This second installment of Thursday throwbacks is from my first Familiarization Tour in October of 2009. Also know as a "Media Tour," our small group of writers spent five days, four nights in the world's largest archipelago on Philippine Airlines' and the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Indonesia's tab.
I had only been on the job for about two months when I got the assignment. This was at the absolute infancy of my photography career where all I had was the basic, entry level DSLR, the Nikon D40. Looking at the EXIF data now on some of the over 1,500 shots taken, it's almost sadly hilarious that I was able to deliver anything at all worth printing.
Anyhoo, (awesome segue) here's the text: