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Akash's passion for photography began in 1996. He attended the World Press Photo seminar in Dhaka for 3 years and graduated with a BA in Photojournalism from Pathshala, Dhaka. He has received more than 40 international awards from all around the world and his work has been featured in over 50 major international publications including: Time, Sunday Times, Newsweek, Geo, Stern, Der Spiegel, Brand Ein, The Guardian, Marie Claire, Colors, The Economist, The New Internationalist, Kontinente, Amnesty Journal, Courier International, PDN, Die Zeit, Days Japan, Hello, and Sunday Telegraph of London.

In 2002, he became the first Bangladeshi to be selected for the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass in the Netherlands. In 2004 he received the Young Reporters Award from the Scope Photo Festival in Paris, again being the first Bangladeshi to receive the honour. In 2005 he was awarded Best of Show at the Center for Fine Art Photography's international competition in Colorado, USA. In 2006 he was awarded World Press Photo award and released his first book "First Light".

In 2007, Akash again became the first Bangladeshi to be selected for the 30 Emerging Photographers (PDN 30) by Photo District News Magazine, USA.

He won the 7th Vevey International Photography Grant from Switzerland in 2009.

In 2009, Akash wins the international ‘ Travel photographer of the year ‘ title from the international travel photographer of the year competition ( TPOY 2009 ), the most prestigious award in travel photography. UK.

You can view more of Akash's work on his website.

GMB Akash - A Photojournalist's blog.

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