5th BPS International Photography Competition, the exhibition ends


BPS Trophy Photographer of the Year Worldwide Award-winning photography by Vietnamese photographer Ngoc Minh Tran. — Photo from press release

The week-long 5th BPS 2022 International Photography Contest and Exhibition jointly organized by Bangladesh Photography Society and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy ended on Thursday.

The exhibition held at the National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy featured photographs in categories, namely Open Color, Open Monochrome, Nature and Photo Travel.

About 351 photographers from 47 countries submitted 4087 photographs to the exhibition and 103 photographs won prizes in different categories.

Mustafa Monwar opened the exhibition on October 21, 2022 and presented the awards among the winners.

Badal Chandra Sarker from Bangladesh received this season’s best author award while Ngoc Minh Tran from Vietnam won the BPS Trophy Photographer of the Year Worldwide and Laxman Mintu won the BPS Trophy Photographer of the Year Bangladesh Award.

The winning photographers were selected by Rashid Un Nabi, Nafis Ahmed Nadvi, Kaiser Alam, Shankar Shawjal, Imtiaz Alam Beg and Md Zakirul Mazed while BPS Secretary General M Yousuf Tushar chaired the competition.

“We received a large number of photographs thanks to the International Federation of Photographic Art, the World Photographic Union and Sille Sanat Sarayi. I thank all those who played a role in the organization of the event. I also thank the public for visiting the exhibition,” said Mr. Yousuf Tushar.

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