Bazuki Muhammad is an international award-winning photojournalist and is an editor who has covered assignments with Reuters, U.S., and Malaysian newspapers for 20 years. A US-educated architect, Bazuki spent 10 years in New Orleans and Knoxville experimenting with his “The Thinking Eyes” before shooting for Reuters based in Kuala Lumpur. Bazuki won Publish Asia’s Best in Sports Photography for two consecutive years in 2002 and 2003. Bazuki covered London Olympics, cyclone Nargis in Myanmar, U.S. President Bush in Japan, the war in Afghanistan, Tsunami in Thailand, Hajj in Mecca, and Thailand’s political turmoil.
Bazuki was the adviser to the Malaysia's New Straits Times Press and now is the founder and manager of it's new NSTP Kreatif.
Bazuki is an alumnus of College of Design, Louisiana State University.
PRINT DESIGN | as Photographer, Photo Editor, Print Design Editor
Pictures, text and editing by Bazuki Muhammad.
Pictures by Adi Safri. Editing by Bazuki Muhammad.
Pictures by Osman Adnan. Editing by Osman Adnan and Bazuki Muhammad.
Pictures by Aizuddin Saad. Editing by Bazuki Muhammad.
Pictures by Muhd Zaaba Zakeria. Editing by Bazuki Muhammad.
Pictures by Adi Safri, Azhar Ramli, Aizuddin Saad and Mikali Ong. Editing by Bazuki Muhammad and Zahari Zakaria.
BOOK PUBLISHING | as photo editor, creative editor
1990 Bachelor of Architecture, Louisiana State University
2016 - current : Founder / Manager, NSTP Kreatif, New Straits Times Press, KUALA LUMPUR
2014 - 2016 : Adviser, New Straits Times Press, KUALA LUMPUR
1998 - 2014 : Chief Photographer, Reuters, KUALA LUMPUR
1992 - 1998 : Architect, Arkitek MAA, KUALA LUMPUR
1990 - 1992 : Photographer, The Knoxville Journal and The Maryville Times, TENNESSEE
1985 - 1990 : Chief Photographer, The Daily Reveille, BATON ROUGE
1985 - 1990 : Photo Editor, The Gumbo, BATON ROUGE
1985 - 1992 : Freelance for UPI, Reuters, and Associated Press, NEW ORLEANS
Publish Asia Award - Sports Picture of the Year, 2003
Publish Asia Award - Sports Picture of the Year, 2002
Architecture Photography Award, Malaysian Institute of Architects, 2005
Malaysia’s Tourism Award - First Prize Nature Category, 2005
Epson International Photo Contest - 2nd Prize Nature Category, 2004
Epson International Photo Contest – 3rd Prize Human Category, 2004
Second Place North America Award Student Journalism Magazine Photography, 1991
Solo Exhibition, Art of Seeing, The New Straits Times Press Gallery, 2015
Exhibition and Lectures - “The Power of Seeing”, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 2004 and 2007
Featured in Malaysia’s Malay daily Berita Harian “Bazuki’s CREATIVE Images,” 2006
Featured in Malaysia’s Chinese daily Nanyang “Bazuki uses Photography to give back to Society,” 2004
Featured in Malaysia’s English daily New Straits Times “Bazuki’s Passion for Images,” 2001
London Olympics, 2012
War in Afghanistan, 2002
US President George Bush at JAPAN G8, Hokkaido, 2008
Street protest “Red Shirts” and “Yellow Shirts”, Bangkok, 2009
Cyclone Nargis, Myanmar, 2008
Floods, Bangkok, 2011
Troubles in south Thailand, 2007
One year after tsunami, Phuket, 2005
Tsunami, Thailand, 2004
Hajj, Mecca, 2002
The jailing of Malaysia’s opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, 1998 - 2015
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