Category Archives: photography

Nokia Lumia 920

Steady as you go. Video on Nokia Lumia 920 smartphone

Photographers who are enthusiastic about such things have been jumping up and down with glee about the Nokia Lumia 920 – maybe that’s what gave the Finnish smartphone people the idea to team up with Red Bull freerunning champions to show off just how good the Nokia Lumia 920 is.

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Between East & West, celebrating the role of British-Born Chinese in modern society

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Zoe Chan: “If people asked me I would say I was British because I’ve lived in Britain my whole life…it was simpler that way. Obviously I looked Chinese…but I was never that comfortable saying I was Chinese because I never spoke the language.” Between East & West: The British Chinese by Mike Tsang

The ideas around British-born Chinese identity are beautifully, powerfully and personally portrayed by Devon artist Clem So, and leave you with such universal questions, that when news of photographic exhibition Between East & West: The British Chinese popped up, we thought it deserved a closer look.

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Zoltan Balogh

Art of Building international digital photography competition is now open

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Art of Building image by Zoltan Balogh

The Chartered Institute of Building has announced that its annual Art of Building international digital photography competition is now open for entry. The contest, which celebrates creativity in the construction industry, will also raise much-needed funds for a major project to build hurricane and earthquake resilient schools in Haiti, organised by development and disaster relief organisation, Article 25.

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Plymouth College of Art photography students

Plymouth art students open pop-up photography studio in the city centre

Plymouth College of Art photography students
Plymouth College of Art photography students prepare for city centre studio

Photography students from Plymouth College of Art are inviting members of the public to come in for a free photo shoot at their pop-up photography studio in the college’s city centre shop, One Zero Nine on Cornwall Street.

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A Magical Monarch View by Lisa Garness Mallory

Life journey of an artist

A Magical Monarch View by Lisa Garness Mallory
A Magical Monarch View © Lisa Garness Mallory

I truly feel I was born to be an artist. I knew at an early age being an artist would be my destiny and life long journey. Both of my parents had artistic talent, my mother was an oil and acrylic painter, and my father designed and made sterling silver jewelry. Thankfully, I received a tremendous amount of encouragement to pursue my art career from them.

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Guy Martin – Egypt

Shifting Sands – Guy Martin’s images of the Arab Spring unfolding in Egypt and Libya

Guy Martin – Egypt
Shifting Sands – Guy Martin's exhibition of photographs during the uprisings in Libya and Egypt © Guy Martin

Guy Martin’s photographs of the Arab Spring of 2011 in Egypt and Libya will be on display in an exhibition at The Poly, Falmouth.

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Auerback

Snowdon portraits at Burton Art Gallery and Museum

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Burton Art Gallery & Museum’s winter exhibition includes around 65 iconic photographs by Snowdon, capturing some of the most important figures in recent art history including Frank Auerbach (pictured), Peter Blake, William Coldstream, John Piper, Graham Sutherland, Joe Tilson, David Hockney and many others.

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Plymouth College of Art students capture Exeter team of synchronised swimmers

Synchronicity: Photosplash II at Plymouth’s Tinside Lido with synchronised swimmers and Plymouth College of Art photographers

Plymouth College of Art students capture Exeter team of synchronised swimmers

People enjoying a bracing walk along the Hoe on Thursday, May 26 were treated to an unexpected spectacle as they passed Tinside Lido. They managed to catch a team of synchronised swimmers from Exeter braving the freezing cold water to provide an unprecedented photographic opportunity for Plymouth College of Art students.

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