Selected photographs shot over the last six years

When I tried to select some photographs from among the photos that I had shot over the years, I’ve discovered myself to be mainly a event-photographer.

I consider myself a true nature lover and wildlife enthusiast. However, my photos do not reflect that much.

Organizing these photos had made me to refocus on what I consider myself to be. Nevertheless, these photos carry a lot of emotional values. As I look at them, they literally take me to the exact moments they were shot. I loved revisiting those old memories while compiling this post. Hope you like it.

Thanks for visiting.

Detroit skyline at night from Windsor, ON, Canada. It was little chilly out there when I drove to the riverside at night only to photograph the skyline. The river was unusually calm at that time. The camera was positioned on the roof of my car and a 6 second exposure did the rest. This is my one of the earlier photos that is somewhat presentable. Photo dated September 2008.

Painted Turtle at Ojibway Nature Park, Windsor, ON, Canada. I had to crawl quietly so not to scare the turtle and get close as much as possible. Used the longest end of my 28-135 mm zoom lens. Dated October 2008.

December 2008. Waiting for another Winter storm in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Pre-phase of the snow storm that swept through Southern Ontario with a snowfall amount of 15-20 cm. Photo was taken handheld 40 minutes after midnight with 1/5 exposure and ISO 1600.

Ambassador Bridge on 31st December 2008
Taken on 31st December 2008, and posted on 1st January 2009. This bridge constructed over Detroit river connects Canadian Windsor and Detroit city of Michigan, USA. Its a three-shot panorama shot with a tripod. Processing was not so great but still a keeper for me considering how cold it was at that time.

Beautiful Niagara falls at night. Photo was shot hand held, but I do not remember the exposure. For some reason, Flickr page is not showing the EXIF data. Dated December 2008.

Ojibway Nature Park, Windsor, ON, Canada in May 2009. This photo reminds me of a beautiful and inviting afternoon at the nature park. Wish I could go there again.

Look at her camouflage! Eastern Screech-Owl at Ojibway Nature Park, Windsor, ON, Canada. May 2009.

A watchful white tailed deer, exactly looking at my camera at a distance of over 50 meters. University of Toronto at Mississauga, ON, Canada. June 2009.

Possible only in Canada! On the wall of South building, University of Toronto at Mississauga, ON, Canada. June 2009.

Fireworks over Detroit River
Fireworks over Detroit River, MI, USA as seen from Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Photo dated Jun 24, 2009. Canon EOS 40D with 28-135 IS USM lens.

Detroit skyline from Windsor, ON
Detroit skyline as seen from Windsor, ON, Canada. Photo dated July 8, 2009. Taken with Canon EOS 40D, EF 28-135 F/3.5-5.6 IS USM lens. Made with three bracketed shots post processed in DPP.

Paan and shupari (Betel leaf and Areca nut) is a traditional palate cleanser usually served for guests as a sign of hospitality in Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and other South Asian countries. In some part of Bangladesh, paan is served after the dinner as a palate cleanser and breath freshener.

Photo taken at Tanvir bhai’s home, after the dinner on July 23, 2009.

This place, this location, these items, and their owners– all are there except the moments when this photo was captured in the October of 2009. Recently, I’ve re-processed and posted on Flickr.

Colors of Fall on a lovely afternoon somewhere near the intersection of Askin and University Ave, Windsor, ON, Canada. Photo dated October 25, 2009.

World Environment Day 2011 (IMG_6549)
World Environment Day 2011. A squirrel eating water melon at Mic Mac park on a humid summer afternoon. Photo dated June 4, 2011, Windsor, ON, Canada

Varieties of vorta — a traditional smashed food common in Bangladesh. Celebrating Bangla new year 1419. Photo dated April 14, 2012

একদিন আমি এই পথ দিয়ে হেঁটেছিলাম – Once I walked on this path. Miner’s castle at the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Munising, MI, USA. September 2012.

O Canada (Goose)
O Canada (Goose). Green Bay, Wisconsin. May 5, 2013

Caspian Tern
Caspian Tern at Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA. Dated May 2013

বাংলাদেশের পিঠা
Pitha (traditional cake) Festival, Colorado, USA. December 22, 2013

Zoo Lights at Denver Zoo, Denver Colorado, USA. Photo dated December 31, 2013

It was 1 F (-17 C ) outside when this family–enjoying the sun inside was caught on camera. Denver, Colorado, USA. February 2014

Estes Park–on the way to Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, USA. This park has over 415 square miles of protected mountain terrain with a huge network of hiking trails & wildlife. May 2014.

Lookout Mountain in Golden (Edited by Mustafizur Rahman)
Lookout Mountain in Golden, Colorado, USA (Edited by Mustafizur Rahman). October, 2014

American Pelican at Carpenter Park
American Pelican at Carpenter Park. I had literally a split of a second to decide about the composition. The end result is very satisfying to me 🙂 Thornton, Colorado, USA, September 2014

The Denver Cheetah!

The Denver Cheetah! This cheetah at Denver Zoo never disappoints a photographer. Whenever I visit the zoo, I always stop by its enclosure and it will always be there to pose for me (and others). It would look from left to right making eye contact with everyone out there. A great animal for portraiture. I love him. March 2014.

Flamingo and her chick
Flamingo and her chick. There were two chicks among a flock of flamingos. This is one of them with its mother. August 2014.

Madonna and Child
Madonna and Child. August 2014

Moon photo taken on September 3, 2014
This is my first moon photo! I was really excited to see how the shot would come out. And it turned out satisfactory!. 420 mm is not long enough for moon photography but cropping had solved the problem and I’ve got a reasonably clear moon shot. September 2014.

The Watermelon Rock
The unofficial watermelon rock at the Carpenter Park, Thornton, Colorado, USA. The name was given by my 10-year old daughter. September 2014

I was walking by the lake and suddenly it caught my attention. It was among many such rocks placed around the lake. However, this one looks special because of moss build-up near its bottom. And the setting sun has made it look all different. I am glad that I was there at the right time.

I was testing a 6-year old Canon 28-135 f3.5-5.6 IS USM lens mounted on a Canon 6D. The result was not bad. September 2014

Rice Paper Butterfly
Rice paper butterfly at the Butterfly Pavilion, Westminster, Colorado, USA, November 2014

A view of the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge, Colorado
A landscape of the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge just before sun set. Photo was shot from a vehicle with window rolled down. Commerce City, Colorado, January 2015. [EXPLORED]

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