Photographer / Photo Editor
Jashim Salam is a documentary photographer, photojournalist, photo editor and educator. He has graduated in photography from Pathshala, The South Asian institute of Photography and Media Academy.
He has studied a Post Graduate Diploma in Visual Journalism through a scholarship program of World Press Photo at the Konrad Adenauer Asian Center for Journalism (ACFJ) at Ateneo De Manila University in the Philippines.
He has been teaching in photography workshops and seminars for aspiring young photographers regularly and also a mentor to many photographers all over the world. He has been judging many photography contests in home and abroad regularly.
His career in photography started with DrikNEWS agency. Currently he representing ZUMA press of USA and The Rout Gallery of Netherlands. He has also worked for New Age (an English daily of Bangladesh), Drik Picture Agency, Majority World, Nur Photo Agency, and Corbis Images. Jashim Salam is a nominator of World Press Photo 6X6 Global Talent Program.
Many of Jashim Salam’s work have been featured in the exhibitions all over the world, including Visa Pour l’Image, in Perpignan, The Photoville Festival in New York, Atrium of the Town Hall, Berlin Parliament, Germany, Gazebook Festival in Sicily, Italy The Hague, Netherlands, Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand ,Maison Familiale Pro Juventute, Geneva, M.K. Ciurlionis National Museum of Art in Kaunas Photo Festival, Lithuania,
The National Theatre, China Folklore Photographic Association (CFPA), Guangzhou ,Abu Dhabi , Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand ,The Getty Images Gallery, London, Gallery of the French Alliance Foundation Paris, France. Moreover, Salam’s work has been published in numerous national and international newspapers, magazines and publications alike. NY Times, Washington Post, British Journal of Photography,Newsweek,The Sunday Times Magazine, Lens Blog, WIRED, SPIEGEL, Reporters without Borders, The Observer, Wall Street Journal, New Internationalist, The Guardians, The Telegraph, NPR, The Sun, Reader’s Digest, Himal South Asian, Better Photography, The Climate Crisis, CNN, BBC, DW, Photojournale, National Geographic, Reuters, AP, ZUMA Press, SIPA Press, Corbis ,Garuda Indonesia magazine, Forum Magazine, Daily Star, New Age, Prothom Alo, New Nations and many others have featured his photographs.
Many prestigious awards such as, IPPA photographer of the year, Jury’s special award in 6th Humanity Photo Awards in China, Emirates Photography award in UAE, Ian Parry scholarship in England, Fotovisura Grant in USA, Moscow Photo Award in Russia, YIPPA photojournalism Award in Korea, FCCT photojournalism award in Thailand, IPA Street Photography Award in Singapore, Asian Press Photo Contest in China, 69th International Photographic Salon of Japan (Ashahi Shimbun) Award. People and Planet Photo Award in Australia, CEDAW Photo Award in the U.S.A, CGAP Microfinance Photo Award, International Year of Biodiversity Award, Europe and Asia – Dialogue of Cultures Photo Award in Russia, Kuanas Photo Contest Award, Garuda Indonesia International photo award were named to Jashim Salam.