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June 2017 Photography Competition Winners Announced

Hi Everyone, it was another great month and we've received a lot of entries to our "Lovable Pets" contest. The winning shot was taken by Emma Waddell of her dog Dylan, using a Nikon D90 with an 18-105mm lens (focal length: 50mm, exposure: 1/250sec, f/5.0, ISO 320) The picture was taken on a cold and frosty morning on Wimbledon Common this spring. Dylan the labradoodle loves running through the long frost covered grass, so he doesn’t stay still for long, but I managed to snap him on a...
golden hour in photography

Golden Hour – Photography Competition July 2017

Don’t we love all these sunrises and sunsets? They just take our breath away ... And don’t we all reach excitingly for the camera when we see this beauty of nature? Let’s share our pictures! This month’s competition subject is about the golden hours in photography. The "Golden Hour" is a period shortly after sunrise or before sunset during which daylight is just magical. Warm, reddish, and much softer than when the Sun is higher in the sky. Landscape photographers love this...
Photo Surgery - one to one photography and video tuition in London

Photo Surgery – One to One photography and video tuition

Starting this June we are offering a new monthly one to one photography tuition service: the Photo Surgery. The Surgery will be run by our tutors, experienced and knowledgeable experts in their fields, whom you may have met on our various photography, video and post-production courses. Whether you are a complete beginner or a more seasoned professional we will work through any areas of photography/video work that you need enhancing. Sessions are extremely adaptable and highly tailored...
Robin McKie - winning image of alliums

May 2017 Photography Competition Winners Announced

Hi Everyone, we are excited to announce the winners of our 1st Photo Contest - "The Explosion of Colours in Nature". We received over 130 submissions and the competition was judged by a panel of our tutors with a help from a guest judge professional nature photographer Tammy Marlar. The winning shot of blooming alliums was taken by Robin McKie at Kew Gardens. Robin used Fujifilm X-E2 with 23mm f2 lens. Second place went to Steve Marshall, who took a picture of a dahlia at his home in...
Loveable Pets - Photography competition June 2017

“Lovable Pets” – Photography Competition June 2017

This month photography competition is dedicated to our Lovable Pets, our friend’s pets, or just adopted ones for the picture. It would be great to see pictures of animals showing a relationship with their owners, but you are welcome to submit a portrait of your animal friend too. We are looking for activity/action shots, lovable expressions, relaxing time and having fun too! Dogs, cats, horses, chickens and all animals that we call our friends :) As with all competitions remember...
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...
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