Jashim Salam is a internationally renowned freelance photojournalist, documentary photographer, photo editor and curator. He graduated in photography from Pathshala, The South Asian institute of Photography and Media Academy. He also studied a Post Graduate Diploma in Visual Journalism through a scholarship program of World Press Photo at the Konrad Adenauer Asian Center for Journalism (ACFJ) at Ateneo De Manila University in the Philippines.
Represented by ZUMA press, USA, He also worked for New Age (an English daily of Bangladesh), DrikNews, Demotix, Drik Picture Agency, Majority World, Nur Photo Agency, and Corbis Images.
He has been covering wide range of photographic assignments for national and international press, magazine, news agency, NGO, corporates, industrial, media and many development and charitable organizations for last 12 years. He has been teaching in photography workshops and seminars for aspiring young photographers regularly and also a mentor to many photographers in Bangladesh.
He is one of co founder of ABSURD photo agency in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
He is also founder of Chittagong Institute of Photography (CIP) in Chittagong, Bangladesh.