Marcel Maffei wins Canon Profifoto Förderpreis
Photo2 student Marcel Maffei has just been announced as one of the winners of the German Canon Profifoto Förderpreis, which is given to young talented German photographers.
Picture from Marcel Maffei's winning story from "Ponichala" - a Georgian ghetto for blind people.
Marcel Maffei wins with his story about a post Soviet ghetto for blind people - situated in Tbilisi in Georgia.
Marcel Maffei started studying at Photo2 this August as an exchange student from FH Dortmund. The project is made during his study in Dortmund.
Pieter ten Hoopen at DMJX
This week the Dutch/Swedish photographer Pieter ten Hoopen is teaching our final year students at DMJX.
Pieter ten Hoopen portrayed in front of one of his pictures from the book "Hungry Horse". Picture by Søren Pagter.
Today, as a part of his visit Pieter has been lecturing all our students about his book and film "Hungry Horse" - a selection of stories from the town Hungry Horse, Montana, USA. The 45 minutes film is nominated for an Emmy.
Kasper Løftgaard in TV Midtest
Kasper Løftgaard, who graduated this June, was guest of the week in TV Midt/Vest, yesterday.
Click the image to watch the full interview with Kasper Løftgaard.
In the interview, Kasper Løftgaard talks about his final BA-project: "Otte sekunder for resten af livet" - a story about Shawn Hogg and Hawkins Boyce, friend and traditional American cowboys.
Kasper Løftgaard won the Scanpix prize for his story.
"Closets full of dreams" in Arabic
Roger Anis' final diploma project "Closets full of dreams" has been published in the Egyptian Shorouk newspaper. The Shorouk newspaper is one of the few independent newspapers in Egypt and Roger is working there as a photojournalist since 5 years.
Roger Anis, who is back at work in Cairo after one year study at DMJX, writes: "I'm very happy the story is now published in Arabic so that people can read the women's stories and not only see the pictures".
DMJX-students at Slide Luck in Rome
The first intense week of the fall semester has come to an end. Some students have already done their first stories, others have discussed visual strategies and C41TLYN, our developing machine, has been busy.
Monday, even more students will begin their classes with us. Speaking of classes. In the class room one day I found this decoration made of coffee:
With coffee and love it's going to be another great semester at DMJX. Design by Tor Brik Trads. Picture by Søren Pagter.
Cathrine Ertmann's "About Dying" is published all over the world
Back in the spring 2012, Cathrine Ertmann did her project called "About Dying" at DMJX.
This Monday CNN Photos published the project together with an interview with Cathrine.
A spread from the Chinese Lens magazine, which has published Cathrine Ertmann's project "About Dying".
In the past years Cathrine's project has also been published in magazines and on websites all over the world - for instance in the Chinese Lens Magazine, in the German Focus Magazine, on the Greek publication Lifo and many other places.
You can visit Cathrine's tumblr to see more news about the "About Dying" project and other works by her.
C41TLYN is ready to meet the students
Tomorrow, most of our students will be back at school and both we and our C41-machine, C41TLYN, are looking forward to life and activity at the school again.
C41TLYN has had her half year service and is ready to meet the students and their requirements. Her new service is that she's now able to push develop your films.
Please notice C41TLYN's new look - a knob to reduce the speed of her motor and thereby increase the developing time.
Roger Anis on Time LightBox
Time LightBox has published Roger Anis' final diploma project "Closets Full of Dreams".
The project portrays different Egyptian women and their dreams of living more freely and without the problems of sexual herassment.
The LightBox piece also includes an interview with Roger Anis - made by another former DMJX-student, Jen Tse.
Emanunele Camerini on YET online
Emanuele Camerini's story "The Tweltfh Night" was the editorial pick on YET Magazine's website yesterday. You can see how the magazine presented the story and pictures here.
Picture from Emanuele Camerini's project "The Twelfth Night".
Emanunele did the story about the legend of the Seal Women on the Faroe Islands as his final diploma project in fall 2014.