A view of Tengger caldera during sunrise, with the infamous Mount Bromo, Batok, and Semeru in the middle of the caldera, surrounded by the Sand Sea or Laut Pasir as the local people called the volcanic sand desert inside the caldera. The picture was taken from Penanjakan peak, one of the popular spots to take the picture of the caldera during sunrise. Undoubtedly the most popular and well known tourist attractions in East Java province of Indonesia, Tengger can be reached by 2-hours land trip from city of Surabaya or Malang. Tengger offers you sunrise scenery from Penanjakan or Cemoro Lawang or even from the crater’s rim, trek or off-road trip across the mountain’s famous sand sea, the traditional local people events, and much more…
Award Winner: Photo of the Day | June 01
Award Score: 74.5 (Value 13.5, Clarity 14, Composition 18.5, Style 14, Skill 14.5)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Sunrise & Sunset Photography
Photograph Location: Tengger Caldera, East Java | Indonesia
Photographer: Ismawan Arief Ismail (Kuala Kencana, Papua, Indonesia) Registered
Ismawan Ismail born in 1972 and started to take pictures using pocket camera since his high-school days. An IT executive at a mining company located in Papua, Indonesia that started his IT career from a computer hobbyist, he is hoping that someday photography can also be another hobby-to-career move for him, as he already started taking photo assignments and selling stock photos.