Noor Alam is a freelance news and documentary photographer based in Dhaka,Bangladesh. He  was born in 1980, has finished his 3-year graduation program in photojournalism at PATHSHALA, South Asian Media Academy in 2008.Now work with The Guardian(UK)Majority WorldZUMA press International(US),Drik Picture Library(BD) as a contributor.He has also experience working in development sector INGO like UNICEF,UNDP,WFP,UK AID,US AID,BRAC,SWISS CONTACT,ACTION AID UK,GIZ.

Noor’s main interest in social documentary focusing on health, education, cultural and environmental issues.Noor’s works have been published in many Bangladeshi national newspapers and magazines, i.e. The daily Star, the daily New Age, The daily New Nation, The daily Ittefaq, the daily Prothom Alo and international publications including The Guardian(UK), Time Asia (Hong Kong), Himal Magazine (Nepal),TIF(Thalassaemia International Federation) Magazine(Cyprus),The Herald Newspaper, The Daily Record, Huffington Post, Himal Magazine (Nepal),TIF(Thalassaemia International Federation) Magazine(Cyprus).

Noor’s first solo exhibition Ballads of the Agonized Souls held at Zainul Gallery in May 2009, also a book with the same title launched, which depicts struggles of thalassaemia patients of Bangladesh.His second solo exhibition Tears on Highway held at Chobir Haat in November 2012. Besides, his photos have been shown in several group exhibitions, namely Morten Krogvold Students’ Works in International Photography Festival Chobi Mela IV at National Art Gallery,Dhaka, Something About Reflections at Alliance Française de Dacca, Our Stories: Middle Class in Bangladesh at the Goethe-Institute Dhaka, Lungo Di Fume Padma Group Exhibition of Photography at Central Library Riva Del Garda-Italy,Border Of Loneliness Group Photography Exhibition on Rohingya Crisis at Iranian Photographers House, Tehran-IRAN.


2003: Portrait Photographyby portrait photographer Nasir Ali Mamun, Bangladesh

2004Composition & Visual Sensitivity -by fine art photographer Hasan                            

          Shorufordin Chandan, Bangladesh

2005: Photography & Globalization-by documentary photographer Devid H Wells,USA

2006: Photography & Aesthetics-by fine art photographer Morten Krogvold,Norway

2006: Reportage-Joint Collaborative Program between Pathshala, Bangladesh & Oslo

University College, Oslo, Norway by Witold J Krassowsky, Poland

2009: Representing Establishment in Bangladesh– by Roman Bezjak, Germany

2011: Personal Story Tellingby documentary photographer Shourab Hura, India


 2003– Portrait Photography

Group Exhibition of Photography

Goethe Institute Dhaka

2006– Something About Reflections

Group Exhibition of Photography

Alliance Francaise


2007–Group Exhibition Of Students

International Photography Festival Chobi Mela IV 

National Art Gallery


2009– Ballads of the Agonized Souls

1st Solo Photograpy Exhibition

Zainul Gallery


2009Our Stories: Middle Class in Bangladesh

Group Exhibition of Photography



2010-Challenges of Resettlement

Group Exhibition of Photography

On The International Conference On Resettlement

Dhaka Sheraton Hotel


2011–4th show of Ballads of the Agonized Souls

14th International Thalassaemia Conference

WOW HOTE, Antalya, Turkey

2012Tears on Highway

2nd Solo Photography Exhibition

Chobir Haat (A Open Gallery) 


2013 Lungo Di Fume Padma 

Group Exhibition of Photography

Central Library Riva Del Garda, Italy 

2017Border Of Loneliness

Group Exhibition on Rohingya Crisis

Iranian Photogrphers House, Tehran