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Samsung’s New Smartcamera NX30 Is Challenged

Samsung seems to step up the competition in the mirrorless camera market with Samsung NX30. Officially launched in Indonesia at the Samsung Forum in Bali (2/18), the NX30 brings smartphone-like features to imaging devices or commonly called as smartcamera. Dedicated for professionals and enthusiasts, this camera is retailed for around IDR 12,490,000 with Samsung 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 [...]

Visual Information on Snakes of Indonesia: A New Book by Riza Marlon

Most people are afraid of snakes. The reason is that they do not recognize the critters and consider that all snakes are venomous. Indonesia is a large country with enormous biodiversity, including snakes. But there are just few literatures or books in Indonesia which give information popularly about snakes.
Riza Marlon, a well-known wildlife photographer, in [...]

Commercialize Your iPhone Shots with Stockimo

Alamy, an online stock photo agency, has announced the launch of Stockimo application for iPhone users. Stockimo is dedicated for iPhoneographers who want to make some money from their photos. This app is compatible with iPhone iOS 6 and 7 (iPhone 4 and above).
After signing up to Stockimo, users are able to upload and tag [...]

The Photographer’s Outlook on 2014: Joe McNally, the Most Inspiring Photographer

A survey by PhotoShelter has awarded Joe McNally as the #1 Most Inspiring Photographer. “The Photographer’s Outlook on 2014” survey sheds light on the business goals, aspirations, and priorities of photo enthusiasts and professional photographers in 2014.
The survey was emailed in November 2013 to the PhotoShelter community, as well as members of the photography community [...]

John Stanmeyer Wins World Press Photo of the Year 2013

From 5,754 photographers, 132 nationalities and 98,671 pictures submitted, a photo made by John Stanmeyer from the USA, the founding member of the VII Photo Agency, wins the World Press Photo Contest 2014. The international jury of the 57th annual contest has selected the image as the World Press Photo of the Year 2013.
The picture [...]

New Nokia Lumia Icon with 20-MP Camera

Nokia has announced its new Lumia Icon for Verizon Wireless (mobile network operator in the United States). It is expected to go on sale in the global market on February 20 for a price of US$ 199.99. Lumia Icon is claimed to offer enhanced video-recording capabilities.
Lumia Icon incorporates a 20-MP 1/2.5” PureView sensor and Zeissf/2.4 [...]

New Canon EOS 1200D & PowerShot G1 X Mark II Revealed

Canon has unveiled a new entry level DSLR camera, EOS 1200D (Rebel T5), and a new flagship compact camera and successor to the PowerShot G1 X, namely PowerShot G1 X Mark II. They are expected to be available in the global market in March and April, respectively.

Canon EOS 1200D or Rebel T5 is designed for [...]

Sony’s New Mirrorless & Two Bridge Cameras

Today (2/12), Sony has released its new Alpha-6000 mirrorless camera and two new superzoom cameras, Cyber-shot HX400V and Cyber-shot DSC-H400. All are available for pre-order at Sony Store.

Sony A6000 is a super-compact mirrorless camera with E-mount interchangeable lens system. It comes with a newly developed 24.3 MP Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor with BIONZ X [...]

Canon Celebrates the 70 Million of EOS Interchageable-Lens Cameras Production

Canon Inc. has announced its achievement of camera manufacturing in film and digital EOS-series interchangeable-lens cameras, having surpassed 70 million units at the beginning of February 2014.
EOS (Electro Optical System) camera was first introduced in March 1987 with the EOS 650 as a new generation of AF SLR cameras. EOS cameras were the world’s first [...]

Three Indonesian Photographers Shortlisted in 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

Sony World Photography Awards (WPA) 2014 has announced the shortlist for its Professional, Open and Youth competitions. Three Indonesian photographers are selected as the candidates in this annual international competition from 139,544 entries dan from across 166 countries.
The three Indonesians are shortlisted in Open (dedicated for photography enthusiasts) and Youth (photographers under 20 years old) [...]