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Photo Essay: Manila North Cemetery – A Placid Coexistence with the Departed, by John Javellana

Tammy David Photography, PROJECTS 12 Comments

It’s a common perception amongst us mortals to think of cemeteries and graveyards as eerie places to find ourselves in at. Throughout our history from folklore to pop culture; to even the devout and the pagans; mankind has established any burial grounds as something that is hallowed for the departed.

Reminders Project Asian Photographers Grant Finalist #4: Agnes Dherbeys

IPA Photography 9 Comments

In this article, we highlight the third finalist for the inaugural Reminders Project Asian Photographers Grant. We take a look at Agnes Dherbey’s project #K76-3613, a personal journey which challenges the way photography can be used to learn about oneself, and also seeks to inquire upon the feelings of adopted children and the women who give their children up for adoption.

ISO: 1600 | Aperture: F/4 | Shutter: 1/15 | Color Mode: Hi-Contrast B/W | Photograph by Aik Beng Chia

Ricoh GRD 4 Street Photograph Samples

IPA Craft & Tools, Reviews 10 Comments

We have always been fans of Ricoh cameras. They make great compact cameras. We have used Ricoh GXR, GR1s and the GRD3 cameras, so were quite curious about the new Ricoh GRD4. Fortunately, we managed to get our hands on a loan unit for a few days. While this is not a full review, here are some points we noted about the GRD4. The GRD4 body looks and feels exactly the same as the 3. Once powered, the most immediate difference in the GRD4 over the 3 is the auto-focus speed – it is noticeably faster, even in low light environments. …