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16 Photography Communities Attending Canon-FN Gathering in Palembang

The first Canon & FotograferNet Gathering Series 2013 in Palembang was attended by at least 16 photography communities based in the capital of South Sumatra Province and its surrounding towns. Redberry Concept café at Jalan Lebar Daun, where the gathering was held last Sunday (5/26), was crowded by more than 120 FN-ers – FotograferNet (FN) [...]

Canon-FN Workshop in Palembang: Breaking the Lens Myth Down

More than a hundred participants looked to give attention intently to the explanation delivered by the speaker, Harlim, a Jakarta-based professional photographer and infra-red  photography expert as well. The participants joined the Canon & FotograferNet (FN) Workshop Series 2013 with “Karakteristik Lensa” (Lens Characteristics) as its theme.
According to Harlim, there is a lot of myth [...]

New LockPort USB for 5D Mark II & III

LockPort USB is designed to avoid damaging your fragile Canon EOS 5D Mark II and Mark III mini USB camera port. Its plate is designed to fit with every head, base-plate, rig, and sliding-plate using the original camera screws.
It protects the 90° rear output on your HDSLR camera with a rock solid ultra-thin clamp and [...]

NatGeo Traveler Photo Contest 2013 with 10-day Galapagos Expedition as First Prize

The 25th Annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is open only to individuals who have reached the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence at the time of entry and who do not reside in Cuba, Iran, New Jersey, North Korea, the Province of Quebec, Sudan, Syria or Vermont. This is a skill-based contest [...]

Logistics Manager 30: ThinkTank’s New Large Capacity Rolling Bag

The Logistics Manager 30 is a large capacity rolling gear bag with over 3.500 cubic inches storage. It is designed to transport and haul lighting equipment, video rigs, camera gear, or anything else that is crucial for your assignment.
It has internal dimension of 13.75”W x 27.5”H x 8.25 – 10”D (35 x 70 x 21 [...]

Leaving Cheap, Focussing on Premium Compact & Mirrorless Cameras

The rapid and vast growth of smartphones has led to the shrinking of low-end compact camera sales. Although sometimes smartphone’s camera has no better image quality, it offers communication and online photo sharing features in its package.
“In the last two years, the selling of cheap compact cameras has been declining. According to last fiscal year, [...]

Canon-FotograferNet Workshop on Creative Photojournalism

Since photojournalism emphasizes more on news value, it sometimes disregards elements related to something picturesque and entertaining. In fact, we can creatively introduce those elements in our journalistic work to make it enjoyable.
“They can enrich (our journalistic photos),” said Yuyung Abdi, a senior photo journalist of Surabaya-based Jawa Pos daily, in the 2013 Canon & [...]

New Lowepro Photo Sport Pro 30L AW Backpack

Lowepro’s new Photo Sport Pro 30L AW is designated to protect your gears whilst still being comfortable to wear in outdoor photography. It is constructed from lightweight, resilient and high performing 210D triple rip-stop nylon with PU coating for long lasting durability.
It features a removable “Ultra Cinch” camera chamber which allows easy access of gear [...]

Tripod Adapter for Tablet Photography

This tripod adapter, tabMount from iStabilizer, is designed to securely hold your iPad, iPad Mini, or any other tablets to a standard tripod for tablet photography. It hold your tablet in both vertical and horizontal positions. You can also use your tablet on a tripod as a teleprompter, or simply to take photos and videos.
The [...]

New 1 Nikkor 32mm f/1.2 Lens on Sale from July

The new ultra-fast 1 Nikkor 32mm f/1.2 lens offers large-aperture portrait photography to the Nikon 1 system. This CX-format lens is claimed as an ideal lens for portraiture photography.
Its 32mm focal length is equivalent to approximately 85mm in 35mm format. The ultra-fast f/1.2 aperture and a 7-blade rounded diaphragm delivers smooth and beautiful bokeh effect. [...]