Jashim Salam is an internationally renowned freelance photojournalist, documentary photographer, photo editor and curator. He studied photography at Pathshala, The South Asian institute of Photography and Media Academy. The photographer received his 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, the photographer also worked for New Age (an English daily of Bangladesh), DrikNews, Demotix, Drik Picture Agency, Majority World, Nur Photo Agency, and Corbis Images.
Jashim Salam has been covering wide range of photographic assignments for national and international press, magazine, news agency, NGO, corporates, as well as many development and charity organizations for the last 12 years. He has been giving lectures in photography and organizing workshops and seminars to inspire young photographers and to lead many photographers in Bangladesh.
He is cofounder of ABSURD photo agency in Dhaka, Bangladesh and also founder of Chittagong Institute of Photography (CIP) in Chittagong, Bangladesh.