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#iniNegriku: About Indonesia by Nine Photojournalists

From exotic nature, heterogenous culture to friendly people are some to briefly describe Indonesia, and nine Indonesian photojournalists try to describe it through a new photo book entitled “#iniNegriku” (This is My Country). One of Southest Asian nations, Indonesia is also called “Nusantara” (Indonesian archipelago) which is made up of thousands of islands.
The 180-page book [...]

B&W Underwater Photo Book by Indonesian Hasselblad Master

There have been a lot of underwater photography books but “Monohydra” is claimed to be the first of its kind featuring underwater scenes in black and white. Authored by Hengki Koentjoro – a graduate of the Brooks Institute of Photography, an international award winner and a Hasselblad Master – the fine art photography book shows his [...]

A Look at Baduy’s Health-related Life

A new book entitled “The Baduy, Locked in Time” was already released last Sunday in Surabaya, East Java. Authored by Evi Aryati Arbay – the author of “Dani the Highlander” photo book – and Hardiono D Pusponegoro who is a child neurologist and photography enthusiast as well, the book is dominated by their photographs and [...]

“Java Volcano Eruption” Available Next Week

Between 2010 and 2015, three volcanoes in Java, Indonesia, erupted and claimed many lives and injuries, and destroyed a lot of areas. Mt Merapi (located in Yogyakarta and Central Java) erupted in 2010, and both Mt Kelud (East Java) and Mt Slamet (Central Java)  in 2014.
Toward these natural disasters, a Yogyakarta-based photojournalist, Boy T Harjanto, [...]

New Book on Henri Cartier-Bresson & His Works

If you are fond of Henri Cartier-Bresson’s photography works, this new book should be included in your shopping cart. Published in June 2015, the book entitled “Aperture Masters of Photography Series: Henri Cartier-Bresson” has dimension of 8×8 inches, 96 pages, 42 duotone images, and hardcover with jacket.
Born in Chanteloup, France, in 1908 and died in [...]

New Book on How to Capture Great Landscape

Glenn Randall, professional landscape photographer and author, in his new book explains the art, science and craft of creating wonderful landscape images. “The Art, Science, and Craft of Great Landscape Photography” addresses the key scientific concepts that impact landscape photography, such as geography, optics, vision, and psychology.
This 240-page book shows how to convert their visual [...]

Human Body through Art Perspective in “Unseen Journey”

“It is about my journey in seeing parts of human body from different perspective,” said Yudha Apelgede, Jakarta-based professional photographer who has passion in nude art and sensual glamour, regarding his new book entitled “Unseen Journey.”
The subjects in this 106-page book are not professional models; they have such various backgrounds as secretary, entrepreneur, college girl, [...]

“Memotret Pemotret,” A Respect for Photography Maestros of Indonesia

Roy Genggam, a Jakarta-based professional photographer, will launch his new book “Memotret Pemotret” (To Photograph Photographer) in a photo exhibition with the same title next Saturday (2/14) at Galeri Foto Jurnalistik Antara (GFJA), Jakarta. The book is Roy’s personal project containing special portraits of 23 photography maestros of Indonesia.
“I made this Memotret Pemotret project as [...]

“Indonesia X Fotografi” Articulates Indonesia’s Diversity

Fujifilm Indonesia has launched a photo book entitled “Indonesia X Fotografi,” which contains more than a hundred photographs made by four Indonesian photographers. The book is a kind of visual story voicing the diversity of Indonesia.
Having different backgrounds and interests in photography, the photographers – Agus Leonardus, Kristupa Saragih, Dewandra Djelantik and Gathot Subroto – [...]

Joan Fontcuberta’s “Pandora’s Camera” Now Available in English Version

“Pandora’s Camera” is the first English translation of a renowned collection of essays by Joan Fontcuberta’s “La cámara de Pandora” (2010). Joan Fontcuberta is a Catalan contemporary photographer, artist, curator, writer and teacher, recipient of the 2013 Hasselblad Award in Photography and awarded the National Essay Prize.
The 192-page book consists of 16 essays in which he [...]