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Train, Bangladesh

September 25

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For Your Shot contributor Junaid Ahmed, the rapid growth of Dhaka, Bangladesh, has lacked proper planning. “Traffic jams are a regular routine here, so lots of people take trains to avoid this situation, and the trains are becoming overcrowded,” Ahmed says. It was this overcrowding—and a desire to depict the reality of the situation—that inspired his shot of passengers at the Kamalapur Railway Station. “I was taking several shots, but I was waiting for an interesting moment, and suddenly this little child looked at me.”

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