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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 Fotografer.net – 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 [...]

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 [...]