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Photography Events to Raise Fund for Victims of Sinabung Eruption & Manado Flash Flood

Such natural disasters as the eruption of Mt Sinabung, North Sumatera, and flash flood in Manado, North Sulawesi, have aroused several photographers in Indonesia to participate in helping the disaster victims. Initiated by Darius Manihuruk, Jakarta-based professional photographer, a charity event entitled “An Eye for Indonesia” (AEFI) invites all photography enthusiasts to act in non-profit [...]

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 [...]

Fujifilm to Unveil New X-series Camera on January 28

Fujifilm has already launched a teaser page on its site about the new X system camera to be launched on January 28. The page shows a partial image of a camera body featuring an ISO dial, exposure compensation dial and shutter speed dial. Rumor says that the camera is X-T1.
According to fujirumors.com, X-T1 is to [...]

Garuda Wisnu Kencana Photo & Video Contest with IDR 100 Million Prize

PT Siluet Nyoman Nuarta and NuArt Sculpture Park, Bandung, invite photographers and videographers to join photo and video competition entitled “The Journey of the Mighty Garuda Wisnu Kencana.” It offers prize of IDR 100 millions in total.
The contest will be held during the making of Garuda Wisnu Kencana sculpture in Nyoman Nuarta’s studio, NuArt Sculpture [...]

Hasselblad’s New Medium Format CMOS Sensor Camera to Come in March

Hasselblad is set to launch the world’s first 50MP medium format camera using CMOS sensor technology. Named as H5D-50c, the camera will go on sale in March.
Based on H5D-50, the H5D-50c is said to offer a faster capture rate, longer shutter speed capability, and much greater ISO performance. “It will provide greatly improved Live Video [...]

Shooting Tips: On Extreme Cold Weather

Taking photos in a cold or snowy places gives you the opportunity to shoot something different and dramatic, but there are a lot of obstacles as well. An extreme cold place will make our batteries lose power faster; and it has unpredictable weather (sunny will turn to snowfall in a sudden).
Rossie Zen, Lampung-based photography hobbyist [...]

Urban Realities in 150 Photos by 18 Photographers

Goethe-Institut Indonesia (Cultural Institute of the Federal Republic of Germany) in collaboration with Galeri Foto Jurnalistik Antara (Antara Gallery for Photojournalism) will hold a photo exhibition entitled “Kota. Tentang Kebangkitan dan Keruntuhan” (The City. Becoming and Decaying).
This exhibition will be opened for public on January 24, 2014 at Galeri Nasional Indonesia, Jakarta until February 7, 2014. [...]

Nikon Marks Its 85-Millionth Nikkor Lenses Production

Nikon Headquarter in Japan has announced that total production of Nikkor and 1 Nikkor interchangeable lenses has reached 85 million units in January 2014. For more than 80 years, Nikkor lenses have set the standard for sharpness, reliability and image quality for both casual shooters and professional photographers.
In mid June 2013, total production of Nikkor [...]

ZSL Animal Photography Contest 2014 Offers £ 10,000 Prize

Zoological Society of London’s (ZSL) animal photography competition encourages entries from professional, amateur and young photographers worldwide in Animal Photography Prize 2014. This annual competition seeks to promote conservation, science and education through photographs that inspire, challenge, examine and capture the essence of animals.
ZSL Animal Photography Prize 2014 features six categories to enter like The [...]

iPhone’s Camera Module to Boost 7.5x Image Sensor

A Singapore-based start-up company, aKu, unveiled a prototype of a hardware device that combines DSLR grade optics & electronics into an iPhone case called ladibird. The ladibird is currently in early stage development with a prototype for the iPhone 5.
The ladibird uses your iPhone as its brain while the device takes all of the essential [...]