Biography :  Ranak Martin                                       All Images        Photo Story

Ranak Martin is a renowned multimedia visual artist. He started as a feature photographer in The Daily Star (a leading English daily in Bangladesh). After his stint at The Daily star, he worked with another English newspaper The Daily sun, as a Staff Photographer. Later he worked as staff photographer with Drik picture agency and DrikNEWS an international photo agency based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Other than that Ranak has worked with organizations like Human Rights Watch, USA; Sunday Times Magazine, Getty Images, Seattle Globalist, The Guardian, GIZ, Unicef, WFP, Summit, Katalyst, IDE, Riverine People, Anadolu Agency, HYSAWA, CARE, Swiss Katalyst, World Press Photo, Photo Visura, UCAN News and FAO. Ranak has completed the Advanced Program in Photography at PATHSHALA, South Asian Media Academy. He has also studied multimedia photojournalism in Egypt. Recently he has studied New Media and Journalism at the University of Washington giving him a better understanding of the people, institutions, and culture of the other parts of the world. In the year 2012, Ranak was nominated for ‘Joop Swart Masterclass’ organized by ‘World Press Photo’ the Netherlands. In the same year he was selected as a finalist in Roberto Villagraz scholarship of Photography – EFTI School of Photography and Image Centre, Madrid, Sapin. His works have been published in different local and international news media like Sunday times Magazine, Fotovisura, Social Documentary, The Guardian; Getty Image, Lightbox.time, UCAN News, The Daily Star, Daily Sun, Daily Jurantor, Daily Ittefaq, Daily Prothom alo, Drik news and also exhibited in many photo exhibitions across the country. Ranak focuses on social issues, rural development, and women rights and development in Bangladesh. He had many national and international exhibitions consisting of his extraordinary work.