Drik has announced a new partnership with Crowdsourced Travel, the creation of Mikey Leung, who is the author of Bangladesh: The Bradt Travel Guide.
Drik is supporting the publication of Positive Light, a new coffee table photography book sharing the beauty of Bangladesh with the rest of the world.
Read more at http://www.shahidulnews.com/help-promote-bangladesh
Dr. Christian Prokopp writes about the online impact of the Shahbagh movement. Read the full story here.
About this Buzkashi story Dave, the photographer says: We love it. It works great especially with the text written by our writer. I hope we can have more stories like this, visually strong beautiful images, about different lifestyles of people around the world.
by Nick Cohen
The Shahbag junction in Dhaka has become Bangladesh‘s Tahrir Square. Hundreds of thousands of young protesters are occupying it and raging against radical Islamists. Even sympathetic politicians cannot control the movement. The protesters damn them as appeasers, who have compromised with unconscionable men. Continue reading →
Rehnuma Ahmed writes about the most important movement in Bangladesh since the ousting of the Ershad dictatorship. Link.
Don’t let the title fool you – Pervez Hoodbhoy writes a splendid piece on why Pakistanis are either ignorant, nonchalant or askance of our country’s current situation. Read the essay here.
The pictures on this website are taken in exploratory walks, or WildWalks. We do not follow a set route but allow ourselves to be drawn by what we see. We photograph the objects, situations and people that catch our eye. We don’t get seduced into trying to find a coherent line. We just keep collecting images until our concentration lapses, usually around 2-3 hours. What we collect are details with a story. The way you look is important. You look either with a micro gaze or a macro gaze. You discover patterns by either completely zooming in or zooming out. In daily life we mostly use of mid-range gaze. The PAPA way of looking, in which you zoom in on details or zoom out to the total picture, is easy to learn.
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