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Latest Contemporary Superzoom & Art Lenses from Sigma

Sigma has announced two new lenses in the class of Contemporary and Art lens. Sigma organizes all its interchangeable lenses into three product line-ups: Contemporary, Art and Sports. They are Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM and Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM. Price and availability for those two lenses have yet to be confirmed.

As part of [...]

Four New Panasonic Lumix Cameras & a Lens to Be Available in April-May

Panasonic has unveiled four new models in Lumix camera line-up and a new MFT lens in its booth at CES 2014. They are Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40, DMC-SZ8, DMC-ZS35, DMC-ZS40, and Leica DG Nocticron 42.5mm f/1.2 ASPH OIS lens.
According to AshriAnnisa, Marketing Communication, PT Panasonic Gobel Indonesia, all of the products will be shipped in Indonesia [...]

New Sony Camera & Camcorder Introduced

First day of CES 2014 is getting merrier since Sony shadowed other competitors by introducing an interchangeable lens camera Alpha 5000 and a 4K camcorder AX100. Both are expected to be shipped in March.

Sony A 5000 is a DSLR quality camera in a size of a pocket camera at weight of 269 g and 109.6 [...]

Samsung’s New Cameras & Lenses for NX Series

In early 2014 Samsung seems to be the first company to announce its latest cameras and lenses. Near to CES 2014 to be held in Las Vegas, Samsung step-ups the competition by introducing NX30 and Galaxy Camera 2 cameras, and Samsung’s first ever Premium “S” 16-50mm f/2.0-2.8 S ED OIS and 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 Power Zoom [...]

Hasselblad’s New Victor: More Power to Pictures

Following “Victor – Photography Book Two” which have gained plaudits, Hasselblad has now published its latest edition: Victor – Photography Book Three. This book format publication is available this week.
While the format remains the same, the mix of text and images has changed a little in Issue Three; the emphasis is now being placed on [...]’s 11th Anniversary: Opening Various Opportunities for the Advancement of Photography

Today (12/30), has its 11th anniversary. Hopefully, this biggest online photography community in Southeast Asia could grow larger, and could open various opportunities for the advancement of photography.
“We have learned a lot for eleven years. We want to make far bigger steps and open ourseleves for various opportunities aiming to make photography more popular [...]

The Changing Yogyakarta in the Eyes of Photojournalists

Yogyakarta, or familiarly called Jogja, is said to have grown into a little Jakarta. The slogan of “Jogja Berhati Nyaman” (Warmhearted Jogja) is now fading away as traffic, social, economic, education and other problems rises. Some say that the city seems no longer comfortable.
Pewarta Foto Indonesia/PFI Yogyakarta (Indonesian Photojournalist Association Chapter Yogyakarta) conveys its concern [...]

300 Photographers in Aceh Gathered in the Name of Friendship

An annual photography event in Aceh was successfully held yesterday (12/22), with more than 22 photography communities in Aceh joining the event. Entitled “Hunting Akbar Fotografer Aceh”/HAFA (Aceh Photographers’ Grand Hunting) 2013, it was attended by more than 300 photographers in Banda Aceh and its surrounding.
Although it rained, the participants still attended the event enthusiastically. [...]

Persuasion to Original Ideas in “Personal Project” Exhibition

KPY (KelasPagi Yogyakarta – a “free of charge” school of photography in Yogyakarta) is now showcasing photography works of its students attending Personal Project class. In the “Personal Project” photo exhibition, the photos showcased are works of 10 students.
At KPY, there are three majors to offer in the intermediate phase which is aimed to lead [...]

“Believe in Your Eyes” Explores Iris, Light, Alphabets

Photo works by three young photographers – Handry R.D Happy, Marsiano Rocky L, Putra U. D.Satrio – in the “Believe in Your Eyes” photo exhibition are exploration of photography techniques and shapes. They are final assignment projects from three students of Master Degree Program at Institut Seni Indonesia/ISI (Indonesia Institute of the Arts) Yogyakarta.
The exhibition, [...]