Japan

I always heard how nice Japan is from my brother who has visited Japan for three times. He told me every time he back from the trip “Putu you have to visit Japan, the food is soo delicious, the place is very beautiful and the people is very polite, you will amazed” and for three years I always said “Yes someday I will” but never got a chance to go, until last December.

Out of the blue last February me and my brother browsing the internet, just look a daily stuff like youtube and facebook. He suddenly say “Let’s check the ticket to Japan, let see how much the ticket to Japan for December if we book it today (February)” and we ended up booked the ticket without any planning. Soo here is my trip to Japan, that I never expected I will finally visiting Japan, the place that always on my bucket list.

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Couple session of Fatty & Jun

Fatty and Jun has decided to take a step forward for their relationship, they are ready to set a new journey on their life. Despite their live in saperated place, Fatty live in Kupang and Jun working in Bali, they decided to do the couple session in beautiful island of Bali.

 

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AND.M Product shoot

Here some of my work shooting product of AND.M brand own by Tillie, an Australian who is “working in collaboration with local artists, designers and seamstresses, AND.M blends modern and sophisticated styles with playful and contemporary Indonesian patterns. The result is a range of distinctive men’s and women’s statement pieces, from high-end fashion to classically-cut work wear with a twist.”

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Travel and Teaching to SD 5 Pakisan-Kubutambahan Village, Singaraja-Bali

On the 27 – 28 February 2016 we 100 Guru Bali (1000 Teachers Bali Regional) community visiting Singaraja Village at SD 5 Pakisan, Kubutambahan to Travel and Teaching (TNT). This is our fourth TNT and this was the most hard and challenging TNT that we have ever arranged compare to the previous TNT. The school is located on the top of the hill, the only access to go to the school is by passing the main road that has been damage and it is not able to pass by car, our truck had to park on the bottom of the hill and we have to walk 3 km up to the hill carrying the donation that took us almost one and half hours.

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Mediksa

A sacred process in Balinese tradition called Mediksa where Balinese priest become Sulinggih (a higher status) to able to communicate and connect to Ida Shangyang Widhi Wasa (Balinese Hindus God). In this process the priest must pass a step what it call “Seda Raga” (where the priest will go into coma condition) before become Sulinggih. This step required as the most important part of the ceremony, therefore the Sulinggih will able to see the path to Nirvana to lead the holly sprit once they passed away. Mediksa will be lead by what it call as “Guru Nabe” Guru Nabe is a teacher in Hindus Priest who will teach the Priest to become a Sulinggih, only Nabe who can decided if the student will pass and can become a Sulinggih.

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Tenganan Pegringsingan Village Karangasem – Bali

This all photo is a story of villagers in Tenganan Pegringsingan village Karangasem Bali. Tenganan is a small village in east part of Bali, this village famous known as “Bali Aga” which is mean the real Balinese people with old Bali tradition and way of Life. People who lived in Tenganan Village have their own rule little bit different than other Balinese who live in more develop area. They have their own dates, time and tradition, such as majority the people who lived in Tenganan still wearing sarong as their daily life clothes.

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Ijen Crater Banyuwangi

Ijen Crater is one from many active volcanic crater in Indonesia, this crater is located in East Java – Banyuwangi, it took approximately 3 hours by car from Ketapang Bay. Once you arrive on the based of the crater you will need to build tend to camp and start hiking at 2am in early morning. The track is not really hard since there is a good footpath along the crater, so it will be no problem for beginner. It took almost 3 hours to climb the crater, after 2 hours you will able to smell the sulfur and you will see many mainer walking up and down with bamboo basket on their shoulders full with Sulfur.

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