Probal Rashid is a documentary photographer and photojournalist working in Bangladesh, represented by Zuma Press, USA. He has studied a Post Graduate Diploma in Photojournalism through a scholarship program of World Press Photo at the Konrad Adenauer Asian Center for Journalism (ACFJ) at Ateneo De Manila University in the Philippines. He also holds an MBA.

His works have been published in many national and international newspapers and magazines such as The National Geographic, Los Angeles Times, Forbes, GEO, New York Post, Days Japan, Paris Match, The Wall Street Journal, Stern, RVA, The Telegraph, Focus magazine and The Guardian. Moreover, his photographs have been exhibited in Bangladesh, Germany, Indonesia, Japan, Thailand, Malaysia, UK, USA and some of his works selected by the Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts for their permanent collection.

Probal is the recipient of numerous awards for his work including the Pictures Of the Year International (POYi), Days Japan Photojournalism Award, China International Press Photo Award (CHIPP), NPPA’s Best of Photojournalism Awards, Yonhap International Press Photo Awards, KL International Photo award, FCCT/OnAsia Photojournalism, “Zoom-in on Poverty” Global Photo Award, CGAP microfinance photo award, WPGA Annual Pollux Awards in U.K, International Year of Biodiversity Award and the Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar Contest.

Probal RadhidPhoto: MH Rana

Awards:

2017 Special Blue Prize from the All4TheGreen Photo4Climate Contest organized by World Bank Group

2017 Honorable Mention from the 12th Annual Photoshare Photo Contest

2016 Gold Prize in Daily Life Category of the 4th Asian Press Photo Contest, China

2016 Honorable Mention in Editorial Category of the International Photography Awards (IPA), USA

2016 Honorable Mention in the People – Portrait Category of the Neutral Density photography (ND) awards

2016 Honorable Mention in People and Portrait Category of the Siena International Photography Award, Italy

2015 Award of Excellence from the 72nd Pictures Of the Year International (POYi), USA

2015 Silver Prize from the China International Press Photo Competition(CHIPP), China

2015 Bronze Prize from the China International Press Photo Competition(CHIPP), China

2015 Honorable Mention in Portrait category of the NPPA’s the Best of Photojournalism Awards, USA

2015 Honorable Mention in Pictorial category of the NPPA’s the Best of Photojournalism Awards, USA

2015 First prize in Feature category of the FCCT-LightRocket Asia-Pacific Photojournalism Contest, Thailand

2015 2nd Prize in Editorial – Photo Essay Category of the International Photography Awards (IPA), USA

2015 Honorable Mention in the Editorial – Photo Essay Category of the Moscow International Foto Awards(MIFA), Russia

2015 Honorable Mention in the People – Portrait Category of the Neutral Density photography (ND) awards

2015 2nd Prize in People and Portrait Category of the Siena International Photography Award, Italy

2015 1st Place and 3rd Place in the10th Annual Black & White Spider Awards, USA

2015 2nd Prize in the Feature Story Category of the Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar Contest, USA

2014 Honorable Mention from the International Photography Awards (IPA), USA

2014 Honorable Mention from the 7th Annual Photography Masters Cup, USA

2014 Honorable Mention from the International Photography Awards (IPA), USA

2014 Honorable Mention from the Celebrating Life Photographic Award, Bangladesh

2014 CGAP micro finance photo award 2014 Organized by World Bank, USA

2013 Honorable Mention from the International Photography Awards (IPA), USA

2013 Awards of Excellence from the NPPA’s the Best of Photojournalism Awards, USA

2013 Honorable Mention from the Celebrating Life Photographic Award, Bangladesh

2013 Honorable Mention from the Hearst 8X10 Photography Biennial Competition, USA

2012 Honorable Mention from the Photographer’s Forum Annual Photo Contest, USA

2012 Honorable Mention from the International Photography Awards (IPA), USA

2012 Silver Medal Awards from the New Images Photography Awards, California

2012 Honorable Mention from the WPGA Portrait Award 2012, UK Juried by Steve McCurry

2012 Public Prize from the Days Japan International Photojournalism Award, Japan.

2012 Honorable Mention from the Celebrating Life Photographic Award, Bangladesh.

2011 The 72th International Photographic Salon of Japan (Asahi Shimbun) organized by The All-Japan Association of Photographic Societies.

2011 Highly commended from CIWEM’s Environmental Photographer of the Year Competition, UK.

2011 Bronze Prize from the Yonhap International Press Photo(YIPP) Awards, Korea.

2011 CGAP micro finance photo award Organized by World Bank, USA

2011 Honorary Mention Award from the “Zoom-in on Poverty” Global Photo Contest 2011 organized by the Xinhua News Agency and the UNDP, China.

2011 Third prize in portrait story category from the KL International Photoawards, Malaysia 2011.

2010 Honorable Mention in humanitarian documentary category from WPGA Annual Pollux Awards 2010, UK

2010 Honorable Mention in Culture & daily life category from WPGA Annual Pollux Awards 2010, UK

2010 First place in Feature Photography category from FCCT/OnAsia Photo-journalism contest, Thailand

2010 The 71st International Photographic Salon of Japan (Asahi Shimbun) 2010 organized by The All-Japan Association of Photographic Societies.

2010 International Year of Biodiversity Award 2010 organized by IUCN and UNDP.

2008 The 68th International Photographic Salon of Japan (Asahi Shimbun) 2008 organized by The All-Japan Association of Photographic Societies.

2008 Honorable Mention from The Maati Imaging Bangladesh Photo Contest 2008

2007 2nd Prize from The Maati Imaging Bangladesh Photo Contest 2007

2007 2nd Prize from The International Inter University Photography competition 2007

2005 1st Prize from The International Inter University Photography competition 2005

2003 Awarded with Bangladesh Photography Society in 2003