Born in Bangladesh in Feb 17, 1978 Ashanul Haque Khan(Amin) is a young photographer interested in documentary photography and portrait photography. A Graduate in photojournalism from Pathshala (He has not sat for his exam but finished the course), South Asian Institute of Photography, he is also a Graduate in Social Science. He is interested in social issues (concerning children and senior citizens) and nature.
His fascination remains with Black and White photography, as he likes the magic of seeing his own photographs come to life in the dark room.
He has participated in many photography workshops under internationally reputed photographers and photo editors. Workshops conducted by Jenny Mathews, Amy Herz, Morten Krogvold, Mala Mukherjee, Annu Mathews, David H Wells, Dick Doughty, Barbara Stauss, Pedro Meyer and Tim Hetherington has helped him understand various aspects of photography, such as, printing techniques of both colour and black and white photography, aesthetics of photography, politics of image making, caption writing, digital photography, photo editing, documentary photography and experimental techniques in photography.
He has exhibited in a number of group exhibitions, such as-at Bengal Gallery during Chobi Mela, 2003; in Goethe Institute, 2005. In 2004 he participated in a duet exhibition Alokotha (Language of light).