Meet Malaysia's Active Community Members from Sabah #1: mont0417

2012-04-28 8

This month, let’s shift from our biggest states in Malaysia to our most beautiful state, Sabah! We are going to feature some of our most active community members coming from our “The Land Below The Wind!” Today, let’s explore Sabah together with mont0417 a.k.a. Adam Liew!

Photo by mont0417

Name: Adam Liew
Occupation: Student
City/Country: Sabah, Malaysia
LomoHome: mont0417
LomoAge: 1.5 years.

Hello, tell us a bit about yourself and your Lomographic journey.

I’m a normal guy who enjoy singing and photo shooting! I’m currently pursuing my Master’s Degree in one of the universities in Malaysia. Well, I heard about Lomography often from my friends. One day, I decided to get myself my very first Holga during a visit to the shopping mall. To be frank, I accidentally brought the camera that day, but now, I’m really addicted to it!

Photo by mont0417

Are you part of any local community, and since when have you been active in the community?

I’m part of Lomo Idiot Organization (LIO) which is located in Kuala Lumpur!

Did you join any outings, workshops, and events organized by this community?

Twice. The first event would be the outing to Bukit Bintang and Pavillion. The second one is an outing to Bukit Jalil International Stadium.

What the best part about shooting with a bunch of Lomography enthusiasts?

Fun, sharing, and caring! The chance for making new friends. A bunch of fun people using film cameras, capturing moments without much care about how people looking at us! Analogue rockssss!

Do you enjoy shooting alone or do you prefer shooting together with the community?

Hmm…quite subjective. Some people prefer to shoot alone. For me, anything will do! As long as we love films and we help each other during the shoots!

Photo by mont0417 with the Lomo Idiot Organization (LIO)

Were you born in Sabah and which part of Sabah do you stay?

Pure Sabahan! Sabah tanah airku! I born in a small town call Keningau. Currently I’m located either in Kampar or Kuala Lumpur.

Tell us what you love the most about Sabah.

The people! They are naive and pure! Hahaha! I’m no kidding!

What is the food you love the most in Sabah?
Soto mee, Hakka nyon tao fu.

Where would you bring your friends to go when they visit you at Sabah

Kundasang, the closest village to Mount Kinabalu. Nice scenery and weather and it’s suitable for any outing or spend quality time with your close ones.

Where do you develop your film at Sabah? Do you have any other recommendations and what is the price and any other specific notes?

Oops! I used to develop my films in Kuala Lumpur.

Thanks for your time and recommendation! Before we wrap things up, do you mind letting us know which Lomography product is your favorite and why?

LC-A+, it will never fails you. Feel content for the pictures took by LC-A+. Please bring your LC-A+ with you especially when you are traveling.

The Lomo LC-A+ is known worldwide for its amazing features: automatic exposure, extended ISO range, and multiple and long exposure capabilities. Get your own Lomo LC-A+ now!

written by eva_eva on 2012-04-28 #east-malaysia #lifestyle #active #sabah #malaysia #borneo #community-members #lomo-hunter


  1. chib3h
    chib3h ·

    woot! woot! Sabah! :D

  2. mont0417
    mont0417 ·

    finally.........:) go go go Sabah :)

  3. jetnz81
    jetnz81 ·

    Finally WE are here ^^

  4. sophia_lo
    sophia_lo ·

    YEAH Sabahan~! =D

  5. velocity89
    velocity89 ·

    so liang zai.... hahaha

  6. fayeusokoi
    fayeusokoi ·

    WA WA WA~congrats!!!

  7. mont0417
    mont0417 ·

    @fayeusokoi thx :)

  8. mont0417
    mont0417 ·

    @jetnz81 ya!! finally we r here XD , @sophia_lo, @velocity89, tai ka hao! nga diu nyin he sabah zai tong sabah moi!!! sa~bah ta~nah air~ku !!! lol still remember our state theme song? XD i nearly forgot!! wahahah!!

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