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Shooting Tips: Optimizing Shooting Angle in Macro Photography

Some say that position always determines the result, as well as in macro photography. Shooting angle or shooting position is very essential to create a good macro photo. If you make a little shift, it will result in different picture. It is caused by DoF (Depth of Field).
The best angle is 90-degree, or simply align [...]

New Underwater Housing for Canon PowerShot G16

Fantasea has introduced an underwater housing for the new Canon PowerShot G16, named FG16. It is not just ideal for underwater, but also for outdoor photography since it is shock resistant and protects the camera from water, sand, dust, frost and other damaging elements.

FG16 is made from durable injection molded polycarbonate material with double O-ring [...]

A Camera Collector Arrested for Owning Old Spy Cameras

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, [...]

Photo Competition Taking Part in River Sustainability

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 [...]

World’s First Waterproof Interchangeable Lens Camera & Lenses

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 [...]

Photo Contest to Win Adventure Trip to Puerto Rico

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 X-A1 & Fujinon XC50-230mm Announced

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 [...]

Jakarta & Teheran: Tales of 2 Cities

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, [...]

Canon-FN Gathering in Makassar: Prioritizing Coexistence

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; [...]

Canon-FN Workshop in Makassar: Be Smart in Using Lenses

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 [...]