Syed Ariful Islam Pallab was born in 1974 in Khulna. He has an MBA from Khulna University. He started his career as a Sales person in 1998 and is now a manager in the Telecommunication sector.
His passion for photography led him to begin working as a photographer from 1997. This is his first participation as a photographer through Drik. His work is greatly influenced by water and lifestyle. Beside this he has a keen interest in nature, heritage and the composition of abstract form. Now he is working on the lifestyle of the people related with Sundarbans. In the near future he is keen to undertake a photographic project with the Modhumoti River.