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BIO

Mohammad Fahim Ahamed Riyad (born in 28th December 1988) is a documentary photographer based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Graduated in Bachelor of Science in electrical & electronic engineering. In 2014 he  studied one year professional photography program under a scholarship at Pathshala South Asian Media Institute, Bangladesh. His approach to photography is to tell stories of life with a particular interest on social, environmental & political issues. His work has been published in national and international newspapers, magazines including National Geographic, The Guardian, BBC, Daily Mail Uk, Le Monde, etc. Fahim has received several awards from national and international photography competitions.


Awards & Recognition
2020 –2nd place (Editorial-Photo essay, Professional) ND Awards 2020 international photography contest
2020 –Honorable Mention (Deeper Perspective) IPA, International Photography Awards, USA
2020 –Honorable Mention (Editorial-Photo essay) IPA, International Photography Awards, USA
2020 – Curator Selection, ” The Other Hundred Healers ” Photo Book Project
2020 – One of the award winners participant, Eddie Adams Workshop – XXXIII
2020 – Curator Selection/Winner, Prix de la Photographie ” State of the World”  (Fire & Dreams)
2020 – Selected for Eddie Adams Workshop – XXXIII
2020 – Honorable Mention (Editorial-Photo essay), Moscow International Foto Awards
2020 – Recipient of National Geographic Covid-19 Emergency Fund for Journalists
2020 – Finalist, Hamdan International Photography Award “HIPA” (General, Color)
2019 – Finalist, ESPY Photography Award, (United Kingdom)
2015 – Winner of Felix Schoeller Best Work by an Emerging Photographer Award, (Germany)
2015 – Finalist, Photographer’s Forum 35th Annual College Photography Contest, (USA)
2015 – Honorable Mention, IPA, International Photography Awards, (USA)
2015 – Honorable Mention, Siena International Photography Awards, (Italy )
2015 – Honorable Mention (Photojournalism), ND Photography Awards
2015 – Honorable Mention (People Series), ND Photography Awards
2014 – Grand Prize Winner of Atkins Ciwem Environmental Photographer of the Year, (United Kingdom)
2014 – Commended Award, Sony World Photography Awards, (United Kingdom)
2014 – Judges Choice Award, Robi Photo School Contest, (Bangladesh)

Exhibitions (collective)
2020 – Espace Beaurepaire, Paris (Paris photo prize exhibition)
2019 – Elysium gallery, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom, (Espy Photography awards)
2015 – Cultural History Museum, Osnabruck, Germany, (Felix Schoeller photography awards)
2014 – Royal Geographical Society, London, United Kingdom, (Environmental photographer of the year)
2014 – Somerset house, London, United Kingdom, (Sony world photography awards)
2014 – Drik Gallery, Dhaka, Bangladesh, (Robi photo school contest)
2011 – Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh (BPS, 10th National Photography Competition)

Publication
National Geographic
The Guardian
BBC
Daily Mail Uk
Le Monde
Internazionale
Profifoto de
Direporter
The Royal Photographic Society
Geographical Uk
Culture24 Uk
Polishculture
Emaho magazine
The Daily Star
Dhaka Tribune

Education
2014-2015 Professional Photography Program Pathshala – The South Asian Media Institute
2007-2011 Bachelor of Science in Electrical & Electronic Engineering

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