PSC Student Sophie Visits the Reminders Photography Stronghold

Third year Bachelor of Photography student Sophie Pigram recently visited Tokyo and was hosted by Japan’s premier photobook library and workshop, the Reminders Photography Stronghold (RPS). This opportunity was made possible by Bachelor of Photography course coordinator Daniel Boetker-Smith, and Director of the RPS Yumi Goto.

Sophie is interviewing Yoshikatsu Fuji & Daichi Koda, two of Japan’s most exciting young photographers, exclusively for the Photobook Melbourne Festival. Fuji and Koda are award winning photographers and in 2014 their (sold out) photo books were shortlisted for a number of major international prizes.

Photography Studies College is a proud sponsor of the Photobook Melbourne Festival (February 12-22), and will be hosting workshops, panel discussions, and book exhibitions.

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Student Profile – Allison Rose

We are excited to be named as the ACMP 2014 Australian Educational Institution of the Year late last year and see a number of  student receive individual awards. Part time student Allison Rose was awarded as runner-up in the Fashion and Advertising/Food categories.

Here are some of her images from the series  “Thinking About the Master & Disciple – Joel Peter Witkin”.  These were featured in the PSC mid year exhibition in 2014.

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Images by Allison Rose

See more of the creative and thought provoking work by our students in the current PSC exhibition at the college.

Photobook Melbourne Festival

Photography Studies College is very pleased to be a sponsor of the Photobook Melbourne Festival (12-22 February 2015) – the biggest photo book festival in the Asia-Pacific region.

Throughout February PSC will be hosting some amazing events as part of the festival program.

There are currently two amazing competitions open as part of the festival:

Photobook Melbourne/Momento Photobook Award  – closes 12 January (PDF submission only).

Photobook Melbourne Photography Award and Competition  – closes 12 January (submit up to 3 images).

Enter your images and get your work seen by an illustrious international judging panel including:

Angel Luis Gonzalez – PhotoIreland
Steve Bisson – Urbanautica
Jerome Montagne & Alexis Vasilikos – Phases Magazine
Peggy Sue Amison – Creative Director of East Wing
Gianpaulo Arena – Landscape Stories
Zhenia Sveshinsky – Independent Curator
Awoiska van der Molen – Artist
Andy Adams – FlakPhoto
Lars Boering – Managing Director of World Press Photo
Heidi Romano – Festival Director

Stay tuned for further announcements.

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Image by Awoiska van der Molen