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This Is Where You Belong: Meet PSC's Pals!

Posted by Social Media on 23/10/2019 5:45:00 PM

PSC's Pals are a student volunteer group who are fostering a sense of community and inclusivity at Photography Studies College. They connect with our first year students, helping them adjust to tertiary study and city life. Pals also arrange various fun activities throughout the year. This month Pals organised a photography exhibition at PSC's pop-up gallery in Southbank, which was accessible to all students. Paul Halse, a third year Bachelor of Photography student, on behalf of Pals, tell us more about these unsung heroes. 

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Why Photography Is My Future Now

Posted by Social Media on 21/10/2019 5:45:00 PM

After short stints studying architecture, doing his own travel photography, and working in hospitality, James Pettenon, decided to study photography full time. The first year Bachelor of Photography student bit the bullet after realising he needed to broaden his skillset and industry contacts. James also wanted to become part of the local and international photography community. Read about how he is expanding into genres he never thought to explore,  his latest assignment documenting his family's beach house spanning four generations, and how a lady on a train at Richmond station ultimately led him to studying with us. 

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PSC Graduate Exhibition & Opening Night

Posted by Social Media on 17/10/2019 3:10:30 PM

PSC's 3rd Year Bachelor students invite you to their graduate exhibition AS I GAZE showcasing works from the Fine Art, Documentary and Commercial majors at the Centre for Contemporary Photography.

Please join us in congratulating the graduating students on opening night, Saturday 2nd November from 4 - 7pm with celebratory drinks.

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PSC's First Japanese Scholarship Exchange Student Exhibits At The Consulate-General Of Japan In Melbourne

Posted by Social Media on 16/10/2019 6:00:00 PM

'Photography and Cross-Cultural Influence' is an exhibition of prints and photobooks by PSC, held at the Consulate General of Japan in Melbourne. The exhibit showcases the work of PSC’s first Japanese scholarship exchange student Masatoshi Kobayashi. He is also the recipient of The City of Melbourne’s ‘Mayor’s Award’ at the 'Faces of Melbourne/Faces of Osaka' student photography exhibition last year. 

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Why I Wasn't Worried About My ATAR Score When Applying For College

Posted by Social Media on 14/10/2019 6:00:00 PM


Bachelor of Photography student Anessa Karina wasn't fazed by the thought of getting a low ATAR score. She wasn't interested in most of her subjects at school and knew that an ATAR wasn't necessary to study at PSC. Anessa shares her story about the transition from high school to college,  her journey to discovering herself, and being proud of her achievements.

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Printing For Australia's Big Photography Awards and Major Exhibitions

Posted by Social Media on 10/10/2019 4:30:00 PM

 

Working with several finalists of Monash Gallery of Art's $30,000 Bowness Photography Prize and the Iris Award at the Perth Centre for Photography,  The PrintShop at PSC  is vibrating with a kind of energy and excitement that we can't get enough of! Here are some highlights of prints we've worked on, over the past couple of months, within our beautiful and talented community.

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A Haunted Attic In Latvia Is The Subject of Sarah Walker's Latest PhotoBook

Posted by Social Media on 09/10/2019 6:00:00 PM

 

PSC's Bachelor of Photography graduate Sarah Walker's new photobook 'Pelči Manor' explores the decrepit attic of a 19th-century, art nouveau structure in Latvia with a dark past. In our latest blog Sarah talks about experimenting with new photography practices, what got her spooked, and collaborating with leading Australian publisher Perimeter Books.  

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Working Straight Out of High School Made Me Realise A Photography Degree Would Give Me More Opportunities

Posted by Social Media on 07/10/2019 6:00:00 PM

Bachelor of Photography, first year international student Avishka Senaratne started working as a freelance photographer straight out of high school in Sri Lanka. After three years, working as a wedding photographer, Avi realised he needed to broaden his skill set to move up in the industry. The 21 year old, Sri Lankan native talks about his experience studying in Melbourne, and his love of photographing cars.

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Skateboarding On The Mornington Peninsula Sparked My Interest In Photography

Posted by Social Media on 02/10/2019 6:00:00 PM

First year Bachelor of Photography student Remy Walker's passion for photography began when he started skateboarding at age 12. Inspired by the images of skaters he saw on Instagram, he started shooting with his mum's camera. Now 18 years old, he talks about his journey from casually photographing skaters to studying photography full-time. 

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MA Student Dives Deep Into Archive Culture

Posted by Social Media on 30/09/2019 6:00:00 PM
Whilst doing his Master of Arts - Photography, Sam Forsyth-Gray discovered he has an inherent drive to collect, classify and condense images for his projects. This revelation lead him to create a fictional archival world using stills but presented in a 3D moving format. He talks about the relationship between photography and archival science, which he explores in his video exhibition New Archivalia currently at MARS Gallery.
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