Kampong Ayer comes to life at solo photography exhibition

Rokiah Mahmud

A solo photography exhibition by Yusma Bahrin bin Dato Paduka Haji Mohd Yusof or known as Bahrin Yusof was launched at Kunyit 7 Lodge, Kampong Bolkiah in Kampong Ayer by Advisor of the Brunei Darussalam Photography Association Haji Jumat bin Haji Taha yesterday.

Thirteen pieces of photography showcasing the daily life, culture and landscapes of Kampong Ayer are on display. The exhibit provides enthusiasts an opportunity to learn photography techniques.

Bahrin Yusof, in his welcoming remarks, said the exhibition is one of the activities carried out by the Brunei Darussalam Photography Association as a platform for those have just taken up photography to learn and develop their knowledge from experienced photographers.

“Kampong Ayer was chosen as the theme for this exhibition as it serves as landmark of Brunei, to explore the daily life of the people and the culture in one of most popular tourist destinations in the country.”

A workshop on photography facilitated by Manager of Rose Photo Studio and Brunei Darussalam Photography Association member Joseph Wong Siew, was also held yesterday.

Yusma Bahrin bin Dato Paduka Haji Mohd Yusof briefs Advisor of the Brunei Darussalam Photography Association Haji Jumat bin Haji Taha at the exhibition. PHOTO: ROKIAH MAHMUD