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“Urang Kanekes: Baduy People,” a New Book by Don Hasman & Filomena Reiss

A new book entitled “Urang Kanekes: Baduy People” by Don Hasman and Filomena Reiss was already launched last week in Jakarta. The 111-page book contains two parts; Part I, authored by Don Hasman, comprises photos and text describing Baduy daily life and their customs; and authored by Filomena Reiss, Part II consists of photos and [...]

Exploring the Beauteous Natuna

As one of the most outer territories in Indonesia, Natuna seems to be disregarded. As a matter of fact, the region which is located in Kepulauan Riau Province treasures a lot of nature beauty with its people hospitality.
A photo hunting organized by FotograferNet (familiarly called FN), the biggest online photography community in Southeast Asia, has [...]

Canon Marks Its 90-millionth EF Lens Production

In May, 2013, Canon celebrates the company manufacturing of 90 million EF interchangeable lenses. An EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM which released in September 2012 has marked the 90-Millionth unit of EF lens production on May 23, 2013.
It all started at Canon’s Utsunomiya Plant when the first EF lens for Canon EOS-series AF single-lens reflex [...]

Manfrotto Befree, Compact Tripod for Traveling

The new Befree tripod from Manfrotto offers sturdy, compact and lightweight gear designated for travel photographer. It is made from aluminum alloy material with Italian design and finishing for stylish look.
In its compact design, the tripod can be folded at just 15.75” (40 cm) long, and you can carry it into backpacks and carry-on luggage. [...]

16 Photography Communities Attending Canon-FN Gathering in Palembang

The first Canon & FotograferNet Gathering Series 2013 in Palembang was attended by at least 16 photography communities based in the capital of South Sumatra Province and its surrounding towns. Redberry Concept café at Jalan Lebar Daun, where the gathering was held last Sunday (5/26), was crowded by more than 120 FN-ers – FotograferNet (FN) [...]

Canon-FN Workshop in Palembang: Breaking the Lens Myth Down

More than a hundred participants looked to give attention intently to the explanation delivered by the speaker, Harlim, a Jakarta-based professional photographer and infra-red  photography expert as well. The participants joined the Canon & FotograferNet (FN) Workshop Series 2013 with “Karakteristik Lensa” (Lens Characteristics) as its theme.
According to Harlim, there is a lot of myth [...]

New LockPort USB for 5D Mark II & III

LockPort USB is designed to avoid damaging your fragile Canon EOS 5D Mark II and Mark III mini USB camera port. Its plate is designed to fit with every head, base-plate, rig, and sliding-plate using the original camera screws.
It protects the 90° rear output on your HDSLR camera with a rock solid ultra-thin clamp and [...]

NatGeo Traveler Photo Contest 2013 with 10-day Galapagos Expedition as First Prize

The 25th Annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is open only to individuals who have reached the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence at the time of entry and who do not reside in Cuba, Iran, New Jersey, North Korea, the Province of Quebec, Sudan, Syria or Vermont. This is a skill-based contest [...]

Logistics Manager 30: ThinkTank’s New Large Capacity Rolling Bag

The Logistics Manager 30 is a large capacity rolling gear bag with over 3.500 cubic inches storage. It is designed to transport and haul lighting equipment, video rigs, camera gear, or anything else that is crucial for your assignment.
It has internal dimension of 13.75”W x 27.5”H x 8.25 – 10”D (35 x 70 x 21 [...]

Leaving Cheap, Focussing on Premium Compact & Mirrorless Cameras

The rapid and vast growth of smartphones has led to the shrinking of low-end compact camera sales. Although sometimes smartphone’s camera has no better image quality, it offers communication and online photo sharing features in its package.
“In the last two years, the selling of cheap compact cameras has been declining. According to last fiscal year, [...]