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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 itsnicethat.com. 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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Meet our latest PCL competition winner!

Congratulations to Shane Thomas McMillan, winner of PCL’s Facebook competition ‘Hidden’! Shane Thomas McMillan is a Berlin-based documentary filmmaker, writer, photographer, and educator from western Montana. From 2005 to 2010 he studied journalism, German and international development at the University … Continue reading

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Last week to see new play about Alexander McQueen!

A beautiful and haunting voyage into the visionary imagination and dark dream world of the late Alexander McQueen, fashion’s greatest contemporary artist. McQueen is a new play by James Phillips (The Rubenstein Kiss, The White Whale and City Stories), directed … Continue reading

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Design and build your own camera!

New design start-up showcased at Willem de Kooning Academy’s end of year show in Rotterdam, www.focalcamera.com uses laser-cut modules and templates to enable you to build your own focal camera.

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