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Meet bdphotographers.com, Country’s First Online Photographers’ Platform Aiming To Change How You Discover Photographer In Bangladesh

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The photography industry continues to thrive rather rapidly in the country. With the growing number of options finding a reputable photographer in line with your preferences can be a tedious job.

Google and Facebook can be of help, but they only provide an endless list of websites, requiring a lot of additional research and patience. And for professional photographers, marketing a business can be a full-time job in itself, one that is both daunting, expensive and time-consuming.

The social media particularly Facebook has eased the situation a bit through photography groups and pages but that’s not a solution we deem ideal. Still, it is hard to find a photographer. And for photographers, it is excruciating to build a sustainable business. That’s why we decided to start bdphotographers.com. We feel that there is a need for an independent platform that can connect photographer with the world and vice-versa and also become a community for the growing photography industry in the country while also becoming a hub for beautiful photos.

BD photographers plans to work at the intersection of all these ideas. BD photographers is an online platform where photographers can create and publish their profiles with category wise pictures, videos, pricing, info, reviews contact details and much more and where users will also be allowed to rate work of photographers.

BD Photographers has set out to change the way people find photographers. It is created to simplify the search process so clients can use the powerful but simple interface to browse by location, budget, category. Built in features allow clients to review portfolios, get in touch, compare prices to find the right photographer to hire, and photographers can book more jobs with qualified clients.

While Facebook and Google partially address the issue, there is a lack of organization, comprehensive and overall community.

At its core, the platform is just like a search engine. Its main differentiation is its ease of use as it provides photographers’ suggestions by name, type of photographer (like wedding and commercial etc.), and even location (users can search for nearby photographers).

From engagements to weddings to kids’ birthdays, graduation ceremonies, corporate events, editorial to advertising work, wildlife to product photography, clients can discover and connect with photographers best suited for their needs.

At BD Photographers, we have put together the most comprehensive directory of photographers who specialize in every category imaginable, so clients can find the perfect photographer for their next project—be it a corporate event, a family occasion, a wedding, or capturing images of loved ones.

A user may also read exciting reviews of the photographer that others have left. A user may also share a photographer's’ profiles through social media (e.g., Facebook, Google plus, Linkedin).

While we start as a directory for finding photographers but our ambition is much bigger. We plan to connect photographers with customers and people who love photography and we aim to enable and empower a community and an industry on the verge of change.

Asif is the co-founder and CEO of bdphotographers.com, an online platform changing how you discover photographers and photos in Bangladesh. He can be reached at ceo@bdphotographers.com

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