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New Award for Mobile Photography in Sony World Photography Awards

World Photography Organisation (WPO) has launched a new award dedicated to mobile photography at the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards. The entry starts from January 27 and will be closed on February 27, 2015.
Photography now exists in our pockets, and WPO wants to celebrate this. With a mobile phone in all our pockets, it has [...]

“Ayo Ngguyu #2,” to Laugh and to Laugh at

“A day without laughter is a day wasted,” said Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin or popularly knowns as Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977), an English comic actor and filmmaker. The “Ayo Ngguyu #2” photo exhibition are showcasing photographs that make us laugh.
Organized in the end of 2014 until the beginning of 2015 by Indonesian Photojournalists (Pewarta Foto Indonesia/PFI) [...]

Michael Theodric from Indonesia Wins Young Travel Photographer of the Year

A prestigious international photo competition for travel photography, Travel Photographer of the Year (TPOTY) 2014, has just ended and the winners have been announced. Michael Theodric from Banten, Indonesia, wins the Young Travel Photographer category for “14 Years Old & Under” awards.
“I am very happy. It is for the second time I won the competition, [...]

The Face of Eastern Indonesia: Photo Exhibition by a Jazz Singer

Teuku Adifitrian, or popularly known as Tompi, a Jakarta-based famous jazz singer, is not only talented in singing but also in photographing. The cosmetic surgery specialist is now showcasing a series of portrait and human interest photos he took while visiting Wamena, Papua. Officially opened last Sunday, the photo exhibition is open for public until December [...]

Indonesian Maritime in Jakarta International Photo Summit 2014

Galeri Nasional in collaboration with Galeri Foto Jurnalistik Antara/GFJA (Antara Gallery of Photojournalism) are presenting a grand photography exhibition entitled “Jakarta International Photo Summit (JIPS) 2014: City of Waves.” This year’s triennale event is mainly highlighting Indonesian and global maritime.
Taking place at Galeri Nasional, Jakarta, the opening ceremony last Friday (12/5) was attended by Anis Baswedan, Minister [...]

Battle of Visual Works in Exhibition

Kelas Pagi Yogyakarta (KPY – a “free of charge” school of photography in Yogyakarta) and Kelas Pagi Jakarta (KPJ) are collaborating for a photo exhibition entitled “Battle Exhibition KPY vs KPJ.” Officially opened last Saturday (12/6) by Anton Ismael, professional photographer and founder of Kelas Pagi, it is highlighting addiction as the theme.
The “addiction” is represented [...]

4,000 Photographers in 79 Towns/Cities Joined Simultaneous Street Hunting

More than 4,000 photographers and photography enthusiasts in 79 towns/cities in Indonesia and abroad have successfully carried out street hunting on Sunday, November 2, 2014. Entitled “FN Street Hunting 2014” (FN is for – the biggest online photography community in Southeast Asia with more than 500,000 members at this time), they simultaneously and voluntarily [...]

Two-Finger Salute Concert in Photo Exhibition & Book

Bentara Budaya Yogyakarta in collaboration with Galeri Foto Jurnalistik Antara/GFJA (Antara Gallery of Photojournalism) are presenting photo exhibition entitled “Musik u/ Demokrasi” (Music for Democracy). Officially opened last night (10/22) at Bentara Budaya, Yogyakarta, it is displaying documentary photos of phenomenal “Konser Salam Dua Jari” (Two-Finger Salute Concert) held on July 5, 2014 at Gelora [...]

Canon EOS 7D Mark II Officially Launched in Yogyakarta

In CPMI 2014 Yogyakarta yesterday (10/19), PT Datascrip, the sole distributor of Canon products in Indonesia, officially launched Canon EOS 7D Mark II. According to Yase Defirsa Cory, Marketing Manager, Canon Image Communication Product Division of PT Datascrip, the camera will start to be available in the end of November with the price of IDR 20,700,000 for [...]

1800 Photographers Joined Canon Photo Marathon in Yogyakarta

Canon Photo Marathon Indonesia (CPMI) 2014 in Yogyakarta yesterday (10/19) was crowded with more than 1800 photographers from Yogyakarta and other cities/towns in Java. Taking place at Jogja City Mall, the event was successfully organized from morning to evening.
It has been four times for Yogyakarta to host the event since 2011. Last year held at [...]