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Indonesia Photography Congress Founded Indonesia Photography Society

Indonesia Photography Congress was already held from last Friday (10/10) to yesterday in Jakarta, and was attended by 81 photography people from several cities/towns in Indonesia. The three-day congress has officially founded an organization called “Masyarakat Fotografi Indonesia” (Indonesia Photography Society).
It is said that beside non-commercial and independent, the organization will not replace the existing [...]

Ciputra Group Photo Competition with Total Prize of IDR 130 Millions

Celebrating the 33th anniversary of Ciputra Group, ( and Ciputra Group organizes a photo competition themed “Membangun Kota, Membangun Kehidupan” (Developing City, Developing Life). It offers a prize of IDR 130 millions in total.
It is free for all Indonesian citizens and journalists (printed or online media) to join. The competition features two categories (General [...]

Enchanting Dayak Culture in Malinau & Photo Contest with IDR 25 Millions Total Prize

Within the Irau Festival of Malinau 2014, the Government of Malinau Regency and Military District Command of Malinau, in collaboration with (, will organize a photo competition entitled “Pesona Budaya Malinau” (Enchanting Culture of Malinau). Held during the festival from October 13 to 27, 2014, it is open for public and offers a total [...]

GoPro Hero4 with New Advancements

GoPro has announced its new lineup of Hero cameras with the new Hero4. Hero4 is available in two editions, Hero4 Black at US$ 499.99 and Hero4 Silver at US$ 399.99.
Meanwhile, an affordable entry-level Hero camera is also introduced at US$ 129.99. GoPro’s Emmy Award-winning imaging technology is combined with enhanced ease-of-use and powerful new features [...]

Exposure 75th Edition

75th Edition Contents:

9 Years, 2000 Destinations, Thousands of Photos
All have been embodied in a complete book about Indonesia’s treasure
Shooting with Jupiter Aerobatic Team
It is a rare opportunity and the photos taken are very distinctive
A Piece of Heaven on Earth
Raja Ampat in Papua offers many wonderful & heavenly spots to capture
The Guardians
Celebrating the 69th anniversary of [...]

Bugis Seaman, Pinisi, Dhow in “The Sea of Ancestors”

Goethe-Institut Indonesien (Cultural Institute of the Federal Republic of Germany) and Switzerland Embassy in Jakarta, in collaboration with Galeri Foto Jurnalistik Antara/GFJA (Antara Gallery of Photojournalism), are presenting works by Beat Presser – Switzerland-based professional photographer – in a photo exhibition entitled “The Sea of Ancestors” in Jakarta.
The exhibition showcases 79 black-and-white photos of traditional boats and [...]

Nikon Photo Contest 2014-2015 Now Open for Entries from Any Digital Devices

Nikon has announced its prestigious photo competition, the 35th annual Nikon Photo Contest (NPC). For the first time, all award categories in photography and video accept entries from any digital device, including smart devices. NPC 2014-2015 is open to all professional and amateur photographers, regardless of age, sex or nationality until December 15, 2014.
Held annually [...]

Jerry Aurum’s “On White,” a Story from Simplicity

Photographing people with plain white background seems so simple to do, but can be so monotonous as well. That situation has inspired Jerry Aurum, Jakarta-based professional photographer, to make something simple become more meaningful. It resulted in his new way of thinking in photography process that he called as “Simplicity is Complicated.”

This challenging process is [...]

Leica M Edition 60 for 60th Anniversary Celebration

At Photokina 2014, Leica celebrates the 60th anniversary of the legendary Leica rangefinder system with a limited special edition – the Leica M Edition 60. In 1954, the first Leica M rangefinder system camera was launched with Leica M3. The Leica M Edition 60 is bundled with fast Leica Summilux-M 35 mm f/1.4 ASPH lens.
The [...]

New Panasonic Lumix Cameras & Lumix G MFT Lenses

Panasonic has introduced two new compact Lumix cameras and two Lumix G MFT lenses for GM-series cameras. They are DMC-GM5 and DMC-LX100 cameras, and Lumix G Vario 35-100mm F4.0-5.6 ASPH Mega OIS and Lumix G 14mm f/2.5 II ASPH lenses.

DMC-GM5 is a new addition for its stylish compact Digital Single Lens Mirrorless (DSLM) GM-series cameras. [...]