Jakarta-based photographer Hengki Koentjoro typically focuses on nature, utilizing the medium of black and white photography as his tool of choice. In his striking signature simplicity, Hengki delicately preserves the essence of his everyday surroundings.
In this "Profolio", Hengki handpicks images from each of his series and offers a few words on each one...
If anything, the misconduct only adds a dramatic flair to mother nature’s profile, gives her an aloof charisma, and a space for curiosity, as nothing holds the promise of a mystery as dearly as the darkness.
Tranquility in the absence of abundance is a gate to a dimension of meanings beyond mere visual perception. It piques the senses to peep through, hoping for a bare beauty emerging to sight amongst the least of things. And indeed, there will be in its most earnest state. The simplest allure where decoration is at its slightest.
The modern world is a hypnotizing heap of neon lights shining brightly in the eyes of conforming masses. But some fall through the cracks of the noisy bulb into little personal universe of simple pleasures. Some retreat to a refuge in small moments, others put together a dwelling in the absence of worldly tangles, a humble state of bliss.
It’s one of the utmost forms of joy in life: the delight of waking up in the youngest hour of the morning, racing with the break of dawn to ascend the height of the earth. And there they will be in all their majesty: blanketed by the mist enfolding the birth of day, slumberous peaks awaking to the first peek of sunrise.