Poppy Proud by Gary Lee - Gold winner in BIPP Scottish Region Awards

Star college photography students win big at national awards

Edinburgh College students snapped up 11 prizes at the British Institution of Professional Photography Scottish Region Awards, continuing a purple patch in the competition over the last few years. The Photography students’ haul included three gold first-place prizes. This is the eighth year in a row that Edinburgh College photography students have returned from the…

Glow festival ready to light up the city

Edinburgh College’s Glow festival 2017 is about to illuminate the city with a two-month celebration of students’ creative talents. Almost 1,000 students from the college’s creative industries courses will take over city arts venues for performances and exhibitions, showing the work they have been doing over the last year. ​Glow runs until 16 June, with…

Glow photo exhibition at Creative Exchange

To celebrate the launch of Glow festival​, which runs from 27 April-16 June, there will be an exhibition of Glow images taken by BA Professional Photography students  Susan Williamson & Becca Davidson. The exhibition is at the Creative Exchange ​​(29 Constitution Street, Leith EH6 7BS), until 9 May. Students from all the creative industries departments…

Mhairi scoops Creativepool award

Edinburgh-based photographer Mhairi Bell-Moodie, who has recently graduated from the BA Photography at Edinburgh College, has been announced as a winner of Creativepool Annual 2017 Awards. The annual awards celebrate creative excellence from 17 countries across 33 categories. Mhairi was awarded judges’ choice in the Photography Individual category for her series FLUX. FLUX is a…

MENU – an exhibition by Brendan MacNeill

MENU, an exhibition of people, places and food by Edinburgh-based photographer Brendan MacNeill, is currently running at the Creative Exchange until Wednesday 8 March. MENU features images from recent years for the likes of Waitrose, Gleneagles, Scottish Government, Country Life, Mercedes Canada, Harviestoun Brewery, The Caterer and various membership magazines. Dublin born and raised Brendan…

Portraits from the creative community

An Edinburgh College Photography graduate, Alan McCredie, is launching his new exhibition, [Unstaged], documenting some of the well-known faces in the creative community in Scotland. [Unstaged] is a collection of images from a long-term project begun in 2007 and features actors, writers and directors who work in Scottish theatre, film and TV. Alan’s exhibition features…