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LUMIX GH4, FJ Ast 100
Awekening Devil, Bali 2017

Pengerupukan day takes place every 420 days, which is on the ninth dark moon of Bali’s lunar calendar. It is a day when every village on Bali will do sacrification rituals to neutralize the negative energy. It usually takes place on the main crossroad of the village which is believed to be the zero spot of the balance. The negative energy which is represented as Evil will be invited and assembled, the youths will create a figure of evil or giants for months as the negative energy symbol. They will carry the figure of evil or giants around the village to invite all negative to the centre of rituals where they will be peaced or be neutralized in order to not disturb the peacefulness of the people’s life. The Pengerupukan is done one day before the Saka new year or The Silent Day where Balinese people do four prohibitions to appreciate the nature as well as to do self-control for one day (24 hours) starting from 6 am to 6 am of the next day. During this time, it is very quiet on the stre

By denny
LUMIX GH4, FJ Ast 100

Ngelawang performed by a group of children with Barong paraded around the village and accompanied by Gamelan Ngelawang is a tradition in the celebration of the feast Galungan and Hari Raya Kuningan in Bali. Ngelawang derived from the gates (doors) which means ngelawang is staging conducted from house to house and from village to village using bangkung barong (a barong pig figure). This tradition aims to drive out evil spirits and protect the population from outbreaks or diseases caused by spirits (bhuta kala). At the time lasted ngelawang, the homeowner will provide the money as haturan. Ngelawang derived from the mythological goddess Ulun Danu who turns into a giant who helps the villagers do evil spirits. Once this ritual is a sacred rite so if barong scattered feathers, then people will pick it up and make it as auspicious objects. Now, ngelawang made art show presented by the children.

By denny
sony a7s2, FJ Prov 100
Nois7 - it's about emotions

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By riccardo
Sony A7sII, FJ Prov 100
Elopement in Tuscany | Jennifer & Sebastian

Wir freuen uns riesig, das wir euch unser erstes Elopement zeigen dürfen das wir begleitet haben. Wir waren mit Jennifer und Sebastian in der Toskana in einem alten Landgut. Eine wunderschöne Location um sich die Liebe zu schwören. Alle Bilder gibts auf unserem Blog zu sehen: Geschnitten und gegraded in Final cut mit FilmConvert und Color Finale

By Simon Volz
Sony A7RII, FJ Velvia 100
Embrace The Journey - Not A #

We've all heard time and time again to, "Embrace The Journey" and "Trust The Process". If you truly live your life by these words everyday, you'll know what they really mean. For Tony Jakstis, it's always about being optimistic, supportive and truly embracing the journey regardless of all the set backs and failures. Coming from welfare, it's not easy to make your dreams come true when there's a lot of people who doubt you. As an aspiring actor with fame during his early teens, a multi-million dollar business owner and the founder of a non-profit centered around at-risk youth after having his sister nearly taken away from a car accident, Tony's journey has been a struggle...and it's only beginning. This is his story... "Embrace The Journey - Not A #"

By David Lee
Panasonic GH4, FJ 8543 VD
Climate Action

Climate Action. What we do to the Earth we do to ourselves. Help Save the Planet. Together we can make a Difference. This has been created without any sponsorship by GreenPeace or anyone else. All the greenhouse gas emissions linked to the production of this film have been compensated via the Carbon Action Program.

By David Arvind Condon