Early Morning at Semeru

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© Hartono Hosea
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Photo Info
UploadedJuly 28, 2008
TakenJuly 12, 2008
ModelHasselblad H3D II-31
Exposure1/125 sec at f/8
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length80 mm
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This is one of famous tourist destination in Indonesia, located at Bromo in East Java. This photo taken July 2008 early in the morning after the sunrise from one side hill near Bromo, the weather was very cold 5C.

112 responses

  • Amber Fette

    Amber Fette said (28 Jul 2008):

    Beautifully captured and very dream-like!

  • Andrew Lorimer

    Andrew Lorimer (Deleted) gave props (28 Jul 2008):

    Amazing colors!!! amazing capture !!!

  • Rick Staines

    Rick Staines gave props (28 Jul 2008):

    Wow! Great shot.

  • Céline Chhuon

    Céline Chhuon gave props (28 Jul 2008):

    Gosh...this is AMAZING !

  • Laurie Search

    Laurie Search gave props (28 Jul 2008):

    Wow, this really is amazing! Gorgeous!

  • Doug Maddock

    Doug Maddock said (28 Jul 2008):

    What an amazing shot!

  • peggy gardner

    peggy gardner gave props (28 Jul 2008):

    absolutely stunning.

  • Bruce Kennedy

    Bruce Kennedy gave props (28 Jul 2008):

    beautiful scene; nice capture.

  • Tim Foltz

    Tim Foltz gave props (29 Jul 2008):

    very nice, the clouds really add to it

  • Michel González Brun

    Michel González Brun gave props (29 Jul 2008):

    Absolutely stunning-not surprised it's popular with tourist, especially if it looks half as good as it is seen in the pic.... wonderfully captured!

  • Jose Antonio González

    Jose Antonio González gave props (30 Jul 2008):


  • Daniel McMurray

    Daniel McMurray gave props (31 Jul 2008):

    Awww mannnn... how do you respond to an image like this? Wow.

  • peter flame

    peter flame said (31 Jul 2008):

    wonderful shot

  • Demetrius Chryssikos

    Demetrius Chryssikos said (31 Jul 2008):

    ...très chouette photo!

  • Claire Thomson

    Claire Thomson gave props (31 Jul 2008):

    I'd love this hanging on my wall!

  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton said (31 Jul 2008):

    Congradulations! This is a Beautiful,Captivating Shot! Nicely done!

  • A. Xandi Newell

    A. Xandi Newell (Deleted) gave props (31 Jul 2008):

    so surreal! beautiful capture!

  • tulus wichaksono

    tulus wichaksono said (31 Jul 2008):

    mantap bos...

  • Nicole Slaughter

    Nicole Slaughter gave props (31 Jul 2008):

    This is BEAUTIFUL

  • Nicolas Sabatier

    Nicolas Sabatier gave props (31 Jul 2008):

    I'm speechless............. Bravo !!!!!

  • Mari Buckley

    Mari Buckley gave props (31 Jul 2008):

    Absolutely stunning shot ..... :-)

  • Eric Hart

    Eric Hart gave props (31 Jul 2008):

    That is downright phenomenal!

  • John Sweeney

    John Sweeney gave props (31 Jul 2008):

    Awesome Shot!

  • Jennifer Cochran

    Jennifer Cochran gave props (31 Jul 2008):

    Congrats on making photo of the week! This is absolutely breaathtaking!

  • Eric Nattawut MatLuang

    Eric Nattawut MatLuang said (31 Jul 2008):


  • Dakota Lane

    Dakota Lane said (31 Jul 2008):

    what an exciting picture--one of the few photographic landscapes i would love to gaze at for hours...bravo!

  • Steven Slater

    Steven Slater gave props (31 Jul 2008):


  • Thomas Bucher

    Thomas Bucher (Deleted) said (31 Jul 2008):


  • Chris Colokathis'Vinu

    Chris Colokathis'Vinu said (31 Jul 2008):

    Beautimous and Awesome

  • kris slinger

    kris slinger said (31 Jul 2008):

    This one's a real keeper. Might be interesting to see a little red - how about an ornament, dead cardinal, or baseball cap on that tree?

  • Pamela Hubbard

    Pamela Hubbard (Deleted) gave props (31 Jul 2008):

    Hell yes this is a hot photo! It's literally smokin' Beautiful scene perfectly frames with the naked tree...Wow!!!!

  • Judy Susak

    Judy Susak gave props (31 Jul 2008):

    This is an amazing picture!

  • Giant Wannabe

    Giant Wannabe gave props (31 Jul 2008):


  • Julie Burger

    Julie Burger said (31 Jul 2008):

    Absolutely stunning! I love the composition!

  • Paul Lavallee

    Paul Lavallee gave props (31 Jul 2008):

    simply insane, def deserving of the photo of the week

  • Jamie Otterstetter

    Jamie Otterstetter gave props (31 Jul 2008):

    Great Color, the tree really adds to it.

