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Firecracker Photographic Grant 2016

Firecracker Photographic Grant 2016 is now open for entries Firecracker Photographic Grant is an annual award for female photographers, born or residing in Europe, who are pursuing documentary photographic projects. The award offers £1000 plus £1000 towards printing/ mounting/ framing. … Continue reading

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The Skygarden

We recently visited the Skygarden and took a few photographs! Located on Fenchurch street & at 155 meters high, there are plenty of amazing photo opportunities! The Skygarden is completely free to visit, but you need to book tickets in … Continue reading

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Operation Long Drive

Operation Long Drive is a project started by Haydon & Me-An Bend. They have both just set off on a trip of a lifetime, driving overland from the UK to Australia. We first heard of the project back in April … Continue reading

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Strange & Familiar by Martin Parr

Last weekend we went to check out the Strange and Familiar Faces of Britain exhibition at the Barbican, curated by Martin Parr. A massive show covering 2 full floors of the Barbican, we spent a good two hours looking at … Continue reading

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2016 Sony World Photography Awards now open at Somerset House!

Last chance to visit this year’s Sony World Photography Awards! Somerset House presents an exhibition of 500 of the best contemporary photographers selected from all over the world. The winning and shortlisted photographs were selected from a global call-out which … Continue reading

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Check out Emily Stein’s new series of portraits ‘Hello I’m Nora’

PCL tutor Emily Stein, who teaches on our Intense Foundation of Digital Photography, Digital Photography Crash Course and Portraiture Masterclass, launches a new series of portrait photographs of 73 year old beauty Nora, currently featured on These colourful pictures … Continue reading

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Robert Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures

Look out for the release this month of a new film about American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe (1946- 1989). This is the first definitive, feature length portrait of the legendary and controversial artist since his death from AIDS in 1989. Robert … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Gary Perlmutter, 2nd Runner up in London Photo Festival’s Street Photography Competition!

Congratulations to Photography Course London tutor Gary Perlmutter, who has been awarded 2nd Runner-up in London Photo Festival’s 2016 Street Photography Competition. Gary is one of 20 finalists selected from over 1000 entries to have his work exhibited at The Bridge … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Did you recently get a new DSLR camera? Here are a few useful tips to get you going. When your DSLR is set in the fully manual mode it behaves very much like a compact camera. The quality of the pictures … Continue reading

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Introducing Emily Stein

Check out the colourful portraits of PCL tutor, Emily Stein! Emily Stein studied Fine Art before completing an MA in Photojournalism with London College of Communication. She now works as a professional photographer and a free-lance educator, and we our … Continue reading

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