Zahidul Karim Salim is born in October 1978 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
After completed diploma in chemical engineering he decided to join photography. Graduation in photography on 2004, he starts work as a founder member of photographic firm ‘IKON photo’.
On the attraction of journalism he join as a staff photojournalist to ‘The Daily Prothom Alo’ on 2006. Beside news photography his main passion on documentary photography.
3rd prize, Title: Security in Dhaka’, photo competition organized by gtz.
Young Portfolio 2009 organized by Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts of Japan.
70th International Photographic Salon of Japan
3rd prize, Title: ‘Mother & Children’, photo competition organized by Painted Children.
Best Winner PR Bild Award 2011