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8 Indonesian Finalists in 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

World Photography Organisation (WPO) has today announced the shortlist for its Sony World Photography Awards (WPA) 2015 competitions. The shortlisted images were selected from 173,444 images from 171 countries, 24% increase on the 2014 competition. Eight Indonesian photographers are named on the shortlist of this year’s competition.

The seven Indonesians are shortlisted in Open competition and one [...]

Collaborative Photography in “Kolaborasa”

Kelas Pagi Jakarta (KPJ – a “free of charge” school of photography in Jakarta) is now showcasing thirty photography works of its students attending Class VIII. As their final project in the school, the exhibition is highlighting “Kolaborasa” as the theme.

The theme presented here mainly discusses photography in collaboration with various disciplines outside photography. When photography [...]

Hasselblad Masters 2016 Calls for Entries

Hasselblad has just announced its prestigious Masters Awards 2016 to find ten outstanding photographers worldwide who will win “Hasselblad Masters” honors. The competition now for the first time offers a brand new high-end medium format Hasselblad camera alongside its elite honor for each winner.
“We have made some changes to the 2016 Competition – which reaches [...]

Danish Photographer Wins World Press Photo of the Year 2014

Danish photographer, Mads Nissen, has won the 58th annual World Press Photo Contest. The jury has selected  his photo as the World Press Photo of the Year 2014. Born in Denmark in 1979, Nissen is a staff photographer for Danish daily newspaper “Politiken.”
Also winning first prize in the Contemporary Issues c ategory, Nissen’s photo shows [...]

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 [...]