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Sharp focus: clean sweep for photography students

October 23, 2014 by


Edinburgh College photography students named UK’s best Edinburgh College has scooped all the top prizes at the British Institute of Professional Photography’s (BIPP) UK Student Awards, beating off competition from the country’s universities and colleges. Two current students and a recent graduate were named the country’s best student photographers, taking first place in the three […]

Septemberfest in focus

October 10, 2014 by


Last month’s Septemberfest proved as popular as ever, with over three thousand people attending the event. We asked Broughton High School photography students to capture the day in pictures – and the Septemberfest snappers have done a fine job! Some of their images will appear in the NEN due out next week, but there simply […]

Exposure: powerful images of mental health

October 3, 2014 by


Mental health issues have inspired a group of young people to produce a photography exhibition that will feature in a national festival next week. Exposure is the first photographic event by the City of Edinburgh Council’s Positive Steps for Young People (PS4YP), and will be a highlight of the Scottish Mental Health and Arts Film […]

Whitespace Gallery to host post-conflict exhibition

September 23, 2014 by


What happens when war moves on? Gayfield Square’s Whitespace Gallery is to host an important post-conflict programme next month. The week-long event will feature a photographic exhibition, conference and the screening of human rights photojournalist Fiona Lloyd- Davies’ film Seeds of Hope. THE Voices of Post-Conflict Project – a student-led initiative from the University of […]

Location, location, location: Miller Homes launches photography competition

September 21, 2014 by


Miller Homes launches ‘great locations’ photography competition  Edinburgh housebuilder Miller Homes is launching a photography competition encouraging people to submit a photo they have taken which encapsulates all that is great about the area in which they live.  Highlighting the importance of location, the ‘Great locations photography competition’ will also ask entrants to provide a […]

Fishing Folk sail into Newhaven this month

March 1, 2014 by


Fishing Folk Since earliest times, Newhaven has been famous for its fishing, its shipbuilding and its unique cultural traditions, celebrated through song and photography. As part of Fishing Folk, Citizen Curator is working with contemporary folk musician Jed Milroy and artist Johnny Gailey to raise awareness of the importance of this heritage. Events in March: Friday 7 March, […]

News from the Centipede

October 22, 2013 by


Pumpkin Carving this Thursday! Muirhouse Community Shop on Pennywell Road’s the place to be for a free pumpkin carving and potato printing workshop. Session runs from 3 – 5pm – all welcome! Watch the birdie on Friday! Muirhouse Centipede Project are holding two free portrait sessions on Friday (25 October): 10am – 12pm and 2-4pm at North […]

College photography students snap up funds for charity

May 22, 2013 by


Edinburgh College photography students are hoping to raise funds for two charities as part of their end of year exhibition.  The students are showcasing their latest artwork in Woodland Creatures off Leith Walk, with iconic real life photos of the city and its people as their main inspiration. All of the original photographs have been […]

Top cameraman visits Broughton High School

March 4, 2013 by


Top TV cameraman Doug Allan visited Broughton High School last week. Doug has worked on some of the most enthralling documentaries of recent years including David Attenborough’s award-winning Blue Planet, Life and Frozen Planet, and he gave a fascinating presentation about working in some of the world’s wildest places. The visit was arranged by the […]

Gemma’s the little star of 121212!

March 4, 2013 by


Seven year old Gemma Pearson’s photograph of her family Christmas tree is the winner of Muirhouse Centipede Project’s 121212 photography competition. Muirhouse folk were encouraged to take lots of pictures on 12.12.12 on the themes of love, peace, joy and hope and submit them for exhibition. There was a good response and the wide variety […]