5 Questions on Analogue Photography with adi_totp‏

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It is adi_totp's turn to answer the analogue lifestyle questions. From 2007, he started to use Lomography cameras and kept busy on his LomoHome that same year. Find out more about him!

Name: Adi
Occupation: Post Graduate Student (Master Degree in Integrated Microfinance Management)
Country: Indonesia
City: Bandung

1. Tell us about yourself.
Hello my name is Adi. I just got back home from a great trip. It really made me feel great, and grateful to live in Indonesia. Indonesia is so big! I’ve been a Post Graduate student since July so traveling around Indonesia is something good. Of course I brought my Lomography cameras. Oh yeah I have a LomoHome. Check it out!

Credits: adi_totp

2. Why do you still shoot analogue?
I grew up seeing my father with his SLR which is Canon AE-1. He took his trusty camera everywhere with him. During his field trip, his research, or during holiday with his family. Because of that, no wonder I look up from my father and made me who I am today. A boy who took his camera everywhere he went. No surprise eh? I guess that answers the question!

3. What photographic equipment (cameras, films, and accessories) do you usually have in your bag?
LOMO LC-A+ RL! I always and usually have in my bag. Since I have the Lomo LC-A+ RL since 2008, my life is documented through this magical camera. Whooooaaa… I usually put any kind of film to my Lomo LC-A+ RL, and the Colorsplash Flash is the perfect accessory for it. I bring my Lomo LC-A+ RL with me everyday, Yes! Everyday. Believe it or not.

4. Share a trick of yours that will always result to a great photo.
To be honest, I don’t know any tricks! I just click click click! But I remember that famous quote from Robert Capa: “If your pictures aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough” Yes! Get Close! Don’t think! Let your mind and heart communicate with the camera. If you enjoy it, you don’t have to look through the viewfinder! Just Let Loose and enjoy shooting! Yeah, If it feels good, DO IT!

Credits: adi_totp

5. Name photographers who influence your work?
My Father. He influenced me a lot. He’s my mentor, he’s my analogue guru, he taught me analogue photography, He taught me how to put a film in the camera and he is my father. What more can I expect? Until this day, he still gives me advice about analogue photography and encourage me to write something. To write a story behind every photograph I took and I’m up for that challenge. Thank you, Father!

6. Any advice for newbie out there?
Yes! I have! Enjoy your camera and shoot everything you like! EVEYRTHING YOU LIKE! Just let loose and don’t think too much! Let’s have some FUN FUN FUN with Lomography! Don’t forget to share it on Lomography.com! SHARING IS CARING. Share the analogue love. After all, the future is analogue!
Oh yeah one more, I remember this quote from Paul Arden “It’s Not How Good You Are, Its How Good You Want to Be.” Yes, it motivates me through bad times and good times.

I answer these questions while listening to The Naked And Famous. GREAT BAND!

Terima Kasih
Love From Bandung,

Adi

written by istionojr on 2011-11-06 in #lifestyle #indonesia #istionojr #analogue-lifestyle #adi_totp #bandung

72 Comments

  1. dakadev_pui
    dakadev_pui ·

    Great! @adi_totp

  2. -a-l-b-e-r-t-o-
    -a-l-b-e-r-t-o- ·

    two pictures of bromo...great place

  3. odax
    odax ·

    The Naked and Famous are from Auckland, New Zealand :D

  4. sthomas68
    sthomas68 ·

    Adi is such a sweetie!

  5. stouf
    stouf ·

    @adi_totp adi BROOOOOOO !!! : ) YOU ROOOOOCK !

  6. superlighter
    superlighter ·

    fab adi!

  7. kiri-girl
    kiri-girl ·

    You gave me my first like on my first photo :)

  8. lawypop
    lawypop ·

    Cool cool Mr Adi! :)

  9. ripsta
    ripsta ·

    memang mantop!

  10. b0rn2b1ush
    b0rn2b1ush ·

    way to go, adi!

  11. eva_eva
    eva_eva ·

    hello adi! :D

  12. dearjme
    dearjme ·

    Yay adi!

  13. bulletofmine
    bulletofmine ·

    super adi !

  14. eastmoe
    eastmoe ·

    mantop..yeahh

  15. istionojr
    istionojr ·

    muncul jg akhirnya di, ahiw!

  16. didjitalsin
    didjitalsin ·

    yup i know this guy, he brought lomo cameras anywhere he goes,, dat's what made him what he is, and he's so crazy bout lomo cameras, he snap almost everything with his camera,,,i mean, SOOO CRAAAZZYYYYYYYYY..... good one mate, keep on snapping,, cheers from bandung :)

  17. debi4n
    debi4n ·

    cie cie :D

  18. jeabzz
    jeabzz ·

    yeah cool interview mr lenslicker ;D

  19. warning
    warning ·

    Amiguito!!!!!

  20. panjihardjakaprabon
    panjihardjakaprabon ·

    very talented guy and always happy in any situation....very inspiring my friend!

  21. atria007
    atria007 ·

    Great Adi!!!! XD

  22. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    @dakadev_pui @atria007 thank you my friend :D

  23. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    @-a-l-b-e-r-t-o- thanks man! have you been to Bromo? it is a great place :D

  24. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    @odax are you from New Zealand? I think I have to watch'em live! they're so good!

