Alexander Komarov, an Ukranian camera collector, was arrested by the Security Service of Ukraine in Eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk for possessing two F-21 (Ajax-12) cameras. The F-21 is a famous Soviet-made photo camera for concealed use (espionage) made by the Krasnogorsk Mechanical Factory (KMF) in 1951 to mid-1990s.
As noted by Komarov in his website, [...]
Initiated by the Directorate General of Water Resources, Ministry of Public Works, a photo competition entitled “Bersama Menjaga Sungai” (Together We Save River) offers prize of IDR 26 millions in total. It is free to enter for all Indonesian citizens and anyone residing in Indonesia.
Each submission may contain three photos in printed format (10R) and [...]
Nikon has revealed its world’s first waterproof and rugged interchangeable lens camera and two Nikkor lenses from Nikon 1 system range. They are Nikon 1 AW1 compact system camera and two lenses dedicated for new Nikon 1 AW1, 1 Nikkor AW 11–27.5mm f/3.5-5.6 and 1 Nikkor AW 10mm f/2.8.
The Nikon 1 AW1 is not just waterproof [...]
Supported by Talenthouse, Nokia and National Geographic’s photographer, Stephen Alvarez, call upon photographers all over the world for a chance to win a mentoring road trip to Puerto Rico in January 2014. Photos submitted must take inspiration from breathtaking landscapes, natural settings and wildlife.
The first round of submissions is open until October 10, 2013. Nokia [...]
Fujifilm has today (9/17) announced its new Fujifilm X-A1 interchangeable lens camera and also new Fujinon XC50-230mm f/4.5-6.7 OIS lens. Available in red, blue and black, the X-A1 offers several interesting features.
Powered with 16-MP APS-C CMOS sensor and EXR Processor II, the camera is claimed to be able to produce high quality image, provide rich [...]
If you are now in Jakarta, there is an interesting photo exhibition to see. Entitled “Tales of 2 Cities,” the exhibition which is a joint photo project of two news agencies, Antara (Indonesia) and Mehr (Iran), is open to public until September 28 at Galeri Foto Jurnalistik Antara (GFJA), Jl. Antara No. 59 Pasar Baru, [...]
Involved in a community, it would be better when we do not thrust what we want upon other persons. If we do it, and unfortunately we cannot obtain what we want, we will be dissappointed and tend to blame the community.
Community is not a place for us to obtrude our own interest upon other members; [...]
No lens in the world is distortion-free, and we should not believe totally in a lens review that distortion is bad. The most important thing is how smart we use the lens to create our enchanting photos.
“Be a smart photographer and no need to fight about bad or good lenses,” said Harlim, Jakarta-based professional photographer [...]
Through his presentation entitled “Creating Winning Shots,” Liew Tong Leng from Singapore brought forward his superb tips to win photography contest. He delivered it in the second day of conference session in Photo Summit Asia (PSA) 2013 in Cebu, the Philippines, last Saturday (9/7).
The PSA 2013 was opened in the evening on September 5 and [...]
Apple has revealed the new iPhone 5S with some enhancements to its camera, named iSight. Although iPhone 5S boasts the same 8 MP of resolution as in the iPhone 5, the sensor boasts a 15% larger active sensor area, measuring 1.5 microns. iSight also has a wider f/2.2 aperture, which means increasing 33% of light [...]