Jashim Salam
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Biography
Jashim Salam is a documentary photographer based in Bangladesh. He has graduated in photography from Pathshala, The South Asian institute of Photography and Media Academy. He has been teaching in photography workshops and seminars for aspiring young photographers regularly. He is also a mentor to many photographers in Bangladesh. Social photo-documentary and Portraits are the genres that interests Salam. His career in photography started with DrikNEWS agency. He has also worked for New Age (an English daily of Bangladesh), Drik Picture Agency, Majority World, Nur Photo Agency, and Corbis Images. Many of Jashim Salam’s work have been featured in the exhibitions all over the world, including Visa Pour l'Image, in Perpignan, The Photoville Festival in New York, Atrium of the Town Hall, The Hague, Netherlands, Maison Familiale Pro Juventute, Geneva, The Getty Images Gallery, London, Gallery of the French Alliance Foundation Paris, France. Moreover, Salam’s work has been published in numerous national and international newspapers, magazines and publications alike. The Sunday Times Magazine, Lens Blog, NY Times, WIRED, SPIEGEL, The Observer, New Internationalist, The Guardians, Reader’s Digest, Himal South Asian, Better Photography, The Climate Crisis, CNN, Photojournale, National Geographic, Reuters, AP, ZUMA Press, SIPA Press, Corbis ,Garuda Indonesia magazine, Forum Magazine, Daily Star, New Age, Prothom Alo, New Nations and many others have featured his photographs. Along with the great number of exhibition and features on the press, Jashim Salam’s work does not shy when it comes to awards. Many prestigious awards such as, Jury’s special award in 6th Humanity Photo Awards in China, Emirates Photography award in UAE, Ian Parry scholarship in England, Fotovisura Grant in USA, Moscow Photo Award in Russia, YIPPA photojournalism Award in Korea, FCCT photojournalism award in Thailand, IPA Street Photography Award in Singapore, Asian Press Photo Contest in China, 69th International Photographic Salon of Japan (Ashahi Shimbun) Award. People and Planet Photo Award in Australia, CEDAW Photo Award in the U.S.A, CGAP Microfinance Photo Award, International Year of Biodiversity Award, Europe and Asia – Dialogue of Cultures Photo Award in Russia, Kuanas Photo Contest Award, Garuda Indonesia International photo award were named to Jashim Salam. www.jashimsalam.com

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