GMB Akash

Bangladeshi b.1977Akash attended the World Press Photo seminar in Dhaka for 3 years and graduated in photojournalism from the famous Pathshala institute in Dhaka. He has received numerous awards from all around the world and his work has featured in over 50 international publications.~~In 2002 he became the first Bangladeshi to be selected for the Joop Swart Masterclass and in 2004 he received the Young Reporter's Award from the Scope Photo Festival in Paris. He won a World Press Photo award in 2006 and in 2007 was selected as one of PDN's 30 emerging photographers.~

 

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    BANGLADESH

    Khairun Begum has been scavenging in this garbage...

    © G.M.B. Akash

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    BANGLADESH

    Children at a brick factory in Fatullah. For each...

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    00074133

    BANGLADESH

    10 year old Roubel works at a factory making...

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    PAKISTAN

    Two workers take a short break while welding inside a...

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    PAKISTAN

    A worker takes a short break while welding inside a...

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    BANGLADESH

    A young woman travels on the locking system of a...

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    BANGLADESH

    Rony (25) made his own 'safety mask' for his job in...

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    BANGLADESH

    A worker stacks bricks inside the greasy kiln of a...

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    00038503

    BANGLADESH

    People travel home at the end of the day on the roof...

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    BANGLADESH

    Eight year old Razu works in a rickshaw factory where...

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    INDIA

    Rickshaw drivers in Kolkata.

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    00074108

    BANGLADESH

    A young boy looks through a metal grill in a factory...

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    00074114

    BANGLADESH

    Shilu works separating sand and stone. At least...

    © G.M.B. Akash

    00076173

    NEPAL

    Slum dwellers in Kathmandu. At least 20,000 people in...

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    NEPAL

    Slum dwellers in Kathmandu. At least 20,000 people in...

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    NEPAL

    An elderly resident sits under a mosquito net in the...

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    00090969

    BANGLADESH

    Child working at a silver cooking pot factory. The...

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    BANGLADESH

    A small child walks on planks put there to enable...

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    BANGLADESH

    A woman walks through the floodwaters near her...

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    BANGLADESH

    A boy walks on a fallen tree in the floodwaters near...

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    00101496

    BANGLADESH

    Fifteen year old Nodi, a bonded sex worker (Chhukri)...

    © G.M.B. Akash

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    BANGLADESH

    A labourer at a brick factory smoking a cigarette.

    © G.M.B. Akash

    00125684

    BANGLADESH

    31 year old Hashmoth lost half of his face in a tiger...

    © G.M.B. Akash

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    BANGLADESH

    Salek (8) is a son of a fisherman. While his father...

    © G.M.B. Akash

    00163436

    BANGLADESH

    Tenants look out of their windows from a decrepit...

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    00163445

    BANGLADESH

    Internet cables awaiting installation at Dhaka...

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    INDIA

    A group of women known as The Gulabi Gang (The Pink...

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    00163447

    BANGLADESH

    A farmer plants rice seedlings during a heavy rain...

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    00163448

    BANGLADESH

    A young boy fills a bucket with water from a pipe in...

    © G.M.B. Akash

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    PHILIPPINES

    Rice husks fill the air during harvesting in Laguna.

    © G.M.B. Akash

    00163450

    NEPAL

    Ram Lal (45) is a cataract patient from Uttar...

    © G.M.B. Akash

    00163451

    BANGLADESH

    Cyclone Aila has left the village of Shyamnagar in a...

    © G.M.B. Akash

    00163452

    BANGLADESH

    A young boy drinks water from a pipe that runs among...

    © G.M.B. Akash

    00163453

    BANGLADESH

    A man clears rubbish.

    © G.M.B. Akash

    00163454

    BANGLADESH

    32 year old Anwar, his face speckled with aluminium...

    © G.M.B. Akash

    00163455

    BANGLADESH

    A man uses an old bucket to try and dowse a fire that...

    © G.M.B. Akash

    00163456

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