Edinburgh College student to exhibit work at prestigious event in London

An Edinburgh College photography student has been chosen to exhibit her work at a prestigious annual event in London celebrating upcoming talent from the worlds of art, music and photography. Twenty-four-year-old BA Professional Photography student Diana Sosnowska will exhibit her images at the second annual Unsigned event organised by global advertising agency Bartle, Bogle and…

Edinburgh College students learn historic printing technique

A group of Edinburgh College photography students went back in time recently, after completing a workshop exploring a 19th century photographic printing technique. HND and BA Professional Photography students took part in a workshop led by the College’s Artist in Residence for Photography, Katarzyna Soltan, which looked at the technique of Cyanotype printing. Students learned…

“It means the world to gain recognition from a respected industry body at such an early stage in my career”

An Edinburgh College Professional Photography student has been presented with a prestigious award from one of the UK’s longest standing photographic associations, responsible for developing some of the leading photographers around today. Edinburgh College BA Professional Photography student Gavin Smart was recently named Student of the Year at the Master Photography Awards 2018. Thirty-four year-old…

Gavin snaps up top photography awards

An Edinburgh College HND Photography student is enjoying double success after scooping two industry awards. Gavin Smart was named Scottish Student of the Year 2018 at the Master Photographers Association (MPA) Awards 2018. His winning image ‘Identity’ was inspired by, and features, his close friend and actress, Daisy Grant, and focuses on gender fluidity and…

Edinburgh College Creative Industries students get tips from the top

Edinburgh College was a hub of creative activity as it welcomed some of the country’s top professionals to its sixth annual Creative Industries Employability Day. Creative juices were flowing at the college’s Granton Campus and Performing Arts Studio Scotland (PASS) theatre, where students had an opportunity to get career advice from guest speakers from across…

Edinburgh College photography graduate explores Remains of the Past in new exhibition

An Edinburgh College Photography graduate is showcasing her award-winning historically themed portrait work in a new exhibition from tomorrow (Friday 12 January). Remains of the Past, an exhibition by Leesa Tulloch, features contemporary portraits shot in the style of historical paintings. The free exhibition is on at the Creative Exchange in Edinburgh until Thursday 8…

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…