Honorable Mention TOKYO-2020 Editorial / Photo Essay

It Ends With Love

  • Photographer
    Mohammad Fahim Ahamed Riyad
  • Technical Info
    Leica Q, Nikon D850
  • Photo Date
    March - October 2020

In Bangladesh testing positive for the corona virus carries a great stigma. Many family members and relatives of those who pass away from Covid-19 do not even attend the funerals for the fear of being infected. Al markazul islami is a volunteer team who has stepped forward in this situation and conducting funerals and burials of Covid-19 victims with dignity and love. To undertake this noble cause this team of volunteers have been keeping themselves away from their family for months and risking their lives to provide burials for people of all religions.

Mohammad Fahim Ahamed Riyad is a documentary photographer based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Graduated in Bachelor of Science in electrical & electronic engineering. Fahim has studied one year professional photography program under a scholarship at Pathshala south asian media institute, Bangladesh. Fahim is also an allumni of the prestigious eddie adams workshop XXXIII. His approach to photography is to tell stories of life with a particular interest on social, environmental & political issues. His work has been published and awarded internationally.