Kazi Riasat Alve was born in June 22 1990. He is a photographer based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. At first he was a student of business school but serious passion about photography leaded him to become a photographer. He is interested in photographing social and humanitarian issues mainly. He participated in documentary photography workshop conducted by Agence Vu’ photographer Pieter Ten Hoopen. Currently he is enrolled in documentary photography mentorship program under prominent documentary photographer Saiful Huq Omi at Counter Foto.
Nominated in Joop Swart Masterclaass 2014
Grand Prize winner at National Geographic Channel-Canon Explore to inspire contest.
Featured in The New Yorker Magazine as Emerging Photographer.
Commended at Ian Parry Scholarship 2013
Selected in Angkor Photo Workshop in Cambodia 2013
Shorlisted in Sony World Photography Awards 2013 & commended in 2014
Award winner at People & Planet International photography Contest 2011, Australia
Photo selected for People & Planet Social justice diary and calender cover.
Shortlisted in “Protect the human” photo contest jointly organized by Amnesty International and International School, Dhaka (ISD)
3rd place winner at “Life on the street” photography contest, UK
Runners Up in Foto4All magazine photo contest
Featured Photographer on Documentary Photography Review.
Ongoing Documentary Project featured on Our Many Stories
Photo Exhibited in London, Singapore, India, Bangladesh.
Photos Published in National Geographic Magazine, Sunday Times Magazine, The New Yorker Magazine, Time Magazine lightbox, Washington Post, Guardian, Yahoo News, Mashable, Rediff News, Private Photo Review Magazine online, National Geographic daily dozen, Foto4all magazine and leading local newspapers of Bangladesh including Daily Prothom Alo,The Daily Star, The Daily Independent