  25. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    @sthomas68 hahaha.. really? a sweetie? :P

  26. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    @superlighter thanks Aurelio! :D

  27. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    @kiri-girl wooow! really? thanks for mentioning that.. keep shooting my friend!

  28. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    @lawypop thanks bro! :D

  29. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    @ripsta @eastmoe mantop :D terima kasih bro! so when you come to Bandung?

  30. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    @b0rn2b1ush thank you my friend!

  31. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    @eva_eva hello eva! :D

  32. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    @bulletofmine thanks super akmal!

  33. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    @dearjme yaaaaay!

  34. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    @istionojr TERIMA KASIH

  35. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    @didjitalsin @panjihardjakaprabon thanks brother! you're the best :D

  36. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    @jeabzz thanks mr jeabzz! greetings from Bandung :D

  37. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    @warning hey teman!!!!

  38. goonies
    goonies ·

    great man!!

  39. odax
    odax ·

    @adi_totp: yep. They're pretty much from the same town as me, but I've never seen them live.

  40. -a-l-b-e-r-t-o-
    -a-l-b-e-r-t-o- ·

    @adi_totp yes I have been there...I just spent one month in your wonderful country...let's say from jakarta to lamalera...bromo is great especially without tourist ;)

  41. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    @-a-l-b-e-r-t-o- wooow! that's very nice! is there any Indonesian photo in your home? I'll check it now.. yes, when I went to Bromo, there's a lot of tourists.. hope you come back again to Indonesia :D

  42. holgadd
    holgadd ·

    wew..kayanya wajib kudu harus k bandung neh blajar breng sm mas asi..^^

  43. mikahsupageek
    mikahsupageek ·

    adi my lenslicking bud =)

  44. -a-l-b-e-r-t-o-
    -a-l-b-e-r-t-o- ·

    @adi_totp I'm still scanning pictures I will let you know when I will put some photos on my home...I also have to write my story as whale hunter in indonesia ;)

  45. ridwanfals
    ridwanfals ·

    verry funny guys and low profile .. :)

  46. antibiotyx
    antibiotyx ·

    one of the most enthusiastic lomographers i know! good luck on your masters. ;)

  47. japsix
    japsix ·

    yyeeah!! great story, dear!!! you are a star!!! kisses

  48. bravebird
    bravebird ·

    Bromo is one of the coolest places on earth! Great!

  49. grazie
    grazie ·

    you rock adi!

  50. lomonesia
    lomonesia ·

    OOOHHH.Ternyata kakak toh yang ikut lomba foto lomo tahun 2009 dan kakak juara 1.CONGRATULATIONS!!!

  51. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    @goonies thanks mario! yeah! :D

  52. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    @-a-l-b-e-r-t-o- okay! looking forward to see your photos in Indonesia! Terima Kasih :D

  53. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    @holgadd hahaha, siap holgadd! kabarin aja kalau mau main main ke Bandung :D

  54. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    @mikahsupageek thanks mikah! keep lenslicking!

  55. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    @ridwanfals @debi4n terima kasih teman! kapan nongkrong di pa haji lagi?? :D

  56. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    @antibiotyx oh thank you very much,Sherwin! yes! tomorrow I have this mid term exam so I have to study a lot but still shooting here and there,haha :D

  57. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    @japsix thank you very much, dear! come to Indonesia someday :)

  58. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    @upic did you go to Bromo when you visit Indonesia? yeaah! Bromo is so cool! btw, I LOVE YOUR BALI SHOTS! it's really great.

  59. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    @upic EPIC BALI by upic :D

  60. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    @grazie you rock too my friend! you're October's most comment made right? wohooo!

  61. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    @lomonesia terima kasih banyaaak yaa.. ayo foto terus dan jangan lupa upload disini yaa... LOMO ON!

  62. yernieyip
    yernieyip ·

    Gambar-gambar kamu sangar kreatif! I'm from Malaysia, haha hey there :)

  63. bravebird
    bravebird ·

    @adi-totp yeah, i have also traveled to bromo, pictures will follow soon ;))

  64. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    terima kasih :D haloo @yernieyip

  65. ridwanfals
    ridwanfals ·

    siap graks !!! :P

  66. lomonesia
    lomonesia ·

    i have answer for question number 4.it's called "planet spin"(using spinner 360).just turn your spinner oblique and shooot!!!

  67. disdis
    disdis ·

    why did I miss this interview? @adi_totp is one of my heroes!

  68. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    @lomonesia udah ada hasilnya bro? tar saya cek homesnya yaa ;)

  69. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    @disdis oh thank you very much my friend :D you are one of my heroes!

  70. hervinsyah
    hervinsyah ·

    My Indonesian Lomographer Idol after @ngoki =D

  71. panjihardjakaprabon
    panjihardjakaprabon ·

    great one by @istionojr about my lomoguru @adi_totp

  72. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    @panjihardjakaprabon :") .. nuhun nji, kemaren saya ketemu borneo katanya punten pisan gabisa hadir di nikahan karena ada kerjaan mendadak pas hari H. Kemaren ketemu di kafe kebon loh,hahaha.. iraha yuk kita kumpul di kafe kebon lagi :D

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