Tag Archives: Jakarta

On Parents

I recently had the opportunity to shoot a family portrait, but instead of the usual assignment – young parents with their small children, this time it was a grown woman and her parents. Shooting a mature family has its different kind of sweetness.  I suppose, we, the grown up children have left home, led our […]

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Christmas Shoebox

    Once a year back in Sydney, Australia, a friend used to organize donation for Christmas shoebox (filled with stationery, toilettries, toys) at our church.  It gave us so much joy just being able to share with these disadvantaged children. This year (in Jakarta) I happened to befriend  another beautiful woman who volunteers for […]

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A Tribute to Mother Monster

52,000 tickets were sold for what was supposed to be the concert of a lifetime for Lady Gaga’s fans. 52,000 disappointed fans when the concert was cancelled.  First there was the police, who on the 11th hour declared that they do not and will not give permission for the concert to take place because the […]

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Painting with light

My first love, ever, is painting.  As a little girl when all my friends were busy reading Japanese comic books, I’d save my pocket money for months and buy a book on painters and their work.  I’d pore over the pages for hours, admiring the works of artists like Degas, Rembrandt and Monet. The melody […]

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