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Daily Archives: May 31, 2011

Photography Competition “People”

Whilst looking at photography competitions I found this competition that has a decent prize and is accessible to everyone, especially if you have done our Portrait Course and so now make fantastic portraits.

“Win a Four Day Portrait & Wedding Workshop and learn from award winning photographers & tutors including Bjorn Thomassen, Crash Taylor, Gordon McGowan, & Ryan Browne. The location for this fantastic prize is the beautiful Chatsworth House & Gardens in Derbyshire. Learn how to shoot portraits like the professionals, this course will also teach you how to shoot a wedding from start to finish as well as all the sales & marketing skills you need to have to build up a successful client base. Who knows this may be the start of you becoming a professional photographer and starting your own photography business.” more details here

A selection from some of our students work

Travel Photographer of the Year Award

TPOTY is the photo contest that’s run by photographers for photographers. It’s open to photographers from all countries; amateur or professional, beginner or expert, young or old, we have categories to suit you all! And it’s judged by leading photography experts and offers fantastic prizes from our very supportive sponsors, including travel adventures, photographic equipment and photography tuition.

But it’s not just about prizes – TPOTY is about getting amazing international exposure for your work. Winning and other highly-placed images appear in the beautiful TPOTY ‘Journey’ series of books and are exhibited at our exhibitions at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG). There is a BBC video with winning images including this from Luke Duggleby

The winning images from the 2011 will be exhibited at the Royal Geographical Society (RGS-IBG) in London during June and July 2012 as London prepares to host the 2012 Olympic Games. The Society gallery is situated close to Hyde Park on the newly pedestriaised Exhibition Road, adjacent the Science, Victoria & Albert and Natural History museums. It will provide a fabulous, high profile international showcase for the winning photographers. More information is available here

Remember we run a Travel Photography course starting 9th June, this might be just what you need to be one of the  winners of this fantastic competion

37 Impressive Photos of Buddhist Monks

From those clever people at Lightstalking, “The bright colours that Buddhist monks wear often mean you can get a great opportunity for a portrait if you’re in the right place at the right time”.…more