Sulkipki is at 1st grade of primary school. Drawing is one of his hobby.
Playing with camera – taking picture and being pictured – is his new interest nowaday.
people in paotere, traditional harbour in Makkasar city, call her as “Bu Haji”. She opens a small shop beside a cannal in Paotere at which boats from islands around makassar and pangkep anchored.
When i strolled and took pictures at Paotere harbour in Makassar city, some children were interested with the flash I brought and they played, posed with the flash.
“It looks like holding a sun,” they exclaimed with a big smiles in faces.
“a mother lulled her baby”
children have a high value in the eye of Indonesian parents.
Indonesian children enjoy a longer period of physical closeness with parents. when they are toddlers, they are often seen in their mother or father’s arm. The parenting practice and attachment experience between children and parents bring a sense of comfort, love and happiness to the children.
“a father and daughter posed for a portrait”
A fisherman from Badi island posed for a picture.
People from Badi island regularly sail their Jolloro’ (traditional wooden boat) to Paotere harbour to sell fish and buy daily needs. It takes one and a half hour from Badi to Paotere.
Mbah Wi, 81 years old, posed for a portrait at Punthuk Setumbu Borobudur, Central Java. He is a local villager who always climbs Punthuk Setumbu’s hill every dawn to accompany tourists waiting for sunrise.
a vegetable seller at Pasar Sentul Yogyakarta posed for a portrait.
A man posed for a portrait in Sleman, Yogyakarta.
A girl fell asleep in her mother lap, Alor island.
(a girl in West Sumba posed for a portrait)
Your children are not your children.