Portrait of Sutanta Aditya

Sutanta Aditya is a documentary and editorial photographer who focus for the long-term reportage about social, disasters, and environmental issues.

Based in Sumatra Islands, Indonesia.

Since 2008-2012 | Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (B. Sc.IT)
Since 2007 | Communication science at the journalism college of Medan

Sutanta Aditya’s Work Experience

2022 | The selected 9th annual New York Portfolio Review. Presented by the New York Times Photo Department, Photoville and Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY
2021 | 100 selected photographers Hamburg Portfolio Review

2022 | Finalist Street Photography Awards of LensCulture
2020 | Nomination in Water Theme of the 8th Season of HIPA
2019 | Third place in Environmentalism Photo Story category of Indonesian Photojournalist Organization Awards
2019 | Grand Prize Winner in Sustainability Environment Awards of National Geographic Asia and Temasek
2018 | Grant Nominee in Climate Topic Edition of International Photography Magazine
2016 | Honorable Mention in Editorial, Photo Essay and Feature Story Category of Int’l Photography Awards
2016 | Honorable Mention in Editorial, Environmentalism, and Photo Essay category of Intl’ Photography Awards
2016 | The Other Hundred – Educators Edition Winne​r
​- 2015 | Scarcity Waste of Syngenta Photography Award Winner
2015 | First Winner in the Environmentalism category of Indonesia Photojournalists Organization Awards
2014 | Honorable Mention American Photographic Artists and the Lucie Foundation Scholarship
2014 | The First Place – Editorial – Other – Int’l Photography Awards
2014 | Honorable Mention – Editorial – Other – Int’l Photography Awards
2012 | Second Place – Essay Photo Competition WWF and Antara News Photo Agency
2011 | Merit Price – Environment Category of Yonhap International Press Photo Awards
2010 | Indonesia Photojournalists Organization Awards
2010 | Bina Nusantara University International Photo Competition
​- 2009 | National Geographic Indonesia ‘Potret Pendidikan Indonesia’
​- 2009 | First Place – Social Issue of The Adiwarta Sampoerna Awards


Photojournalist Organisation of Indonesia


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