About & Contact

Javad Tizmaghz is a professional photographer and designer. While principally interested in documentary photography, his portfolio also includes food, fashion, product and event photography as well as commercial graphic and user-interface design.

Originally from Iran, he is interested in exploring and understanding a variety of social issues, most prominently those surrounding migration. In editorial work, he strives to balance reportage and fine art photography.

He is currently based in Malaysia.

Phone: +60-11-23577057
Email: enquiries@javad-ti.com


The Guardian (UK), The Global Post, the Human Rights Watch, Patek Magazine (Czech Republic), Esquire Magazine (Malaysia), Pusaka (Malaysia), My Nourishment Magazine (Malaysia – Chief Photographer and Art Consultant).


Panasonic Malaysia, BRDB, KLCC, Berjaya University, Malaysia Airlines, Malaysian Energy Department, Yoshinoya Malaysia, 9 Months Clothing Line, Kakiseni, Ninja Joe’s, Mezze Bistro, Huckleberry Bakery, Red Kettle Cafe


  • Coordinator, Obscura Photography Festival (Penang, Malaysia) – 2013, 2014
  • Coordinator, Monsoon Master Classes (Klang, Malaysia) – 2013, 2014
  • Facilitator – Photography workshop, Australian International School (Serdang, Malaysia) – 2014


  • “Discovering Your Photographic Identity”, Diana Lui, Obscura Photography Workshops (Malaysia) – 2014
  • Documentary Photography, James Whitlow Delano, Foundry Photojournalism Workshops (Thailand) – 2012
  • Bachelor of Multimedia (Honours) in User Interface Design, Multi-Media University, Malaysia – 2005-2010