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Hengki Koentjoro

Breath in deep
Artist interview, Photography, Jakarta, Indonesia

Hengki Koentjoro is a nature photographer from Indonesia. His outstanding black & white artwork is well recognized worldwide and give us the feeling to breath the instant with him. Discover more about this accomplished artist on Art Limited. Born and bred amongst thousands of Indonesian islands, Hengki Koentjoro is a Californian-educated fine art photographer who finds solace in the monochromatic realm. A platform towards an idealism he believes to be his true purpose in life's journey of expression. Follow Hengki clicking his cameras away and get lost in thoughts.

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"Bali" Copyright © Hengki Koentjoro (Indonesia), All rights reserved. This artwork can't be used without written consent from its author

"Bali" Copyright © Hengki Koentjoro (Indonesia), All rights reserved. This artwork can't be used without written consent from its author.


Hengki is part of Art Limited since 2008 and member of the Jury.You can also find out more about his work on his Art Limited profile.

When and how do you start to create?

I started when I was early in teenager. My mother gave me a simple camera for my birtday and I never look back since.

Do you create as a professional or for your own?

I mainly do it for my own. Photography is a form of expression and I find Black and White to be the best medium.

How do you learn and work your skill?

I learn by my self with the help of internet, sites like Youtube and Facebook are the two best suit the purpose.

What do you like in this art?

The ability to express ones soul and to communicate thru atmospheric photography.

What are your favourite subject(s)?

Water because of long exposure technique. It is also easy to find in an archipelago nation like Indonesia.

How do you prepare a creation or project work?

Make sure you have a proper mood before you do anything. Your mood pretty much set the result of the final outcome.

What are your prefered moment(s) when you create?

A moment that is tranquil and calm.

What your most representative creations?

"Distant Shadow" Copyright © Hengki Koentjoro (Indonesia), All rights reserved. This artwork can't be used without written consent from its author

"Distant Shadow" Copyright © Hengki Koentjoro (Indonesia), All rights reserved. This artwork can't be used without written consent from its author.



What are you trying to share via your art?

Tranquility, serenity, beauty, mysticism and surrealism.

Who are artists that fascinate or give you inspiration?

Volker Birke
Nathan Wirth
Karmen Orlic Grzetic
Ebru Sidar

What equipment and/or technic do you use?

Nikon D800E Canon 5D Leica M Monochrome.

How and why your work as changed since you started?

Through the work of other artist, they inspired me somehow.

What does the Internet media give you?

Very important vehicle to promote ones work, very powerful because of great audience.

What are you expecting from Art Limited and/or other members?

Keep on creating.

What are your plans in the future?

To have books published.

Do you have anything else to say?

I love Art Limited, thanks Denis for creating this wonderful photo site !

"Soaring" Copyright © Hengki Koentjoro (Indonesia), All rights reserved. This artwork can't be used without written consent from its author

"Soaring" Copyright © Hengki Koentjoro (Indonesia), All rights reserved. This artwork can't be used without written consent from its author.



"Taraje Rock" Copyright © Hengki Koentjoro (Indonesia), All rights reserved. This artwork can't be used without written consent from its author

"Taraje Rock" Copyright © Hengki Koentjoro (Indonesia), All rights reserved. This artwork can't be used without written consent from its author.



"Mass" Copyright © Hengki Koentjoro (Indonesia), All rights reserved. This artwork can't be used without written consent from its author

"Mass" Copyright © Hengki Koentjoro (Indonesia), All rights reserved. This artwork can't be used without written consent from its author.



"Mute" Copyright © Hengki Koentjoro (Indonesia), All rights reserved. This artwork can't be used without written consent from its author

"Mute" Copyright © Hengki Koentjoro (Indonesia), All rights reserved. This artwork can't be used without written consent from its author.

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