..Fitri + Farid | A Colorful Pre Wedding..

•April 11, 2013 • Leave a Comment

A quick note from my beloved sister pre wedding.. Fitri and Farid met when they were committee of Indonesia Independence Day.. She is such a joy to be around and he is a cool dude..

We had a really good time  to take their pre-wedding pictures. Here are some of my favorite shots from their photos..

Congrats to the happy couple who got married last week and thank you for the awesome time we had!

Enjoy!

(all taken with a Canon EOS 1000D, Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4.0-5.6 IS USM lens.)

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Fadlan..

•April 17, 2012 • Leave a Comment

Sunday morning was always fun! this is from mini photo session of my lovely 7 month old son, Fadlan..

Ok, It was taken when he just finished bath in the morning. To catch his expression, my wife stand beside me tried to play and talk with him.

I took approximately 250 frames in 15 minutes..

( all taken with Canon EOS 1000D on P mode and Canon 50mm f/1.8 II lens)

Enjoy!

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Ajeng and Gilang : a Javanese wedding ceremony

•January 2, 2012 • Leave a Comment

A note from my cousin wedding at Bale Asri Pusdai Friday, 30 December 2011..

It’s a Javanese style wedding reception.. A traditional Javanese wedding is a most colorful and memorable event. With fresh flowers carefully placed on carved wood decorations, the atmosphere represents very well a facet of the Indonesian traditions flourishing all over our country.

Normally the celebration lasts two days. The first day is similar to a shower, as is commonly known in the western hemisphere, and the second day is the marriage ceremony and the wedding celebrations. The future husband does not normally attend the shower celebration which is reserved for the immediate family and very close friends. But there can be exceptions… Javanese people are very smooth and resilient.

The bride and groom were beautiful and handsome. The traditional Javanese costumes were superbly colorful and glamor, and the make-ups were excellent.

I don’t know much about Javanese wedding culture, all I know is that every move has got a meaning, every gesture is a symbol of life.

Ajeng dan Gilang, congratulation to both of you, all the best for an everlasting marriage, “sakinah, mawaddah, warahhmah”.

Here are a few frames from the akad nikah and ceremony..

(all taken with a Canon EOS 1000D on M, Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 and a few with EF-S 17-85mm f/4.0-5.6 IS USM lenses. Canon 430EX flash on manual mode)

All of you can see another picture of Ajeng at this 500px.com page.

Enjoy..

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Chandra & Rania – Akad Nikah

•December 11, 2011 • Leave a Comment

“And of His signs is that He created for you from yourselves mates that you may find tranquillity in them; and He placed between you affection and mercy. Indeed in that are signs for a people who give thought.”
[ Q.S Ar Ruum 30 : 21 ]

A note from my best friend’s wedding last month (27 November 2011).. Finally, Chandra “Mbe” Sundani, my best friend got married with his beloved girl,  Rania.. B-) . As best friend, it was my initiative to take picture of them.. took place at the mosque, the “akad nikah” started at 08.00 A.M..
Chandra & Rania, congratulation to both of you.. “sakinah, mawaddah, warahmah”

(all taken with a Canon EOS 1000D on M, Canon EFS 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM lens , and Canon 430EX flash on manual mode)

Enjoy!

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Pre Wedding page added

•November 11, 2011 • Leave a Comment

Greetings all,

If you are looking for Uni and Abang’s pre wedding pictures, they are on this newly created pre wedding page.

Enjoy!

Eid al-Adha 1432 H

•November 6, 2011 • Leave a Comment

And when he (Ismail) was old enough to walk with him (Ibrahim (AS)), he said: ‘O my son! I have seen in a vision that I offer thee in sacrifice: Now see what is thy view!” He said: ‘O my father! Do that which you are Commanded, Insha’Allah (if Allah wills), you shall find me of as-Sabirin (the patient ones).’ Then, when they had both submitted themselves (to the Will of Allah), he had laid him prostrate on his forehead (or on the side of his forehead for slaughtering); and We called out to him: ‘O Ibrahim! You have fulfilled the vision!’ Verily, Thus, do We reward the Muhsinun (good-doers). Verily, that indeed was a manifest trial. And We ransomed him with a great sacrifice (a ram). And We left for him (a goodly remembrance) among generations (to come) in later times. ‘Salam (peace) be upon Ibrahim’. Thus indeed We reward the Muhsinin.” [Surah Al Saffat 37:102-105]

The sacrifice was a trial for both Ibrahim (AS) and Ismail (AS) and they both readily agreed to submit their will to Allah. Today, Muslims lack this spirit and fortitude to sacrifice in the Way of Allah and submit to His Will. And this is why they are depressed and underestimated by the Kuffar. If today, Muslims arouse and generate the courage and determination to put forwards one’s own self in the Path of Allah and sacrifice their wealth and possession for the sake of Allah, then Allah does not renounce His true worshipers.

(all taken with a HTC Desire Smartphone)

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Wedding page added

•October 20, 2011 • Leave a Comment

Greetings all,

If you are looking for joy and Okta’s wedding pictures, they are on this newly created wedding page.

Enjoy!