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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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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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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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Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park from B29 Lumajang
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Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park from B29 Lumajang

[caption id="attachment_3935" align="aligncenter" width="615"] Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park[/caption]The first thing pop up in their head when people think about Bromo would be volcanoes. You will find many photos from many travelers visiting this national park to catch the sunrise from Penanjakan viewpoint. But, in this opportunity I would like to share my experience viewing Bromo from the other less known point of...

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2 Honorable Mentions at Prix de la Photographie Paris 2015 (PX3)
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2 Honorable Mentions at Prix de la Photographie Paris 2015 (PX3)

Just realized that 2 of my photos are among the honorable mentions at "PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris 2015". [caption id="attachment_2691" align="aligncenter" width="660"] Golden Hour at Lake Toba[/caption] SUWANDI CHANDRA OF INDONESIA WAS AWARDED HONORABLE MENTION IN THE PX3 2015 COMPETITION. PARIS, FRANCE PRIX DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE PARIS (PX3) ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF PX3 2015 COMPETITION. Suwandi...

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SilkAir Silkwinds December 2015 Publication - Manado, Indonesia
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SilkAir Silkwinds December 2015 Publication - Manado, Indonesia

To end the year of 2015, some of my photos from my recent trip to Manado appear in Silkwinds SilkAir Inflight Magazines December 2015 issue. I took this photo from the balcony of Novotel Manado Resort and Hotel early in the morning during the sunrise. You can see the empty and serene hotel surrounding with the morning fog and also the beautiful Volcano Mount Klabat. [gallery columns="2" link="file"...

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The New York Times Travel Publication - Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park - 15th November 2015
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The New York Times Travel Publication - Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park - 15th November 2015

[caption id="attachment_3138" align="aligncenter" width="491"] Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, Indonesia. The New York Times Travel, Sunday, November 15th, 2015.[/caption] Another milestone to my photography career. This time my photos made it to The New York Times - Travel newspaper on November 15th, 2015 in 'October's 2015 Places to Go reader's pick'. You can check out the photo in the print on Sunday, November 15th,...

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Lonely Planet Traveller UK December 2015 Magazine Postcard Publication - Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park
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Lonely Planet Traveller UK December 2015 Magazine Postcard Publication - Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park

Extremely thrilled to have this Bromo photo published/featured in Lonely Planet Traveller Magazine December 2015 issue. The magazine will be on sale starting today, so don't forget to check out this photo on Page 10-11 inside the magazine :). Before the Dawn"This photo was taken on my first visit to Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park. I hadn’t prepared for the visit, I just followed my urge to witness this legendary park...

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Bukit Lawang - Garuda Indonesia Colours Inflight Magazines October 2015
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Bukit Lawang - Garuda Indonesia Colours Inflight Magazines October 2015

[caption id="attachment_2996" align="aligncenter" width="614"] A small jungle-entrenched village, Bukit Lawang is part of the great Gunung Leuser National Park, home to hornbills, tigers and rhinos, large monitor lizards, moon snakes and over eight species of primate. Medan local Suwandi Chandra hits the road to explore one of Indonesia’s most authentic ecotourism destinations.[/caption] A small jungle-entrenched...

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