(Semarang, 6/12) As if not satisfied with the
accomplishments he achieved so far, the versatile artist Damien
Dematra made the effort to break a new record again by becoming the
world's fastest and photographers. The attempt was held at the
Museum of World Records office in Semarang with theme "Always in
Obama My Mind ". The world record itself, from the photo shoot until
printing took 1 minute 31 seconds and performed in the presence of
the jury of World Records Museum.
As a photographer, Damien has traveled the world and became the
youngest photographer to obtain the Fellowship of the Master
Photographers Association, the highest degree in photography, as
well as the only photographer in the world who got two degrees of
Master Photographer Association's Fellowship is in the field of Art
and Photography Portraiture.
In 1997, Damien won the International Master Photographer of the
Year, in England. The trophy was received by the Ambassador of
Indonesia in the UK together with him. In the same year, he received
the gold medal of the British Institute of Photography.
In 2000, Damien became a photographer Grand Award Winner, the
world's best photographers in the United States. In 2002, two years
later, he was elected as one of the 50 best photographers ever in
the history of Master Photographer Association, and on that year, he
has received more than 50 international awards in the field of
photography since 1997.
Making this record was a comeback into the world of photography
after being occupied with writing novels, making movies, painting,
and doing his other activities.