Yano sumampow is a commercial photographer living in bali. He’s one of the most respected photographers in bali commercial photography. His clients spread out from a small lavish brand up to respected branded clients.
His passion in photography started at his young age of 10, when his father gave him a candy bar camera, kodak ektra 100 with 110 films. He started to photograph anything, especially building. His elementary school located behind a cathedral in Bandung, that’s why he always impress with architectural and building. His ambition as an architect halted when he was failed the entrance exam in architecture study, but his passion in art still intact. Trying to expand his ability in photography, he was joined journalism study in the university of padjadjaran, once again in terms of art, he was not very satisfied than he was joined lasalle college, majoring in multimedia and graphics design.
In 2002, he started to learn photography seriously by joining several master photographer in Jakarta as an apprentice to learn studio lighting, angle, timing, business and also behavior (the most important thing in photography business). He started his photography career as a freelancer and contributor for several lifestyle magazine. They sent him all over the world, Milan, Amsterdam, Singapore, Hong kong, Korea, to cover several lifestyles and fashion event. Now, he is living in Bali with his family and started a small personal company in photography and design called why imaging.
In 2005 he build his own brand for serving the industry called why imaging. Before that, he worked as a photographer in lifestyle media. His passion in photography has already brought him to lots of exotic location to take pictures. He could work under pressure and with a minimum set of camera, but still can produce a stunning image. His background in journalism study and multimedia and graphic design, help yano producing an image with a touch of his personality.
Why-imaging is one of Bali’s most respected establishment in commercial photography, serving the industry since 2005. From simple documentation to sophisticated photography layouts and massive events, our team is backed with experienced photographers and their distinctive specialties, led by yano sumampow as the founder of the company, to ensure the photography objectives are achieved.
Having produced years of professional shooting has brought why-imaging to establish a significant bond and mutual relation with respective media of the industry, which benefit our clients for extended exposure.