Quamrul Abedin (b. 1987, Bangladesh) is a documentary photographer based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He started as a freelance commercial photographer on and off since 2009 because of his academic studies in Textile engineering and merchandising profession. He enrolled into B.A. in photography at Pathshala- South Asian Media Academy, Bangladesh on 2010 and finally switched to full-time professional photography since then.
Quamrul attended several local and international workshops such as (a) International Reportage workshop by Philip Blenkinsop & Max Pam at Cairo, Egypt in collaboration with Pathshala- Bangladesh, Oslo University College- Norway & Contemporary Image Collective, Egypt in 2013 and (b) Workshop on visual story telling by Morten Krogvold in collaboration with Pathshala, Bangladesh & Bjerkely Folkehøyskole, Norway 2011.
His photos has been showcased in national and international photography exhibitions such as “Self-discovery” in Chobimela VI(2011) and International Inter-University Photography Exhibition (IIUPE,2012).
His photos have been published in national daily newspapers, such as- The Daily Prothom Alo and The Daily Star. His portrait photos for “Anannya Shirsho Dosh” book is under process for publication.
As a commercial photographer he worked for several fashion brands, corporate entities and covered numerous events and occasions.
Quamrul Abedin is currently on the verge of graduating from Pathshala, working as a contributor photographer at T-mag- A supplement with The Dhaka Tribune- A leading english daily newspaper and working on his ongoing documentary projects – “Corporate Clones”, “Silent Solitude”, “Existence Exiled: Baha’is in Egypt” and “Institution of Marriage – Divine or Social” as well.