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Join The 2013 PiPho Online Photo Contest And be Part of The Annual Photo Exhibit

on January 25th, 2013 with 4 Comments

Here’s your chance to be part of the annual PiPho anniversary exhibit! Pinoy Photography Organization (Club) will be holding the 2013 PiPho Online Photo Contest from February to June 2013. The Contest will have a category for PiPho Forum members, and another for PiPho Facebook members. There will be a theme for each month. The themes are as follows: February 2013 – Philippine travel and tourist destinations March 2013 – Still life and food April 2013 – Nature, Wildlife and Animals May 2013 – Portraiture, fashion and glam June 2013 – Street photography, documentary, photojournalism Every month, the Club will […]

Canon PIXMA iP4970 A4 Printer Review

on January 21st, 2013 with 4 Comments

 Canon PIXMA the leading inkjet printer brand in the Philippines sent me a review unit of the PIXMA iP4970.  It’s a single function A4 printer that umm yes functions as a printer. The iP4970 is the top of the line model among the A4 single function bunch. Kindly note that the printer is not brand new, thus you will see some noticeable scratches with the actual photos of the unit. Physical The PIXMA iP4970 being the top of the line single function A4 printer share a lot of things from its higher-end models like the MG6270 and the A3 wonder […]

Complete Lineup of Canon PIXMA Pro Printers Now Available in the Philippines

on January 14th, 2013 with 0 Comments

Canon PIXMA the leading brand of quality printers just passed us a great announcement. The complete lineup of PIXMA Pro printers are now here available in the Island of the Philippines. These professional printers caters to different types of photographers. Models are PIXMA Pro-1 the top of the line, Pro-10 which is the mid-level and the more affordable Pro-100. We are looking forward in reviewing one of these printers, actually we owe you a Pro-1 review but we will after we receive the unit. For now read the quote below for the full PR from Canon PIXMA. Canon PIXMA launches new […]

PiPho Org October 2012 Monthly Photo Contest Results

on November 13th, 2012 with 0 Comments

PiPho Org October 2012 Monthly Photo Contest Results

Irving Velasco – 1st Place Reposting from the official PiPho Org site, the clubs October monthly photo contest results popularly known as MPC. Theme for last month was “Seven Deadly Sins”. Irving Velasco made the top spot again while the 2nd placer is VP Zer Cabatuan, 3rd is by Nicco Valenzuela and Ralph Licerio, Irving Velasco holds the 4th and 5th places in particular order. Judges are Mark Burgos, Oly Ruiz and Gina Avecilla. Zer Cabatuan – 2nd Place Nicco Valenzuela – 3rd Place Ralph Licerio – 4th Place Irving Velasco – 5th Place Since we missed on reposting here the […]

Professional Prints With The Canon PIXMA Pro-1 Printer

on September 26th, 2012 with 0 Comments

Canon Marketing Philippines Inc. announces the PIXMA Pro-1 fine art printer. A 12 LUCIA ink system that will give the artist a redefined brilliance and better color gamut. Judging its specs, we can see that its a different kind of printer than the PIXMA Pro 9500 II. We are gunning for a review unit of the Pro-1 and if that happens we will for sure make an in-depth testing and post it here. It is now available here locally for Php 53,000.  Read the PR to read the impressive features this printer below. CMPI’s PR: Canon PIXMA Pro 1 Professional Inkjet […]

STYLUS XZ-2 – The New Rebranded Flagship Compact Camera From Olympus

on September 18th, 2012 with 0 Comments

Olympus now calls its compact cameras STYLUS, it just updated its high-end compact XZ-1 now to be called STYLUS XZ-2. The STYLUS XZ-2 has all the features of the XZ-1 with bumped up 12.0 resolution sensor. The sensor is now powered by the new TruePic VI image processing engine found in the newly updated PEN cameras and OM-D EM-5 . The XZ-2 has the mighty 28-112mm lens with f1.8 to f2.5 achieving the largest opening with an all-arounder focal lengths iZuiko lens. The new exciting addition to this camera is the 3″ tilting touchscreen LCD making this camera truly versatile, feature set […]

