Former photographer Eddie Putera spends his days working with miniatures to create models known as dioramas. His creations are often displayed in exhibitions and museums.
Eddie Putera begins each project by drawing up plans in his notebook.
His notebook is filled with beautiful sketches and notes on various topics.
Eddie carefully crafts the tiny facade of a Chinese shophouse.
Some of the materials Eddie works with, such as for the miniature window seen here, are little bigger than a toothpick.
Eddie does most of his work at his workbench, which is lined by hundreds of bottles of paint.
A pair of forceps comes in handy for picking up small pieces like this sponge which will be made into trees.
Everything Eddie needs to create his diorama trees is kept neatly in a box.
To give his diorama cars a rusty, authentic look, Eddie grinds their coatings to wear out their colours.
Eddie points to a picture of some of his previous work, explaining the labour that went into perfecting each detail.
Years of experience make it easy for Eddie to choose what colours he needs for his work.
The paint that Eddie uses to achieve a rusted look for his creations, which he mixes himself.
The tiny figurines that make Eddie's creations come alive.
Eddie carefully places a tiny scooter outside the model of a Chinese shophouse.
Every detail counts, even to the tiny leaves scattered on the roofs of his model buildings.
One of Eddie's props – a locomotive model made to resemble the engines of Malaysia's Keretapi Tanah Melayu.
Eddie holds up a model figurine to show the tiny scale on which he works.