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APFI 2016 Photo of the Year

Anugerah Pewarta Foto Indonesia/APFI (Indonesia Photojournalist Awards) 2016 has selected a picture made by Abriansyah Liberto working for Tribun Sumsel daily as Photo of the Year. The photo depicts President Joko Widodo visited a hotspot of field burning in South Sumatera which caused smog disaster.
The winning picture has beatean around 3500 photos submitted by 400 [...]

Photos of Total Solar Eclipse from Various Areas in Indonesia

Total solar eclipse arching across the sky of Indonesia yesterday morning was watched by millions of people in the archipelago. Several places such as North Maluku, Central Sulawesi, Bangka Belitung and some parts of Sumatra Island were the best places to see it. Some other places only experienced partial eclipse.
The eclipse began as the moon [...]

World Press Photo of the Year 2015: Refugees Crossing the Border

A picture made by Warren Richardson, an Australian photographer, wins World Press Photo of the Year 2015. “It had such power because of its simplicity, especially the symbolism of the barbed wire. We thought it had almost everything in there to give a strong visual of what’s happening with the refugees,” said Francis Kohn, chair [...]

The 2,000,000th Photo Uploaded to FN

A photograph made by Harry Soegianto becomes the two millionth picture uploaded to or familiarly called FN. The photo was uploaded on August 26, 2015, at 10.49 pm (GMT+7).
Founded in the end of 2002 and using Indonesian language, FN is known as the biggest online photography community in Indonesia and Southeast Asia as well. [...]

The Photo of Lee Kuan Yew Made by Indonesian Photographer

This photo of Lee Kuan Yew has been worldwide known after the first Prime Minister of Singapore (1959-1990) died last Monday (3/23). Dated November 23, 2004, the picture which is the collection of the National Museum of Singapore was made by an Indonesian photographer, Tara Sosrowardoyo.
In a forum in – the biggest online photography [...]

Three Indonesian Photographers Wins National Award in Sony WPA 2014

Sony World Photography Awards (WPA) 2014 has announced the winners for Open, Youth, and National Award competition yesterday. Three Indonesian photographers are selected as the winners in Indonesia National Awards.
National Award uncovers and honors the best single image taken by local photographers from 38 countries around the world. For the Indonesia National Awards, Irwansyah comes [...]

John Stanmeyer Wins World Press Photo of the Year 2013

From 5,754 photographers, 132 nationalities and 98,671 pictures submitted, a photo made by John Stanmeyer from the USA, the founding member of the VII Photo Agency, wins the World Press Photo Contest 2014. The international jury of the 57th annual contest has selected the image as the World Press Photo of the Year 2013.
The picture [...]

AP Fired Its Freelance Photographer for Pulitzer Prize-winning Manipulated Photo

Associated Press (AP) has officially ended its ties with Narciso Contreras, a Pulitzer Prize-winning freelance photographer for altering a photo he took while covering Syria war in September 2013. In his photo about a Syrian opposition soldier during an exchange of fire with government forces, Contreras removed a video camera seen in a corner of [...]

Two Indonesian Photographers Win Reuters Photos of the Year

As the end of the year approaches, Reuters news agency selected 93 most-striking pictures as Photos of the Year 2013. Two of which are images made by Indonesian photo journalists: Roni Bintang and A.A. Gde Agung
“To me, this is an achievement since in one day Reuters gets 1,800 selected photos from all around the world; [...]

On His Photo Stolen, Hengki Koentjoro Calls Apology from Samsung & the Thief

Samsung’s “#LiveInTheMoment” Instragram photo contest has been in controversy since one of the contest-winning photos is stolen from Indonesian well-known photographer, Hengki Koentjoro. Hengki calls an apology upon the mistake and negligence from Samsung and the thief.
“I will also ask Samsung to give me the identity of the thief for a legal action,” Hengki Koentjoro [...]