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The Body and The Lens

Posted by Social Media on 13/06/2019 6:00:00 PM

Former acrobat and PSC graduate Aaron Walker has found his niche in photographing the body and movement. He experiments with complex rigging and lighting mixed with high-end fashion. His work shows the body as almost super human but also fragile. Read about why he changed career from aerial acrobatics coach to professional photographer, how he grew his business while studying, and how he did some of his most physically demanding and emotionally sensitive shoots.

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Chasing Waterfalls and Dreams

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

Second year Bachelor's student Alex Colcheedas was initially studying in the U.S. on a soccer scholarship when back-to-back injuries made him rethink his future. He then returned to Australia and began to follow his dreams of becoming a professional photographer. Read about why adventure ignites his passion for photography,  how he already has a job lined up for when he graduates and where one of his favourite places on earth is to photograph. 

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Cutting My Teeth in Documentary Photography for Human Rights Events With Amnesty

Posted by Social Media on 30/05/2019 5:45:00 PM

Martika Shakoor, PSC Advanced Diploma student, talks about her experience with the PSC/Amnesty International Australia Photographers Network. She is a second-generation Afghan who is specialising in photojournalism and documentary photography. Along with her keen interest in human rights, she was an ideal candidate to be trained by Amnesty International as a volunteer photographer, given photographic briefs and accompany active campaigners to document events. Continuing this year, this initiative aims to provide PSC students with new opportunities to gain experience as working photographers and extend their network. 

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Why Changing My University Degree Helped Make My Dreams A Reality

Posted by Social Media on 23/05/2019 6:00:00 PM

After dropping out of his double degree and taking time to figure out his life's passion, Elisey Agarev, realised that his future was in photography. Now a second year Bachelor of Photography student at PSC, he talks about making the right choices, his love of live music event photography, and his plans to gradually gain a foothold in the industry. 

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PSC Students Win Big At Capture Magazine's 'Australasia's Top Emerging Photographers' Awards

Posted by Social Media on 16/05/2019 6:00:00 PM

This month Photography Studies College is abuzz with many students and graduates posting about their recent accolades from Capture Magazine's Australia's Top Emerging Photographers list. In the Student Category one of our first year's won the top award (and her image graced the cover), and two more students were listed in the Top 10. A PSC graduate made the top 20 in the Portraits Category, and a PSC tutor who is also a past graduate took out 9th place in the Art Category. And many others have been Highly Commended in various categories of photography. We talk to a few of these rising stars about their award-winning work – and along the way discover why PSC students have an edge of others. 

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An Interview with Scott McNaughton (professional feature photographer, teacher and graduate of PSC)

Posted by Peter Hatzipavlis on 21/03/2016 9:20:03 AM

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Problem-solver goes back to his roots

Posted by Peter Hatzipavlis on 29/11/2015 11:45:32 AM

National Geographic photographer Jim Richardson is well-known for his educated eye and sophisticated problem-solving skills. When presented with an assignment to portray the unique botanic structure of tall prairie grasses from the plains of the American mid-west, he came up with a novel solution involving a flatbed scanner and image-stitching software.

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"Stand in front of interesting stuff"

Posted by Peter Hatzipavlis on 29/11/2015 11:41:05 AM

Here is something to think about from NG veteran Jim Richardson, who has shot more than 25 features for the magazine since 1984.

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PSC’s Senior Fellow Michael Coyne featured

Posted by Peter Hatzipavlis on 18/06/2013 3:25:31 PM

In conjunction with the current exhibition ‘WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath’, Annenberg Space for Photography has published an in depth article focusing on Michael’s experience during his an eight year period in Iran.

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