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“Anugerah Jurnalistik Aqua 2012” Calls for Entries

Journalists and bloggers are invited to join “Anugerah Jurnalistik Aqua 2012” (Aqua Journalistic Award) contest. Anugerah Jurnalistik Aqua (AJA)  is an event to appreciate journalists sharing their stories and inspiration on water to people.
The contest is open for all journalists (printed media, online media, or television) and bloggers. Entries can be submitted until February 1, [...]

Real-Time Photography Exhibition: Shoot & Exhibit!

Sony partnered with three photographers Lee Strickland, William Daniels and Paul Sullivan in the world’s first time real-time digital photography exhibition in London. The photographers live in different cities – London, Paris and Berlin respectively.
Armed with Sony NEX-5R mirrorless camera which is Wi-Fi-capable, they were tasked with “capturing the light” in their hometown. Reported by [...]

Humanity Photo Awards 2013 Contest: Open for Entries through April 2013

China Folklore Photographic Association (CFPA) and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) call upon photographers to participate in Humanity Photo Awards 2013 (HPA 2013) Contest. Entries can be submitted until April 15, 2013 (Beijing Time).
The HPA contest which was first launched in 1998 is a free biennial folklore photography contest for all photographers [...]

Canon EOS 6D on Sale from December in Indonesia

Since being showcased at Photokina 2012 in Germany last September, Canon EOS 6D will be available in Indonesian market starting from December. The 20.2-MP DSLR is a “full-frame entry-level” camera in the lineup of 1-digit EOS, and placed under EOS 5D Mark III with 22.3 MP resolution.
“EOS 6D is expected to be on sale in [...]

World’s Gigantic 570-Megapixel Camera

Located on a mountaintop, the camera was deployed in 8 years of construction at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile in purpose for astronomy research. Planning and building took 120 scientists from 23 international organizations. The main mission behind the effort is to investigate the issue of dark matter and its role in the expansion [...]

From Your Camera to the World with Wi-Fi SD Memory Card

Now you don’t need to pull your SD memory card out of  camera (pocket or DSLR), and to put it into a computer/mobile device to share your shots to the internet. You can share them right away from your camera by using a Wi-Fi-equipped SD card produced by Transcend.
The new Wi-Fi SD memory card allows [...]

Samyang T 1.5 85mm AS IF UMC Soon on Sale

Samyang Europe has informed the release of its new VDSLR lens: Samyang T 1.5 85mm AS IF UMC. It is available for Nikon, Canon, and Sony mounts.
It features Optical construction comprising of 9 lenses divided into 7 optical groups and provides internal focusing function, Iris diaphragm to produce artistic bokeh. The aperture and focus rings have [...]

Control Your DSLR from iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

The ioShutter is a cable that connects your iDevice to your camera in order to control the shutter. It works with its companion ioShutter app (both free and paid versions are available) to control your DSLR’s shutter through six different modes: standard trigger, motion trigger, sound trigger, time-lapse, timer, and bulb.

The ioShutter app is compatible with all iPhones from 3 [...]

Sugar Empire and Colonial History through Photos

Sugar used to be one of the most demanded commodities in the old time. About four centuries ago, Netherlands was the main distributor of sugar global trading in European countries. For the former Dutch colonization countries, sugar plantation and trade brings story about labor, exploitation, and migration.
Six photographers – Alejandro Chaskielberg, Carl de Keyzer, Ed [...]

Price Announced for New Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM

This week is full of announcement. Following Canon and Tamron lenses, Sigma took turn to announce its new 35mm F1.4 DG HSM lens’ availability and price. This lens is available for Nikon, Canon, Sony, Pentax, and Sigma mounts and compatible with both full-frame and APS-C cameras.
Priced around US$ 899, the Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM [...]