Photo of the Month Competition: June 2017

Hello, Photoion students and fans. It’s time again for the Photo of the Month competition! Each month we have a competition with a different theme that gives you the chance to win £100 in Photoion course vouchers. The competition is open to everyone. This month’s topic will be Summer Landscape. […]

By | May 30th, 2017|blog, News, photo of the month|0 Comments

Benefits of a Long Term Photography Course

If you’ve ever tried to learn a new skill you’ll know how difficult it can be; spending long hours struggling with online tutorials or book instructions. Most skills are easier to learn with proper instruction and that is particularly true of photography. Most people who pick up a camera don’t know how to take it any further than the manual setting, but with proper instruction, you can achieve mind-blowing results. […]

By | June 6th, 2017|blog, Courses, Workshops|0 Comments

5 most expensive photographs ever sold

As with all art, photography is subjective. Unlike an oil painting, photographs are rarely unique, usually being one of a series or an edition which can be replicated. The monetary value of art is often less about the image and more about the person and story behind that image. We explore the 5 most expensive images sold in recent years and consider the story behind them. […]

By | May 30th, 2017|blog|0 Comments

Photography Student of the Month: May 2017

Greetings Photoion students and photography fans, it’s time for another instalment of Student of the Month. Each month we choose a student who has shown real growth and promise and we sit down with them to learn more about their journey in photography. The winner also receives a £50 voucher to be redeemed against any of our courses. […]

April 2017 Photo of the Month Winner

We are delighted to announce that the winner of the April 2017 Photo of the Month Competition is Marina Chichi with the photograph ‘Tangled - thoughts, memories, dreams, hopes, disappointments...all becomes knotted and it weaves it in a tangle inside myself.’. Congratulations Marina!

By | May 30th, 2017|blog, News, photo of the month|0 Comments

Masters of Photography: Andre Kertesz

Greetings Photoion students and photography fans, we’ve got another entry in our Masters of Photography series for you today. This series looks at some of the most influential photographers in the last 100 years and examines their life and their work. This time we’re looking at the work of Andre Kertesz, who is best known for his incredible work with composition and interesting angles. […]

By | May 30th, 2017|blog, Masters of Photography, News|0 Comments

Sigma 150 – 600 mm F5 – 6.3 DG OS HSM

Sigma 150 - 600 mm F5 - 6.3 DG OS HSM images samples  I've been asked many times how is this sigma lens preforming, I bought one and I tested it, an excellent lens, super stable even at slow speeds, the images below were taken at 600mm handheld. If you have any questions or need help with [...]

By | May 25th, 2017|blog|0 Comments

Photo of the Month Competition: May 2017

Every month we hold a competition with a different theme that gives you the chance to win a £100 voucher that can be redeemed against any of our courses. The competition is open to everyone. This month’s topic will be Shadows. […]

By | April 27th, 2017|blog, News, photo of the month|0 Comments

Photography Student of the Month: April 2017

Every month we select a student that the tutors feel have showed an extraordinary amount of promise, passion and dedication. The student receives a £50 voucher that can be used against any of our courses. This month the winner is Yael Berkowicz who has recently attended our Beginners course. We sat down with Yael to learn how they got started in photography. […]

Masters of Photography: Philippe Halsman

In this edition of our Masters of Photography series, we discuss renowned portrait photographer and technical innovator Philippe Halsman. Born in 1906 in Riga, Latvia, Halsman’s career spanned four decades. His unique use of imagination, cropping and sharp focus ensured a prolific career across reportage and portraiture. Halsman’s intention and goal was to explore the human face ‘with psychological depth and honesty’. […]

By | April 27th, 2017|blog, Masters of Photography, News|0 Comments