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A Visual Documentation on Public Spaces in Bandung

Every human always needs spaces for himself/herself, individually or communally. Bandung, known as the creative city, has been developing fast and it has a lot of inspiring public spaces. Public awareness is needed to conserve and create new public spaces.
Galih Sedayu – a photographer, lecturer and activist at Bandung Creative City Forum (BCCF) – in [...]

FNMW 2014 Entering Phase II: Vote Now!

Today Most Wanted (FNMW) 2014 is entering the Phase II which will be going on until April 24, 2014. In the second phase, you are to vote the top three nominees for each category and sub-category. There have already been more than 800 voters in the Phase I.
Tight competition for the top three positions [...]

A Photo Exhibition Portrays Ethnic Minorities in Xinjiang

Xinjiang is an autonomous region of the People’s Republic of China in which there is an ongoing separatist struggle. However, there are five ethnic minorities living in harmony in the region.
Through a three-week journey in Xinjiang on July to August, 2013, Ismar Patrizki – a young photojournalist from Divisi Mandiri Pemberitaan Foto Antara – witnessed [...]

NX Mini, Samsung’s New Slim Smartcamera

Samsung has unveiled a new smartcamera named Samsung NX Mini. At weight of only 158g (196g with battery) and 110.4 x 61.9 x 22.5mm body dimension, this camera is claimed as the world’s slimmest and lightest interchangeable-lens camera. Its portable and stylish design is supported with a 3” (460.8k dots) Flip up (180°) and Touch Display [...]

Three Indonesian Photographers Wins National Award in Sony WPA 2014

Sony World Photography Awards (WPA) 2014 has announced the winners for Open, Youth, and National Award competition yesterday. Three Indonesian photographers are selected as the winners in Indonesia National Awards.
National Award uncovers and honors the best single image taken by local photographers from 38 countries around the world. For the Indonesia National Awards, Irwansyah comes [...]

Hungary’s New Law Rules Photographers to Ask Permission Before Snapping

From March 15, 2014, anyone takes photos in Hungary without asking permission is considered as illegal. This new civil code requires photographers to get permission from everyone that could be identified in the frame before they snap it.
According to the justice ministry, people taking pictures should look out for those who are not waving in [...]

FNMW 2014: Canon Products in Unwavering Position

Voters in Most Wanted (FNMW) 2014, having released since February 24, have mostly chosen Canon products ranging from cameras, lenses to flash. Organized by, the biggest online photography community in Southeast Asia, the poll is today (3/17) entering the fourth week and Canon has always been on top.
“We are very pleased and proud [...]

NESW: Celebrating Photography in Smartphone Era

Using their DSLRs mainly to do their daily assignments, four photo journalists incorporated in Seribu Kata forum have authored a photography book in which all the photos were taken with smartphone cameras. The 140-page book is entitled “NESW.”
To the four Jakarta-based photo journalists, namely Dita Alangkara (AP), Ahmad Zamroni (Forbes Indonesia), Yuniadhi Agung (Kompas Daily) [...]

New Nikon 1 System Camera & Two Lenses

Nikon has revealed its latest addition for Nikon 1 system camera and lenses line-up, namely Nikon 1 V3, Nikon 1 Nikkor VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD-Zoom and Nikon 1 Nikkor VR70-300mm f/4.5-5.6. Those three new Nikon’s products will start to be available in global market on April.
According to Fernando Setiawan from Marketing Communication Division, PT Nikon [...]

Instragam’s New Update for Android: Sleeker & Faster

Instagram has launched a new update named Instagram for Android version 5.1. The new update brings faster and more responsive performance, and new design to support thousands of different Android devices of all shapes and sizes.
Instagram claims that now it loads twice as fast as before. It has cut the overall app size in half [...]