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What To Expect While Cycling Alone Through The Beautiful Kibi Plains (吉備路)
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What To Expect While Cycling Alone Through The Beautiful Kibi Plains (吉備路)

Just 20-30 minutes Momotaro Line train ride outside the city of Okayama, you will find very interesting activity cycling through the countryside, paddy fields, Shrine/Temples and mounds which is called Kibi Plains (Kibiji, 吉備路). I started my journey early in the morning from Kyoto Station and arrive at Okayama Station around 9 in the morning. Then, I took Momotaro Line local train from Okayama heading to...

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New York City Skyline Day & Night
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New York City Skyline Day & Night

This past Summer 2017, I get an opportunity to revisit my favorite city which is New York City. I spent 5 days in the city especially the Manhattan area, Statue of Liberty, Staten Island and also the Brooklyn Bridge Park area. [gallery columns="4" link="file"...

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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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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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4 Honorable Mentions at International Photography Awards 2016 (IPA 2016)
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4 Honorable Mentions at International Photography Awards 2016 (IPA 2016)

4 of my photos are among the honorable mentions at "International Photography Awards 2016 (IPA 2016)". [gallery ids="3620,3621,3622,3623,3624,3625"] PRESS RELEASE International Photography Awards Announces Category Winners of the 2016 Competition! This year, The International Photography Awards received 17039 of submissions from over 162 countries, and is pleased to declare that Suwandi Chandra was awarded...

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The Hidden Beauty of Lake Toba
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The Hidden Beauty of Lake Toba

[caption id="attachment_2691" align="aligncenter" width="571"] Golden Hour at Lake Toba[/caption] I was lucky to live here in Medan, North Sumatra. Here you can find one of the most famous and largest volcanic lake in the world. It is called 'Lake Toba'. With the very close proximity to where I live now. I had a chance to visit this beautiful lake for many times for the last 5 years. Every time I came back here, I always...

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New Zara Store Photo Shoot | Sun Plaza Medan| Indonesia | Suwandi Chandra Photography
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New Zara Store Photo Shoot | Sun Plaza Medan| Indonesia | Suwandi Chandra Photography

It was a pleasant surprise when I received an email asking me to do photo shoot for the first Zara store in Sun Plaza Medan. This is my first ever doing this kind of photo assignment and feel excited especially doing it for one of the most famous and recognizable International Fashion/Clothing & Accessories Brand ZARA. I had a chance to cover the Man and Kids section during the session. Overall the photo shoot went...

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Solar Eclipse 2016 - Medan, Indonesia
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Solar Eclipse 2016 - Medan, Indonesia

I have a privilege to witness this rare nature phenomenon the Solar Eclipse from my hometown Medan, Indonesia. This is my first ever Solar Eclipse and with the sun covered up to 80%+ it is an amazing sight to see it myself. It started very early in the morning just before the sunrise, so I only catch the eclipse right during sunrise. It is so special, the sun appeared like a red fireball but missing some part which is...

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Suwandi Chandra Photography Free Smartphone Wallpapers Best 2015
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Suwandi Chandra Photography Free Smartphone Wallpapers Best 2015

February is always my favorite month. If you know me personally, you will know the reason :). So to celebrate this Month of February 2016. I would like to share several of my best photos from year 2015 as a Free Wallpaper for your smartphone (iPhone/Android). Here are 3 photos from 2015 from Lake Toba, Bintan Island and also Lake Tondano. All of the photo appeared as Garuda Indonesia Colours Inflight Magazines Cover Page...

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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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