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iPhone 5’s Camera Reported to Have Purple Flare Problem

Some iPhone 5 users have tested on the phone’s camera and found out that the purple flare appears whenever a bright light sources are included in or around the frame.

“Parodi?”: A Photography Exhibition by Photography Club UGM

Taking place at the house of Kelas Pagi Yogyakarta (KPY—a free photography school), the exhibition will be opened on Saturday, September 29, and will last to October 3.

Autographer: A Wearable Automatic Camera

Autographer, a wearable automatic camera that automatically takes pictures by identifying the perfect time and condition of the surroundings.

Canon-FN Seminar in Surakarta: Making Great Landscape Photos

“On landscape photography, composition does not occur by itself, we have to discover it,” said Yadi Yasin, Jakarta-based professional landscape photographer, in a seminar organised by Canon and yesterday (9/23).
Taking place at Novotel Hotel in Surakarta, Central Java, the seminar is part of Seminar Series 2012 which was previously held in Makassar (South [...]

Google Acquires Nik Software, Continues to Make Photo-Editing Tools

While public busily predicts that the acquisition will lead into Google’s development of its particular offering, the Snapseed, it turns out that the deal is something different from Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram.

Pentax K-5 II/IIs, Similar but Different

Still at its booth at Photokina, Pentax is displaying its two new products: Pentax K-5 II and Pentax K-5 IIs. Both features 16.3 MP resolution, APS-C sensor, 7 fps continuous shooting; but K-5 IIs is not equipped with anti-alias filter. The difference between K-5 II and K-5 IIs is similar to between Nikon D800 and [...]

Pentax 645D, The Legend with New Power

With its unique design and wooden handgrip, the Pentax’s 645 Series has already been legendary since film era. The new model, 645D, ia now being showcased at Pentax’s booth at Photokina. This 40-MP medium format camera achieved the 2011 Tipa Awards for Best Professional DSLR category.
AS medium format camera, the sensor size of 645D is [...]

Hybrid-system Rolleiflex Hy6

Live Report from Photokina 2012 in Cologne by Kristupa Saragih
A Germany manufacturer of legendary camera, Rollei, is showcasing Rolleiflex Hy6 medium-format camera. Upadating the existing Rolleiflex 6008 AF, “Hy” means that it is a hybrid-system camera; based on square format, it is also flexible to be attached with 645-format system.
Displayed as prototype at Photokina 2006, [...]

ThinkTank Airport Series: Compact but Carry More

Live Report from Photokina 2012 in Cologne by Kristupa Saragih

It is important for much-traveling photographers feeling free and comfortable to bring their bags of photography gears into aircraft cabin. Doug Murdoch, Senior Designer and President of ThinkTank, offers you a lineup of various Airport Series camera bags. In his presentation at ThinkTank booth in Photokina [...]

Day 3 at the Photokina

Live Report from Photokina 2012 in Cologne by Kristupa Saragih

Photokina is undoubtedly the biggest photography exhibition in the world, a place to showcase everything that has anything to do with photography. Photokina is held in  Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany, on September 18-23 2012.
An area in the lower Hall 2 is dedicated solely for underwater photography. You [...]