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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 [...]

Tasting the Upcoming Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5

A public beta for the upcoming Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 has just been released, and anyone can download and directly test it out as well. In this beta version, Adobe of course would like customers to give feedbacks and comments about the product before the final version is going to be released.
“The Lightroom team is [...]

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 [...]