Pandu Adnyana [panduadnyana]
Do you have an online gallery where one can view your photos?
Yes, I do. http://www.flickr.com/photos/panduadnyana/
For how long have you done photography? How did you begin?
My first semi-pro camera was Finepix S9600, bought it from my manager on 2007. My first DSLR bought in late 2010. I falling in love in photography when I was work in the magazine in 2004.
What has been your education as a photographer?
I am a self-taught, most of the photography knowledge learn from the internet.
Please list any exhibitions in which you have participated.
- 23 October 2012 - 22 January 2013: "Seeing Bali Through Balinese Eyes - A Photography Exhibition" at Conrad Bali Hotel.
- November 27-30, 2012: "The Amazing Indonesia - Photography Exhibition" at Hypermart Bali Galleria.
Please list any awards for your work.
- Awarded from Gallery Photography Indonesia https://www.facebook.com/gpindo
in several category, including best landscape, best silhouette, best food & beverage, best portrait, best architecture.
- Awarded from Gallery Photography Guide https://www.facebook.com/pages/BALI-Photography-GUIDE/186198600616
in category best landscape and best street photography
Please see my awards at https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.2328838573877.128340.1037081976&type=3
What is your favourite type of photography?
What do you try to express through your photography?
my mood, feelings, emptiness, tranquility, peacefully and beauty of the nature
How do you choose your subjects?
Usually I try to find the most unique foreground before composing image.
What type of preparation do you do before undertaking the photo session?
prepare my gear, scout the location, read forecast and tide chart.
Do you normally photograph with a purpose already in mind, or do you let yourself go with the flow?
Sometimes I already brought the idea, mostly go with the flow as you can't predict the weather
Canon, Nikon, Fuji, Sigma, Olympus, Sony, Pentax...which do you place your bets on and why?
I use canon, but I think Nikon produce a sharper result.
Describe your current equipment: cameras, lenses, computers, accessories...
Canon EOS 50D, Canon EOS 400D, Canon EOS 60D
Canon EF-S 10-22mm, Canon EF 70-200mm, Canon EF 50mm, Soligor 135mm
Macbook Pro & iMac
Hitech Gradual ND hard set (0.9, 0.6, 0.3), Hoya ND 400X.
Flash YongNuo 460
What software and plug-ins do you use to retouch and manage your photos?
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, Photomatix
What measures do you take to protect your work against Internet piracy?
Reducing size, and make it unable to download image when uploading to flickr
Are you a good salesperson of your work? In what should you improve?
Not sure, so far I just try to sell my image through online galleries
Which past masters of photography do you most admire?
Are technology and digital retouching reducing the gap between professionals and amateurs?
What is your team of habitual collaborators like?
I work by myself
With which other photographers do you normally team up with or do sessions with?
Do you consider yourself more technical or more artistic?
What have you learned about the art of framing and composition?
Framing could bring the attention of the viewer right to your subject
Composition hold a main strength in landscape photography, the first thing I must considered before I push the shutter
How does one develop the instinct of knowing when to press the shutter release button?
Need to learn by experience
When should one use film, and when should one use digital?
I just use digital
Does photography have the recognition that it should have in contemporary art museums?
Yes it does
Which websites for photographers do you frequently visit?
Flickr.com, 1x.com, 500px.com
Is there any particular technique that you could share?
Simplicity, composition and always read you camera histogram