The son of a freedom fighter, Md Shahnewaz Khan is a renowned Documentary Photographer & Managing Director of VOHH Photography Institute. Having dreamed in his youth of becoming a writer, photography instead managed to became his muse and mode of expression.
He won over 45 International awards including Ian Parry Scholarship, Alexia Grant, Andrei Stenin Press Award (Twice), Ashahi Shimbun Gold Medal (Twice), BPS GRAND, Photoshare award (Twice), Al Mayadeen TV award. Nominated - World Press Photo Joop Swart masterclass (Three times), Magnum EF Grant and UNICEF photo of the year. His work published in CNN, Sunday Times, National Geography, , FotoEvidence, Eye of photography, TIME Lightbox, P3, EyesOpen, EBS, Smithsonian, The Quiet American, ViewFind, Resource Magazine, Dhaka Tribune, Russia Today, Al Mayadeen TV etc. Exhibited: Somerset House, House of Lords, Royal Geographical Society , UN HQ in New York, Aeroporto di Catania in Italy, Lumiere brothers center of photography.