Meet a photographer – Reza (a.k.a SundayStroller), Jakarta, Indonesia

All images by Reza. Used with permission.

Meet A Photographer is a series in which I try to learn more about photographers, whose work has made a positive impact on me.

I have talked about Reza a.k.a SundayStroller in one of my earlier post. To recap we have been following each other on Instagram and when I went to Jakarta last year, we caught up. And glad I did.   Roger is a photographer in Melbourne, whose passion is to document street art. Melbourne is known for its street art. And the

There is no doubt that I am a big admirer of Reza’s work. His work has that humane quality which is often missing from today’s Instagram-driven pretty images. His image often feels like his search for his own connection with his own city. It is like he walks the street not to take images but to search for answers. 

This is Reza, a wonderful friend and a terrific street shooter from Jakarta, Indonesia. Continue reading “Meet a photographer – Reza (a.k.a SundayStroller), Jakarta, Indonesia”

Meet a photographer – Roger Hyland, Melbourne, Australia

All images by Roger Hyland. Used with permission.

Meet A Photographer is a series in which I try to learn more about photographers, whose work has made a positive impact on me.

Roger is a photographer in Melbourne, whose passion is to document street art. Melbourne is known for its street art. And there are many photographers who try to document. But what is special about Roger is his passion for the art form, its history and most important its future in our society.  

To me, his images showcase his passion. Instead of mere pointing the camera to interesting street art, I feel he uses photography to seek a deeper meaning and tries to question its existence among us. 

But let us figure it out from Roger himself.  Continue reading “Meet a photographer – Roger Hyland, Melbourne, Australia”

Meet a photographer – Greg Cromie, Melbourne, Australia

All images by Greg Cromie. Used with permission.

Meet A Photographer is a series in which I try to learn more about photographers, whose work has made a positive impact on me.

Greg is a photographer and visual storyteller from Melbourne, Australia. I met him through Fujifilm X Australia Photographers Facebook group. He is a born Melburnian and considers himself lucky to be one. And I feel that emotion reflects in his images. 

To me, his images celebrate the simple and graceful moments that occur in our city. I won’t described his images as ‘street’ photography but more as his artistic, and candid homage to his fellow city mates.

Let me stop here and hear from the man himself.  Continue reading “Meet a photographer – Greg Cromie, Melbourne, Australia”

Meeting Reza a.k.a SundayStroller

Reza a.k.a SundayStroller

In October last year, I was in Jakarta Indonesia for a little over two weeks. I knew I will have some time to shoot over the weekends, and thought it will be great if I can meet a fellow photographer there.

I have been following Reza on Instagram for some time. I love his images and his style of shooting on the streets. Before I left Melbourne, I messaged him on Instagram asking if he wants to catch-up for a photo walk. And he agreed. Continue reading “Meeting Reza a.k.a SundayStroller”