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UAV Regulation Considered Too General & Hampering Creativity

Indonesian Minister of Transportation has issued Regulation No. 90/2015 on Control for Operation of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle. The regulation is considered too general and hampering creativity.
According to CEO & Project Manager of Capung Aerial Photo and Video, Dendi Pratama, there are many types of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), from multirotor, helicam, multicopter, mini UAV until [...]

Adobe to End Camera Raw Update for CS6

It is certainly a bad news for Creative Suite (CS) 6 owners. Adobe has formally announced, the next release of Adobe Camera Raw/ACR (version 9.1.1) will be the final version available for use with CS6.
It means that the ACR update after v 9.1.1 will not work with CS6. “Customers can utilize the free Adobe DNG [...]

Sony World Photography Awards 2016: Enter for Free

The 2016 Sony World Photography Awards (SWPA) organized by World Photography Organisation are already open for entries. Photographers of all abilities are invited to submit their photos for free to this annual photography competition.
Now in its ninth year, SWPA offers five competitions to join, namely Professional, Open, Youth, National Awards, and Student Focus. New for [...]

Indonesia Wins World Cup in FIAP Biennial 2015

The Indonesia team wins the highest award, World Cup, in the international photography event,  FIAP (Federation Internationale de l’Art Photographique/ The International Federation of Photographic Art) 28th Projected Images Biennial 2015. On the second, third and fourth place there are Italy, Germany and Austria respectively.
Members of the Indonesia team achieving three highest awards in the [...]

“Java Volcano Eruption” Available Next Week

Between 2010 and 2015, three volcanoes in Java, Indonesia, erupted and claimed many lives and injuries, and destroyed a lot of areas. Mt Merapi (located in Yogyakarta and Central Java) erupted in 2010, and both Mt Kelud (East Java) and Mt Slamet (Central Java)  in 2014.
Toward these natural disasters, a Yogyakarta-based photojournalist, Boy T Harjanto, [...]

Indonesia Photo Salon 2015 in Preparation & Progress

Semarang becomes the host of Salon Foto Indonesia/SFI  (Indonesia Photo Salon) 2015. This is the fourth time for the capital of Centra Java Province to be the host of SFI; the previous ones were in 1984, 1994 and 2002.
The 36th SFI (2015) is a series of programs starting from photo submission (June 1 – September [...]

Tips: Photographing Action Figure Toys

Photographing action figure toys, especially action figure of superheroes like Hulk, Iron Man, Spiderman, Superman, Thor up to Wolverine, is interesting and, of course, fun. But to make our photo more attractive, we need to be more creative in arranging the toys.
Photography hobbyist and action figure lover, Edy Hardjo, has made his toy photography works [...]

Samyang’s New 100mm Macro Lenses for Photo & Video

Samyang, Korean lens manufacturer, has two new 100mm macro lenses. They are Samyang 100mm F2.8 ED UMC Macro lens for making photograph and 100mm T3.1 VDSLR ED UMC Macro cine lens for shooting video.
Guaranteeing superior image quality, Samyang 100mm F2.8 ED UMC Macro photo lens enables us to capture a photo subject with the minimum [...]

GoPro Hero4 Session: Smallest, Lightest, Waterproof Design

GoPro’s new Hero4 Session which was just announced is said to be the smallest, lightest and most convenient GoPro. It is 50% smaller and 40% lighter than Hero Black and Silver cameras, has waterproof design that eliminates the need for separate housing, and features one-button control to operate.
Hero4 Session captures 1080p60, 720p100 and 1440p30 video [...]

New Book on Henri Cartier-Bresson & His Works

If you are fond of Henri Cartier-Bresson’s photography works, this new book should be included in your shopping cart. Published in June 2015, the book entitled “Aperture Masters of Photography Series: Henri Cartier-Bresson” has dimension of 8×8 inches, 96 pages, 42 duotone images, and hardcover with jacket.
Born in Chanteloup, France, in 1908 and died in [...]