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Bernard Pieterse wins the Environment Category in the Youth Competition of the 2012 Sony World Photography Awards

By | 21 March, 2012|Featured Photographers, Hotshots, Photography Competitions, Reader and Student Articles|

Congratulations to 16 year old Bernard Pieterse who came on tops in the environment category in the youth competition of the Sony World Photography Awards! His image of Deadvlei, Sossusvlei won him the first place in this category! Bernard did a basic photography course with DPC in 2010 and from there on it seems no one can stop him. We are extremely proud. He works really hard and take his photography serious. Bernard's image will be shown as part of the winners book and in the exhibition at Somerset House, London from 27th April - 20th May, 2012. As a winner he also receive two free tickets to the Awards ceremony on Thursday 26th April.

Featured Photographer: Bernard Pieterse

By | 6 December, 2011|Featured Photographers, Hotshots, Nature and Wildlife Photography, Photography Competitions, Reader and Student Articles, Travel & Landscape Photography|

Bernard Pieterse and his friend Herly Greeff did a photography course with me just about a year back. He was barely 15 years old at the time. Over the past year we got used to amazing images by this talented young photographer. Bernard recently won the Visual School's award for "Upcoming Photographer of the Year". Five of his eight images came on tops in various categories...

Shot of the Month: October 2011

By | 10 November, 2011|Informal and Street Photography, Photography Competitions, Portrait Photography|

October month’s Photo Critic photography competition is shared between two winners; Peter John Martin with his image "Planted Alley Wall", and Deirdre Botha with her image “Don't like this weather!".

Shot of the Month: July 2011

By | 11 August, 2011|Hotshots, Macro Photography, Photography Competitions|

July month’s Photo Critic photography competition goes to Leon Pelser for his image “Dancing Ladybird". Leon is a master photographer when it comes to macro and close-up photography and has won many photo competitions and his work published in several magazines.