As a multimedia Journalist I have traveled intensively in 25 countries and received more than 80 international awards.

  • • World Press Photo Joop Swart Master Class, The Netherlands.

    • Humanity Photo Award, China.

  • • The first Bangladeshi to win The Young Reporters Award from the Scope Photo Festival in Paris.

    • First and Second Place in Photojournalism from Popular Photography's Annual Photo Competition USA.

  • • "Best of Show «at the Center for Fine Art Photography's International Competition, Colorado, USA.

  • • World Press Photo Award by World Press Photo Foundation, The Netherlands

    • First Place from Photographer's Forum Annual Photo Competition, USA.

    • Second Place from the Gallery of Art and Design Annual Photo Competition, USA.

    • Akash's photography book, "First Light", receives both the American Graphic Design, and the Creativity 36 Design Awards, USA.

    • First Place (total five awards) from the Friends of the Earth Photo Competition,, The Netherlands.

    • First Place/Golden Award from Asia Press Photo Competition, China.

    • Bronze and Honorable Mention from the China International Press Photo Competition, China.

  • • The first Bangladeshi to be selected for the 30 Emerging Photographers (PDN 30) sponsored by Photo District New Magazine, USA.

    • First Place in the 19th Annual Gordon Parks Photography Competition, USA.

    • Second Place in the UNICEF Photo of the Year Competition, Germany.

    • First Place/Golden Award from Asia Press Photo Competition, China.

    • Third Place from Days Japan International Photography Competition, Japan.

  • • Kindernothilfe Media Award, Germany.

    • Visual Maker of the Year from the Visual Cultural Awards, USA, and Award of Excellence in the Photographic Essay category, Award of Excellence in the Photographic Story category, the Gold Award in the Photographic Essay category.

    • Honorable Mention from the 19th Annual Gordon Parks Photography Competition, USA.

    • Honorable Mention from the Photographer's Forum Annual Photo Competition, USA.

    • Second Place from the Gallery Art and Design annual photo competition, USA.

  • • The 7th Vevey International Photography Swiss Grant

    • Travel Photographer of the Year (TPOY 2009), UK.

    • Fellowship from Panos South Asia, Nepal.

    • Honorable Mention from The International Photographer of the Year Award ( IPA) 2009,USA

    • Humanity Photo Award, China.

    • Third Place in the photojournalism category from the 3rd Annual Photography Masters Cup competition, UK.

    • The Reporters without Borders Audience Prize from the Anthropographia Photojournalism Competition on Human Rights, Canada.

    • Stories from China International Press Photo Competition, China.

    • Special Award from Days Japan International Photography Competition, Japan.

  • • CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year award, UK

    • Winner of PDN Photo Annual organized by Photo District News Magazine, USA

    • Winner of PDN Photo Annual organized by Photo District News Magazine, USA

  • • Top Prize in 2nd Water Integrity Photo Competition organized by the Water Integrity Network (WIN). Sweden.

    • Silver Award and Award of Excellence from China International Press Photo Contest, China

    • Top Prize in the "KLICK! - Your View of Human Rights and Globalization - International Photo Competition organized by Deutsche Welle     Global Media Forum in Bonn, Germany.

    • Winner of the Invisible Award from the World Wide Photography Gala Awards, UK

    • Documentary Award from the Humanity Photo Awards organized by CFPA & UNESCO. China

    • The UNICEF Photographer of the Year Award, Third Place, Germany.

  • • Honorable mention in Spaces from IPA int'l photography awards. USA

  • • Honorable mention in Editorial / Photo Essay and Feature Story from IPA int'l photography awards. USA

    • First Prize in the Photojournalism category from Black and White Spider Award 2013

  • • Gold prize in PX3, annual photo contest , France.

    • Honorable Mention" in Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Grant, USA