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About Us

Here is a little bit story about us

My
Story

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I believe, Earth without art is Eh.

 

Born in Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia in 1983 and was growing up in Benut, Pontian, Johor. Now live in Kuala Lumpur since 2007 when I built a career as a Broadcast Engineer by profession. However, I do like arts very much since my childhood time.

 

I reckon myself as a Right-Brain person (love arts and creativity works), however I was growing up in a Left-Brain environment (study and work in technical & engineering system). Continued my study in Technic School in Batu Pahat for upper level of secondary School on Civil Engineering course.

Then, I pursuit my study to Kolej Mara Kulim, Kedah in matriculation before qualified to University Technology of Malaysia in Skudai, Johor Bahru on Degree in Engineering (Hons) Electric & Electronic major in Telecommunication.

When I was a young boy, I always represented my school for an arts and drawing competition. I participated in many drawing and colouring competition in some magazines. There were many times also I could see my drawing featured in some magazines and named as prize winners or some consolation prize winners. I was dreaming about to succeed in arts industry. However, my parents wanted me to pursuit my study in science and engineering, then I had to put aside all my interest to obey all their wishes. Such a good boy I am right? Hehe.

 

My interest in arts is still alive in my heart. Photography and art is just a hobby which I had left long time ago. One more thing that I remember when I was a young boy, I always amazed how beautiful the picture view that I could see from a landscape images shown on a calendar that hang over at the wall in my parent house. I set a dream that someday I would like to take a photo as beautiful as those picture that I saw.

 

In 2011, with a basic knowledge of operating a camera, I went to a Cameron Highland, just to take some photos as I remember that I saw from that calendar picture. When I checked all photos taken from the computer, I was very disappointed. It does not even close to the picture that I could imagine.

 

From that moment, I started looking for a photography class to learn how to handle all the unknown button and function in a camera. Then in May 2014, I joined for Basic Manual DSLR Classes event that had been held in Malacca.

Travelling is my pleasure and I love to do it at least once or twice in a year. It's refreshing to go to a new place and having a new adventure experience and going out of our daily routine in life.

In Sep 2014, I started to join a travelling trip where the first ever photography trip was to Guilin, China. The trip was together with a knowledge guided by some big person in Photography Industry. They were Shamshahrin Shamsudin, Syibli Fakih & Cikgu Ain.

 

A few months later, I was contacted by Nikon Asia where they were interested to purchased my photos that taken during my Guilin Trip. I was very excited. It never crossed in my mind that I could make money from my photography hobby. Since then, it trigger my passion higher and I started to be a little bit serious in photography. 

 

Then, I can see a lot of enjoyment in photography when I got to know many more variety in genre available in photography such as portraiture, landscape, human interest, street photography and travel photography.

 

With a combination of these two passion in photography and travel, I created this website gallery with blog and I hope to share something useful to others about a journey through my lens.

 

Since then, I joined more classes in photography, to explore more about photography sector available in the market. I found that I am interested more in Travel, Human Interest, Landscape & Street Photography.

I was also expanding my knowledge by joining some course for videography and some production works. It really useful for me to add more value in my creativity artworks.

Nowadays, I do freelance Travel Photographer, Travel Planner, Tour Leader, & Videographer around the world. Tell me where you want your photo to be taken at, I will make a dream picture of your vacation become a reality.

Captain Hafiz,

It's my nick name, when I'm on photography duty.

My
Travel
Photography
Experience

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Nov 2021

Private Trip to all around Turkey, 4000km distance self driving, covering Bursa, Alacati, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Cappadocia Trabzon, Camlihemsin & Istanbul.

Mac 2020

Travel Planner & Travel Photographer to Sweden & Norway in Northern Region, Lapland for Rarecation 167th Edition

Dec 2019

Travel to Annapurna Base Camp

Nov 2019

Travel Planner & Travel Photographer to Iceland & England for Rarecation 135th Edition

Nov 2019

Travel Planner & Travel Photographer to Iceland & England for Rarecation 130th Edition

Oct 2019

Travel Planner & Travel Photographer to Germany, Czech Republic & Austria for Rarecation 130th Edition

Jul 2019

Travel Photographer for Private Trip to Italy covering Rome, Cinque Terre, Florence & Milan

Apr 2019

Travel Planner & Travel Photographer to Switzerland for Rarecation 114th Edition

Apr 2018

Travel Planner & Travel Photographer to Netherland, Austria, Germany & Czech Republic for Rarecation 60th Edition

Mar 2018

Travel Planner & Travel Photographer to Sweden & Norway in Northern Region, Lapland for Rarecation 55th Edition

Oct 2017

Travel Planner & Travel Photographer to Germany, Czech Republic & Austria for Rarecation 40th Edition

Mar 2017

Assistant Travel Planner & Travel Photographer to Switzerland for Rarecation 30th Edition

Oct 2015

Photocamp to South Europe covering Germany, Switzerland, Czech Republic & Slovenia.

Jun 2015

Travel Photography Trip to Bromo Indonesia

May 2015

Travel Photography Trip to Semporna Sabah

Feb 2015

Photocamp to India

Oct 2014

Photocamp to Guilin, China

My
Recognition

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JUN 2022

Artworks published in Malaysian Travel Magazine LIBUR for my photography journey to Summer Midnight Sun Iceland

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MAR 2022

Artworks published in Malaysian Travel Magazine LIBUR for my photography journey to Aurora Hunting in Lapland

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DEC 2019

Artworks published in Malaysian Travel Magazine LIBUR for my photography journey to Annapurna Base Camp

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MAY 2019

Invited as Speaker to UiTM Penang for Mobile Photography Talk & Course for Faculty of Travel, UiTM Penang.

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FEB 2017

Finalist Top 12 Photography contest Air Asia 15 Years Anniversary.

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NOV2016

Invited to PAMERAN 'FOTO KEMBARA DUNIA' World Travel Photo

SEP 2016

Invited to Exhibition of World Travel Poscard, in Galeri Seni MaTic, Malaysia Tourism & Culture.

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SEP 2016

Won Top 20 Photography Contest organized by Greenpeace & Eyeem blog origin in Berlin, Germany.

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DEC2015

Invited to artwork exhibition in World Travel Photo Exhibition Langkawi

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OCT 2015

Artwork Purchased & Published by Nikon Photo Asia School of India, Hong Kong, Thailand, Vietnam and around Asian Countries

SEP 2015

Artwork in Guilin, published in official website Nikon Asia titled: Humble Beginnings

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JUL 2015

Artworks published in EyeEm official Blog, a photography organizer and community based in Berlin Germany

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MAR 2015

Trainer for Basic Photography & Video Class in University Technology Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, UTHM

Meet
Our
Team

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MOHD KHAIRUL HAFIZ

Manager

Travel Planner, Photographer

DR. NOORUL LINDA SURAYA

Administrator

Former Broadcast Engineer,

Bachelor in Engineering Electric & Electronic Telecommunication (B.Eng)

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai Johor

Former Reseacher & Tutor in USM

Bachelor in Technology (B.Tech)

Master in Science (MSc.)

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Natural Fibers & Polymer

Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang

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SITI KHAIRUN NADIYAH

Sales Team

+6013 350 5594

NOOR ASURA ZAKARIA

Sales Team

+6013 684 6635

Bachelor of Engineering in Network

Universiti Kuala Lumpur

Diploma in Computer Engineering

Advance Development Technology Institute

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I am Creating Arts,
From
My
Heart!