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Silk Air SilkWinds Bromo Cover Story – November 2017
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Silk Air SilkWinds Bromo Cover Story – November 2017

Managed to get this photo from Bromo National Park on the Cover of Silk Air SilkWinds Inflight Magazines November 2017 edition. Here are some of the other photos from the assignment. [gallery columns="4" link="file" ids="5850,5851,5852,5853,5854,5855,5856,5857"] For full magazine, please click...

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The Cinnamon Farmer - International Garden Photographer of The Year 2018
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The Cinnamon Farmer - International Garden Photographer of The Year 2018

Honored to get 3rd place (The Bountiful Earth Category) for this ‘The Cinnamon Farmer’ photo in this year International Garden Photographer of The Year 2018 @igpoty . The photo will be exhibited at Royal Botanic Gardens (KEW Gardens) in London, UK from February 10 until March 11. If you are in London during this time, maybe you can check the exhibition out with many other winner beautiful photos. If you...

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Rediscover Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park
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Rediscover Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park

As you might know, Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park is the first national park that I've ever visited here in my home country Indonesia. This past September 2017 I had an opportunity to visit this magnificent national park as part of my assignment for Silk Air for their magazines article about Bromo for November 2017 issue. With this in mind, I need to reset my mind and view about this place in order to discover more...

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SilkAir SilkWinds Samosir Island - July 2017
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SilkAir SilkWinds Samosir Island - July 2017

[caption id="attachment_5075" align="aligncenter" width="1600"] Lake Toba and Samosir Island view from Tele Point of View[/caption]Welcoming this July 2017 with new publication. It has been a while that I have a proper photos publication for feature story/article. And this time it is all about Samosir Island - Lake Toba for my previous customer SilkAir Inflight Magazines SilkWinds July 2017 edition. I did the trip during the...

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Wae Rebo Traditional Village
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Wae Rebo Traditional Village

[caption id="attachment_4298" align="aligncenter" width="593"] Mbaru Niang house at Wae Rebo[/caption]After exploring Komodo National Park (You can read the story here), I moved on to explore the mainland of Flores Island. The first destination which is on top of my list would be visiting Wae Rebo Traditional Village in order to experience the real lifestyle of the local people.The Traditional Village of Wae Rebo. Located on...

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Komodo National Park & Beyond | Flores Island, Indonesia
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Komodo National Park & Beyond | Flores Island, Indonesia

[caption id="attachment_4184" align="aligncenter" width="593"] Komodo Dragon, Rinca Island.Komodo National ParkIndonesia[/caption]Right after touching down Labuan Bajo and checked in to the hotel. There are still time before sunset. I decided to go to Bukit Sylvia which according to local, it has one of the best sunset in the city of Labuan Bajo.[gallery link="file" ids="4205,4202,4206,4203,4207,4204"]Next day, When I started...

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Bromo & Lake Toba Milky Way
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Bromo & Lake Toba Milky Way

One type of nature photography is astrophotography. Astrophotography is the type of photography that capture any kind of astronomical object such as the moon, sun, or stars. I will show you how to take picture of our Milky Way like what I did below.[caption id="attachment_906" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Milky Way at Samosir Island. f/5.6, 12mm, 115 seconds, ISO-800[/caption]To get this kind of photo of Milky Way here...

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Dieng Plateau & Sea of Cloud
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Dieng Plateau & Sea of Cloud

[caption id="attachment_4048" align="aligncenter" width="528"] Sea of Cloud[/caption]In this post I will show several spot for best sunrise and sunset around Yogyakarta and also Dieng Plateau. The first one would be to see sea of clouds early morning before sunrise at Taman Buah Mangunan, near Yogyakarta.[gallery link="file" ids="4049,4050,4051,4052,4053,4054"]As for sunset, there is Puncak Becici.[gallery columns="2"...

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Yogyakarta City and Beyond (Borobudur & Prambanan Temple) Part 2
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Yogyakarta City and Beyond (Borobudur & Prambanan Temple) Part 2

[caption id="attachment_4022" align="aligncenter" width="541"] Borobudur Temple Panorama[/caption]If you have extra day in Yogyakarta, you can head over to Borobudur Temple. The temple also part of UNESCO World Heritage Site. The main attraction would be the sunrise from the temple ground overlooking the Mount Merapi. You need to wake up early and go through the private entrance from Manohara Hotel because the main general...

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Yogyakarta City and Beyond (Borobudur & Prambanan Temple) Part 1
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Yogyakarta City and Beyond (Borobudur & Prambanan Temple) Part 1

[caption id="attachment_2671" align="aligncenter" width="300"] The Suburb area of Yogyakarta[/caption]Year 2008 is the first time I visit Yogyakarta and Borobudur temple area. Yet, it was a very rush kind of event since I did it together with Bali and Bromo. So, at this very chance, I decided to take it slow and enjoying the scenery and the culture that it can offers. Yogyakarta is the special region which is also part of...

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