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Positive Light book preview

Want to take a sneak preview of the contents of Positive Light? This preview shows the introduction plus the first five spreads of each section of the book. The original contest was broken down into Culture, History, Place and People. … Continue reading

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Positive Light: Bangladesh by Bangladeshis

Visit our crowdfunding site — your support will help this fledgling project get off the ground. Photography is many things. It’s a tool of fine art, an expression of scientific innovation and a vehicle of creativity. But ultimately, it is … Continue reading

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Help promote Bangladesh

Join us in this exciting venture. We need your support. Go here. Act now. Bring all your friends. Drik has announced a new partnership with Crowdsourced Travel, the creation of Mikey Leung, who is the author of Bangladesh: The Bradt … Continue reading

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Airport blues

The hartal (general strike) today put a spoke in the works. Our driver Joshim needed to drop me off at the airport and be back at base before sunrise. The young tailor Biswajit Das having been brutally murdered in full … Continue reading

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PopTech 2011 Interview:

Subscribe to ShahidulNews PopTech 2011 Interview: Shahidul Alam on photography for change Lindsay Borthwick ( BIO /   POSTS )  |  Friday, October 21, 2011 UTC  Shahidul Alam walked on stage on Thursday wearing a marigold-colored salwar kameez, a camera over his left shoulder, … Continue reading

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