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A Face in the Crowd

Jakarta (Indonesia) is my hometown. It is a city with 10.4 million people and 3.7 percent of them are living in poverty. Its nickname, the Big Durian, originated from a stinky fruit, a favorite fruit to many Jakartans.

Happy Chinese New Year!

Today (February 8th) is the first day of Chinese New Year, celebrated in several countries in Asia region. Indonesia is one of the countries in the region that also celebrates […]

Not in Paris

This image was taken in Fatahillah Square (Jakarta, Indonesia). The location is certainly far away from Paris but who does not know the Eiffel Tower, a landmark in Paris. The […]

WE-fie!

Selfie. Wefie. Modern mobile-phone’s camera technology has introduced us to this trend. According to Urban Dictionary, wefie is a plural version of selfie; ‘A photo was taken in the same fashion […]

Jakarta..oh Jakarta…

I was born and lived in Jakarta (Indonesia) for nearly 25 years. Having been away from Jakarta for years and now living in its sister city, Rotterdam (the Netherlands), sadly, […]

Memorable Travels of 2014

Year 2014 is near to end. I did travel this year as holiday and overall I enjoyed my break from the office routines. Those traveling days are now just memories […]

Humanity in Monochrome

I started taking pictures in year 2002 using an analog camera.  On the first years of photographing, human interest photography was my favorite subject. It was not an easy subject […]

Monochrome Monday: Istiqlal Mosque

Istiqlal Mosque, or Independence Mosque, in Jakarta (Indonesia) is the largest mosque in South East Asia. Across to the mosque there is the Catholic Jakarta Cathedral Church, built in year […]