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Marilyn Monroe’s 1941 Junior High School Graduation Photo to be Auctioned on May 5

What makes an old 1941 Ralph Waldo Emerson Junior High School Graduation photo become so special and to be? Apparently there is 15-year old Norma Jeane Baker, who later became famous as Marilyn Monroe.

When it is auctioned by Bonhams in Los Angeles on May 5, it is expected to fetch US$ 7,000 to 9,000. What [...]

New Housing for Canon PowerShot G15

New underwater housing from Fantasea, FG15, is ideal for underwater and outdoor photography with ergonomic design, fully function, and clearly marked controls. Manufactured for Canon PowerShot G15, it is also to protect camera from damaging elements such as water, sand, dust, snow, ice, and pollutants.
FG15 is certified to a maximum depth of 60 meters or [...]

New Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V with Superzoom Lens

Claimed as the smallest and lightest camera in the world, Sony Cyber-Shot HX50V is measured at approximately 108.1 x 63.6 x 38.3 mm in size and at weight of 272 grams. More interesting, the camera is packed with 30x zoom lens which is equivalent with 24-720mm zoom in 35mm format.
With enhanced Optical SteadyShot 3-Way image [...]

Panasonic’s New Cameras & Superzoom Lens

Panasonic has announced three new products, namely Lumix DMC-G6 Micro Four Thirds (MFT) interchangeable lens camera, Lumix DMC-LF1 compact camera, and Lumix G Vario 14-140mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH OIS lens.

As the successor of DMC-G5, the DMC-G6 mirrorless camera boasts a 16.05 MP Live MOS image sensor with the latest Venus Engine image processor for noise reduction [...]

Market Leader for a Decade

According to Canon Inc.’s survey, the company’s interchangeable lens digital camera (DSLR and compact system camera) has consistently maintained number one share worldwide, in terms of volume within the interchangeable lens digital camera market. And it has occurred for the 10-year period from 2003 to 2012.
In 2003, which was the dawn of DSLR camera, Canon [...]

New Sony A58 to be Launched Soon in Jakarta

The new Sony SLT A58 will have its official launch soon in Jakarta. According to Peggy Anastasia, Marketing Communication Department, PT Sony Indonesia, the launching event will be in this month.
A58 is equipped with a brand new Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor with a high resolution of 20.1 effective megapixels. It also adopts BIONZ image [...]

New Fujinon XF 55-200mm f/3.5-4.8 R LM OIS Lens in Indonesia Next June

The new Fujinon XF 55-200mm f/3.5-4.8 R LM OIS lens is claimed to offer fast aperture across the entire zoom range, and outstanding image stabilization for sharp and high resolution image. It is the first XF telephoto zoom lens for the X-series interchangeable lens digital camera system, including Fujifilm X-Pro1 and X-E1.
This new lens adopts [...]

New Ricoh GR Compact Camera to be Available for IDR 8-10 Millions

The successor of the GR Digital IV camera, the new Ricoh GR, boasts a newly developed 16.2 MP APS-C CMOS image sensor and high performance GR Engine V imaging engine. It is also equipped with 18.3mm f/2.8 GR lens with the angle of view equivalent to 28mm in the 35mm format.
With its nine-blade diaphragm and [...]

Gleefulness in Songkran Water Battlefield

The 2013 Songkran Water Festival in Bangkok, Thailand, had wet thoroughly all the photographers joining FotograferNet (FN) Hunting Series 2013. The participants comprising Bun Djung from Balikpapan and Franciscus Hermanto from Jakarta were accompanied by Armand Megawe and Kristupa Saragih. It was the third time FN group covered the annual festival.
Arriving in the capital of [...]

Your Camera Raincoats: From IDR 90,000 to More than IDR 1 Million

Not every camera or lens is manufactured with water-resistant body. When rain falls, most of photographers leave their perfect spot to take shelter and miss their great moments that might appear.
Camera raincoat or lens coat is necessary to cover your camera and lens safely while you are shooting under the harsh weather. Various camera raincoats [...]