My First International Award

I’ve never been so excited in writing a blog post like today. It’s now official: my Orangutan photo wins 1st Place in Sony World Photography Award – National Award Category! Here’s the link to the announcement >> http://www.worldphoto.org/national-award-2015/indonesia Feel free to bookmark it, share it and tell everyone you know about it! :D I’m EXTREMELY…

Interview with Bryan Peterson

If you’ve known me for a while, you’ll know that I’m a big fan of Bryan Peterson and his work. His book, Understanding Exposure, is the first photography book that I’ve ever read. I purchased it along with my first ever DSLR, Nikon D40. Since I’m his fan, I had to reveal that I had…

My Photo is Nominated for Sony World Photography Award 2015!

This is an exciting news and comes up as something that I totally didn’t expect! One of my photographs is nominated for Sony’s World Photography Award in 2015! I am super, super excited! It feels like a dream to see my photo being published in CNN, Huffington Post, National Geographic Indonesia, and numerous other big…

Basilica Mazarin in Paris from Seine River

This is one of my all time favorite photo: the Basilica Mazarin in Paris View from the Seine River! Click Here to Order a Limited Edition Print of This Photo Photo Information Camera: Nikon D600 Lens: Nikon 28-300mm VR Aperture: f/8 Shutter Speed: 1/1000 Sec ISO: 400 I was taking a Bateaux Mouches Seine river…

City of Paris from The Seine River

Alright, enough about Eiffel tower and things that you can see from up there. Now it’s time to go down and enjoy the city of Paris from eye level. How about a boat trip around the Seine River to see the beautiful city of Paris? Sounds interesting? Here’s a snapshot of Paris that I managed…

Pantheon Rooftop from Eiffel Tower

Here’s another post about Eiffel Tower and the things that you can see from up there – see how much I love climbing Eiffel Tower? :) Another famous landmark that you can see from the top of Eiffel is the Pantheon building. It’s one building that really stands out with its gold roof on the…

Santa Maria Maggiore Roof in Rome, Italy

Welcome to the largest church in Rome, Italy! The Santa Maria Maggiore is dedicated to St. Mary and was built by the Pope Sixtus III (432-440). It is truly wonderful place for photography. I did a detailed shot of this church for the rooftop below. Click Here to Order a Limited Edition Print of This…

Champ de Mars View from Eiffel Tower

The Champ de Mars is a large area of public greenspace in Paris. When you’re there it looks just like a regular public area with a lot of grass. However, when viewed from up top, it is truly spectacular. To view this place from up top, I headed to the Eiffel tower. Here’s the view…

Guildhalls on Grand Palace in Brussels, Belgium

It was my first time visiting Brussels, the capital city of Belgium and the first landmark that I visited is the Grand Palace. As soon as I enter the area, I was totally amazed with how remarkably unique this are is. You’ll be surrounded by plenty of tall, gold plated european buildings that are just…

Jesuit Church in Lucerne Under Soft Light

This magnificent church is the first large baroque church built in Switzerland in the 17th century. I took a picture of this church while walking around the bridge in Lucerne. It was cloudy at that time but suddenly I saw a glimmer of sun ray on the other side of the bridge. It was a…