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Photo Exhibition for Charity in Balikpapan

To celebrate its 9th anniversary, Fobia (Fotografer Balikpapan – a photography community based in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan) is now showcasing fifty two photos of its members at Red Box Area, Plaza Balikpapan. Officially opened last Monday (16/3), “Get Lost” is open for public until March 22.
Photos displayed in this exhibition are travel ones which were taken [...]

Jogja Shutter Camp: Promoting Local Potencies

Around sixty photography enthusiasts from various areas in Yogyakarta blended each other in photo hunting entitled “Jogja Shutter Camp (JSC) #2 – Pagi Sore Charity Fotografi.” This second event was carried out last Sunday (3/8) in Rongkop sub-district, Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta. From morning to evening, all the participants captured local/traditional arts and cultural performances in joyful [...]

Indonesian Photojournalists on the Disqualified Photo of WPP

In responding a lot of discussions and controversies about Giovanni Troilo’s “The Dark Heart of Europe” winning story in the 58th annual World Press Photo Contest, World Press Photo (WPP) decided that “the story is not in compliance with the entry rules and therefore the award must be revoked.”
Lucky Pransiska, the chairman of Pewarta Foto [...]

Nature & Spot News Win APFI Photo of the Year

Pewarta Foto Indonesia (Indonesia Photojournalist Association/PFI) has announced the winners for Anugerah Pewarta Foto Indonesia (APFI/Indonesia Photojournalist Awards)V 2013-2014. APFI V selected the best works from more than 5,000 images submitted by photojournalists from all over the country.
Tens of winning photos are divided into nine categories for two periods of 2013 and 2014; they are [...]

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) [...]