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Vintage-look Leather Camera Straps

Camera strap is one of essential camera gear for those who are mobile photographers. Some, probably, never use the strap that comes with the camera package because of some reasons. For you who are interested in a more unique and modest solution we found three leather strap brands to keep your camera secure and fashionable.

Figosa, [...]

“The Minimalist Photographer,” Good Photo with Cheap Gear

Great pictures are not always made with the most expensive photography equipment, but it is possible for you to make them with a relatively cheap gear. That’s the essential point delivered  in the new book entitled “The Minimalist Photographer”
The author, Steve Johnson, who is a painting artist and a photographer, has distinctive minimal style stemming [...]

New Pocket Cinema Camera

In small and portable size, Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera is capable of shooting 1080p HD resolution ProRes 422 (HQ) movie. This camera boasts a 16mm 1080p HD sensor, super-wide 13 stops of dynamic range designated for shooting documentaries, photo journalism, episodic television production, independent film, and even war zones in the true quality of digital [...]

Canon’s DSLR Simulator Website to Learn Shooting Basics

Canon Canada has provided a website to help beginners to learn shooting basics using a DSLR camera simulator. The learning does not include the use of Auto mode since it is said that “real creative control comes when you step outside of Auto.”
Called “Outside of Auto,” the website gives you three sections, namely Learn, Play [...]

VII Calls for Membership: Portfolio Submission until April 26

VII Photo Agency calls for potential new members to submit their portfolios until April 26, 2013. The agency said, “Membership will be offered only to photographers working with the highest standards of journalistic and documentary integrity, who will extend the breadth of work we currently produce and who we believe we can work within the [...]

Panasonic’s New Lumix DMC-GF6 Mirrorless Camera

Panasonic has introduced a 16 MP mirrorless camera, Lumix DMC-GF6, to be the successor of DMC-GF5. This new interchangeable lens camera features a new 16 MP Live MOS sensor, Venus Engine image processor for noise reduction, ISO range from 160 up to 25600, and high precision Light Speed AF system including practical full-time AF and [...]

Olympus XZ-10 & TG-2 to be Launched in Jakarta Tomorrow

Olympus XZ-10 and Tough TG-2 will be launched in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Wednesday (4/10). According to Stevanie Arista from Marketing Support & Media Relation, Olympus Customer Care Indonesia (OCCI), the launch will take place at ODPS (OCCI Digital Photography School), Gading Walk GW6 Kelapa Gading, North Jakarta, starting from 3 pm.
Olympus XZ-10 which was firstly [...]

Pentax Indonesia Offering Cash-back Programs

Pentax is offering IDR 200,000 cash back on its range of digital cameras sold in Indonesia. The cash-back programs have been running from April 1 for the purchase of Pentax WG-II, Q,MX-1 and K-01.
“We are currently having cash-back programs until April 30 at Oktagon store,” said Jousha Yusuf, Marketing Manager, PT Aneka Warna Indah – [...]

Stallone’s Leica M9 Used in Expendables II Sold for US$ 7,100 in Auction

Sylvester Stallone’s brother, Frank Stallone, listed Leica M9 used in Expendables II movie for auction on eBay. Stallone’s Black Leica M9 18 MP camera was already sold in the auction for US$ 7,100 (approx. IDR 68,932,038.83) with 23 bids.
“This is really a brand new camera, it was used in Expendables II by Sylvester Stallone (Barney [...]

Shooting Tips: On the Streets

Streets always offer various moments to shoot and you just need to make your cameras ready for action. Arbain Rambey, a Jakarta-based senior photojournalist, show you how and what to shoot.
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Hunting on the streets, the subjects are not always people; a building sometimes can be interesting. Choose your shooting angle as unique [...]