Azim Khan Ronnie from Bangladesh
The artist who was selected as the winner for 2018 by the international jury committee
“Photography is not my hobby, it’s my passion” says Azim Khan Ronnie. He always thinks big of his photography. He wants to achieve world’s most prestigious photography award and always represent his country. And he wants to take one best photo in his life before death
Azim Khan Ronnie was born in Dhaka and brought up in Bogra, Bangladesh. He has an utter passion for photography which has been his passion. As a photographer, his essential aim is to capture the moments of life and give them significance by making them static in time. He loves to travel and be in different places, meet new people, and enjoy the experience that photography offers, which is to capture Earth’s beautiful and awe-inspiring moments. He also loves to experiment with his photography.
He works for a News Channel as a senior camera person in Bangladesh. More than 13 years Azim Khan Ronnie has been working for TV Channels behind the camera gaining a lot of photographic knowledge thus. He completed a foundation course at Pathshala South Asian Media Institute. He has taken part in many National and International Photography contest and till now he has won many national and international photography awards.
Among his awards are BBC Wildlife Photo Contest winner 2017, the 1st prize in Securing Water For Food Global Water-Agriculture Photo Contest 2017, FIAP Bronze Medal from 15th Adana Rotary Club International Photography Contest, 3rd Place winner from Wiki Loves Monuments 2017 international photo contest organized by Wikipedia. PSS – Dr. Gibson Hill Memorial Gold Medal (Best of Section) from Singapore International Photography Awards (SIPA) 2017, 1st prize winner from COMPAS photo competition 2017, 1st Prize winner from 35 AWARDS 2016 Russia, 2nd prize winner from the 4th Student Photography Contest, organized by Global Photography, China, MARUMI Photo Contest Silver Prize winner from Japan, Honorable mention award from ND Awards 2017, Top 10 Winners of Click India Photography Contest 2017, 3 awards winner from “Golden Orchid International Photo Awards” 2017, 1st & 3rd Prize winner from International photo contest & exhibition in China 2015, Achieve 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 8th & 9th total 5 awards from Bangladesh’s Wiki Loves Earth 2017 Photo Contest, Achieve 1st, 2nd & 7th winner from Bangladesh’s Wiki loves monuments 2017 photo contest, 3rd Prize from Dhaka-Kolkata International Photo Contest 2017, The Nature Conservancy’s 2017 Top 100 Photo Contest, Anjan Kumar Majumder Memorial Trophy for Best Local Nature” from MahfuzUllah Memorial International Photo Contest 2017, Honorable Mention Award from Tokyo International Photo Award (TIFA). Honorable Mention Winner from IPA-The International Photo Awards, Gold Medal Award winner in the San Francisco Bay International Photo Show. Awards from VOUBS are: 1st Prize in best Landscape, 1st Prize in best Lifestyle, 1st Prize in best Travel Photo, 1st Prize in best Eyes Photo, 1st Prize in best Pet Photo, 1st Prize in best Reflection Photo, 1st Prize in best Flower Photo. Finalist HIPA 2018, Finalist Smithsonian 15th annual photo contest, Finalist Siena International Photography Awards 2017 & 2018, Finalist dotART Urban 2017 photo awards, Hourly Winner of CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year Photo Competition 2018, Highly Commended CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year 2016.
One of my photograph has been selected for the 2019 New Internationalist Almanac and many more. His photographs was published Switzerland, France, UK, Russia, Korea, Iran, China and many national & international newspaper & magazine include The Guardian, BBC Wildlife Magazine, National Geographic Magazine, Smithsonian magazine, F-Stop Magazine (also cover photo), Edge of Humanity Magazine, Swiss newspaper Blickamabend, France daily newspaper (LaDépêche, 20minutes), France magazine Le Parisien, in China CCTV, Global Times, Beijing Television (BTV), Russian magazine Вокруг света (One of the oldest popular magazines in the world), GEO Magazine, Popular news magazine Newsweek, SangSaeng Magazine, Korea, Canon (France, UK, Europe), Politiko,Iconstyle, in Tirana, Albania, some Iran daily press etc. and many national English newspapers.
An interview of mine was published in the Russian Photomagazine rosphoto.com My photographs were selected for more than 40 exhibitions in Bangladesh and 20 international
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