Yusuf TusharTushar is recognized as one of the leading freelance documentary photographer in Dhaka Bangladesh. Photography is his profession, passion & hobby. Photography is his love & life. Since 2000 he has been working as a full time professional photographer, regularly supplying imagery and undertaking commissions for a wide range of newspapers, magazines, photo agencies & business clients.

He has worked for many large and prestigious organizations, supplying imagery and undertaking commissions for companies including BBC, Forbes magazine, Euromoney magazine, The Report Company, renowned international photo agencies, Telenor, Grameen phone, Robi, Ministry of foreign affairs of Bangladesh, ministry of environment of Bangladesh, NGOs, Banks and others organizations.

His images published Forbes magazine, Euromoney magazine, BBC, National Geographic, The Atlantic, the Washington Post, USA Today, NPR, Huffington Post, The Guardian, L’actualite, Forbes Russia, Helvetas, Financial Times and renowned international photo agencies & newspapers.

Photographic Background

  • Diploma in photography from Beg Art Institute of>
  • Diploma in Photojournalism from Bangladesh Photojournalist Association.
  • Basic Course on Photography from Bangladesh Photographic Society.
  • Photographic course on Photojournalism: Method and Techniques from
    National Institute of Mass Communication.
  • Seven workshops on photographic different part.
  • Achievements

    His photographs exhibited at different international photo exhibition in Asia, Europe &USA.

    He has owned more than fifty photographic awards from different Club, National & International Photo competition.

    Some of his Important Awards:

    • CGAP Micro Finance photography Contest award 2015 & 2012 organized World Bank USA.
    • work has been selected for the exhibition of ENVIRONMENTAL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2015.
    • Gold Medal and Silver Medal in Travel Category from Olympic Photo Circuit, Greece, 2014.
    • FIAP Silver Medal, 2nd Prize (Travel category) from Emirates Photography Competition 2013.
    • First Prize from United Nations IYC 2012 Singapore Program Photo Contest
    • Four times Gold Medal winner from International Photographic Salon of
      Japan the Asahi Shimbun Photo Competition JAPAN 2008, 2010 & 2012
    • Four times including 1st Prizewinner from Celebrating Life Photographic
      Award-2008, 2010, 2011,2013 organized by the Daily Star, Bangladesh.
    • Documentary Photo Award Winner of 6th & 7th Humanity Photo Award
      Organized by UNESCO & HPA, China. 2009 & 2011.
    • Honorable Mention Award from 6th Emirate Photo Competition 2011
    • Merit Prize from Yonhap International Press Photo Awards 2011, Korea
    • People & Planet photo award 2014 & 2011 Australia.
    • 1st Prize and Special Prize from Photography Contest National Tree Plantation Campaign and Tree Fair – 2015, organised by Bangladesh Forest Department, Supported by: USAID
    • Best photographer Award by Television Reporter association of Bangladesh(TRAB) -2002.
    • He has Achieved LBPS & ABPS Professional Degree in Photography from Bangladesh photographic Society.


    • Photographic Society of America PSA
    • Life member of International Freelance Photographers Organization(IFPO) USA.
    • Dhaka Union of Journalist DUJ
    • Life Member Bangladesh Photographic Society
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    Equipment List

    Yusuf Tushar uses the following photographic equipment:

    Camera Body:
    • Canon EOS 1DX
    • Canon EOS 5D III
    • Fuji Film X-Pro1
    Camera Lens:
      • EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM
      • EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM
      • EF 100mm f/2.8L IS II USM
      • EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II
      • FUJINON LENS XF18mmF2
      • FUJINON LENS XF35mmF1.4R
    Client List:
        • The Report Company
        • ResponsAvility, Switzerland
        • Forbes Magazine
        • BBC
        • WorldFish
        • Grameen Phone
        • GP IT
        • Telenor
        • HELVETAS
        • SMC
        • DFP
        • Novartis
        • Sanofi Aventis
        • Ministry of Foreign Affairs
        • National Bank
        • The City Bank
        • MTBL
        • Benchmark PR
        • Windmill Advertising
        • Romask Printing
        • Help Line Resources
        • Asiatic Marketing