Monirul Alam born in Old Dhaka 1975. He took up photography in 1994. After completing his Bachelors in Accounting from the National University, he went on to graduate from Pathshala, the South Asian Institute of Photography. Monirul currently works as a deputy cheif photojournalist in The Daily Prothom Alo newspaper. His main interest lies in documentary photography, concerning environmental, social and political issues. His work has been published in prestigious national and international publications, such as Time, Newsweek, New Internationalist and Saudi Aramco World, Drik News, The Daily Star,The Observers France 24. He is also the recipient of several awards in a number of photography competitions such as Asahi Shimbun,Young Portfolio Japan K*MoPA, Nikon Photo Contest and India Print Circuit IIPC.