Rahman is based in Kuala Lumpur and his major interests are social and humanity photography. His work possesses sensitive and cognitive styles. He is one of a few young and emerging Asian photographers who has been chosen to attend the prestigious free workshop at the Angkor Photography Festival . His work has been published extensively, including in Reuters, Agence French Press, European Press Agency, New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Ojodepez, The National UAE, TIME magazine, TIME.com, La Repubblica, China Daily, The New Internationalist, Berita Harian Singapore and Strait Times Singapore. In his personal capacity , he is currently investigating the impact of Islam in South East Asian Muslim community.

He is available for challenging assignments.

For Exhibitions and curatorial endavours, please contact him directly.


Awards / Recognition


Appointed as Samsung Homesync Brand Ambassador

Solo Mini Exhibition at Guizhou Photo Festival, Luipanshui, China

Nominated to Joopswart Masterclass by Ron Haviv

Top Photographer chosen by Top 10 Malaysia Magazine

Everyday Malaysian Hero Campaign by The Government of Malaysia through Edelman


Nominated to Joopswart Masterclass by Sujong Song

2nd Place Maybank International Photography Award, Photojournalism Category


Finalist, Anthropographia Human Rights Award

Nikon Asia's Emerging Photographers campaign

Top 10 Young Malaysian by MSN Malaysia


Featured as an emerging photographer in Visual Magazine, Indonesia


Finalist, REDUX / FOUNDRY workshop scholarship

Ojodepez emerging talent 2009

Featured in The New Internationalist as emerging talent from Asia

Better Photography magazine, India interview, June 2009

Emerging Talent Award Foundry 2009, India

Asian Geographic Annual 2009 Photo annual


Participant in Angkor Photo Festival workshop for young emerging photographers in Siem Reap, Cambodia.