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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 [...]

Photojournalists’ Visual Note through Photo Book & Exhibition

Today (10/17), in the evening, Galeri Foto Jurnalistik Antara/GFJA (Antara Gallery of Photojournalism) will launch a photo book entitled “Kilas Balik 2013-2014” (Flashback 2013-2014). The 260-page book covers 256 photos of disaster, economic, politic, law, sport, and cultural events occurred in Indonesia along 2013 to 2014 taken by 71 photojournalists of Foto Antara.
“‘Kilas Balik’ journalism [...]

Indonesia Photography Congress Founded Indonesia Photography Society

Indonesia Photography Congress was already held from last Friday (10/10) to yesterday in Jakarta, and was attended by 81 photography people from several cities/towns in Indonesia. The three-day congress has officially founded an organization called “Masyarakat Fotografi Indonesia” (Indonesia Photography Society).
It is said that beside non-commercial and independent, the organization will not replace the existing [...]

Ciputra Group Photo Competition with Total Prize of IDR 130 Millions

Celebrating the 33th anniversary of Ciputra Group, ( and Ciputra Group organizes a photo competition themed “Membangun Kota, Membangun Kehidupan” (Developing City, Developing Life). It offers a prize of IDR 130 millions in total.
It is free for all Indonesian citizens and journalists (printed or online media) to join. The competition features two categories (General [...]

Enchanting Dayak Culture in Malinau & Photo Contest with IDR 25 Millions Total Prize

Within the Irau Festival of Malinau 2014, the Government of Malinau Regency and Military District Command of Malinau, in collaboration with (, will organize a photo competition entitled “Pesona Budaya Malinau” (Enchanting Culture of Malinau). Held during the festival from October 13 to 27, 2014, it is open for public and offers a total [...]

Bugis Seaman, Pinisi, Dhow in “The Sea of Ancestors”

Goethe-Institut Indonesien (Cultural Institute of the Federal Republic of Germany) and Switzerland Embassy in Jakarta, in collaboration with Galeri Foto Jurnalistik Antara/GFJA (Antara Gallery of Photojournalism), are presenting works by Beat Presser – Switzerland-based professional photographer – in a photo exhibition entitled “The Sea of Ancestors” in Jakarta.
The exhibition showcases 79 black-and-white photos of traditional boats and [...]

Nikon Photo Contest 2014-2015 Now Open for Entries from Any Digital Devices

Nikon has announced its prestigious photo competition, the 35th annual Nikon Photo Contest (NPC). For the first time, all award categories in photography and video accept entries from any digital device, including smart devices. NPC 2014-2015 is open to all professional and amateur photographers, regardless of age, sex or nationality until December 15, 2014.
Held annually [...]

Jerry Aurum’s “On White,” a Story from Simplicity

Photographing people with plain white background seems so simple to do, but can be so monotonous as well. That situation has inspired Jerry Aurum, Jakarta-based professional photographer, to make something simple become more meaningful. It resulted in his new way of thinking in photography process that he called as “Simplicity is Complicated.”

This challenging process is [...]