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Street Photography Workshop in London – Rob Irving August 2020

Photography for me includes being about the engagement with whatever the subject matter/scenario might be. Observing it, feeling it, looking for the patterns, the balance, the composition. Predicting the decisive moment. I enjoy many genres of photography, but the one I am most likely to be found doing when looking for a reason to be playing with my camera would be Street, for it oozes opportunity, there’s always something new and interesting to shoot, lots of the unexpected and plenty...
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Street Photography Course – London Brick Lane 30-08-2020

Ok, last Sunday, 30th Aug, I've joined Camille, Etsuko and Jason on Rob's Street Photography Course.Well, it all happened thanks to Camille as she forgot her lenses after the Portrait course, my Travel class got cancelled, so I had free Sunday, and I've offered that I bring her the lenses. Rob was ok for me join his class - thanks Rob! So I put it on my calendar!It was a bit of a journey from Putney - had to take my trains as District line wasn't working - ... but I made it in...
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Fruits, Veggies and Food Photography Competition results July 2020

Hi Everyone, thank you for submitting your images to our Fruits, Veggies and Food Photography Competition To help us choose the winning image I've asked my colleague Ania Elias.Ania specialises in food, product and lifestyle photography. Please visit her website https://aniaelias.com and Instagram @ania_elias  to see some of her most "delicious" pictures!The winning shot was awarded to Jane Atkins - CONGRATS!!!Jane Atkins I took the photo in my living room, by the patio...
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Your Best Summer / Holiday Pictures – Photography Competition August 2020

Hi Everyone! Hope you are all well, and despite the situation somehow managing... Ok, so August 1st marks another photo competition. Traditionally August/September was reserved for Summer Holidays pictures ... This year is going to be a difficult one for many, probably no holidays abroad, no tropics, no exotic places... but there are so many amazing places in the UK! So the theme will be "Your Best Summer / Holiday Pictures". We are going to be very relaxed about it. So these could be your...
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Flower Photography competition results June 2020

Hi Everyone, a HUGE thank you for submitting your images to our Flower Photography Competition Wow! We've received 104 entries!!! It was really hard to choose a winner - especially from so many fantastic pictures and beautiful flowers. After all the debating the winning shot was awarded to Phil Smith for Pasque Flower. Congratulations! But we appreciate all the effort and would like to reward 9 other participants, and they all will receive £25 gift vouchers. Our next theme (July 2020)...
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Fruits, Veggies and Food Photography Competition – July 2020

Hi Everyone! Hope you are all well. Last completion (June) was a huge surprise for me, but in a positive way. As Flower & Nature theme was the most popular of all time!!! To keep the spirits high and all these beautiful entries coming, let's try nature again - but with a little twist. This time - July 2020 - let's go for "Fruits, Veggies and Food Photography". If you don't grow any veggies, don't have a garden or an allotment - don't worry - you can still produce amazing images. Just...
portrait photography results 2020 May

Portrait Photography competition results May 2020

Hi Everyone, a big thank you for submitting your pictures to our Portrait Photography CompetitionThe winning shot was awarded to Kevin Byrne - Congratulations!Our next theme is Nature and Flower Photographyhttps://www.dslrphotographycourses.com/competitions/photography-competition-nature-flowers-2020-06Kevin Byrne - "Headlights"Camera used - Fujifilm XT-2, with a 56mm 1.2 lens. My ISO was 1250, the aperture was wide open at F/1.2, and the shutter speed 1/100s. The only...
nature and flower photography-competition June 2020

Flower and Nature Photography Competition June 2020

Hi Everyone! Hope you are all well. The beginning of the month brings our new photo competition. With the restrictions being lifted off gradually, we can now spend even more time outdoors, and finally meet with friends and family members :) Nature looks so beautiful with flowers in full bloom, so we thought that this would be a perfect theme for June - "Nature and Flower Photography". For a bit of inspiration please take a look at our dedicated Pinterest board or visit Roland's new...
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Night Photography competition – winning entries

Hi Everyone, a big thank you for submitting your pictures to our Night Photography CompetitionThe winning shot was awarded to David Seale - Congratulations!And I am really sorry for posting the results so late...I got overwhelmed by all the problems associated with the Coronavirus outbreak. I had to postpone over 60 courses, email all the customers individually, come up with an interactive online version of our beginner classes while getting into terms with self-isolation... My...
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Portrait Photography Competition May 2020

Hi Everyone! Hope you are all well. I was thinking a lot of what could be a good subject for the next competition, in these hard and challenging times... Coronavirus forced us all to stay at home, so my first ideas were closely related to domestic items we all have... or our pets, or nature, but not everyone has a dog or a cat, or access to a garden... the Government strict social distancing measures mean that we can only leave our homes to buy food or to exercise once a day. So I asked...
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