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I Travelled Across The World To Study Photography

Posted by Social Media on 22/08/2019 6:00:00 PM

Hailing from the Faroe Islands, where studying photography is literally not an option, PSC student Rani Joensen, is studying what he loves in Melbourne. Now in his second year, he's excited about experimenting with photography genres other than landscape, and feels like he really fits in among his college community of photographers. 

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'Waiting For The Rain' APPA Highest Scoring Print

Posted by Social Media on 21/08/2019 6:10:00 PM

Mandarine Montgomery, PSC's Communications and Future Students Coordinator, took home the Ilford Trophy for Highest Scoring Print (97/100) at the 2019 Australian Professional Photography Awards last week. Her work 'Waiting for the Rain'  is a surreal and haunting landscape referencing drought in Australia. She talks about her award-winning image, the judging process, and why social media 'Likes' are not the same as having your work critiqued by professionals.

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'Going Tropo' - Investigating Darwin's Extreme Climate Change

Posted by Social Media on 15/08/2019 6:00:00 PM
 
Stories of Australian survival, 'mango madness', tension and relief come to the fore in  documentary photographer and PSC graduate Abigail Varney's upcoming exhibition. Her body of work 'The Build Up'  explores the period of intense anticipation between the end of a long dry season and the start of the monsoon in tropical Northern Australia. Abigail's photographs (taken in Darwin) will be featured at the upcoming CCP show '23° and Rising'.
 
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A Documentary Photographer Saving Victoria's Forests

Posted by Social Media on 08/08/2019 5:00:00 PM

PSC student Louise Chen is using her photography skills to help save Victoria's forests. She works for the Wilderness Society and documents the damage caused by logging. Louise talks about her activist role but also night street photography, documenting our local community, and her Southbank group exhibition.

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That Time I Won The Moran Contemporary Photography Prize

Posted by Social Media on 01/08/2019 6:00:00 PM

PSC graduate James Bugg at the age of 22 won last year's $50,000 Moran Contemporary Photography Prize for his image 'Zach'. Shot on photographic film in the disadvantaged suburb of Frankston North, the portrait struck a chord with the judges for offering a glimpse of modern Australian life rarely visible.  We caught up with James to see how the award has impacted his photographic journey and hear his advice to other young photographers interested in documenting contemporary Australia.

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Melbourne Fashion Photographer Reveals Her Industry Secrets - VLOG

Posted by Social Media on 25/07/2019 6:00:00 PM

Successful Melbourne fashion photographer and PSC graduate Liane Hurvitz gives her top real world tips on how to make it in the industry, how she made the transition from student to professional and why she is excited to be on our 'Get Industry Ready' panel at our upcoming Open Day (Sunday 4 August). Watch the video now.

 

Liane Open Day

 

http://www.lianehurvitz.com

@lianehurviitz_photographer

https://www.facebook.com/liane.hurvitz

 

Meet Liane at Open Day  Sunday 4 August | Register Now

 

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The Eyes Have It - Hoda Afshar's Feature Documentary On ABC TV

Posted by Social Media on 18/07/2019 6:00:00 PM

 

PSC's Bachelor of Photography and MA Lecturer Hoda Afshar was recently the subject of a feature documentary titled ‘The Eyes Have It’ on ABC TV's award-winning programme Compass. In the episode Hoda discussed her photographic journey from working as a photojournalist in Iran to becoming an award-winning exhibiting artist in some of Australia and the world’s most prestigious galleries and collections. Follow the link to see Hoda discuss her life, work and teaching - including topics such as migration, religion and art.

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How To Build A Wedding Photography Business

Posted by Social Media on 11/07/2019 6:00:00 PM

 

Melbourne wedding photographer and PSC Bachelor of Photography graduate Cassandra Tzortzoglou shares her top tips on how to build a successful wedding photography business, how also shooting commercially helps keep her creative juices flowing during off-season, and why living with your parents when starting up is a good idea.

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How To Create A Portrait of An Australian Icon

Posted by Social Media on 04/07/2019 6:00:00 PM

 

PSC's Master of Arts Photography Tutor David Rosetzky was commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra to do video and photographic portraits of Oscar-winning actress Cate Blanchett in 2008. He talks about how he approached shooting a high-profile celebrity whose image has been saturated in the media – and acknowledging her contribution to Australian culture whilst exploring themes of his on-going practice. 

 

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I Fly-In Fly-Out For Class Each Week From The Sunshine Coast

Posted by Social Media on 27/06/2019 6:00:00 PM

PSC student and communications professional Anne Henley flies from the Sunshine Coast to Melbourne for class each week – now that's dedication! Read about the pros and cons of the commute (and accumulating all those Frequent Flyer points), her supportive partner Hop who is her biggest fan and muse, and how she overcame her reluctance show her work in class.

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