Rahul Talukder is a documentary photographer born in Bangladesh in 1991. What started as a passion for street photography later turned into a career choice. In 2011, he joined Pathshala to study documentary photography. Since then, he started working on different socio-political and cultural issues. In 2013, he followed up on the protests for and against the accused of The International Crimes Tribunal (Bangladesh). His recent works illustrate the various issues related to the garment industry. He is currently a third-year student at Pathshala South Asian Media Institute.
In 2014, he won World Press Photo Award in the Spot News story category. He has been awarded as the highly commended in Ian Parry Scholarship 2014 & selected as a Finalist in Sony World Photography Awards – Student Focus 2014. He is also one of the winners of 4th Lumix Foto Festival – Freelens Award. His works have appeared in Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, Sunday Times and many others international media. His works have been exhibited widely in locally and internationally.