Biography

JOY SAHA is a Documentary photographer based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He has graduated in Marketing from University of Dhaka. Documentary Photography & Photojournalism are the areas of his interest and he has a strong fascination for Portrait photography. Being a photo enthusiast, he has been travelling near and far to depict interesting human stories for the last few years. His passion is to explore the different aspects of human life and document them. Capturing the human element is the key to his photography. Through his photos, he wants to share his unique perspective and experience with all.

Documentary photography is more of a passion to him. As a Documentary photographer, it is his responsibility to showcase the socio-economic issues as well as the impact on human life. He also works on Reportage. Besides being a photojournalist, he uses Photography as a powerful tool to communicate with the viewer the same way he felt when recording the stories, keeping in mind that the viewer was not there – But he was.

He has received many national and international awards & accolades. In addition, his work has been featured in numerous international newspapers and magazines.

He strongly believes in the power of storytelling in changing people’s perspective towards social changes & issues. His photographic journey is not only to capture the human condition in unique, challenging situations but also to portray the artistic beauty and enduring power of the human spirit. He is on an endless journey of documenting the untold human stories through the lens so that he can awaken humanity and compassion.

Awards

2021:

  • Finalist in the Siena International Photo Awards, Italy
  • Finalist in the World Water Day Photo Contest, Italy
  • Honorary Mention from District Commissioner Office, Narayanganj, Bangladesh for Tourist Photo Album – NARAYANGANJ FRAMING

2020:

  • Grand Prize Winner at 2nd National Photography Contest & Exhibition – 2020 organzied by Narail Photographic Society, Bangladesh
  • Winner in People & Places Photography Competition organized by The Societies of Photographers, UK
  • CAS Photo Academy International Photo Contest-2020 (Photo Travel-CAS Merit Award)
  • Vivid Photography Society-Stay Home Photo Contest 2020 (VPS GOLD)
  • Lockdown-2020 International Exhibition of Photography & Videography, Sri Lanka(NPAS GOLD)
  • AGORA – bestoftheweek4 Winner (Hero)
  • 33th INTERNATIONAL YOUTH PHOTO COMPETITION-2020 (PCP Bronze)
  • Orhan Holding 16th International Photography Contest (FIAP Honorable Mention Ribbon & Medal)