Htoo Tay Zar is a freelance photojournalist and documentary photographer based in Yangon, Myanmar. He graduated from Mandalay University with a degree in Physics in 2009. Tayzar was one of the pioneer bloggers in Myanmar and followed his passion to become a full-time photojournalist.
He has worked for local newspapers and European Pressphoto Agency, and some of his photography projects have been featured in International Herald Tribune and Bangkok Post. He was also one of the finalists selected for Photojournalists Under 25 by The Boston Globe. He is regularly working on assignments for Al Jazeera. He is interested in social issues, political issues, human rights issues, and is currently working on personal projects.