In responding a lot of discussions and controversies about Giovanni Troilo’s “The Dark Heart of Europe” winning story in the 58th annual World Press Photo Contest, World Press Photo (WPP) decided that “the story is not in compliance with the entry rules and therefore the award must be revoked.”
Lucky Pransiska, the chairman of Pewarta Foto [...]
80th Edition Contents:
A Book of Respect
Not just an interesting book of portraiture, it is a respect for photography maestros
Chinese New Year Celebration
Several towns and cities in Indonesia in celebrating Chinese New Year 2566
Unceasing Struggle & Smile
He has been a sulfur miner for tens of years. It’s hard but there’s always smile
Encountering the Inland Tribe of [...]
Nikon has announced the successor for Nikon D7100, named D7200. It offers enhancements like a next-generation of 51-point AF module with increased low-light sensitivity, built-in Wi-Fi with NFC and an improved 100-shot buffer depth when shooting JPEGs at 6 fps (18 14-bit or 27 12-bit Raw files). Meanwhile, Nikon also extended its superzoom range with [...]
Pewarta Foto Indonesia (Indonesia Photojournalist Association/PFI) has announced the winners for Anugerah Pewarta Foto Indonesia (APFI/Indonesia Photojournalist Awards)V 2013-2014. APFI V selected the best works from more than 5,000 images submitted by photojournalists from all over the country.
Tens of winning photos are divided into nine categories for two periods of 2013 and 2014; they are [...]
World Photography Organisation (WPO) has today announced the shortlist for its Sony World Photography Awards (WPA) 2015 competitions. The shortlisted images were selected from 173,444 images from 171 countries, 24% increase on the 2014 competition. Eight Indonesian photographers are named on the shortlist of this year’s competition.
The seven Indonesians are shortlisted in Open competition and one [...]
Kelas Pagi Jakarta (KPJ – a “free of charge” school of photography in Jakarta) is now showcasing thirty photography works of its students attending Class VIII. As their final project in the school, the exhibition is highlighting “Kolaborasa” as the theme.
The theme presented here mainly discusses photography in collaboration with various disciplines outside photography. When photography [...]
Hasselblad has just announced its prestigious Masters Awards 2016 to find ten outstanding photographers worldwide who will win “Hasselblad Masters” honors. The competition now for the first time offers a brand new high-end medium format Hasselblad camera alongside its elite honor for each winner.
“We have made some changes to the 2016 Competition – which reaches [...]
Danish photographer, Mads Nissen, has won the 58th annual World Press Photo Contest. The jury has selected his photo as the World Press Photo of the Year 2014. Born in Denmark in 1979, Nissen is a staff photographer for Danish daily newspaper “Politiken.”
Also winning first prize in the Contemporary Issues c ategory, Nissen’s photo shows [...]
Sigma has just announced new Sigma 24mm F1.4 DG HSM Art lens that will be available in March for US$ 849. The lens is designed for full-frame DSLR and when used on digital cameras with an APS-C size image sensor, it effectively becomes 38mm. It will be available in Sigma and Canon mounts next month, [...]
Roy Genggam, a Jakarta-based professional photographer, will launch his new book “Memotret Pemotret” (To Photograph Photographer) in a photo exhibition with the same title next Saturday (2/14) at Galeri Foto Jurnalistik Antara (GFJA), Jakarta. The book is Roy’s personal project containing special portraits of 23 photography maestros of Indonesia.
“I made this Memotret Pemotret project as [...]