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C41TLYN goes on holiday

C41TLYN is her name.



At the final screening day in the mid of June we announced the name of our "new" developing machine. Her name is C41TLYN and is pronounced Caitlyn.


Vashkor Ahmed Zia, a former international student from Bangladesh, came up with the name. 


We can also announce that C41TLYN and we are going on holiday today.


In August we're all three ready to meet you again. C41TLYN with a new motor so she's able to push the developing time of your films.


Have a nice summer all of you ;)

12+ DMJX stories on Family.Life website

In the autumn 2014 students of photojournalism from 32 schools in 16 different countries all worked on the theme "family life" for their stoires.


Now, the huge Family.Life website with all the students' stories from all over the world has been launched and DMJX is the largest contributor of all schools - 12 projects made by DMJX-students are currently available on the website and a few more DMJX-projects will be added in the near future.


The 12 stories, which are on the site right now, are:

- "Blood Matters" by Barbara Leolini and Sari Kettunen.

- "My Name is Claudia and I Love my Life" by Claudia Gori.

- "The Egostripper" by Anders Rye Skjoldjensen and Katrine Marie Kragh.

- "Nunaga, My Country" by Sisse Dupont.

- "Love Keep Us Going" by Casper Holmenlund Christensen.

- "My Little Lost Mother" by Katharina Bauer and Mohammedreza Soltani.

- "Down With Light" by Romana Manpreet.

- "Hold Onto Me" by Daria Klimasheva.

- "For Kenth" by Brittany Greeson.

- "Congratulations, it's a...." by Petra Theibel Jacobsen and Mathias Svold.

- "Between Two Wolrds" by Melissa Ørnstrup.

- "Chameleons of Europe" by Mathias Løvgreen Bojesen.


The Family.Life project is also featured at N.Y. Times' Lens Blog and soon a book with a selection of the picture stories will be published.


The Family.Life project is initiated by Syracuse University’s Newhouse School with support from the Alexia Foundation.

Kasper Løftgaard wins the Scanpix Prize

Kasper Løftgaard was awarded the Scanpix Prize for best Danish photojournalistic BA project at the graduation ceremony today.


Kasper Løftgaard received the Scanpix Prize at the graduation ceremony today. Picture by Mikkel Berg.


Kaspoer Løftgaard won with his project "Otte sekunder for resten af livet" - a story from Texas, USA about the traditional cowboy life and friendship of Shawn Hogg and Hawkins Boyce.


The story is also selected to be exhibited at the Delhi Photo Festival in the autumn 2015.


Every semester the picture agency Scanpix selects one photojournalistic story for this prize.

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Søren Pagter in national radio tomorrow

Tomrrow at approximently 9:10, Søren Pagter will be interviewed live in the national radio programme "Gandhi" on DR P3.


In the interview Søren Pagter will talk about what is a good picture, why do we remember certain pictures and does photography make a difference?


The interview will be in Danish and will also be available online.

Two DMJX-students selected for Eddie Adams

The Eddie Adams workshop has just announced the 100 students to participate in this year's workshop.


Two DMJX-students are among the selected students from all over the world:


Brittany Greeson, who attended and graduated our photo1 in the fall 2014.


Felix von der Osten, who attended and graduated both our photo1 and photo2 during 2014.


The Eddie Adams workshop will run from the 9th till the 12th of October.

Video from Sisse Stroyer's Sexting exhibition in Hamburg

Former student Sisse Stroyer is right now exhibiting her Sexting project at the Triennale of Photography in Hamburg. The triennale runs from the 18th til the 28th of June.


In this video Sisse is showing us how her project is presented at the festival.


Video of the Sisse Stroyer's Sexting exhibition at Oberhafen in Hamburg. Click the Image to watch.


Picture from the opening of the Sexting exhibition this weekend.


Sisse Stroyer did the Sexting project back in 2010 as her Visual Project during her 8th semester at DMJX. The project is a collection of intimate and sexual mms-messages sent from one person to another.


