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Phase One 80-MP Medium Format Camera for Drone Photography

Phase One has introduced a new camera specifically designed for aerial/drone photography. Phase One iXU 180 boasts a 80-MP CCD sensor, claimed as the world’s smallest 80-MP medium format aerial camera at weight of 925 g and 97.4 x 93 x 110mm body dimension.
iXU 180’s 80-MP CCD sensor has 10,328 pixels cross-track coverage. It utilizes [...]

2015 Sony WPA Winners for Open, Youth, Mobile Phone & National Awards

The Open, Youth and Mobile Phone winners of Sony World Photography Awards Sony World Photography Awards (WPA) 2015 competitions has been announced today (3/31). The winning photographers were chosen from over 96,000 entries from 177 countries around the world.
The winners of the single best shot from each of the ten Open categories are: Armin Appel – [...]

Portrait of Hope & Optimism at GFJA Exhibition

Twenty eight students attending Galeri Foto Jurnalistik Antara (GFJA/Antara Gallery of Photojournalism) Regular Photography Workshop, Class XX, are presenting a photo exhibition showcasing 154 photography works (single images and essays) as their final projects. Entitled “Pijar Lintang” (Starlight) students from Basic and Journalistic class are highlighting hope and optimism as the theme.
The theme presented in the [...]

Beastgrip Pro: Camera Rig for Phone Photographers & Videographers

Beastgrip is an innovative and universal custom rig for iPhone, Android, and Windows phones to attach a variety of professional photo and video accessories. After the first version of Beastgrip was launched on Kickstarter two years ago, Vadym Chalenko (the creator) redesigned almost every component to improve functionality, adaptability and the manufacturing process.
“After carefully examining [...]

Indonesian Photographers Win International Press Photo Contest

The 11th China International Press Photo Contest (CHIPP), an annual photo contest organized by China Photojournalists Society, has just announced its winners yesterday (3/25). CHIPP provides a platform for photojournalists and photographers around the world to show their works, exchange ideas and promote friendship.
This year’s winners selected the best works of photographers from 26 countries [...]

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 Fotografer.net – the biggest online photography [...]

“Memotret Pemotret” Visits Yogyakarta

Institut Seni Indonesia/ISI (Indonesia Institute of the Arts) Yogyakarta in collaboration with RGAbukabuku are presenting a photo exhibition entitled “Memotret Pemotret” by Roy Genggam. The showcased photographs are taken from photos published in a photo book with the same tittle, and the book itself was already launched in Jakarta on February 14.
Taking place at the [...]

Capturing the Most Beautiful Places on Earth with Phone Camera

Stephen Alvarez, National Geographic (NatGeo) photographer, travels around the globe to capture the Seven Natural Wonders of the World with only smartphone camera. Microsoft Lumia in collaboration with NatGeo assigned Stephen to use Lumia smartphones to reveal the vibrant local life, natural wonders up to iconic landmarks.
Grand Canyon, Rio de Janeiro, Mt Everest and Victoria [...]

KPY Launches Chamber of Commerce to Support Its Programs

Kelas Pagi Yogyakarta (KPY – a “free of charge” school of photography in Yogyakarta) has officially launched its chamber of commerce on Thursday (3/19) evening. KPY chamber of commerce is established and organized to support the finance by selling creative such products of its members as printed photos, photo derivative products, and merchandises.

“For seven years, [...]

New Book on How to Capture Great Landscape

Glenn Randall, professional landscape photographer and author, in his new book explains the art, science and craft of creating wonderful landscape images. “The Art, Science, and Craft of Great Landscape Photography” addresses the key scientific concepts that impact landscape photography, such as geography, optics, vision, and psychology.
This 240-page book shows how to convert their visual [...]