Born in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Rony Zakaria graduated with a degree in Mathematics and
Computer Science. He started his career as a photographer
after finishing his studies at university. He studied photojournalism
at Galeri Foto Jurnalistik Antara. In 2009 he studied as a fellow
at Asian Center For Journalism in Manila Philippines.
Rony has received several awards for his works which includes
NPPA Best of Photojournalism and Mochtar Lubis Award Grant.
In 2013, he published his first book, Encounters, a collection of personal photographs taken since the beginning of his career.
He lives in Jakarta but continues to travel.
PUBLICATIONS / CLIENTS
The New York Times, National Geographic, The Wall Street Journal,
TIME Asia, International Herald Tribune, The Financial Times,
Courrier International, Monocle, BBC Indonesia, Tempo,
The Jakarta Post, Asian Geographic, Punctum Asia, Holcim,
Chuosenko, GIZ, The World Bank, Asian Development Bank.
2013 . Finalist Dummy Award, Fotobook Festival Kassel, Germany
2012 . Nominated for World Press Photo Joopswart Masterclass
2011 . 3rd Place NPPA Best of Photojournalism, Non Traditional Category
2010 . First Prize Tempo Best of Photojournalism, Photo Story Category
2010 . 2nd Place NPPA Best of Photojournalism, Non Traditional Category
2009 . Mochtar Lubis Award Grant for Investigative Reporting
2009 . Konrad Adenauer Asian Center For Journalism Fellowship
2008 . United Nations FAO Media Partnership Grant