Nazir Sufari was born in Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia in 1976. He started his career as a freelance cartoonist for a local comic magazine. After receiving a Diploma in Science from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UITM), he joined a Malaysian publishing and advertising company as an illustrator,photographer, photo editor and one of the board directors for more than 13 years. After learning photojournalism indirectly for 4 years from Zainal Abdul Halim, a former Reuters’ senior photographer based in Malaysia, he joined a news portal called The Malaysian Insider (TMI) in June, 2013 at the age of 37 as a photographer. Along his career with The Malaysian Insider, Nazir has covered anything from breaking news to economy, human’s interest, politics, special features, photo essays and photo documentary. The highlights of his career included the coverage of the 2014 aftermath of the Malaysia Airline (MAS) flights MH370 and MH17 tragedies, Bersih 4.0, Kajang PRK, Red shirt rally, 1MDB, National Feedlot Centre (NFC) issue and the Malaysian Opposition’s leader, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s sodomy case. Nazir’s expertise is more on photojournalism, photo documentary and photo essay. His vision is to make people see and think how every regular subjects or events can be seen in different perspectives. He always believes that photojournalism and documentary in Malaysia will get to evolve as an important medium in shaping the human minds to judge and react accordingly to every events related to economy, social, education, religion and humanity. Nazir’s works and photo essays can be accessed through www.nazirsufari.com. He can be contacted via firstname.lastname@example.org.