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ABOUT
JOHN NAT ARIFIN
MSC ARPS

Inspired By Nature

2 Day Photography workshop course and class in Singapore that let you understand your camera in just 2 days.

 
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Short Photography courses, classes and workshops in Singapore
to bring you to the higher level with
John Arifin Msc ARPS

 
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About John Nat Arifin, Msc, ARPS, Photographer, travel writer & educator

John's key interest is in the nature and wildlife of Asia where he spent most of his time exploring the nature and wildlife of Asia. John and Anna have contributed images and stories to

  • ASIAN GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINES

  • WINGSPAN for Birds and Birdwatchers in Australia,

  • NATURE WATCH Magazine for the Nature Society of Singapore,

  • IRIS, the magazine of the nature group of the Royal Photographic Society in UK.

  • "Best of The Decade Award " in photojournalism, ASIAN GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE in 2009. 

  • Featured on Asian Exposed Season II on " The Price of Beauty" on  Channel news Asia in 2012

  • John was the only Singapore photographer selected for the INCREDIBLE INDIA @ 60 celebration in Singapore.

  • John and Anna had contributed wildlife stories from Borneo, India, Indonesia and Sri Lanka on various regional magazines.

  • John Nat Arifin having first taught a photo class and course in Singapore at the National University of Singapore Extramural Department in 1987.

  • John attended Master class at Brooks Institute of Photography in California in 1989 under John Shaw 

  • Participated in the BBC Wildlife Photo Symposium in London.

  • He was awarded with his Associateship from Royal Photography Society (RPS) in UK in 1992.

  • He gave talks on bird and nature photography at the Borneo Bird Festivals in Sabah, Nature Festival in Sarawak and Gujarat International Bird Festival in India.

    Back then he wished that he had a mentor to help and guide him on photography. With that in mind John decided to share his experience and skills with others in Singapore.

John and Anna now travel across Asia to document wildlife and culture. In search of a perfect moment to freeze in time and to inspire others through images held from a photo journalistic view.  

 

ASIAN GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE,

Into the wild. Tiger trekking in Nagarhole National Park, India

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GREAT PHOTOGRAPHY, ASIAN GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE

For the Birds. Be on your way to better bird photography once you integrate the four components of equipment, skill, knowledge and opprtunity.

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WINGSPAN, FOR BIRDS AND BIRD WATCHERS IN AUSTRALIA

Sarawak's Elusive Rainforest Birds. Birding expedition in search of avian wonders of Malaysia's largest state.

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NATURE WATCH MAGAZINE

From Bangalore to Chennai.Major wildlife park in South India. During a 10 day whirlwind visit to explore India's natural and cultural heritage

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SPA ASIA MAGAZINE.

Beauty and the Beast. Bhanhavgarl National Park, Mahua khoti Taj Safari, in central India

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ADOBE SINGAPORE SUCCESS STORY

Adobe Singapore sucks story using the Adobe Lightroom.

 

NATURE & WILDLIFE OF ASIA

John's interest and focus has been on the nature and wildlife of Asia.

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Learn HDR (High dynamic range) photography in Singapore

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NATURAL & URBAN LANDSCAPES

Besides nature and wildlife photography, John loves stunning outdoor landscapes ranging from the sunrise in the Bornean rainforest, cityscapes in Singapore to the  magical northern light and arctic sunrise.

 

Speciality Areas

JOHN ARIFIN
NATURE PHOTOGRAPHER & TRAVEL WRITER

John's key interest is in the nature and wildlife of Asia where he and his wife ,Anna spent most of their time exploring the nature and wildlife of Asia. They have contributed images and stories to ASIAN GEOGRAPHIC Magazines, WINGSPAN for Birds and Birdwatchers in Australia, NATURE WATCH Magazine for the Nature Society of Singapore, IRIS, the magazine of the nature group of the Royal Photographic Society in UK.

John was the Singapore photographer selected for the INCREDIBLE INDIA @ 60 celebration in Singapore. John and Anna had contributed wildlife stories from Borneo, India, Indonesia and Sri Lanka.

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REGIONAL MAGAZINES: ASIAN GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINES, WINGSPANS MAGAZINE ( FOR BIRDS AND BIRDWATCHERS IN AUSTRALIA)...

John contributes on the wildlife and nature in India, Sri Lanka, Borneo and Indonesia through the regional magazines

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INCREDIBLE INDIA @ 60 EXHIBITION IN SINGAPORE. THE FIRST IN ASIA...

Celebrating the rich culture and wildlife of India through the Incredible India @ 60 in Singapore

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PHOTOGRAPHY TALKS , REGIONAL TV PROGRAM AND PHOTO SEMINARS IN THE REGION

Sharing photographic experience in nature and wildlife in the region with fellow enthusiasts