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Sigma’s 4 New Lenses Announced

The four new Sigma lenses include 30mm F1.4 DC HSM, which will be available for Sigma, Canon, and Nikon mounts, and the 30mm F2.8 DN, 19mm F2.8 DN and 60mm F2.8 DN lenses, which are available for both Micro Four Thirds and Sony E-Mount camera systems. Pricing and availability on all of these lenses has yet [...]

Nikon’s 7 New Cameras & 2 New Lenses

Nikon has expanded the Coolpix S line-up with three new cameras. The S9500 boasts 18.1 MP sensor, Wi-Fi connectivity, 22x optical zoom, 3.0” OLED display and built-in GPS; it is priced for US$ 349.95. The S5200 features 16 MP backside-illuminated CMOS sensor, Nikkor 35mm wide-angle 6x zoom lens, 3.0” LCD screen, and ISO range of [...]

Canon Unveils Three New Point-and-Shoot Cameras

Canon has announced three new point-and-shoot cameras; PowerShot A2500, ELPH 115 IS and ELPH 330 HS. All the new cameras feature a new ECO mode for extended battery life.
Canon PowerShot A2500 features a 16 MP 1/2.3” CCD sensor; DiGiC 4 processor; 720/25p HD video recorder; 2.7” (230k dots) LCD dispay; ISO range of 100-1600; 28-140mm [...]

“Soul of Tomorrow,” about Children, for Children

Seeing the fact that a lot of disadvantaged children in Indonesia are not able to go to school or acquire sufficient education, some photographers are holding a photography exhibition to raise fund for them.
Forty four photographs captured by 38 photograpgers are now being showcased at Main Atrium, Plaza Senayan, Jakarta. In this photo exhibition entitled [...]

Apple Removes 500px Photo Apps from the App Store over the Issue of Nudity

500px, a popular photo sharing app, has been pulled off from the Apple App Store due to concerns about nudity. The Apple reviewer told the company that the update couldn’t be approved because it allowed users to search for nude photos in the app.
The decision came after discussions with Apple related to an update version [...]

Batak Inspigraph: Inspiring Photos & Stories

Someone’s success can influence other’s life. As well as motivational or success story books, the book entitled “Batak Inspigraph” is expected to inspire people, especially young generation. It comprises more than 100 Bataknese figures having achieved success, popularity, and given positive effects toward society in Indonesia and worldwide.

“This book can be a history book for [...]

Photocrati Fund 2013 Calls for Entries

The Photocrati Fund invites pro and emerging photographers over 21 years of age from any country worldwide to join the competition. The Photocrati Fund 2013 offers a US$ 5000 grant to a photographer undertaking an important humanitarian and environmental photography project.
This competition is open from January 15 until April 30, 2013 and the award will [...]

Two New Canon Cinema EOS Lenses

Two new Canon fixed-focal-length Cinema EOS prime lenses, CN-E14mm T3.1 L F and CN-E135mm T2.2 L F, are both designed to be used on movie cameras with image sensors up to 35mm full-frame in size, and include a range of features optimized for movie shooting.
They meet 4K (4096 X 2160 pixels) production standards and can [...]

Indonesian Finalist in Hasselblad Masters Awards 2014

Two photographs of Hengki Koentjoro, an Indonesian photographer, are selected as finalists for two categories in the Hasselblad Masters Awards (HMA) 2014. The two photos are among 120 finalists which have been shortlisted from nearly 4000 photos submitted.

“I am delighted since the name of Hasselblad is quite ’sacred’ in the world of cameras,” said Hengki [...]

Speed Booster Adapter

Speed Booster adapter mounts between mirrorless camera and SLR lens. This new product from Metabones and Caldwell Photographic boosts your (full-frame) lenses speed, gives you wider field of view, and makes your lens output sharper and adds a shallower depth of field.
This adapter increases maximum aperture by 1 stop, increases MTF and has a focal [...]