The latest news from our course:
Charlie Goodge, Gemma Thompson, Rebecca Milles, Will Ablett, Erin Sharp and Sam Bentley all worked to capture the projects.
High Life asked a group of first year students: “If you’re a photography student trying to make your name, how do you ensure your New York pictures stand out?” They were then asked to describe how they got their shots.
Rohan Hande graduated from BA (Hons) Commercial Photography in 2014. He has gone on to work for Condé Nast India and is currently freelancing.
We caught up with him to find out more:
Logging on to Love focuses on the development of sex robots and cybersex and was selected from 230,103 images from 186 countries.
Students spent four days at the festival with David and were given access to shoot from unusual locations including hotel roofs and the RFA Argus.
Adama Jalloh graduated in July 2015, and during her final year she was awarded the BJP Breakthrough Award. We spoke to Adama at Sharp Cut in London where she was exhibiting her final year work.
BA (Hons) Commercial Photography graduate Rebecca Warbis has had her ‘Date Night Cookbook’ published.
Date Night Cookbook is based on DIY dating, with each chapter centred around a different theme and all the recipes tried and tested by Rebecca and her partner.
Neudecker established a systematic method to select 40 boxes from the Museum of Design in Plastics (MoDiP) collection and arranged the contents of each as tabletop still lives. She photographed each arrangement, dramatically lit, in the idiom of 17th century Dutch Vanitas still lives: exquisite paintings of everyday objects that intimate the transience of life.
BA (Hons) Commercial Photography is pleased to report that Marina Ortega has been announced as the recipient of the 3rd place prize in the Royal Photographic Society’s Hall Marriott Essay Prize.
The prize, awarded to an essay addressing an aspect of photographic history, was awarded to Marina for her investigation into notions of truth in documentary practices as they relate to images dating from the Spanish Civil War to more contemporary works.
She won the Undergraduate Single Image for her street portrait of a young boy in south London. Adama told us:
Each year since 1999, the editors of PDN have selected 30 emerging photographers who represent a variety of styles and genres and have demonstrated a distinctive vision, creativity, and versatility. This year, the editors reviewed the work of more than 300 photographers from around the world. To be considered, the photographers must have been shooting on their own professionally for five years or less. Most were nominated by photo editors, art directors, curators, educators and fellow photographers around the world, and some were invited by editors based on work seen in promotions, portfolio reviews or photo contests.
BA (Hons) Commercial Photography 1st years went to New York and created a photo diary – with one image per day being chosen to feature on the British Airways highlife site.
BA posted the series on the site from 20th February.