Mumbai – Photo Journalist  Imtiyaz Shaikh bags best photographer award 

By Imran Inamdar 
 Imtiyaz Shaikh, the only photo journalist of Urdu Media from Mumbai city  bagged best photographer award for his excellent contribution in the field of photo journalism.Award was declared by Gurul  School of Art ,lower Parel ,Mumbai and it was given away at the hands of school chairman Prithviraj Kambli on 20th  August  on the occasion of  world photography Day.
During his service he has bagged several awards for his outstanding performance including  Mumbai Press club award -2017. 
This award is encouraging for me and every body likes recognition of his work,expressed excited Imtiyaz.
He said that every one carries Mobile with advanced camera  in his hand today ,but this cannot hamper the importance professional photography which is  never ending.
A professional always clicks a complete photo with proper angle and covers the background in an attractive way.Our photo doesn’t need captions, it is enough to say a story behind the scene itself,he added further. 
43 year Old Imtiyaz is a part of press photography for last 12 years. After compeletion of Mass Media and Journalism ,he started his career in 2006 by Joinig “Mid Day” and Urdu Daily Inquilab .
Imtiyaz is currently working with “Mumbai Urdu News ” as a staff photographer and works for PTI and a GujratiNews papers as a freelancer. 
Media personalities and social activist from Maharshtra ,Asif Iqbal ,Eijaz Manzoor Alam, Akif Dafedar and former Sub.Editor of Daily Inquilab Shoeb Hashmi Congratulated Imtiyaz Shaikh and extended their best wishes