The "Sexting" project was exhibited for the first time at The Finnish Museum of Photography in the autumn 2014.

New video-documentaries online

Last friday our Danish third term students finished their web documentary workshop. During this past week they have refined and re-edited their stories, which are now available online.


The four stories are:

"Tænder du på mig" by Olafur Steinar Gestsson & Jens Welding Øllgaard.

"Silent Enemy" by Casper Holmenlund Christensen and Emil Hougaard

"The Junk, the Mother and the Lioness" by Melissa Kühn Hjerrild and Victoria Mørck Madsen.

"No Feet for a lot of Socks" by Jonas Høholt and Rune Aarestrup Pedersen


Watch the stories by clicking on the thumbnails below - you won't regret it.


After the summer break the eight students are ready for internship.


The workshop was run by Poul Madsen and Henrik Kastenskov from Bombay Flying Club.


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Søren Pagter tutorial at Copenhagen Photo Festival

The Copenhagen Photo Festival, which has been running for the past two weeks, is more than just a festival with exhibitions and lectures.


The organisation behind the festival is also creating a website with online interviews with photographers and tutorials on photography.


Søren Pagter talks about how to create a story with a short series of reportage images. Screenshot from the interview available on Vimeo or on the website of Copenhagen Photo Festival.


One of the lastest tutorials launched on their website is Søren Pagter talking about how to make a photojournalistic reportage series.


As an example in the tutorial Søren Pagter uses Daniel Hjorth's prize winning story "Kings Garden" about young homeless people in Copenhagen.


The video is in Danish and is made by Jonathan Grevsen.

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DMJX at Delhi Photo Festival

Five DMJX-students' projects will be exhibited at the third Delhi Photo Festival from the 30th of October to the 8th of November this year.


- Claudia Gori will be represented with her story "My Name is Camilla and I Love my Life". Claudia did the story as her final photo story during photo1 in the fall 2014. Claudia has just graduated our photo2 programme this June.


From the story "Eight seconds for the rest of life" by Kasper Løftgaard.


- Kasper Løftgaard will be exhibiting his final BA-project "Eight Seconds for the Rest of Life" about traditional cowboy culture in Texas, USA. Kasper did the story this spring and graduated his BA in photojournalism this June.


- Michael Drost-Hansen will be showing his story "Rohingya" about internal muslim refugees in Burma. Michael did the story during his 8th semester at DMJX. Michael also graduated this June.


Spread from the project "A Closet full of Dreams" by Roger Anis.


- Roger Anis will be represented with his project "A Closet full of Dreams" about Egyptian women and their dreams of being able to live more freely. Roger did the project this spring as his final diploma project and graduated our photo2 programme this June.


- Felix von der Osten will be exhibiting his project "The Buffalo that could not Dream" about native Americans. Felix did the story as his final diploma project during his photo2 exchange study at DMJX in 2014. Right now he's back at his home university in Dortmund.


Søren Pagter will participate in the festival and give port folio reviews during the festival days. He will also be showing a selection of other stories from DMJX during the evening screenings.


The festival will be at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts in Delhi, India.

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Final day pictures

Last Friday we held our traditional final screening day, where students from all semesters gathered in the TV-auditorium to show their work and to say goodbye to each other.


At the same time our international students received their transcripts and we made the half-year group picture.


Here's some pictures from the day.


Søren Pagter and Mads Greve welcoming the students. Picture by Roger Anis.


Sari Kettunen, International Photo2 student from Finland, is receiving her transcript from Mads Greve and Søren Pagter. Picture by Roger Anis.


Vincent Kleemann, Karolis Liutkevicius, Chloé Glad and Emilia Kangasluoma are studying their transcripts. Picture by Roger Anis.



The moment before the group picture. Picture by Roger Anis.


Bad-light-group-picture of (almost) all students, teachers and guests spring 2015.


The alfs. Picture by Roger Anis.

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