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Birds of Borneo, Asian Geographic Magazine 2014

John Nat Arifin is a Singapore based wildlife photographer, writer and educator. John travels across Asia to document wildlife and culture in search of a perfect moment to freeze in time and experience to share with readers and friends.

  • Graduated with Master of Science in Engineering. Worked 20 years in Multi-national Corporations covering Asia Pacific region.
  • Attended master class at Brooks Institute of Photography in California.
  • Participated in the BBC Wildlife Photo Symposium in London.
  • Awarded with his Associateship from the Royal Photography Society (RPS) in London in 1992.
  • Awarded ” Best of Decade Award” in photojournalism from Asian Geographic Magazine in 2009.

He contributed photographs and story write ups to various regional magazines such as

  • Asian Geographic,
  • Asian Photography,
  • Asian Escape,
  • Nature Watch,
  • Wingspan-Birds Australia and Spa Asia.

His birding gears:

  • Canon 5D III
  • Canon 7D II
  • 17-40 mm Wide Angle
  • 100-400mm short zoom
  • 600 mm tele photo lens
  • 1.4X Tele Converter
  • Metz 64 AF-1 flash with TTL remote cable
  • GITZO Carbon Tripod GT 3530LS
  • Orion Gimbal Head
  • Lowepro Pro Roller X200
  • Lowepro Pro Roller X200

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.

Walt Disney

It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.

J. K. Rowling

Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.

Dr. Seuss



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