At the Frankfurt Book Fair 2015 in October 2015 where Indonesia is this year’s Guest of Honor country, Afterhours Books is proud to officially announce MONOHYDRA, a fine-art, black-&-white underwater photography book by Indonesian Hasselblad Master and international award-winning photographer, Hengki Koentjoro, who aims to show the beauty of Indonesia’s water and marine life. The book will be officially available in October 29, 2015.
Showcasing a series of his diving experiences in several diving spots around Indonesia, Hengki formatted his presentation in typical Hasselblad square ratio although he generally used a regular consumer camera.
With special foreword by world-renowned American fine-art photographer Michael Kenna and fine-art gallerist Bob Tobin, this book will be the first of its kind that features underwater scenes in black and white, showing his confidence, mastery and expertise in picture taking that has garnered him many international accolades and exhibitions. It shows Hengki’s mastery in underwater photography, done in a rich, contrasty black & white tones.
About Hengki Koentjoro
A graduate of the Brooks Institute of Photography, an international award winner and a Hasselblad Master, Hengki is a practitioner of the art of black and white photography, which he believes to be his true purpose in life’s journey of expression.