All posts tagged: geology

The Down to Earth Geology

I might not be the most passionate geologist you’ve ever heard. I’m not the type who happily jumps onto an outcrop and automatically wonders about the strike-dip and curious about the grain size if it’s sandstone. I know some geologists who are ‘that’ passionate and I always have particular indescribable admiration on them. Me? I have to admit that I took geology major because the business has always been good. On my first graduate year, some friends from high school still thought that I went to Fine Art & Design faculty. However, if somebody asked me, “If you were offered a chance to turn back time and choose other major than geology, would you take it?” I would say no. Studying geology was one of the coolest things that ever happened in my life. I met wonderful strangers who later became my best friends and, later, one of them became my husband. As an indoor person, I was put outside my comfort zone to see the Mother Earth; to see through time, see places, and go …

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Bunny Bridezilla Series: Foto Pre-Wedding

Sebagaimana camanten zaman sekarang pada umumnya, sesi pre-wedding tentu saja masuk ke dalam agenda saya & Bang Agun. Sesi foto akhirnya dilakukan weekend kemarin. Saya sering bilang bahwa saya bukan bridezilla yang rese dalam pemilihan vendor. Namun  untuk urusan fotografi saya agak banyak mau :p Sebetulnya banyak teman yang jago fotografi; para ‘keluaran’ LFM ITB ataupun rekan di kantor sekarang. Echi pun sempat menawari saya untuk difoto 15 Rainbows. Namun saya sejak lama sudah naksir berat sama foto-fotonya 9AM Photography alias Rara Sekar dan Ben Laksana. Foto-foto jepretan mereka, termasuk foto pre-wedding terlihat natural; nggak kaku ataupun riweuh dengan properti-properti pre-wedding pada umumnya. Maklum, saya nggak jago pose dan kurang percaya diri kalau sudah urusan difoto. Dari tahun lalu saya sudah kasak-kusuk sama Rara tapi berhubung Ben masih di New Zealand dan Rara kerja di Ubud jadi belum ada kepastian. Awal tahun 2014 saya mendapat price list baru mereka serta kemungkinan tanggal kepulangan Ben yaitu akhir Maret. Hore! Saya langsung semangat cari tema. Berhubung latar belakang kami sama-sama geosains maka kami sepakat harus ada ‘unsur’ batuannya. …