This week we met @anggarandas, an amazing instagram user who posts pictures of his passion for mountain climbing and exploring nature. You will be surprised with the number of beautiful landscapes and sceneries his account offers and if you happen to like/love nature, this one is for you!
Angga Pratama (@anggarandas) is an interesting mountaineer from Jakarta. His hobbies are traveling and photography. Those two make a great combination for his feed. Let’s know more about him!
Can you give us the basic about you and what kind of photography you do?
I am now working as a marketing employee. I love to travel with my friends in my spare time. In photography world, I love landscape photography the most.
How do you find inspiration?
Mostly, it depends on my mood. But sometimes I got my inspiration from traveling to mountain, beach, forests and places that tranquilize my heart.
When did you join Instagram?
I have been an active Instagram user since 2 years ago.
How did you learn about Instagram?
I followed many people who love traveling. I observed and learned how they capture Indonesia’s beautiful scenery into photograph. I also learned about Instagram and traveling from them.
When was the first picture you’ve ever taken?
It was when I traveled to an exotic beach around Tulungagung, East Java. Only few people knew about this beautiful beach, even local people and tourists did not know.
Do you shoot with your iPhone for all of the pictures you post on your Instagram account? If yes, is it important that your feed remain iPhone only? If no, what else do you shoot with?
I used to take picture with my iphone. But know, I usually use my DSLR Camera.
Which software/apps do you use to edit your pictures?
I always use smartphone apps to edit my pictures, like VSCO Cam and Snapseed.
Is there an Instagram photography tip that you would like to share with us?
We have to keep this in our mind: be fun and be original! Because whatever the result will be, there will be people who think that it’s a good or a bad picture. If it is your own work, then for me it’s always a good one.
Do you have places that you like to continuously go back and shoot?
I love going up to the mountain. I will always go hiking even if the process to do that are so back breaking.
What’s the best story you could share related to your photo ‘sessions’?
There are so many unforgettable stories when taking pictures during traveling. One of them is when i accidentally dropped my lens cap in to the Merapi’s crater.
You seem to enjoy shooting several different types of landscape photography? Do you have a favorite one?
I love landscape photography in general. Eventhough I have different types of landscape photography and various places that I visited, I love all of them.
Which hashtag do you use more on Instagram?
I often use the #socality hashtag.
What do you think about the concept of Journesia?
It’s pretty good! It really helps us to get informations about indoneisa’s tourism that not so many people know about.
He will choose and select 2 winners at the end of the week. Feel free to check his feed. Guest was picked and interviewed by our moderator @anggariezky