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Hosting Baltimore's Johns Hopkins University's Students and Teachers On Their International Digital Photography Study Program

Posted by Social Media on 16/01/2020 6:00:00 PM

This month, we are hosting visiting teachers and students of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore for a second consecutive year. Rated one of the top 10 universities in the U. S., the institution has chosen Photography Studies College and Melbourne to run a three-credit Humanities course in digital photography. It's designed to imbue JHU's science major students with a creative skill set for when they graduate as doctors and scientists. 

We talk to one of JHU's program leaders, Phyllis Arbesman Berger from the Centre of Visual Arts at JHU, and Jim Davidson, PSC's Higher Education Council Chair, who explain this exciting initiative and growing relationship. 

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My Life As A Young Photojournalist: From Fast Cars To Being Chased By Wombats

Posted by Social Media on 04/12/2019 5:45:00 PM

Young photojournalist Morgan Hancock took up a job with The Standard, in Warrnambool, just a couple of months after completing his Bachelor of Photography at PSC. At 23 years-old, he is covering everything from breaking news and sports, to portraits and social events. Read about his life working as photographer in the real world, how he got into the industry, and why he thinks the future is bright for photographers, especially with the rise of social media. 

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Documenting The Disappearing Cow Sheds of West Gippsland

Posted by Social Media on 29/11/2019 6:00:00 PM

The expansion of modern farms to accomodate robotic milking and other high-tech machinery, and urban sprawl has seen many smaller traditional farms being sold and divided.

Our second year part time Advanced Diploma student Russell Monson is documenting the early to mid 20th century cow sheds within these farms before they are all gone.

Russell's series 'Cow Sheds' will be displayed at our Second Year Advanced Diploma exhibition at PSC's pop-up gallery in Southbank on Wednesday 4 December. 

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As I Finished High School, I had No Idea What Career To Pursue

Posted by Social Media on 25/11/2019 5:00:00 PM
First year Bachelor of Photography student Mia Lennon says that she wasn't sure about what career path to take when she finished high school, and never thought she 'd be able to get into a tertiary institution. Fast forward to now, where she has completed one year with us, Mia is confident that she made the right choice to study photography and sees a bright future ahead. Read the blog about her journey with us so far.
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Why A Country Girl Feels At Home Studying What She Loves In The City

Posted by Social Media on 21/11/2019 5:00:00 PM
First year Bachelor of Photography student Sarah Pekin, came to Melbourne from regional Victoria, to study at PSC. She talks to us about fitting in immediately with our tight-knit community, why her supportive parents first hesitated about her career choice, and enjoying the opportunity to photograph local city bands.
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Giving Flower Photography A Fresh Perspective

Posted by Social Media on 01/11/2019 4:30:00 PM

PSC's final year Advanced Diploma student Neen Magro left school in year 11 and became a mum at 19. Over the past four years, she has been putting her life goals first by studying photography part time. Constantly inspired by flowers, Neen is preparing to exhibit her latest floral-themed work at Fresh 19 – a graduate group show at the Yarra Sculpture Gallery this month.  She tells us about experimenting with flower photography including shooting in her swimming pool, and her four-year journey studying with us. 

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Photography Student Auction Exceeds Target With Support from Melbourne's Big Name Artists, Teachers and Peers

Posted by Social Media on 16/09/2019 6:00:00 PM

 

Last Friday PSC's Advanced Diploma Art Major students (aka Fresh 19) hosted an auction featuring some of Melbourne's prominent photographers including Rone, John Gollings and Samantha Everton. Held at the college's pop up gallery in Southbank, the event raised money for their upcoming end of year exhibition. Susan Brunialti, one of the student organisers, tells us how much they raised, which print got the highest bid and how they exceed their fundraising target.

 

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Fresh 19 Print Auction

Posted by Social Media on 06/09/2019 10:25:26 AM

The Fresh 19 Print Auction 13thSeptember 2019

 

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In Focus Curator Forum: An Interview With Dr. Kristian Häggblom

Posted by Social Media on 04/09/2019 6:30:00 PM

PSC's Master of Arts - Photography Convenor Dr. Kristian Häggblom was one of 15 emerging curators from around the world invited to the In Focus Curator Forum by the Ballarat International Foto Biennale. Each participant had to present on a timely topic over the four-day event. The final day culminated in portfolio reviews given to selected photographers. Kristian gives us insights into the key issues discussed, his presentation on exhibiting photography in alternative spaces – and his own BIFB exhibit 'Aokigahara Jukai' which documents a forest at the foot of Mt. Fuji in Japan over nearly two decades.

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Female Desire: Empowering Women Through Photography

Posted by Social Media on 28/08/2019 6:00:00 PM

PSC's tutor Jessica Ledwich's latest photography exhibition is a reminder that women's desire is complex, powerful and very much alive! So why are we still uncomfortable with female sexuality, and is it invisible in contemporary society? Jessica investigates this in relation to the camera in her show 'Our Desires Are Not Our Own'. It's listed in the 'Top 5 Exhibitions To See This Week' by Art Guide Australia.

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