Dreams with Photography
Published: 07:31 PM, 2 July 2021 Updated: 07:39 PM, 2 July 2021
A woman with her children in her laps; Photography by Kazi Md. Jahirul Islam
Photography has a unique way of changing perceptions of a place including people, simply by presenting images that we’ve never seen before. It is the exact characteristics that motivate a young photographer Kazi Md. Jahirul Islam.
From his childhood, he was very enthusiastic about photography and capturing photos of unprivileged people. Gradually it turns into his hobby to passion. His images represent the life of the average human being. To capture the raw emotion and passion of ordinary people by adding some extraordinary value, Jahirul Islam likes to tell the stories of street people, especially the neglected ones. He explores their identity, happiness, dreams, and longings to raise curiosity and questions.
Jahirul actually tries to capture life inside the images. His photos have been awarded in various categories in national and international photography competitions, also attended more than 40 exhibitions nationally and internationally like Spain, India, Turkey, Japan, and China. Jahirul Islam awarded from Bangladesh Government and European Union, Bangladesh. Recently, he was awarded 2nd prize from China-Bangladesh international photo contest. He was the winner of Doha youth photography award, Qatar. Besides, he got 1st prize in the world water day photo competition and also shortlisted photographer for “Dhaka OIC Youth Capital 2020-21 Bangabandhu Youth Art Competition”. His photos published on national and international magazines and dailies.
Jahirul’s aim is to place himself in every corner of photography till the end of his life and to do something better in the future with the help of photography. In the future this young photographer desire to have a higher degree from abroad.
Kazi Md. Jahirul Islam is a graduate student of International Islamic University Chattogram. His ancestral home is Chattogram.