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Photography competition: Faces of Brewing – closing date nears

Faces of Brewing

Photographers across Europe over the age of 21 still have time to get their image in for the Faces of Brewing competition, and with more than €1500 in camera equipment up for grabs, and all images that appear on the website will be awarded a €50 cash prize, it may well be worth getting your image in.

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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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Spoolhenge, Anne Noble’s photographic exhibition of massive South Pole bobbins at Cube3, Plymouth

Anne Noble: Spoolhenge

Big wooden cable spools as tall as a person and artistically arranged in the tundra of the South Pole have been captured in photographs in the exhibition Spoolhenge, by pre-eminent New Zealand photographer Anne Noble.

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Yuri Gagarin’s first flight in space 50th anniversary celebrated with photographic exhibition in Teignmouth

Yuri Gagarin

Out of the melee of mistrust, hope, adventure, technology and arms race that made up the Cold War, Yuri Gagarin shot to international superstardom as the first man in space, cementing the Soviet Union’s cosmonauts’ prowess in that stage of the space race. On April 12, 1961, Yuri Gagarin made the first human flight in space. Tuesday, April 12, 2011 will be the 50th anniversary of this event, which will be celebrated throughout the British Isles.

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Circus, Circus! Matilda Temperly explores individuality and performance in Contemporary British Circus

There’s more than the feeling of the ‘beautiful outsiders’ to Matilda Temperly‘s Contemporary British Circus photographic exhibition at the Lighthouse, Poole. There seems to be a reflection that goes beyond the archival of modern circus activities, and you’ve only got until Saturday, November 27 to see for yourself.

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Bunty’s Water Rainbow image wins photography competition

Greg Dennis, first year press and editorial photography student at University College Falmouth, (UCF) has won £400 worth of holiday vouchers in a photography competition held by Helpful Holidays. His winning photo, Bunty’s Water Rainbow shows his dog playing in the river Teign, Devon.

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Student’s Newlyn Photography wins prestigious scholarship and significant funding

Tom Jamieson, second year student on BA(Hons) Press & Editorial Photography at University College Falmouth, has been awarded £1,000 by established arts charity, Ideas Tap to shoot a photo story of his choice following submission of images taken on a Newlyn fishing trawler. Earlier in the year the same photography saw him also win one of only four coveted full scholarships to attend the Foundry Photojournalism Workshop run by the VII Network in Istanbul.

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A passion for image making and the craft skills of photography – Tavistock photographer Russell Youles

by Russell Youles

Russell Youles lives and works in Tavistock, an ancient stannary town on the western fringes of Dartmoor. It is this quiet market town which has provided the subject matter of much of Russell’s photography, from the landscapes around the town, to the historic buildings within and the people which inhabit and visit the town.

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Harbour House photographic exhibition celebrates 50 years of South Devon as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

South Devon as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Harbour House, Kingsbridge, is the venue for an exhibition of photographs celebrating the 50th anniversary of the designation of the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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Plymouth photographer Highton Ridley nominated in Black and White Spider awards

by Highton Ridley

Photographer Highton Ridley of Plymouth, was a Black and White Spider Awards nominee in the Nature category. The nomination and winners photo show was attended by 35,000 online viewers, who logged on from 154 countries to see the climax of the industry’s event for black and white photography.

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The Southall Story, at Exeter Uni, photos of cultural creativity and political activism in Little India

A photographic exhibition at the Exeter University’s Drama Department will be exploring the cultural life of Asian communities living in Southall during the unique period of cultural creativity and political activism flourished among the British Asians in Southall, London, following the race riots and Blair Peach murder 30 years ago.

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