Erwin Kodiat

Nationality: Indonesian

Residence: Bali, Indonesia

Erwin is now running a dive center called D Scuba Club in Bali, Indonesia. He is the main web developer of Nudi Pixel and also maintain the data by himself. He is also the co-founder of Kapal Selam Dive Club, a non profit dive club. He has pursued underwater photography as an enjoyable pastime since 2005 after a short introduction to the art by his friend, Hengky Dotulong. He considers Yuji Law his underwater photography tutor for technical and equipment considerations.

Erwin has traveled to many exotic dive sites in Indonesia and Thailand since 2001. These travels have taken him to Bali, Raja Ampat Islands, Komodo, Alor, Central Moluccas (Ambon, Pulau Tiga, Seram Island), Halmahera Island, Derawan Islands - East Borneo (Derawan, Sangalaki, Maratua), Selayar Island, Manado, Lembeh Strait, Lombok Island, and the Similan Islands.

Erwin has had a real passion for nudibranchs since the first time he went diving and saw the beauty of these 'ocean butterflies'.

He currently hold PADI Open Water SCUBA Instructor, EUIFA Underwater Photography Instructor, and Reef Check EcoDiver Trainer in his belt.

His work has been published in a variety of publications, including Asian Diver Magazine and ASEAN Commemorative Magazine.

He has won Honorable Mention for Pocket Category in 3rd Our World Underwater Underwater Photography Contest, 2nd prize of macro category in Raja Ampat Underwater Photography Competition 2006 and been chosen as November 2007 Inon America's Artist of the Month.


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Nudibranch Species from Erwin Kodiat » View all photo from Erwin Kodiat (306 photos)

Phyllidia coelestis from Halmahera, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
(1 photo from Erwin Kodiat)
Phyllidia elegans from Bali, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
(4 photos from Erwin Kodiat)
Phyllidia ocellata from Bali, Indonesia
(6 photos from Erwin Kodiat)
Phyllidia picta from Raja Ampat, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Neville Coleman
(1 photo from Erwin Kodiat)
Phyllidia varicosa from Raja Ampat, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
(4 photos from Erwin Kodiat)
Phyllidiella pustulosa from Bali, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
(8 photos from Erwin Kodiat)
Phyllidiella sp. from Bali, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
(1 photo from Erwin Kodiat)
Phyllidiopsis burni from Raja Ampat, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
(1 photo from Erwin Kodiat)
Phyllidiopsis shireenae from Derawan, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Neville Coleman
(3 photos from Erwin Kodiat)
Phyllodesmium briareum from Alor, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
(3 photos from Erwin Kodiat)
Phyllodesmium hyalinum from Alor, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
(1 photo from Erwin Kodiat)
Phyllodesmium parangatum from Manado, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Terry Gosliner
(1 photo from Erwin Kodiat)
 

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