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A Journey without distance…

Midnight Life, Dhaka, 19 February 2016, Bangladesh. © Monirul Alam
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A Journey without distance…, photo essay by Monirul Alam

You are meant to live a sacred life. A life of purpose is meaning and direction. You have a body, you have a mind, and you are part of society. You have to learn to get along with people basically and to take care of yourself and become responsible to the world, to a certain extent but your greater responsibility is to knowledge that is within you to guide you. You must find this sacred life. You start with yourself, within yourself, to find the source and center of your power and inner direction. Afterwards we prepare ourselves, and then we leave. Therefore, A Journey without distance is my questionable discoveries where I live.

As a visual storyteller, I started my new photography project name ‘A Journey Without Distance’. During my photo shoot I fell and spent many times and with close to my subject to lessen their untold stories and share with you through my visual language, which I experience…

(by Monirul Alam)

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the authorMonirul Alam
Monirul Alam Independent Photojournalist born in Old Dhaka, Bangladesh 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 Media Institute and Post Graduate certificate course on Broadcast and Cross Media Journalism from the BRAC University with Erasmus University based in Rotterdam Netherlands. Monirul, former depute chief Photojournalist Prothom Alo newspaper presently work as an Independent Photojournalist on Bangladesh based and work with ZUMA PRESS. His work has been published in prestigious national and international publications, such as The Guardian, Time Magazine, The Telegraph, Time Light Box, Wall Street Journal, NY Times Lens Blog, Newsweek, MSNBC, AP, AFP, EPA, EFE, NurPhoto, Getty Reportage, New Internationalist, Saudi Aramco World, National Geographic Your Short, The Daily Star, The Daily Prothom Alo, DrikNews, The Observers France 24,100 Eyes Magazine, Private Magazine, Majority World, Photojournale, The Click, Animal Planet Channel, Bangla Rights etc…

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