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Five Photography Goals for the New Year

At PhotographySchool.NL we think any time is a good time to set a new photography goal but for many people, a new year is one of the most motivating times of all.

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The Advance of the Mirrorless Interchangable-Lens Camera

For decades cameras with interchangeable lenses have been single lens reflexes (SLR). There were a few exceptions, Mamiya TLR’s and Rangefinders but surely 90% of the serious cameras were a SLR.

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Zone System for Digital Photographers (or How to Manage Contrast)

One day or another every photographer is challenged by the contrast in his scene. Either too low, or worse, too high. Choices have to be made.


Photographing the Tulip Fields
Beginner’s Photography Course in The Hague

You can photograph the Netherlands and have complete control of your camera with help from our Beginner’s Photography Course in The Hague this October.

Photo Credit: Dawn Black
ViewFinders Photography Walk to the Japanese Gardens

This month’s ViewFinders Photography Walk (October 15th) is to capture autumn colour in the delightful Japanese Gardens of Clingendael Park in The Hague.

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Competition: The Fence 2013 Outdoor Photo Exhibition

Photographers of all levels are invited to submit their best image series that capture the essence of “community” and fit into one or more of the competition categories.

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Syngenta Photography Award: Rural-Urban

Would you like to be part of the discussion about how the planet is changing? Then why not participate in this photography competition being run by Syngenta. The theme for the competition is Rural-Urban and the video below gives a great explanation.

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Take a Walk on the Wild Side with This Photography Competition

Burrard-Lucus have opened the doors on their third competition of 2012. The theme is “wildlife” and in their own words…

“We are looking for striking, original and beautiful wildlife photographs that reveal the character or behaviour of the subject. Photographs of animals in captivity are eligible for entry but the circumstances must be disclosed in the caption. Photos of pets and domesticated animals may not be entered.”


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May 15th: A Day in the World Project

“Take this unique opportunity with me, and thousands of others around the world, to create a priceless collection of images, to boost understanding and enhance research and education.”

- Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

On May 15th a photography project initiated by the Swedish non-profit foundation Expressions of Humankind and supported by a highly respected global advisory council and a special scientific council will spring into action and you can be part of it.



Picture courtesy of Tropenmuseum
Black & White Exhibition at Tropenmuseum

Who is black and who is white? Who actually determines this? And what does the Dutch slavery in the past have to do with this?

Fotofestival Naarden

Situated in the very nice fortress town Naarden this festival looks at the current state of Dutch photography.

Exhibition: Viviane Sassen in Huis Marseille

The photography of Viviane Sassen (Amsterdam, 1972) is in a class of its own.

Exhibition: Ron Galella – Paparazzo Extraordinaire!

If you have ever had dreams of being in the spotlight or being the source of that spotlight, then you should head over to Amsterdam for the Ron Galella – Paparazzo Extraordinaire! exhibition.