The best seat in the house

A man gets a better view of the concert in Dhaka commemorating the 46th Victory Day of Bangladesh, the anniversary of victory in the War of Liberation against Pakistan in 1971. 
Reblogged from National Geographic

Hold on

For Junaid Ahmed, the rapid growth of Dhaka, Bangladesh, has lacked proper planning. “Traffic jams are a regular routine here, so lots of people take trains to avoid this situation, and the trains are becoming overcrowded,” Ahmed says. It was this overcrowding—and a desire to depict the reality of the situation—that inspired his shot of passengers at the Kamalapur Railway Station. “I was taking several shots, but I was waiting for an interesting moment, and suddenly this little child looked at me.”


Image credit: Jumaid Ahmed on National Geographic