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Canon Unveils New KJ20×8.2B KRSD 2/3” HD Multipurpose Lens

Canon Europe has launched a multipurpose 2/3” HD zoom lens designed to offer high quality performance in a compact and lightweight package. One interesting aspect of this 20 x zoom lens is that it incorporates “Shuttle Shot,” a “digital drive” system that lets you zoom between pre-programmed focal lengths, ideal for complex or precision shots [...]

MobileMount+ for Smartphone and Tablet Photography

MobileMount+ offers you an experience in mobile photography using smartphones or tablets paired to tripod or any flat surface safely. Comprising two suction cups and one threaded 1/4″ 20 ball joint, the MobileMount+ can be used as a camera mount as well as a car mount or a tabletop kickstand.
When connecting the mount to a [...]

Autopano’s New Features for Stitching Thousands of Images

Kolor has launched version 3.0 of its image stitching  and panorama creation software, Autopano Pro & Autopano Giga. Autopano allows users to create high resolution panoramic images by stitching automatically tens, hundreds or thousands of images.

The version 3 features a new panorama editor enabling a real-time manipulation of the images, and at full resolution; a [...]

“My Homeland,” A Minister’s Photo Book for the Beloved Indonesia

The beauty of homeland remains in the heart of Helmy Faizal Zaini. His first photo book, My Homeland, is a part of his aspirations to share a story about Indonesia from the perspective of beauty, humanity, and in particular, to see the unseen.

“Through photography, I want to share a story about a country we live [...]

New Version of Instagram Camera App for iOS with a New Filter

Instagram 3.2, a new version of its iOS camera, is now available. It is said that significant improvements have been made to its look and speed.
The new version offers some key additions including Instagram-themed shutter & shutter release button; a preview of the most recent photo on your camera roll; improved Camera Roll image selector [...]

Kata’s New Sling Backpacks for Amateur Photographers

Kata has launched new range of sling camera backpacks for the on-the-go amateur photographers. The new sling range design allows for the ultimate freedom, providing three carrying options in one, effortlessly converting from right sling to backpack to left sling.

Kata 3N1 has four models to suit photographer’s needs.  3N1-20DL Sling Backpack which is priced [...]

More than Just User’s Manual

In Canon EOS 5D Mark III: The Guide to Understanding and Using Your Camera, the author, James Johnson, covers everything from the basic features of the camera and to the numerous advanced photographic options as he discusses topics such as focus and exposure, lenses, lighting, custom settings, and more.
This book explores the features and capabilities [...]

Twitter’s Photo Filters Ends Instagram Integration

Twitter now has its own photo filters apps for Android and iOS which is Instagram-like. Starting today, you will be able to edit and refine your photos, right from Twitter.
The new app is powered by Aviary, a developer company in online and mobile photo-editing SDK. Aiming to compete against Instagram, the two services virtually offer [...]

Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2013 Invites Entries from January 15

The Leica Oskar Barnack Award competition is open for all professional photographers. All entries must be submitted via online between January 16 and March 1, 2013.
Submissions must comprise a series of images in graphic form of portfolio up to 12 images in which the photographer perceives and documents the interaction between man and their environment [...]

In Memoriam of Julian Sihombing, a Distinctive Photojournalist

“Julian always encouraged me to snap eventhough I was a reporter at Kompas at that time. Perhaps without Julian, I would never be a photographer,” said Arbain Rambey, a senior photojournalist working for Jakarta-based Kompas Daily, in front of audience attending an event called “Mengenang Julian Sihombing” (In Memoriam of Julian Sihombing).
Julian Sihombing is one [...]