Reminders Project Asian Photographers Grant Finalist #2: Shiho Fukada

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In this article, we highlight the second finalist for the inaugural Reminders Project Asian Photographers Grant. We take a look at Japanese photographer Shiho Fukada’s project Japan’s Disposable Workers: Lost in Global Unemployment, in which she tackles the complex issue of unemployment in today’s globalised economy.

RAW Pocket Power – The new PowerShot S100 + Viewfinder

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The Canon PowerShot S90/95 series compact cameras are without doubt one of our favorite ‘real-pocket’ RAW cameras. It is quite amazing the power it packs for such a small, small camera. The only little itch sometimes is that it is an LCD camera, which makes shooting in very sunny street photography weather an issue. How can we improve on this? Ahem, add an external viewfinder like this! PowerShot S100 + Voitglander 35mm viewfinder PowerShot S100 + Ricoh GV2 28mm viewfinder Now if some entrepreneurial person makes a little stick-on cold shoe attachment of some sort, like the S95 grip…

Reminders Project Asian Photographers Grant Finalist #1: GMB Akash

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In the coming weeks, we will be featuring the work of the five finalists for the inaugural Reminders Project Asian Photographers Grant. This week, we begin with Bangladeshi photographer GMB Akash and his project The Bitterest Pill, which aims to be a detailed documentation of the use of the drug Oradexon in Bangladeshi brothels.

Picture Samples: Ricoh GXR M-mount Module with Leica lenses

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So how does the new Ricoh GXR M-mount A12 Module perform with modern and vintage Leica lenses? Does the module handle and translate the look of Leica lenses well? Judge for yourself. Here are a variety of pictures taken with the module coupled with the Leica Summilux-M 21mm F/1.4, Zeiss C Sonnar 50mm F/1.5, Leica Elmarit-M 24mm F/2.8 ASPH, Leica Summicron-M 35mm F/2.0 (Version 4), and the Leica Summarit 50mm F/1.5. All pictures are in-camera JPEGS with slight contrast and tonal curve adjustments. Ricoh GXR M-mount Module + Leica Summilux-M 21mm F/1.4 ASPH Ricoh GXR M-mount Module + Leica Summilux-M …

2011 Angkor Photo Workshops Participants & Tutors

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Here are the 30 selected participants for this year’s 7th Angkor Photo Workshops! Adli Ghazali, Malaysia Alanah Torralba, Philippines Anh Tuan Dang, Vietnam Ankit Goyal, India Anushree Bhatter, India Arnold Simanjuntak, Indonesia Carrie Lam, Singapore Cheryl Baldicantos, Philippines Geloy Concepcion, Philippines Harit Srikhao, Thailand Jane Koh, Singapore Jiehao Su, China Karina Saputri, Indonesia Kimlong Meng, Cambodia Mitsu Maeda, Japan Ngoc Lan Pham, Vietnam Pooja Jain, India Richard Reyes, Philippines Saad Shahriar, Bangladesh Sanjeev Thakur, Philippines Setyo Adi Nugroho, Indonesia Sitwat Rizvi, Pakistan Sunny Lamba, India Sweta Suvarnkar, India Tanvi Mishra, India Vannith Yin Touch, Cambodia Viet Bach Khong, Vietnam Wen-Yi …

Winners of our Street Photography Asia T-shirt Giveaway

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A big thanks to all who participated in our Why I Love Street Photography Giveaway. The response was so good we decided to double the number of winners to 6, each of whom will get a Street Ph t graphy Asia T-shirts! Here are the 6 winners that posted answers that most caught our attention… congratulations!! Angie “Street photography lets me find the humor in humanity, the work of humanity, and the past time of humanity.  Street photography in China lets me remember how life changes in moments, it connects me to the world and fills me with such energy that …

in-sight, by Nick Turpin film screening, Thursday 20th October at The IPA Gallery

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We are happy to announce that we will be hosting a public screening of in-sight, a documentary film by Nick Turpin about the street photographers of the ‘in-public’ group at the IPA Gallery on Thursday 20th October at 7:30PM. in-sight trailer [vimeo clip_id=”19226116″ height=”” width=”560″] . Film Screening: In-Sight, by Nick Turpin Duration: Approx. 38 minutes Date:  7:30PM, Thursday 2oth October 2011 Venue: The IPA Gallery, 77 South Bridge Road #02-01, Singapore 058707 Admission: Free to the Public, Limited seating – 1st come 1st serve Facebook Event Page & RSVP: About in-sight in-sight is a film about Street Photography, and some …

1st Impressions: The Nikon 1 V1 Camera – A Street Camera Contender

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Pricing Update – 19th October 2011 The Nikon 1 cameras hit the shelves tomorrow (Thursday 20th October) in Singapore. The recommended retail prices in Singapore Dollars are as follows, the prices varies according to the different lens packages. Nikon 1 V1 w/: 10-30mm + 30-110mm : $1,549 10-30mm + 10mm: $1,499 10mm: $1,369 10-30mm: $1,299 Nikon 1 J1 w/: 10-30mm + 30-110mm : $1,249 10-30mm + 10mm : $1,199 10mm: $1,069 10-30mm: $999 Nikon have finally entered the mirror-less camera market, although their reps may prefer ‘created a new camera category’, with their new Nikon 1 interchangeable lens camera system. Nikon …

Photo Essay: Conquering the Streets of Mumbai, by Kaushal Parikh

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So I started taking photography seriously about 5 years ago and was obviously drawn to the convenience of digital technology. I have to say that digital cameras are a good way to learn and understand exposure and composition since you can see what you shoot instantly and can correct and learn from your mistakes in real time.