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Wonderful Yogyakarta

Yogyakarta is known for its cultural and natural diversity, and the city is one of the most favorite tourist destinations in Indonesia. A photography exhibition about Yogyakarta tourism is now being held by Komunitas Fotografi Budaya & Pariwisata Indonesia Regional Yogyakarta (KFBI Yogyakarta/Indonesia Culture & Tourism Photography Community Chapter Yogyakarta), in collaboration with Yogyakarta Tourism [...]

Indonesian Photographers Win Humanity Photo Awards

Two Indonesian photographers, Agung Prameswara and Yusuf Ahmad, have received Humanity Photo Awards (HPA) 2013. The awarding ceremony was held last week in Beijing, China, after the announcement of postponing the HPA2013 Award Ceremony was released last September.
“I am certainly grateful. (The award) can encourage me to create better works,” said Agung Prameswara whose story [...]

Ethno-photography Project Exploring Lake Sentarum

Lake Sentarum is a vast floodplain consisting of about 20 seasonal lakes, freshwater swamp forests and peat swamp forests which local people call lebak lebung (floodplain) located in Kapuas Hulu Regency, West Kalimantan. Lake Sentarum is a home to a wide variety of wildlife and home for two ethnic groups – Malay and Dayak – residing [...]

Nikon D810 Announced

The rumor regarding the replacement for the Nikon D800 is now answered. Nikon has just unveiled the next benchmark in full-frame DSLR image quality for professional photographers and cinematographers, Nikon D810. To be available in late July, D810 is priced at US$ 3,299.95 for body only.
D810 features a new 36.3-MP (7360 x 4912 resolution) full-frame [...]

Photo Expedition: Exploring & Promoting Lake Toba

Twenty seven photographers from three photography communities in North Sumatera joined a photo expedition and jamboree initiated by North Sumatera Photographer Association (AFSU/Asosiasi Fotografer Sumatera Utara). Entitled “Pearl of Lake Toba Photo Expedition 2014,” the event was carried out on June 21-22 at Taman Simalem Resort, Karo Regency, North Sumatera.
Taman Simalem Resort ecotourism located at [...]

“Stories of Change,” A Visual Storytelling about North African Countries

World Press Photo (WPP) has issued a book and online presentation entitled “Stories of Change – Beyond the ‘Arab Spring’.” It features an intimate perspective on everyday life in five North African countries – Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia – through the eyes of a group of photographers and videographers from their respective region.
WPP [...]

Three New Tamron Lenses Introduced

Tamron has unveiled three new lenses at the same day; they are Tamron 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di VC PZD, 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III VC and 14-150mm f/3.5-5.8 Di III. All of these superzoom lenses are scheduled to be available at the end of June.
Tamron 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di VC PZD lens is dedicated for full-frame DSLR cameras [...]

“Illusion” of A Photojournalist Showcased in Yogyakarta

A photography exhibition is now being held by Kelas Pagi Yogyakarta (KPY) in collaboration with PannaFoto Institute at the House of KPY, Jl. Brigjen Katamso, Prawirodirjan, GM II/1226, Gondomanan, Yogyakarta. Entitled “Illusion,” the exhibition is showcasing 25 photographs made by Ng Swan Ti, a Jakarta-based freelance photographer.
It was officially opened last night (6/18) together with [...]

Fujifilm’s First Weather-resistant XF Lens

Fujifilm has announced Fujinon XF 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR, first weather-resistant lens designed for X-series interchangeable-lens mirrorless cameras. Starting to be available from June 27, 2014, this lens is priced at US$ 899.95.
The lens covers a wide shooting range of 27mm wide-angle to 206mm telephoto equivalent in 35mm format, and world’s most advanced [...]

Gleeful Photo Hunting & Contest at Golf Course

Around 36 photography lovers in Semarang, Central Java gathered in an event organized by Fotografer.net (FN) and FN members based in Semarang yesterday (6/15). Themed “Weekend Photographers: Beauty on Sunday,” all the participants joyfully joined photo hunting and photo contest with a lot of prizes.

Running from afternoon to evening at Albatros Café, Graha Candi Golf, Semarang, five [...]