Born in 1966 in Jakarta, Indonesia, Oetomo Wiropranoto
is a prolific photographer whose super panoramic style has made him the
central figure of Indonesian photography today. In spite his early
interest in art, Oetomo only debuted in the photography scene in 1997
after marrying his long time partner and mentor. He quickly found his
distinctive photography style, often includes strong approach toward
composition as well as unusual angles before coming to national
prominence when appointed to lead Nivea Regional Asia Campaign in 2002.
Throughout the 2000s, Oetomo was immersed in endless commercial
campaigns that brought him to travel around the world, leading him to
his newfound love that is scenic panorama images.