Good photojournalists are always moving. First identify your subjects than point your camera to find a dramatic angles, otherwise your photos like a blah pictures . . .
– Monirul Alam
Inspiration ! You feel something, to do creative something,Yes, it is important word in my life, I remember it in my own creative vision. I started my photographic journey in 1994 from BPS, Bangladesh Photographic Society with my small camera Pentex ME Super, a short basic photography course afterwords completed my three years Graduation from Pathshala, South Asian Media Institute, my professional drives with Prothom Alo Newspaper as a deputy chief photojournalist. Presently work with European Pressphoto Agency based in Bangladesh.
I always learn in my time, I learn from my mistake, I learn from other works. I think it is a big influence to me for betterment of my own work. I sharing my photography thought with you, it may help yourself towards in your own photographic drives, remember the word ‘Inspiration’ You feel something, to do creative something.
Whenever I go, I always carry on my camera, let you know nowadays every one use smart phone camera with great MP image anyway, it’s my tool to capturing the images, I see in my life that around me and I captured it, I feel from my heart.
A few years ago during my photographic shoot in Old Dhaka on the subject old building wall with beautiful green plant and fallen beautiful light ray, I took it afterwards my friends said, you really mad guy’s, yes I am still mad guy’s about my photography passion and my photographic profession.
A Journey by Train | January 2017 Tongi, Bangladesh- Hundreds of thousands Muslim attends the final prayer for the Bishwa Ijtema on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh on 15 January 2017. Thousands of devotees from home and abroad were seen streaming towards the gathering site on the banks of the river Turag at Tongi on the outskirts of Bangladesh capital Dhaka for the Bishwa Ijtema. Around three million people have taken part in the final prayers, according to organizers. Bishwa Ijtema the second largest Muslim congregation after the Hajj. © Monirul Alam
18 jan 2012 Dhaka. Bangladesh- Angry investors put barricades on the road in front of the Dhaka Stock Exchange building disrupting traffic movement in the bustling business district They gathered different objects, including abandoned wooden boxes and papers, in the middle of the road and set fire to those. They also set fire to overhead cables near the DSE building. © Monirul Alam
Water Logging: Water logging is a common problem of the Dhaka city especially in rainy season. Old Dhaka August 2008. July 2007 © Monirul Alam
JAN 06 2013-Dhak, Bangladesh- A Bangladeshi polices carries a water drum to try to remove fires on the burning car during the down to dusk strike at old part of Dhaka on Sunday.The Bangladesh National Party BNP and its 18 parties alliance enforced countrywide down to dusk shutdown protesting against the latest hike in fuel oil prices � Monirul Alam
Child Labor: A child labor at work the brick field outskirts of Dhaka, Banglaesh. Most o the children work this hazardous job for their family’s support. Monirul Alam
Bangladesh border guards attend a special court for their final trile at Bangladesh Border guard headquarter at Pilkhana yesterday on 12 September. One hundred and eighty-two jawans of signal sector of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) were sentenced to various jail terms ranging from four months to seven years for their involvement in the 2009 mutiny at its Pilkhana headquarters.A total of 73 people, including 57 army officers, were killed during the bloody mutiny at Pilkhana headquarters of the border guards on February 25-26 in 2009. Dhaka September 2011. © Monirul Alam
The street scene of Dhaka during the clash between Jamaat-e-Islami activists and police at Kakrail in the Dhaka 19 September 2011. Jamat-e-Islami activities set fire to at least 12 vehiles incliding a prison van and a police jeep after the clash erupted when the Jamaat activities tried to bring out a procession as part of its countrywide demonstrations demamding immediate release of their top leaders. Dhaka, September 2011. © Monirul Alam
Islamic Congregation – JAN. 13, 2013-Tongi, Bangladesh- A Bangladeshi Muslim prays during the last day of the three-day Islamic Congregation on the banks of the River Turag in Tongi, on the outskirts of Dhaka on Sunday. The gathering, held each year since 1966, aims to revive the tenets of Islam and promote peace through prayer. © Monirul Alam
Garments Factory Collapse – APR. 24, 2013 – A group of firefighter’s rescue a garments worker who trap on the nine store collapse building. The building collapse occurred in Savar, a town of the national capital, Dhaka, and is the latest accident to badly affect Bangladesh’s garment industry. At least 1200 people were killed many more trapped inside a mountain of jumbled concrete debris and over 2,400 injured in Savar on the outskirts of the capital on 24 April 2013 Wednesday morning when a nine-storey building housing five garment factories collapsed. Rescuers fear the death toll may rise significantly. Local citizen, fire fighters and army personnel joined police and volunteers to rescue those trapped under the debris. A number of workers of four garment factories in Savar alleged that they were forced to work in the morning. © Monirul Alam
Islamic Congregation – JAN. 2006-Tongi, Bangladesh- Thousands of Bangladeshi Muslims attend on of Ijtema the three-day Islamic Congregation on the banks of the River Turag in Tongi, on the outskirts of Dhaka on Sunday.The gathering, held each year since 1966, aims to revive the tenets of Islam and promote peace through prayer. © Monirul Alam
Secret Meeting – Oct. 24, 2006 – A group of former and in-service senior civil servents, who joined a secret meeting hosted by former energy adviser Mahmudur Rahman at his Uttra business office on night on 24 October, 2006, Dhaka, Bangladesh. When media was present than meeting is postpond and most of the govt.officials tries to hide their face. The incident as a part of a possible attempt to election engineering. © Monirul Alam
Evocation Drive : JAN. 27, 2007 – A man try to scape to his pregnant goat for the safety places during the evocation drive in the area of Kamrangirchar, Dhaka, Bangladesh.Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authorities, BIWTA conducted an eviction drive at Kamrangirchar near Buriganga River, following am high Court order to free illegal structure. © Monirul Alam
Break up Demonstration: SEP. 17, 2014—Bangladeshi police use tear gas and water cannon to try to break up a demonstration against a court ruling commuting the death sentence of Jamaat-e-Islami leader Delwar Hossain Sayedee in Dhaka, Bangladesh, 17 September 2014. Bangladesh’s highest court commuted the death sentence on a top Islamist preacher. In a surprise ruling, the Supreme Court said 74-year-old Delwar Hossain Sayedee should spend ‘the rest of his natural life’ in jail for crimes during the 1971 liberation war with Pakistan. © Monirul Alam