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Aspiring photographers recognised through contest

Aspiring photographers recognised through contest

Pixmama, a digital content marketplace for photography has recognized the winners of a photo upload contest. Regarded as the first digital archive for photographs representing the skills of Bangladeshi photographers from different eras and the overall socio-political history of Bangladesh, Pixmama aims to encourage the growing photographers' community and develop a hub for professionals. The award ceremony was held at the Robi Corporate Office, Gulshan, in the city. Tanvir Anik, a freelance photographer, was adjudged as the winner of the contest; he received 50,000 taka as grand prize. Ayman Nakib and Tapan Karmakar secured the second and third positions respectively. Ayman Nakib received 25,000 taka, while Tapan received 15,000 taka as prize money. Contestants, who secured 4th to 10th positions, received 2,000 taka each. The 11th to 20th position holders were given 1,000 taka and the 21st to the 30th position holders received 500 taka each. Crests, certificates and t-shirts were also given to the winners.
President of Bangladesh Photo Journalists' Association (BPJA), Golam Mostafa; eminent photographer Hasan Saifuddin Chandan; Prito Reza, CEO, Wedding Diary and Brand Ambassador of Fuzi Film; senior photo journalist of The Daily Prothom Alo, Sudeepto Salam were present as special guest on the occasion.
Robi's Chief Digital Services Officer, Shihab Ahmed; Head of Corporate and Regulatory Affairs, Shahed Alam; Head of Enterprise Business, Md. Adil Hossain and Pixmama's CEO and founder Md. Mostafizur Rahman were also present on the occasion. 



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