  • Janice Mezzacappa

    Janice Mezzacappa (Deleted) gave props (31 Jul 2008):

    Perfect!!! Outstanding!! Gorgeous!!!

  • Ha Ye

    Ha Ye gave props (31 Jul 2008):

    Stunning man!!!

  • Nurman Wiyarso

    Nurman Wiyarso said (31 Jul 2008):

    Dasyat Oom foto nya ^_^

  • Renno Yudadibroto

    Renno Yudadibroto said (31 Jul 2008):

    bagus banget!

  • Tyler G

    Tyler G gave props (31 Jul 2008):


  • Christopher Smith

    Christopher Smith gave props (31 Jul 2008):

    Wow! This is fantastic!!!

  • Gene Rubio

    Gene Rubio said (31 Jul 2008):

    A rare sight indeed, as if you had to climb the stairway to heaven to observe it.

  • Heather Zack

    Heather Zack gave props (31 Jul 2008):

    Holy!!! This photo is just like you see in Dragon tales.. WOW!! It's just UNBELIEVABLE!!! I'm speechless. brilliant job!

  • Gustavo Boyzo

    Gustavo Boyzo gave props (31 Jul 2008):

    Beautifull is all I can say...

  • John Edwin May

    John Edwin May said (31 Jul 2008):

    Hang on Hartono, I had the Photo of the Week Last week and comments, contacts, favorites, went through the roof! Wonderful Image here! Great job!

  • Jennifer Buehrer

    Jennifer Buehrer said (31 Jul 2008):

    i don't normally comment.. because i am lazy.. but this is wow.. the best photo i have seen in a long long time

  • Karen Zimmerman

    Karen Zimmerman gave props (31 Jul 2008):

    Wow! A beautiful fantasy. Gorgeous!

  • Rachel Blackett

    Rachel Blackett said (31 Jul 2008):

    Ohhh wow!
    This is amazing!!!
    Just so stunning!!

  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (1 Aug 2008):


  • Ibrahim Al-Abdulwahab

    Ibrahim Al-Abdulwahab gave props (1 Aug 2008):

    That's very interesting view! wonderfully taken.

  • Aurus Sy

    Aurus Sy gave props (1 Aug 2008):

    Wow, it looks like a painting.

  • john elliott

    john elliott gave props (1 Aug 2008):

    great just great!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Joao Paulo

    Joao Paulo said (1 Aug 2008):

    The best, have my vote

  • Audrey Kanekoa-Madrid

    Audrey Kanekoa-Madrid (Deleted) gave props (1 Aug 2008):

    Wow! This is stunning!

  • Jo Jo

    Jo Jo gave props (1 Aug 2008):

    What a beautiful capture! I can only imagine how exciting and exhilirating it must have been to actually be there taking this shot!

  • Luan Asani

    Luan Asani (Deleted) said (1 Aug 2008):

    WOW,Amazing View,,just how did he do it !!!

  • Beka Bolger

    Beka Bolger gave props (1 Aug 2008):

    truely amazing.

  • :) L P

    :) L P gave props (2 Aug 2008):

    wow...absolutely amazing

  • Robert Case

    Robert Case gave props (3 Aug 2008):


  • Jan Willem van Hofwegen

    Jan Willem van Hofwegen (Deleted) said (4 Aug 2008):

    Great picture under peprfect weather conditions. Normally it's very cloudy overthere! Do you like my photo of the sunrise at the Bromo/ Semeru?

  • Mike McReynolds

    Mike McReynolds said (4 Aug 2008):

    Mesmerizing and dreamy, this photo takes my mind to that soft and silent place of safe inner contemplation that exists only in my longing...
    Beautifully captured work of Art. Fave.

  • Daniel Polacek

    Daniel Polacek (Deleted) gave props (6 Aug 2008):

    Excellent capture!

  • Martie Last

    Martie Last said (6 Aug 2008):

    Well deserved photo of the week! This is an awesome photo, just spectacular!

  • Sasha Hofmann

    Sasha Hofmann said (7 Aug 2008):

    It looks surreal, it looks like a painting or a 3D work, not a picture

  • Jessica Hill

    Jessica Hill (Deleted) gave props (7 Aug 2008):

    absolutely gorgeous. wonderful capture. =]

  • Gary Rittermeyer

    Gary Rittermeyer (Deleted) gave props (8 Aug 2008):


  • Nick Wegela

    Nick Wegela gave props (14 Aug 2008):

    Jaw Dropping!

  • masgareng yustinus sucipto

    masgareng yustinus sucipto gave props (1 Sep 2008):

    Keren banget photonya ....

  • Derek Gould

    Derek Gould gave props (15 Sep 2008):

    amazing photo. truly inspiring

  • Dan Benjamin

    Dan Benjamin gave props (27 Sep 2008):

    thanks for showing us this! its great.

