October, 1967, and completed his post-graduation in Marketing from Chittagong University. He believes that photography can give freedom of expression and can bring positive changes into our lives and society. He loves wildlife photography, especially bird photography, for which he traveled many places across the country. He is one of the members of Chittagong Bird Club (C.B.C). His bird photographs and writings publish in local newspaper weekly.