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The Explosion of Colours in Nature - Photography competition May 2017

“The Explosion of Colours in Nature” – Photography Competition May 2017

Ok, so you've bought a camera, you've taken our beginners course, you've learnt the technical aspects of photography like exposure, aperture and shutter speeds, depth of field ... So what next? Photography is a skill that needs practice and experimentation, so if you want to improve, you'll need to work on it regularly. And like in every discipline, students learn the most by doing it. Hands-on. The good thing is - to get started, you don't need a photographic studio or all the fancy...
DSLR Photography Courses is the proud sponsor of ‘Gathered Leaves‘ an exhibition showcasing the work of documentary photographer Alec Soth at the Science Museum.

Gathered Leaves – Alec Soth exhibition at the Science Museum

DSLR Photography Courses is the proud sponsor of 'Gathered Leaves' an exhibition showcasing the work of documentary photographer Alec Soth at the Science Museum. This collection of works is Soth's first UK show and it features the series Sleeping by the Mississippi (2004), Niagara (2006), Broken Manual (2010) and Songbook (2014). His experimental documentary approach has a cinematic rawness, which he uses to capture intimate portraits and ethereal landscapes. However, his experimental imagery...
Dslr Photography Courses 2016

New tutors, monthly PhotoClub and premium Masterclasses

Dear students past and present, 2015 was a wonderful year for us at DSLR Photography Courses and 2016 will be even better! We are proud to be a humble collective of creatives that started with founding members web designer Roland Pokrywka and photographers Jason Pierce-Williams and Agnieszka Williams. Over the years, cinematographer and photographer György László later joined us, and photographer Katerina Iacovides became another welcomed team member. 2015 saw the addition of...
2013 National Geographic photography competition for professional photographers and amateur photo enthusiasts

National Geographic Photography Contest 2013

The 2013 National Geographic Photography Contest is running this month from 1st to 30th November 2013. Last year, this National Geographic photography competition received more than 22,000 entries from over 150 countries, with professional photographers and amateur photo enthusiasts across the globe participating. It costs $15 to enter a photo, and the winning photographs in each of three categories: people, place and nature, will be published in National Geographic magazine. The...
Intermediate dslr photography course explores more advanced camera functions, flash and various creative techniques.

Intermediate DSLR Photography Course – reviews 09/11/2013

I found the intermediate course extremely useful and learnt so much more then expected. Our tutor was fantastic and went over the 4 hours course limit. He gave great tips about cameras and lenses. Very friendly. I will certainly recommend this course to anyone. Thanks for a great photography course. I will be coming back for other courses in the future. Sharess Wolff (Canon EOS...
Romania

L1ghtb1tes #20: interview with photographer Tamas Dezso

L1ghtb1tes #20: Tamás Dezső takes us on a time travel through Romania and Hungary. Medium format digital photography (amazing!) and stunning, meticulous attention to every single pixel. GL: I always look for pictures that talk to me. Often I don’t really know how or why, but they talk. There are many pictures in Tamás Dezső’s Romanian series that spoke to me more than the photo of the boy in the bearskin. When he suggested that we talk about this image I wanted to know why. No matter...
photography course review

Intensive DSLR Photography Course – reviews 26/10/2013

I got the Intensive photography course as a gift and I must say that it was the best gift I have ever got! I always used automatic settings for my photography and after this course I am looking forward to take all of my pictures in fully manual. I read many books about manual photography but this course was much more helpful. I will definitely recommend it to my friends. Nice friendly approach. Thank you for your time! Jana Breaks (Canon EOS...
get access to Adobe Photoshop CC and Lightroom 5 for just £8.78 a month

Get Adobe Photoshop CC and Lightroom 5 for less then £9 a month

Adobe just started offering special Creative Cloud plan designed exclusively for customers focused on photography. It is called Photoshop Photography Program and it includes access to Photoshop CC and Lightroom 5, plus feature updates and upgrades as they are available, 20GB of cloud storage for file sharing and collaboration, and a Behance ProSite. And it's just £8.78/month when you sign up for a one-year plan. But you need to join by 31st December 2013, and to qualify, you must own...
Matt Molloy timelapse photography

‘Time Stuck’ – beautiful timelapse sky photography by Matt Molloy

Matt Molloy is a Canadian photographer behind a beautiful sky photography set called 'Time Stack'. Matt, by merging hundreds of separate timelapse sky shots is able to achieve an amazing brush-like effect and his images look very much like work of an impressionism artist. To find out more about his passion for photography and his fascinating technique we asked Matt for an interview. AW: Matt how long have you been interested in photography? Is it something you studied or self-taught? MM:I...
LensCulture Exposure Awards 2013 photography competition

LensCulture Exposure Awards 2013 – photography competition

LensCulture Exposure Awards 2013 - fifth annual global photography competition by LensCulture with over $6,000 in prizes is closing soon. Final deadline is set for October 31st, 2013, 11:59pm PST. The competition is open to all professional and amateur photographers worldwide and all genres and styles of photography are welcome. However you can not submit a photography work that have already won major international awards or have been previously featured in extensive international press...
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