Wedding and Portrait Photographers of Bangladesh (WPPB) recently celebrated the 10th year of seasoned photographer Prito Reza’s contribution to the field of wedding photography in the country, as well as across the globe. In connection to this, a cultural ceremony was held at Dhanmondi’s EMK Center in the capital on December 23.
Writer Anisul Hoque, photojournalist Kamruzzaman, portrait photographer Nasir Ali Mamun, wildlife photographer Kudrat E Khuda, actor Sumon Patwary, and actress Kumkum Hasan were present at the event. Captain of Bangladesh cricket team Mushfiqur Rahim, journalists Munni Saha and Anik khan sent their greetings to the prominent figure.
“Prito Reza is a brand who leads wedding photography to a secured, improved and decent place,” said Nasir Ali Mamun.
M Aminur Rahman, head of public relations of WPPB, hosted the event. A cultural programme was arranged.
The founder and chief executive officer of Wedding Diary Prito is currently hosting a photography based live TV show which is aired on ATN News. Earlier he has organised the first ever wedding photography exhibition in the country.
Having obtained Bachelors in Photojournalism from South Asian Institute of Photography (Pathshala), Prito has worked for reputed national dailies including Dainik Ittefaq, New Age, The Daily Star, Driknews, and Ajker Kagoj.
He has worked as the photo editor for four prominent magazines of ICE Media Ltd. Besides, he had been awarded the Best Wedding Photographer 2011-12 by Mirror Business Awards and selected as Young Icon 2012 by Joven, a magazine of the New Age.
He has done wedding photography in Thailand, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, and USA. Prito is a member of the Wedding and Portrait Photographer International, International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers, Wedding & Portrait Photographer Asia, Professional Photographers of America and E+ International.