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Getty Images Instagram Grant Calls for Entries

Getty Images, in collaboration with Instagram, has announced a call for entries for a photography grant. The applications will be accepted until June 4, 2015, at 11.59 pm GMT. The Getty Images Instagram grant is to support photographers using Instagram to document stories from underrepresented communities around the world.
“Photographers in all corners of the world [...]

Hundreds of Photographers Joined Photography Jamboree in Makassar

More than 320 photographers and photography enthusiasts participated in “Jambore Fotografi 2015” (Photography Jamboree) in Makassar. Organized by Photography Federation of South Sulawesi in cooperation with Makassar Office of Tourism and Creative Economics, the event was held last weekend, May 2-3.
This two-day event took place at Lakkang Village, Tallo District, Makassar City. Lakkang is an [...]

Telkomsel Photo Contest with Total Prize of IDR 80.5 Millions

A photo competition is being held by and Telkomsel with a total prize of IDR 80.5 millions. Themed “Telkomsel Kreasi untuk Indonesia Photo Competition,” it is free of charge to join and the submission is open until May 15, 2015, 23.59 WIB (GMT+7).
Photo subjects are nature, cultural heritage and people with telecommunication. Having to [...]

Sigma Lens Problem with Canon 750D & 760D

Sigma has announced that some of its Canon-mount lenses cannot be used with live view on Canon EOS 750D and 760D. When the Live View Mode button on camera is pressed, images are not displayed on the rear LCD monitor.
The problem occurs on 13 Sigma zoom lenses – 7 current and 6 discontinued models.
Current models:

17-50mm [...]

New Pentax K-3 II with Pixel Shift Resolution System

Ricoh Imaging Americas Corp. has just introduced the successor to K-3, the new Pentax K-3 II DSLR camera which shares its predecessor’s magnesium alloy casing, metal chassis, 24.35 effective megapixel resolution, 27-point AF system and approximately 8.3 frames per second shooting. The new one, however, is loaded with such new features as new high-speed AF [...]

Kartini Day Photo Exhibition by Female Students

Celebrating Kartini Day (Kartini is known an Indonesian heroine pioneering in women’s rights in Indonesia) on April 21, students of Politeknik Negeri Media Kreatif (Polimedia), Jakarta, held a photo exhibition starting last Sunday (4/19). Entitled “Perempuan Nan Elok” (The Beautiful Women), the exhibition which ended las Tuesday showcased 50 photos.
All the 47 photographers involved in [...]

Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera

The unique feature of the new Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera the built in expansion port. It lets us use PWM and S.Bus model airplane remote controls to operate the camera wirelessly for capturing action.
Claimed as the world’s smallest digital film action camera with innovative remote control, the miniaturized design of the Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera [...]

New Fujinon XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR Lens

Fujifilm has announced a new lens, Fujinon XF 16mm f/1.4 R WR. To be added to the X-Series interchangeable lens line-up, it is claimed to have high-speed autofocus as fast as 0.11 second, making it ideal for street shooting and portraiture.
Its fixed focal length of 16mm (24mm in 35mm format equivalent) “offers a dramatic wide [...]

New Smart Drone for GoPro Camera

Named as “Solo,” the drone is produced by 3D Robotics which claims it as the world’s first smart drone. It is smart since we do less and the drone will do more for us. It is also claimed as the world’s first drone made for GoPro cameras.
“Solo is a breakthrough in intelligent flight. It’s not [...]

World’s Smallest 30x Zoom Cameras from Sony

Sony has introduced two new cameras claimed as the world’s smallest 30x optical zoom cameras. They are Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V and WX500 which share nearly the same features; there are only few different small features.
Boasted with 18.2 MP2 Exmor R CMOS sensors, 30x optical zoom ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* lenses, BIONZ X processors and Optical SteadyShot stabilization, [...]