Zia Raihan was born on 7th March 1965. As a Photographer and Poet, he use his name as Zia Raihan but his real name is Abu Saleh Mohammod Ziaul Hoque Raihan.he was accepted in University of Rajshahi. where he did his Graduation and post-Graduation in History.
Zia Raihan was a poet in the beginning and published four books.Soon he figured out that his canvas for writing was not paper. He is still writing Poems but through the lenses of camera.Zia Raihan,realized his passion for Photography and visual effects during the early years of his life, which has driven him to gain the fundamental knowledge of Photography via Basic and Foundation courses.He has further gathered academic knowledge in the fields of art, history and sociology. Currently, his passion has impelled him to do a 3-Year Diploma in Photography at the South Asian Institute of Photography (Pathshala) Dhaka,Bangladesh. But one year later, he voluntarily withdrew himself.