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The University of Nottingham, School of Biology, MSc Biological Photography and Imaging

The following list is all of the Internal staff and external staff who teach and associated to the MSc Biological Photography and Imaging course.

The University of Nottingham Staff

Dr Kate Durrant MSc Course Director
Dr Thomas Hartman University Teaching Associate Science Specialist
Dr David Fox  MSc Museum Curator
Steve Galloway Taught Course Specialist
Tim Smith Senior Technician SEM

Visiting Teaching Staff

Luke Saddler Videographer [ HDSLR Filmmaker ] Final Cut Pro/ Adobe Premier
Helen Walsh Freelance Photographer, Designer, Illustrator
Alex Hyde Landscape Photographer, Adobe Product specialist
Katherine Dixon Web Design, Photographer, Videographer
Frankie Buckle Zeiss specialist, Photographer
Kelly Neaves
Jill Groom Photographer, Marine Biology
David Newton Canon Eos Trainer, Photographer, Writer

Supporting Industrial  Members

Geoff Espin Photographer, Orchid Specialist
Raymond Fitchett Sigma Photographic
Fran Maloni Jigsaw24 Apple Mac Computers
Jason Batterham Calumet Photographic

External Lecturing Staff

Professor Heather Angel Professional Wildlife Photographer
Gavin Thurston Professional Filmmaker
Stephen Moss BBC Natural History Unit Bristol
Dr Rob Lambert Tourism and Environment
Dr Paul Eggleton Natural History Museum
Phil Songhurst Consultant

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The New York Photo Award, 2011 – Now Open for Submissions

Submissions Due April 25

$5000 cash first prize

Winners and Honorable Mentions to be featured in exclusive main floor exhibition at famed space The POWERHOUSE ARENA opening at this year’ New York Photo Festival May 11-15 Submission address: The New York Photo Awards, one of the most dynamic and sought-after showcases for emerging photographers from all over the world, will open for submissions March 23, at 6:00 pm. Deadline for submitting photographs and digital images will be April 25, 2011 at midnight at:  The 2011 edition of The New York Photo Awards will feature twelve category winners – including best fine art single, fine art series, documentary single, documentary series, advertising single, advertising series and photo book – one of whom will be selected for a $5,000 grand cash prize for best overall picture or series. The New York Photo Awards provide a unique platform for visual artists to reach decision makers in the worlds of editorial, fine art, and commercial photography. Initiated in 2008, the awards were an immediate success, and submissions have climbed each year, both in breadth of material as well as in source of work submitted. Last year 17,000 images were submitted by professional and budding photographers from more than 90 countries. Winners and Honorable Mentions will be featured in a grand salon exhibition opening at famed event space The POWERHOUSE ARENA on Friday, May 12 during this year’s New York Photo Festival. Winners and Honorable Mentions will be notified by May 5. The New York Photo Awards 2010 Annual book is now available for purchase via the New York Photo Festival website and select bookstores everywhere.

www.NewYorkPhotoAwards.com

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Chris Halstead is currently working full-time as a Ranger at Potteric Carr Nature Reserve, which is part of the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust. On this reserve Chris, project manages new hide instillations and is running several photographic workshops, which will take place during the spring/summer. Chris has been placed in charge of arranging and preparing some of the talks at the wildlife reserve. Chris Halstead graduated from the MSc in Biological Photography and imaging in the class of 2009/10.

Top 10 Wildlife Watching Spots

 

MSc Biological Photography & Imaging

Biology-MSc@nottingham.ac.uk

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China plans to build Eden Project

Tim Smit, head of the Cornwall attraction, said building on the China project could start in 18 months’ time.Mr Smit said: “I am very excited about creating Eden in different places.”As well as China, the Eden Project is also in talks with authorities in Singapore for an Eden-backed interactive experience to protect the environment of the island.

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Here are the first examples of the set building exercise that took place yesterday in the studios. One of the sets that the students had to build was a section of brickwork with a drainpipe and grate, the lighting was to reflect and impersonate that of natural light, the examples have done this to a very high standard and you would be hard pressed to tell that they have not been taken outside.

 

Photographers Brigid Vinnell, Holly James and Wu Yuanqi

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Janne Parviainen uses a light painting technique in his personnal photography. The most common subjects are city environments and nature landscapes. All of the photography has been carried out within the camera – there is very little post production done to the image.

Painting with light

More images and information at Janne Parviainen’s web site.

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Emma Clark  has placed this information on facebook, it has now been re-posted here. Thank you Emma.

The EDGE of Existence programme highlights and conserves one-of–a-kind species that are on the verge of extinction.

Edge species are truly one of a kind. If they disappear there will be nothing similar left on the planet. Two-thirds are receiving little or no conservation attention. Help save these remarkable species.

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