Shawn Marran

About Shawn Marran

I am Danie Bester's Personal Assistant. I manage the DPC site as well as our student network Photo Critic. Current long-term goals involve being trained in web design. I frequently get compared to an Owl because of my love for the night. I enjoy night-time photography as well as urban landscape, architectural and abstract photography.

Adobe Launches new cloud-based Lightroom CC while re-branding the existing one to Lightroom Classic CC

By | 2017-11-01T11:19:07+00:00 19 Oct 2017|Newsflash, Photography Software, Retouching, Editing and Workflow|

Big changes have come to Lightroom as we know it. Adobe has launched an all-new, strictly cloud-based "Lightroom CC" while renaming the existing one to "Lightroom Classic CC"


Mobile Travel Photography with the Huawei P9 by Tim Moolman

By | 2017-07-13T13:43:17+00:00 21 Jun 2017|Featured Photographers, Informal and Street Photography, Photo Journalism and Documentary Photography, Photography Projects, Street Photography, Travel & Landscape Photography|

Tim Moolman tell us about his recent project, travelling around the country taking photos with a mobile camera only, the Huawei P9. The pictures speak for themselves and prove that it is not the size of the camera that matters, but the mind!


Interview with Michael David Adams | Underwater Fashion and Beauty Photographer

By | 2017-03-21T14:44:06+00:00 17 Mar 2017|Fashion & Beauty Photography, Featured Photographers, Interviews|

Michael David Adams is a New York based photographer, and one of his specialities is Underwater Fashion Photography. He travels all around the globe, scouting for locations to create exquisite photographs from below the surface. We had the privilege of interviewing him and finding out more about his work.


Camera Maintenance | How to keep your Sensor and Lenses clean

By | 2017-08-01T14:09:25+00:00 06 Feb 2017|Basic Photography Aspects, Photographic Equipment|

Your photography equipment is precious and expensive! It should be handled with care. Camera sensors and lenses are susceptible to gather dust and grime. The extra bit of effort to regularly clean your lens and camera's sensor, can save you time and money and also improve its lifespan. Here's some advice from the DPC team..


Photo Critic Photographer and Shot of the Year Winners 2016

By | 2017-02-05T19:26:47+00:00 05 Feb 2017|Competitions, Hotshots, Photography Competitions|

We are celebrating another year of outstanding photography by our students, that were featured on our sister website, Photo Critic. Now we can finally put your nerves to rest by announcing the coveted Photo Critic Photographer of the Year and Shot of the Year winners! Nadia de Lange - Photographer of the Year, and Leon Pelser - Shot of the Year, People Category


Candidates for Photo Critic Shot of the Year and Photographer of the Year for 2016

By | 2017-02-03T13:57:16+00:00 12 Jan 2017|Competitions, Hotshots, Photography Competitions|

Announcing the Candidates for the Photo Critic Shot of the Year and Photographer of the year competition for 2016


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