In search of life

PhotographerMohammad Fahim Ahamed Riyad
PrizeHonorable Mention
City/CountryDhaka, Bangladesh
Photo Date2014
Entry Description

A fireman is seen looking for any signs of life after a fire in Dhaka, Bangladesh. About 400 shanty homes were gutted and four people died in this incident, including a child of six years old. However, no casualties were ever officially reported and the reason of the fire remained unknown.

About Photographer

Mohammad fahim ahamed riyad is a freelance documentary photographer based in Bangladesh. Graduated in Bachelor of Science in electrical & electronics engineering. His approach to photography is to tell stories of life. His work has been published in national and international newspapers, magazines including The Guardian, BBC, Daily Mail Uk, Daily star etc. He has received several awards from national and international photography competitions including Atkins Ciwem Environmental Photographer of the year 2014(overall winner), Sony world photography awards 2014, The Humanity Photo Awards etc. He is currently a student of Pathshala South Asian Media Institute.