Millzero Nishan

Millzero

Male, Maldives
Ali Nishan, commonly known by his trademark name “Millzero” is a Maldivian photographer who has extensive knowledge in photo journalism, portrait and commercial photography. Milllzero is a self-taught photographer, whose curiosity and passion towards the subject made him one of the most creative and unique photographers in Maldives. He believes every picture should tell a story and act as part of the journey of life.

Being someone who loves to travel, Millzero has toured beyond the beautiful islands of Maldives. His most recent wedding photography sessions include Kenya, Bali and Singapore to name a few. As an avid photo journalist, Millzero has worked with Thomson Reuters, The Associated Press and UN agencies during various social projects and training programs.

What sets Millzero apart from other photographers in this field are his attention to detail, commitment to quality, and his unique talent in capturing images that are classically beautiful and timeless..

Work Experience

Island Cupids

Founder, Photographer

April 2009 - Male, Maldives

Education

CEC Maldives

A Levels

June 2000 - July 2003 Male, Maldives

Languages

English (Fluent),

Skills

Fashion , Photography, Editing,

Exhibited works

2019 Velambuili "in my mind, An artistic expression of our beautiful mind" National Art Gallery, Male', Maldives
2012 "Breathing Atolls: Japan-Maldives Contemporary Art Exhibition" Spiral Gallery, Minato-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
2012 "Breathing Atolls: Japan-Maldives Contemporary Art Exhibition" National Art Gallery, Male', Maldives
2011 “7 Billion exhibition of UNFPA” National Art Gallery, Male', Maldives
2011 "Planètes femmes" Alliance française de Male' National Art Gallery, Male', Maldives
2011 "Biodiversity is our life", National Art Gallery, Male', Maldives
2010 "Manafaru Islands Gallery", BEACH HOUSE , Waldorf Astoria Hotel and Resorts, Maldives
2010 "Fannu", Bandos Island Resort, Maldives
2010 "VULNERABLE", Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Knobloch Environment Center, New Haven, USA
2010 "VULNERABLE", Hay Festival, Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales, UK
2010 "VULNERABLE", Intermezzo Café & Restaurant in Defense Colony, New Delhi, India
2010 "VULNERABLE", Hay Festival, Aarah, Maldives
2009 "VULNERABLE", Klimaforum09, Copenhagen, Denmark,
2009 "VULNERABLE", Male' Maldives

Past Works

2009
CLIENT: Robinson
Conceptual photography work for the upcoming, Robinson Club Maldives (Gaafu Alifu Atoll)
CLIENT: Le Veyne
Designing and Construction of Le Veyne - a retail clothing boutique.

CLIENT: ADK Hospital
Photography of Medical Services provided at the hospital.

CLIENT: Minivan News Website
Photojournalist

2008
CLIENT: Thomson Reuters
Photojournalist for the Presidential elections of Maldives

CLIENT: Associate Press
Photojournalist for the Presidential elections of Maldives

CLIENT: Maldivian and Island Aviation Service
Photography work for the 2009 Calendar
Collaborated work of 2MM (Atoll investment)
CLIENT: Maldivian and Island Aviation Service
Event organizing and inauguration of Maldivian (New Airline of Island Aviation Service)
Collaborated work of 2MM (Atoll investment)

CLIENT: Maldivian and Island Aviation Service
Branding of Maldivian, the national Airlines of Maldives
Collaborated work of 2MM (Atoll investment)

CLIENT: Zitali Resorts
Conceptual photography work of Zitali Kuda Funa Faru (Noonu Atoll)
Collaborated work of 2MM (Atoll investment)

CLIENT: Haveeru Daily & Haveeru Media GroupPhotojournalist in Haveeru Daily from 2006 - 2008.

CLIENT: Araamu Spa, Royal Island Resort & Spa
Advertorial photography

CLIENT: Araamu Spa, Paradise Island Resort & Spa
Advertorial photography

CLIENT: Ministry of Tourism
Event coverage for UNWTO at Paradise Island Resort in 2008.
CLIENT: Live & Learn: Environmental Education
Photography for Live & Learn Environmental Education programme in 2008. (Maldives)

CLIENT: Geometrica Inc
Architectural photos taken of Hulhumaleí Mosque www.geometrica.com

CLIENT: FASYLIVEPhotography of the live recoding ( Silver Album, 2008, Maldives)

CLIENT: SPH Magazines Pte Ltd
Photography for Silverkris (Singapore Airlines in-flight Magazine) in February 2008. The pictures were based on Maldivian lifestyle.

CLIENT: IGram
Photography for the Album cover of Sounds of Samui (Chill out music for Luxury Tropical island

2007
CLIENT: FASYLIVE
Out door photography for the album Vengeance (2007, Maldives)
CLIENT: Environment Research Centre
Photography for the "Environment Calendar 2007" ( 2007, Maldives)

2006
CLIENT: Group X ( GX Associates)
Photography of various resorts ( 2006, Maldives)

CLIENT: Environment Research Centre
Photography and layout design of National Biosafety Framework 2006 Book ( 2006, Maldives)
CLIENT: Environment Research Centre
Photography of International Ozone day and World Clean up day events ( Male and villingili)
CLIENT: SAARC Coastal Zone Management Centre
Photography for SAARC Childrenís evening (Male)

2005
CLIENT: Environment Research Centre
Photography and design for the White Turn Poster ( 2005, Maldives)
CLIENT: Environment Research Centre
Photography and concept design for the "Mangroves 2005" calendar ( 2005, Maldives)

2004
CLIENT: Television Maldives
Variety of photographs for the TVM Programme (thiyabefulhunge furusath) showed in Ramadan (2004, Maldives)

CLIENT: Environment Research Centre
Photography for the "Mushroom of Maldives 2004" calendar ( 2004, Maldives)

CLIENT: Education Development Centre
Photography for the cover page of School Science Grade 6 and 7 books ( 2004, Male)

2003
CLIENT: Television Maldives
Photography of more than 1000 Photographs of various objects and areas of Maldives, for the TVM Programme (thiyabefulhunge furusath) showed in Ramadan ( 2003, Maldives)

CLIENT: Education Development Centre
Photography for the cover page of School Environmental Science Grade 1 and 2 books ( 2003, Male)