Khandakar Anisur Rahman was born in Bangladesh in 1965. He graduated from Dhaka University in 1987 after passing the Basic Photographic Course from the Dhaka University Photographic Society in 1986. During this time he also worked as a Press Photographer in weekly and daily newspapers in Dhaka.
Khandakar has spent considerable time living and working in Japan. He currently works as a Freelance Photographer and an Instructor for International Understanding, Yokohama Board of Education Volunteer, The Hunger Free World, Japan. He holds membership with the Royal Photographic Society,UK; The Photographic Society of Japan, The Nikor Club, Tokyo and the Bangladesh Photographic Society, Dhaka. Also he holds Secretary General of Bangladesh Sangbadik Lekhok Forum, Japan for 2007.
He coordinated the photographic exhibition of Bangladesh in 2006 which was held in Japan at Shinjuku-ku at Sirius photo gallery. He also coordinated the Indian photographic exhibition in 2007 in the Month of Photography, the annual program of the Photographic Society of Japan.
Khandakar Anisur Rahman’s Noteworthy Photographic Achievements:
•He received two awards at the SUGINAMI BUNKA-FUJI PHOTO MODELLING PHOTO CONTEST in 1996 and 1998.
•Received one award at the OGAWAMACHI – ASAHI PHOTO CONTEST in 1987.
•Received one award at the 1st AMATERAS PHOTO CONTEST in 1997, 2000.
He has held various exhibitions in Japan at the Olympus Gallery (Shinjuku) the Shinagawa Cannon Gallery and the Cosmos Gallery (Meguro-ku)