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Q&A with PSC's MD Julie Moss

Posted by Social Media on 03/07/2020 3:05:08 PM

‘This month The Brownbill Effect interviewed our Managing Director Julie Moss. Her commitment to photography education and the photography industry in Australia is truly inspirational. We are proud to re-post the interview here.’

“I take great pride in knowing that, with the highly engaged and professional governance team and staff I have working with me at PSC, we have achieved the status of being the only specialised photography institution in Australia. I am also proud of the diverse range of programs we have created that cater for aspiring photographers across the spectrum, from the raw beginner through to the experienced professional looking to push their visual and creative boundaries as far as they can go.

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The Brownbill Effect On How Photographers Can Build Human Connections In A Virtual World

Posted by Social Media on 02/03/2020 5:00:00 PM

In this digital age authentic connections are one of the key components to getting jobs and making a name for yourself. Established photographers and brands want to work with people they know, like and trust. This is where Sally Brownbill, founder of 'The Brownbill Effect', comes in. She helps young creatives connect with the industry, and launch their careers. 

We caught up with Sally the night before she was to judge Capture Magazine's Australasia's Top Emerging Photographers 2020 Awards. Read about her top tips on how to grow your network, and improve your face-to-face connections, as well as, how she became such an influential figure and her strong bond with PSC's students and graduates. 

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'Small Mercies' Bushfire Fundraiser With Work Donated By PSC's Tutors, Graduates And Mentors

Posted by Social Media on 18/02/2020 5:15:18 PM

Over 80 artists are donating their artwork to support the victims of Australia's ongoing bushfire crisis at the art fundraiser 'Small Mercies' from 20-23 February 2020. PSC's Master Of Arts - Photography Course Convenor Dr. Kristian Häggblom, Graduates Darren Tanny Tan and Nathan Larkin, and MA Mentors Siri Hayes and Jessie Boylan are contributing work.

The upcoming art fundraiser 'Small Mercies' will support the victims of Australia's ongoing bushfire crisis – it opens this Thursday 20 February at 6pm.

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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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