Denpasar, Denpasar City, Bali, Indonesia
I chose photojournalism as my career in 2010 because it is challenging, dynamic and diverse. My background was working with international NGOs in community participation and development programs in remote areas of Indonesia. This gives me a considerable advantage in photojournalism, where I often find myself working in high-pressure and complex environments.
Being a freelance photojournalist gives me the freedom to explore subjects that interest me, like Indonesia’s environmental challenges and communities keeping their unique cultures alive. I have training in working in hostile environments, and have experienced working in both natural disaster and terror situations. I’m available for assignment for breaking news and feature stories, as well as research and videography.
Among the acknowledgements I have received are the Reuters 2013 Photo of The Year, awarded in New York in 2014. In 2015, I was recognised in the spot news and general news categories in the Indonesian Photojournalists Awards (Anugerah Pewarta Foto Indonesia)