The October issue of National Geographic magazine will feature a captivating article on world-renowned photographer Ansel Adams.
This story describes how the Sierra Nevada transformed an unconfident photographer into a lens master and a powerful voice for wilderness.
The piece features stunning photographs by well-known nature photographer Peter Essick, who notes Adams as an inspiration.
So it is with great pleasure that I want to share with you some excerpts from the article that can be found here and those beautiful 5 images
Born in Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia, on March 24, 1963, Hengki Koentjoro is an accomplished black and white photographer. He is a graduate of the Brooks Institute of Photography, Santa Barbara, California, where he majored in video production and minored in the fine art of photography.
Hengki returned to Indonesia to become a freelance videographer/editor, specializing in nature documentaries and corporate profiles, and now lives in Jakarta with his wife Lana and their three children.
Hengki is a part time practitioner of the art of black and white photography, which he believes to be his true purpose in lifeâ€™s journey of expression.
Our Photographer of the week is Dan Ballard an internationally known travel and landscape photographer from Colorado.
His award-winning images take you on a visual journey to some of the world’s most beautiful and far-reaching corners. His travel experiences have led him to nearly 50 countries on five continents around the globe.
I leave you to enjoy only 10 of his selected work.
Our Photographer of the week is Jared Ropelato, a high school teacher in Vacaville California by day and a passionate photographer by night.
Jared attempts to document the most beautiful earthscapes so that others can see the world as he does. Many of those photos have been selected as “Earth Shot of the Day” by Earthshots.org.
Born and raised in Kiev, Ukraine and currently working in Brooklyn, New York City, Alexander Filatov is an internationally published photographer with local expertise and a global outlook.
He specializes in capturing unique views of the heart of New York City and natural beauty of North America through innovative imaging, with concentration on landscape, travel, cityscape and street photography.
I leave you to enjoy 10 of his selected work.