Quamrul Abedin (b. 1987, Bangladesh) is a photographer and cinematographer
based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He is associated with local commercial photography
scene and is passionate about documentary photography and film-making. He
started as a freelance commercial photographer on and off since 2009 because of
his academic studies in Textile engineering and merchandising profession. He
enrolled into B.A. in photography at Pathshala- South Asian Media Academy,
Bangladesh on 2010 and finally switched to full-time professional photography since
He won the Lensculture Visual Storytelling Awards 2015 in Personal Stories
catrgory.He was selected for the prestigious Angkor Photography Workshop 2013 in
SiemReap, Cambodia. He attended several local and international workshops such
as (a) International Reportage workshop by Philip Blenkinsop & Max Pam at Cairo,
Egypt in collaboration with Pathshala- Bangladesh, Oslo University College- Norway
& Contemporary Image Collective, Egypt in 2013 and (b) Workshop on visual story
telling by Morten Krogvold in collaboration with Pathshala, Bangladesh & Bjerkely
Folkehøyskole, Norway 2011.
His photos has been showcased in national and international photography
exhibitions such as The Eyem Awards 2014 in Germany, “Self-discovery” in
Chobimela VI(2011) in Bangladesh, International Inter-University Photography
Exhibition (IIUPE,2012) etc.
His photos have been published in national daily newspapers, such as- The Daily
Prothom Alo, The Daily Star, Dhaka Tribune, Bangladesh Business etc. His portrait
photos for “Anannya Shirsho Dosh” book was published in 2014.
As a commercial photographer he worked for many corporate entities, fashion
brands, NGO and INGOs as well.
Quamrul Abedin is currently teaching as a faculty member at Pathshala, working as
a director/visualizer in Chocolight Creative Productions Ltd.- a communications
agency and working on his ongoing documentary projects.