Silver 2017 Science / Environment

Taken for Granted

  • Prize
    Silver in Science/Environment
  • Photographer
    Farida Alam

As we continue to exterminate Mother Earth, one tree at a time, for our benefit, we fail to realize that we are in fact destroying our own soul. But Mother Nature knows only to love, she constantly sacrifices herself with every last bit she has to offer. Yet, we simply refuse to care while countless teardrops roll down her cheeks in the form of “natural disaster”. But are they really “natural”, or rather, “artificial” catastrophes? At this pace, it will not be very long before Earth is destroyed, making us baseless like the plate in the picture.

I am Farida Alam. Professionally I come from a business background but Photography is my passion. Exploring people and their different cultures is the area of my interest. My inspiration for photography comes from the people and my surroundings. I love to meet people from different communities and experience other cultures. I have completed basic and foundation courses on Photography from “Pathshala South Asian Media Institute" and later on completed my Diploma from Alliance Française de Dhaka. I have participated in workshops conducted by Abir Abdullah, Saiful Huq Omi, and GMB Akash.