I am an award-winning photographer & videographer currently based in Sacramento, CA USA. I possess a solid background in photojournalism and specializes in the long-term narrative. As a storyteller, I am passionate about utilizing the visual narrative as a tool to inform, engage, and impact social change. I am proficient in image & video editing software, studio lighting, audio recording, drone, and various styles of photography including reportage, portraiture, editorial, travel, corporate, and commercial. I work well in a collaborative environment and capable of working independently and excel in working under pressure and tight deadlines. Lastly, I am conscientious, resourceful, a fast learner and a problem solver, driven and organized, and welcome any challenging tasks. My photographs have been featured in various international publications and selected for inclusion in the Library of Congress Permanent Photography Collection, Washington DC. I have also received recognition from Pictures of the Year International (POYi) Emerging Vision Incentive, Reminders Project Asian Photographers Grant, PhotoPhilanthropy Activist Awards, and Open Society Foundation Engagement Audience Grant. Selected Clients & Publications: ABC News, ActionAid, Agoda, Asian Development Bank, Bloomberg Businessweek, BuzzFeed News, Clinton Health Access Initiatives (CHAI), CNN.com, Courrier International, Der Spiegel, Facebook, Fair Trade, Getty Images, Global Citizen, Greenpeace International, The Guardian, Instagram, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Micron, Nasdaq OMX, The New York Times, T: The New York Times Style Magazine, Open Society Foundations, Oxfam, ProPublica, Roche, Sanofi, UN-REDD, USAID, TripAdvisor, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post.
Recent assignment for The New York Times on how the surge in anti-Asian attacks during the pandemic is now holding back many Asian American families from joining the rest of the country in getting back to normal.
The story of the life of an indigenous Tenggerese farmer, Mr. Supang, living near the Bromo mountain who relies on the income from farming.
I am Positif profiles seven individuals who are HIV positive. Contrary to the negative stereotypes, they are strong, healthy, productive, resilient, and hopeful.
Eva is an inspiring individual living a healthy and productive life, who happens to be HIV-positive. She is fighting to stop stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS.
While many young Indonesians abandon rural areas for city life, Shofyan Adi Cahyono, 22, has decided to modernize his father’s farm in the highlands of central Java by embracing new technology and progressive farming methods.
An examination by The Washington Post has revealed the extent to which Ivanka Trump’s company relies exclusively on foreign factories in countries like Bangladesh, Indonesia & China, where low-wage laborers have limited ability to advocate for themselves.
The Global Citizen Prize: Cisco Youth Leadership Award 2019 exists to celebrate and honor the young activists working around the world in the mission to end extreme poverty.
The Covid-19 pandemic is an unprecedented event affecting so many lives. We are rarely confronted with the same threat and uncertainties. Across the globe, we are undergoing a collective experience that forced us to alter many aspects of how we live.
Alice Stebbins was hired to fix the finances of California’s powerful utility regulator. She was fired after finding $200 million for the state’s deaf, blind and poor residents was missing.
A Radical Free-Money Experiment Became Vital When Covid-19 Hit. In California, the city of Stockton is running the first American basic income trial in decades.
California is gripped in severe drought just four years after emerging from the last one, forcing many farmers to scramble to find enough water. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has cut the water allocations for many to zero this year.