Remembering the BPS (Bangladesh Photographic Society) Days
Mohammad Ali Salim was awarded several distinctions including: EFIAP/s (Excellence FIAP Silver) distinction from The International Federation of Photographic Art, EPSA (Excellence PSA) from Photographic Society of America, AIIPC (Associate of India International Photographic Council), and ABPS (Associate of the Bangladesh Photographic Society).
Salim was born in 1959 and has been photographing since 1972. He received his diploma in Professional Photography from the New York Institute of Photography in 1995. Salim?s work has been shown around the world including solo exhibitions in Australia, Bangladesh, Italy, India and the United Sates.
He had numerous acceptances in FIAP approved and PSA recognized international salons throughout 56 countries. Salim received 135 international awards including Grand prize, 3 PSA Gold, CPI Gold,? Asahi Shimbun Gold, FSS Gold, Janez? Puhar Silver, 4 ? ICity Trophy Monte Sant’Angelo silver,PSA Bronze,? Algarve Mammal, Norga Medal and FIAP/PSA HM.
Salim had many publications including work featured in ?The World and I? magazine published in Washington D.C.,”Where Three Dreams Cross” – 150 years of photography from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh; Published by Whitechapel Gallery, London; and works published in several countries including Australia, Canada, Japan, and the United Kingdom.
Face from Fishery
A Witness of Time
Old Man with Red Scarf
That is the Question
Mother and Child
Treating a Fever
Author: Shahidul Alam
Time Magazine Person of the Year 2018. A photographer, writer, curator and activist, Shahidul Alam obtained a PhD in chemistry before switching to photography. His seminal work “The Struggle for Democracy” contributed to the removal of General Ershad. Former president of the Bangladesh Photographic Society, Alam set up the Drik agency, Chobi Mela festival and Pathshala, South Asian Media Institute, considered one of the finest schools of photography in the world.
Shown in MOMA New York, Centre Georges Pompidou, Royal Albert Hall and Tate Modern, Alam has been guest curator of Whitechapel Gallery, Winterthur Gallery and Musee de Quai Branly. His awards include Mother Jones, Shilpakala Award and Lifetime Achievement Award at the Dali International Festival of Photography.
Speaker at Harvard, Stanford, UCLA, Oxford and Cambridge universities, TEDx, POPTech and National Geographic, Alam chaired the international jury of the prestigious World Press Photo contest. Honorary Fellow of Royal Photographic Society, Alam is visiting professor of Sunderland University in UK and advisory board member of National Geographic Society.
John Morris, the former picture editor of Life Magazine describes his book “My journey as a witness”, (listed in “Best Photo Books of 2011” by American Photo), as “The most important book ever written by a photographer.”
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Nice post ! Thks Shahidul !
I like these b&w pics, great images and amazing portaits.
very nice ?b&w pictures ! I like yours images.
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Great photo grapher,with passion & dignity, unparallel salute to him
The insecured child – is this picture from 1971?