Hanif Ishak started his professional journey in Photography and New Media when he been appointed as Chief Photographer for News Straits Times Press Berhad‘s University Newspaper Programme in 2012.
In pursuit for better experience, he worked part-time as an assistant photographer for Zainuddin Arshad, his mentor, a renowned commercial photographer in Malaysia.
During the period, he had great opportunity to assist in various corporate shoots including an Official Photography session for Malaysia’s Prime Minister, Dato Sri Najib Razak (former) in 2015.
After graduated in Bachelor of Applied Arts & Design – major in Industrial Design, he crafts his own path and engaged with several local production houses as a freelancer to experience the work culture in the industry.
In 2018, few years upon establishing the company, AetosX Visual has been given the trust by various brands and agencies, including the opportunity to produce online Live-Broadcast session with Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, current Malaysia’s Prime Minister.
Now, he leads the team hands-on as the Creative Director for both motion and still images, focusing on bringing the best stories for all their clients.