Mushfiqul Alam

Photographer @ Nur Photo / Based in Dhaka

Mushfiqul Alam is an independent Bangladeshi photojournalist based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He was born in 1996 at Narayanganj. He was first introduced to photography in his childhood. Later he started practicing documentary photography in... read on
Focus: Photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist, Documentary, Photography, Portraiture, International News, Freelance, Humanitarian, Assignments
Skills: Translator, Image Archiving, Photo Assisting, Film Scanning, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premier, Apple Final Cut Pro, Photo Editing, Multimedia Production, Photojournalism, Retouching, Video Editing, Film Processing, Film Photography
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Focused on Photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist, Documentary, Photography, Portraiture, International News, Freelance, Humanitarian, Assignments
Skilled at Translator, Image Archiving, Photo Assisting, Film Scanning, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premier, Apple Final Cut Pro, Photo Editing, Multimedia Production, Photojournalism, Retouching, Video Editing, Film Processing, Film Photography
Coverage Regions: Asia
Languages Spoken: English, Bengali, Hindi
Mushfiqul Alam is an independent Bangladeshi photojournalist based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He was born in 1996 at Narayanganj. He was first introduced to photography in his childhood. Later he started practicing documentary photography in late 2013. Mushfiq is currently completing his undergrad degree on Economics in Brac University. He generally covers sociopolitical issues and daily life.
His work has appeared in The New york Times, The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post,Telegraph, Days Japan magazine, British Journal of Photography, NewsWeek, MSNbc, Yahoo news, Wired, The Quiet American Magazine etc.
Photographic Awards 
Year 2015
  • Shortlisted in Sony World Photography Awards
  • Hourly winner in Urban Photographer of the Year 
Year 2016
  • Honorable Mention in The Prix de la Photographie, Px3
  • Honorable Mention in The Black and White Spider Awards in silhouette category
  • Honorable Mention in International Color Awards in Children Of The World category
  • Honorable Mention in International Color Awards in Portrait category
Year 2017
  • Honorable Mentions in The Black and White Spider Awards in sports category
  • Honorable Mentions in The Black and White Spider Awards in Children Of The World category
Year 2018
  • Special Prize by Jury in DAYS JAPAN International Photojournalism Awards 2018
  • Nominated – Joop Swart Masterclass, World Press Photo 2018 – The Netherlands
  • 2018 PDN Photo Annual Winner - student Category, USA
  • Marty Forscher Fellowship Fund Award for Humanistic Photography, presented by Parsons School of Design and PDN, USA
  • Silver medal under General news(series of photos) category in Life Press Photo Award 2018, Ukraine
  • New Best Talent of the Year award in "The Prix de la Photographie, Paris" Px3 2018.
  • Gold Winner - General News Category in "The Prix de la Photographie, Paris" Px3 2018.
  • Highly commended in Ian Parry Scholarship 2018 Award
  • Lucie Foundation Scholarship- shortlist
  • Honorable mention in Deeper Perspective category in International Photography Awards- IPA 2018
  • 1st Prize in Young Reporter category in Prix Bayeux-Calvados Awards for war correspondents 2018. The first from Bangladesh to receive this award. 
  • Gold under Portrait category in 73rd College Photographer of the Year Award.
  • Gold under General News category in 73rd College Photographer of the Year Award.
  • Silver under Documentary category in 73rd College Photographer of the Year Award
  • Third Prize in Global Photography · The 5th Student Photography Contest 2018
  • Honorable Mention in The Black and White Spider Awards under Sports category
  • Honorable Mention in The Black and White Spider Awards in Photojournalism category
  • Honorable Mention in ND AWARDS 2018 under Photojournalism category.
  • Shortlisted in International Student Award 2018
Year 2019
Honorable mention in 12th International Color Award