Olympus Updates Its PEN Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Cameras – PEN E-PL5 And E-PM2

on September 18th, 2012 with 2 Comments

Olympus updated its PEN lite E-PL5 and mini E-PM2 mirrorless Micro Four Thirds cameras. These cameras now has the TruPic VI image processing engine found in their flagship m 4/3 OM-D EM-5. The new image processing engine and 16 megapixels sensor promises a better image quality than its predecessors. As you can see on the PR images above, Olympus now incorporates the hand grip found on the higher PEN model E-P3 which is a welcome design update. Aside from the slight tweak in design, these PEN’s got the capacitive  touchscreen inherited again from the E-P3. Of course the Art Filters are […]

Stylish Fujifilm XF1 Compact Camera Now Out

on September 17th, 2012 with 0 Comments

Fujifilm brings in a cheaper model X brother of the X100 and X10. The XF1 is a stylish compact retro looking digital point and shoot camera that inherits many features of last years higher model the X10. Its a 12 MP cam with f1.8 largest opening at wide end (25mm) while the long end (100mm) is a struggling f4.9 small aperture. The 2/3 sensor size is just the same as the X10 that will most likely give you a better high ISO than the smaller sensor sized cameras. Fuji said that it will be available next week in the US […]

Nikon D600 – The “Affordable” Full Frame DSLR is Now Official

on September 13th, 2012 with 0 Comments

Nikon officially announced the D600 Full Frame DSLR. The new “low-end” FF camera boasts a 24.3 megapixels 35mm CMOS FX-format sensor. Nikon stated that the D600 is lighter and sexier than its higher end model D800. The camera has the Full HD video recording that is the norm nowadays, but the bigger sensor will surely give cleaner and better IQ and depth-of-field. The D600 is a 5.5 fps shooter with 39 focusing points that certainly nice for its price tag and since we mentioned about the price, this camera will be sold for $2,100 (Php 87,xxx) this could be the […]

World’s First Digital Compact Full Frame Camera – Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX1

on September 12th, 2012 with 0 Comments

Sony just announced its 35mm sensor full frame camera in a true compact body making it the world’s first digital camera to have such sensor and size combo. It has the Exmor 24.3 megapixels sensor found on bigger Sony Alpha cameras that is expected to deliver the same detail and clarity. The camera has a fixed non-interchangeable Carl-Zeiss Sonnar T* 35mm F2.0 prime lens with macro mode that will surely be receiving a nod from some photographers. If you are ready to be one of the first to have this camera then Sony said it will be sold for US$2,799 […]

Nikon D600? – The Rumored Cheaper FF Camera on Sept. 13

on September 10th, 2012 with 1 Comment

Rejoice Nikonians / Nikonites! Theres a rumor brewing for the past few weeks that Nikon will announce its cheaper full frame camera codename “D600″ this week September 13. This rumor has a very high possibility of being real,  because first, the real-looking leaked images and second, there will be two events in Thailand and Dubai on the said date that out the blue Nikon just announced. Of course nothing is real until Nikon announces it, but its quite interesting that Nikon will be creating a new DSLR category  which their best rival Canon doesn’t have. This will be good for camera junkies […]

#ItWasFun @ PiPho 7

on September 4th, 2012 with 0 Comments

Over 500 PiPho members attended the recently concluded “PiPho Seven – #morefun @ PiPho 7″ Pinoy Photography Organization’s 7th Year Anniversary last sunday at the Music Hall of SM Mall of Asia. Hosted by senior PiPho Org officers Jeric Mariano and Karl Orteza. The 7th year celebration was graced by the 3 big camera companies Canon, Nikon and Olympus. Camera and accessory companies namely Lightroom Corp., Henry’s Professional and Pixel Pro were there to support the event. Trusted brand names Black Rapid, Tenba, Benro, Enovation, Elinchrom, Jusino, EOS, PIXMA and Carry Speed had their booths to showcase their latest products. […]

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