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Santubong Nature Festival Borneo – Macro Photography Workshop

Santubong Nature Festival Borneo – Macro Photography Workshop

The Santubong Nature Festival was held on 9 and 10 November  organised by Malaysian Nature Society Kuching Branch and Permai Rainforest Resort in Santubong, Sarawak, just 45 minutes from Kuching. The two day event was organised to promote the awareness and appreciation for nature.

Here are the speakers for the two day event;

  1. Surveying Migratory Water Birds in Sarawak by Dave Bakewell,

  2. Oriental Pied Hornbills case study by Musa Musbah,

  3. Geology of Santubong by Henry Litong,

  4. Pitcher plan of Santubong by Ch’ien C. Lee ,

  5. Illegal Wildlife Trade in Malaysia by Kanitha Krisnasamy and Elizabeth John

  6. Endangered animals & enforcement in Sarawak by Oswald Braken Tisen.

  7. Santubong hesitate and nature Walk lead by Karen Shepherd and Kathrine Pearce.

  8. Santubong Stonehenge by Tenku Ahmad, a social scientist.

  9. Defining Wallace’s Line by  Rambli Ahmad.

  10. Chinese Settlers in Santubong by Tom McLughlin, a writer and teacher.

  11. Butterfly and moths of Santubong by Ikhwan Idris from University of Malaysia Sarawak.

  12. Creatures of the night by Hans Hazebroek.

  13. Photography workshop by John Arifin.

Macro Photography Workshop

Nature photographer, John Arifin led the macro photography workshop and night walk at the Permai Rainforest Resort during the Santubong Nature Festival. Here are the highlights of the activities on Macro photography workshop and night walk led with john Arifin. John showed the various macro photography techniques using macro lens, extension tubes and diopter lens.


John leading the macro photography workshop in Santubong Sarawak

John leading the macro photography workshop in Santubong Sarawak



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John leading the macro photography workshop in Santubong Sarawak. Using the 70-300mm with image stabiliser



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Tree Crab- Santubong Nature Festival Borneo – Macro Photography Workshop. Using the 17-35 mm zoom.



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Fungi- Santubong Nature Festival Borneo – Macro Photography Workshop



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Tree crab- Santubong Nature Festival Borneo – Macro Photography Workshop



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Caterpillar- Santubong Nature Festival Borneo – Macro Photography Workshop



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Borneo Angle-head Lizard – Santubong Nature Festival Borneo – Macro Photography Workshop


Join us in the next Macro Photography Workshop in Singapore on 7 & 8 December 2013

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