Monirul Alam was born in Old Dhaka in 1975.
He took up photography in 1994. After completing his Bachelors in Accounting from the National University, he studied photography in Pathshala - the South Asian Institute of Photography - and graduated from there.
Monirul worked as the deputy chief photojournalist in The Daily Prothom Alo newspaper for a while before he joined the European Pressphoto Agency (EPA) as its Bangladesh photographer.
Monirul is a co-founder of BJIM.
Photo Courtesy: Sudeepto Salam