Sunday, January 27, 2008


YKL is once again presenting an exciting array of activities at PhotoWorld 2008 in Glorietta's activity center next week, from January 31 to February 5.

There will be photo and costume contests with great prizes and free lectures for all photography enthusiasts, as well as various photo shoot opportunities of mime artists, fashion models, and cosplayers. A wonderful time, indeed, is guaranteed for all..

In addition, everyone will get a chance to learn about Lomography -- the latest craze going on in the photo community. There will be a photo exhibit installation -- Lomo Wall -- and lectures on LOMOGRAPHY, featuring Lomo Manila's leading personalities. The tentative schedule is from February 4 to 5, from 6:00 pm onwards.

A hands on black & white developing lecture with Jay Javier will also be offered at the YKL's booth. Topics to be discussed are tips on how to develop black and white films using Rodinal-type chemicals, and how to improve on your black and white photography. This is slated on Saturday and Sunday (February 2 and 3) from 12:00 noon until 2 pm.

For additional excitement,
YKL is sponsoring a COSPLAY competition on Saturday and Sunday (February 2 and 3) afternoons. For those interested to join this competition, please check out its contest mechanics at

Attendees are also invited to try Fujifilm Finepix point & shoot digital cameras in shooting the fashion models at the Fuji/YKL booth.

As for the photo contest, its mechanics are as follow:

1. This photo contest is open to all -- camera club members, professionals, amateurs, hobbyists, photography students, and lomographers. You may use film or digital cameras. Cell phone cameras are also allowed.

2. The subject/theme – Everything about YKL Photo booth activities such as:

a. Mime Artists

b. Ramp Modeling
c. Cosplay
d. Other Events within YKL Booth

3. Size of Entries – 8 x 10" (8R) - colored or black & white prints,

4. Photo Printing should be done in the following Fujifilm Digital Imaging (FDI) stores only: - Php. 28.00 per 8R

a. FDI Digital Exchange - Glorietta (3rd Level Glorietta 3, Ayala Center)
b. FDI Dela Rosa 1 (G/F Dela Rosa 1 Carpark Bldg. Dela Rosa St., Makati)
c. FDI Dela Rosa 2 (Upper G/F Dela Rosa 2 Carpark Bldg. Dela Rosa St., Makati)
d. FDI Pasay Road (Jackson Bldg. # 926 Arnaiz At., Makati)

5. Entry Form/s can only be obtained through FDI Stores stated
above. Entries should be properly labeled - attached with an entry form (one entry form per photo),

6. Submission of the entries will be at YKL Booth during the PhotoWorld Asia 2008,

7. Deadline of Submission of Entries - Feb. 04, 2008 (Monday) until 12:00 PM,

8. Judging of entries will be on Feb. 04, 2008 - Monday afternoon,

9. For verification – Original Media (negatives, slides, digital file) of the winning entries must be presented to the contest committee before the awarding of prizes,

10. Awarding of prizes will be on Feb. 05, 2008 (Tues) at 5:00 PM – YKL Booth

11. All the decisions of judges are deemed final.


1st Prize : One (1) FinePix A900 Digital Camera (9 MP Effective)
2nd Prize : One (1) FinePix A700 Digital Camera (7.3 MP Effective)
3rd Prize : One (1) Digital Mobile Printer MP-70 (Mobile Printer for Camera Phones with Infrared)

Again, everyone is invited to join this photo contest!

For additional information, visit the YKL Booth at the Glorietta activity center during PhotoWorld 2008.


posted by Señor Enrique at 5:28 AM


Blogger Sidney said...

I fear those events will be crowded but I will try to go to one of those PhotoWorld activities.
Thanks again for bringing this to our attention.

January 27, 2008 12:43 PM  

Blogger g_mirage said...

Wow this sounds fun!

Jay Javier used to be my professor back in college...we used the same darkroom in learning black and white film processing, but in different generations hehe. This is a very nice op.

But the best I'd like to see are the Cosplayers...ay, SenorE I can't wait for your photos! I hope you join but not necessarily as a cosplayer hehe. Happy sunday!

January 27, 2008 4:12 PM  

Blogger g_mirage said...

Senor, I borrowed the details and posted it in multiply =)

Hope you dont mind...

January 28, 2008 6:11 AM  

Blogger Senor Enrique said...

Not at all, G. Mirage :)

Actually, the more people learn about it, the more attendees and fun! And with such successful attendance, Fuji/YKL will keep on producing exciting events for all photo enthusiasts.


January 28, 2008 7:31 AM  

Blogger Senor Enrique said...

Hmmmm ... some of those costumes are incredibly well-crafted that I may want to put one on ... hehehe.

Jay Javier is a name I'm just beginning to hear more often, G. Mirage. See that? Had no idea you were once connected with him. Talk about the degrees of separation :)

January 28, 2008 7:33 AM  

Blogger Senor Enrique said...

If the main intention is to check out the latest gear, Sidney, better get there early in the morning and on a weekday.

But for the fun and exciting events, yes, I've a feeling they'll be mobbed. Last year, Fuji/YKL presented many young film/TV stars and you can just imagine the crowd they attracted. It was fun, though.

January 28, 2008 7:36 AM  

Blogger luna miranda said...

I've been waiting for this event, Eric. Instead of going to Quiapo, a friend told me to buy a camera during the Photoworld 2008.

January 28, 2008 2:40 PM  

Blogger Senor Enrique said...

Yes, this would be a good time to purchase some camera gear and accessories, Luna. They practically have everything here.

At this time, there's a particular Lowepro camera bag that I wanted to get, but my brother from NYC said he'll just get me one and send it over as belated Xmas gift :)

Have fun at the show!

January 28, 2008 3:38 PM  

Anonymous dave said...

Ooh, cosplay... I don't know if I could drop by during the weekend, but maybe I can make it on Thursday.

January 29, 2008 5:00 PM  

Blogger Senor Enrique said...

Cosplay is only on Saturday and Sunday, Dave!

January 30, 2008 7:36 AM  

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