  • William McDonald

    William McDonald gave props (24 Oct 2008):

    Beautiful composition!

  • Amber Gregory

    Amber Gregory gave props (28 Oct 2008):

    wow this is truly truly stunning

  • Lyndsay Daniels

    Lyndsay Daniels gave props (6 Nov 2008):

    Breathtaking and beautiful.

  • Carolyn J

    Carolyn J gave props (10 Dec 2008):

    Wow - what an incredible view!

  • Aaron Mythen

    Aaron Mythen gave props (12 Dec 2008):

    Incredible image well done!!

  • C Ross

    C Ross gave props (12 Dec 2008):


  • Mike Brooks

    Mike Brooks said (28 Dec 2008):

    great, way to wake up early

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (11 Jan 2009):

    Beautiful picture.

  • Victoria Burgamy

    Victoria Burgamy gave props (21 Jan 2009):


  • Kara Ivany

    Kara Ivany said (28 Feb 2009):

    this is absolutely amazing, like an impossible dream. but it is possible!

  • Frederic Charpentier

    Frederic Charpentier gave props (8 Apr 2009):

    Wonderful capture... So beautiful !

  • Slimeface

    Slimeface gave props (18 Apr 2009):

    Very good!!

  • Yasmina Baggili

    Yasmina Baggili (Deleted) gave props (19 May 2009):

    fabulous shot!!!! Great job

  • Jennifer Benmouna

    Jennifer Benmouna gave props (1 Jul 2009):

    amazing shot!

  • Dmitry Grigoryev

    Dmitry Grigoryev gave props (30 Jul 2009):

    Like this one! Color and composition is great!

  • Mara Bjornsson

    Mara Bjornsson gave props (13 Aug 2009):

    Wow. I was absolutely speechless upon seeing this. It's gorgeous!

  • chika aryani

    chika aryani gave props (20 Aug 2009):

    woooooooooooow... absolutely great shot, as indonesian i'm really proud of your shot.. ;-)

  • Rayi Christian Wicaksono

    Rayi Christian Wicaksono said (31 Aug 2009):

    wow cool,.. :D

  • David Ramirez

    David Ramirez gave props (1 Sep 2009):

    Totally awesome!

  • Robert Brandan Martinez

    Robert Brandan Martinez gave props (17 Sep 2009):


  • Nancy Ng

    Nancy Ng gave props (29 Sep 2009):

    Great capture, great timing.....awesome....

  • stuart s

    stuart s gave props (1 Oct 2009):

    One of the most beautiful shots I have seen on this site or elsewhere for that matter.

  • Budi Hartono

    Budi Hartono gave props (7 Oct 2009):

    Bromo memang moiii...

  • darren chea

    darren chea said (10 Nov 2009):

    beautiful color, the sun light and the sky

  • Jason Sipus

    Jason Sipus gave props (6 Jan 2010):


  • Ayat Rezaeifar

    Ayat Rezaeifar gave props (21 Jun 2010):

    The tree there is exactly in place! Love it!

  • Lori D'Ambrosio

    Lori D'Ambrosio gave props (21 Jun 2010):

    gorgeous shot.

  • Adam Reilly

    Adam Reilly said (28 Jun 2010):

    Well...what can you say to that?! Superb.

  • Nicoletta Pasquini

    Nicoletta Pasquini said (29 Jun 2010):


  • Simona Ranieri

    Simona Ranieri gave props (29 Jun 2010):

    ....❤.....really love it!

  • Francesco Sisso

    Francesco Sisso gave props (30 Jun 2010):

    wow! incredible shot!

  • J. Z......

    J. Z...... gave props (30 Jun 2010):

    WOW. Thats an amazing shot!

  • Antje Woolum

    Antje Woolum (Deleted) gave props (30 Jun 2010):



    AESTHETIC said (10 Dec 2010):

    Its one of the most beautiful pictures on site.
    I wonder how one can dream to see such a beautiful scene.
    Thanks for giving us a breath taking snap.

  • Tim E

    Tim E (Deleted) gave props (16 Feb 2011):

    oh, wow. wonderful.

  • Adriana Castellanos

    Adriana Castellanos said (3 Apr 2011):


  • Ratko Nedovic

    Ratko Nedovic gave props (18 Aug 2011):


  • Vincent J. DeSanto

    Vincent J. DeSanto gave props (4 Jun 2012):

    Absolutely stunning. Breathtaking image.

  • peter bodigor

    peter bodigor gave props (19 Apr 2013):

    One of the best shots I have seen on JPG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Tom Piorkowski

    Tom Piorkowski (Deleted) gave props (19 Apr 2013):

    picture perfect, nice work.

  • Lew Harford

    Lew Harford gave props (9 Jul 2013):

    Beautiful image.

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