• SELF PORTRAIT #2. Jakarta, Indonesia  2012. Hasselblad 500 CM, Carl Zeiss Planar 80 2.8, Ilford Delta 3200.

I was a closed person before. My difficulty to express my thoughts, in effect, made it hard to socialize with others. On a certain point of my life, in my quest to find the perfect medium to express my mind, I stumbled into the world of photography. My exploration within made me realize how the medium helped me release my pent-up passion in the field of arts.

And as time passes, my infatuation grew and before I knew it, I was already immersed within photography. In my journey, on every step i took, it never cease to teach me new things. From its practices, I learned to appreciate time. The journey itself, to me, was a process, and what changed me the most is how I find it to be a beautiful medium to connect with others and to find myself gaining the ability to adapt myself to different kinds of environment.

My curiosity, the endeavor to document history through visually perceptible forms, and my travels through time and space leads me to explore the deeper meaning of photography and deliver me the understanding of my own character.

Photography has opened my eyes, my heart, and my mind.


Guna was born in 1986. After his graduation from Parahyangan Catholic University’s Law School in Bandung, he came back to his hometown Jakarta, Indonesia.

Following his discovery to photography in 2008, by supplementing it to his love of art, he became passionately inclined to Fine Art Photography. Aside from his love of vintage cameras, Guna professionally dwell in the world of photo artistry by doing works as a photo contributor to some local magazines as well as handling commercial photography commissions.