From what started off as a hobby during his college days in 2003, Jay Ismail has come a long way to make his mark in the world of photography.Started off his foray on a part-time basis covering weddings before moving unto events and runaway photography. It was during that period where he was engaged by several modelling agencies and decided to make his passion his life upon graduation. Jay has a hands-on approach to his work ensuring the end result translates into his own unique style. He was provided an introduction to the automotive world in 2006 when Paragon Publishing Sdn Bhd appointed him as their Chief Photographer for the ‘Get A Car’ publication, a publication that specializes in cars especially exotic cars.
Jay Ismail Photography took off in 2008 and spans a varied client base. Brands and companies such as Bentley Kuala Lumpur, Jaguar Malaysia, Phillip Charriol, Jovian Mandagie, Mimpi Kita, Asimareen, Ed Hardy Malaysia, Malaysia Airport Berhad, TH SELBORN, PENGASIH Malaysia, DALYshop , and Guy Laroche are counted amongst his clients and have received his touch in interpreting their work.He has also worked with the movers and shakers of Malaysia’s entertainment industry from the legendary Dato’ Sheila Majid and Anita Sarawak . Household names such as Atilia Haron, Ning Baizura, Joe Flizzow and Diplomat Of Drums to name a few has collaborated with him in the past.With an expanding client base and recognition of his work, Jay is driven by his passion to capture imaginations through images.