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Photography David W McMahon

Today the students have been recreating sea life environments with in the studio, photographing a variety of subjects, which include Shore crabs, Starfish, Beadlett anemone, Cockles, Whelks and Periwinkles to name a few. The MSc students are doing this project as part of the marine biology, which is run by Jill Groom.

Also part of the marine biology project the students within the MSc Biological photography and Imaging also get taught how to use Adobe illustrator to create illustrations of sea life. The students have to create a shore life guide as their final project with this module. The Marine biology module consists of visits to Birmingham fish market, Birmingham sea life both of these they visited last week, the studio and illustrator session and visits out to Filey Brigg and Bempton cliffs later this year.

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Photography David W McMahon

After the students had finished the photographic session at the fish market they went on to the Sea Life Centre in Birmingham. Were they spent four hours photographing Sea Life?

Jill Groom,peers into the gloom of the tank wondering what will peer back

The task at the centre is always a difficult one; the students have to work along side the visitors to the centre, including groups of small children from visiting schools [you need to have your wits about you]. Also this year the centre has introduced a policy of no flash and in low light levels this becomes a extreme challenge they have to overcome.

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Photography David W McMahon

On Friday 4th February the students from Biological Photography and Imaging made a visit to Birmingham Fish Market to photograph the many types of fish on sale in this wonderful location. The market traders at the fish market were absolutely fantastic, encouraging the students to photograph all types of fish. The traders were very knowledgeable on the subject of fish and were more then happy to spend time talking to the students.

photographing at Birmingham Fish Market

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FOCUS on Imaging 2011 INVITATION!
SIGMA will once again be in the usual location at the NEC Birmaingham based FOCUS on Imaging 2011 exhibition from Sunday 6th March
through until the Wednesday 9th March 2011. Our stand number is N3 in Hall 10.
The full range of SIGMA lenses, accessories and cameras should be on display and available for visitors to see. The team from SIGMA will be
on hand to answer questions on products and discuss both retailers and consumer requirements. Check out the website for this exhibition
on http://www.focus-on-imaging.co.uk and pre-register as a visitor for FREE trade entry otherwise it’s £10 on the day!
It is expected that pre-production models will be at the show of the new SIGMA DP 1 D SLR camera with 46 million photo sensors / pixels on
the 3 layer sensor developed by Foveon™ along with the new weatherproof SIGMA 120-300mm f/2.8 FLD EX DG OS HSM Pro specified telezoom
lens and the new SIGMA 150mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM stabilised Macro lens.

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The Sea Life centre helps millions of people in discovering the wonders that the marine world has install for all to view. The Sea Life works beyond its capacity to play an important role in safeguarding our seas and their inhabitants for the future. The M.S.c Biological Photography and Imaging will be making a visit to the Centre on the 4th February, after we have made an visit to Birmingham indoor fish market, were you will be able to see many different types of sea life.

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