Photojournalism and Documentary Photography


Welcome to the course blog for Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at the University of Gloucestershire.

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Student Success!!

Former PJD student Charlotte Colenut has just had her work featured on the Fleur and Arbor website. This follows a number of exhibitions over the summer. Congratulations Charlotte!! See Charlottes Work

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Paris Photo 2018

Photojournalism and Documentary students went to Paris for the annual Paris Photo exhibition along with their colleagues from BA Photographer. 30 students travelled together and had much fun as well as viewing some excellent photography, meeting famous photographers…

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Festival Pil’Ours – Because We Can

Graduating Student Gwen Exton is currently exhibiting work at The Festival Pil’Ours in France as part of Shutter Hub’s ‘Because We Can’ Exhibition. Festival Pil’Ours is an annual international festival of photography showcasing the work of female-identifying photographers…

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Chania International Photo Festival

1st Year Student, Charlotte Starbuck has recently been selected by a jury to show at the Chania International Photo Festival, with her work from AD4803 Street and Studio. Charlotte uses her work to identify and highlight the issues…

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Perpignan Visa Pour L’image 2018

2nd Year students, Luke Watson, Zoe Curry and Joe Perch have been accepted onto the Canon Student Programme at this years Visa Pour L’image festival in Perpignan, running from 4th to 9th of September. The festival is Europe’s…

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AOP Awards 2018

George Walsh (2nd Year) recently had one of his street images shortlisted in the 2018 AOP Student Awards. This is a highly prestigious and much sought after prize, which is hugely competitive so shortlisting is considered a major…

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The Street

From Level 4 student Daniel Homewood is a selection of images from his series titled ‘Vulgaris’, a latin word meaning ‘common’ or ‘for the common people’. Daniel has had 10 images selected for publication on Street Photography International….

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Calais: ‘The Jungle’

Luke Johnston, level 6 (demonstrating the diversity of transferable skills learnt on the course) has began to document the situation for migrants and asylum seekers that have made their temporary home in the so called ‘jungle’, Calais, France….

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Paris Photo

PJD went to Paris for the annual Paris Photo exhibition. 30 students travelled together and had much fun as well as viewing some excellent photography, meeting famous photographers and enjoying the spectacle of it all. This is one…

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How We Are

In the summer of 2015 six PJD students from across the cohort came together to photograph, edit, design and publish How We Are, a student led photo paper (1000 copies) publication. This is an initial foray into what constitutes…

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