Hello Photoion fans, it’s time for another Student of the Month interview.

Each month we select one of our students who has shown great progress and we sit down with them to learn more about their photographic journey.

The winner also gets £50 in Photoion vouchers to use against any of our courses.

This month’s winner is San Lim, she uses a very cheap and small DSLR (the smallest entry level DSLR) camera and entry level lenses.

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Nature photography

“My journey started in early November 2016 when I was looking for a food photography course so that I can kick-start my food blog.  As it transpires, I was advised to go on the beginners’ course first to get a basic understanding of photography.  Armed with my 5 year old entry level DLSR, I turned up for the course not knowing what to expect.  What I certainly didn’t expect was this would just be the beginning of my photography journey, and I’ve not looked back since.

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Butterfly, macro photography

Ion imparted not just his photography knowledge, but his enthusiasm and passion for it rubs off on you.  His ethos that one does not have to own the most expensive gear to create certainly holds true for me.  The key is light and how you use it.   I’ve learned to see beyond the obvious and see the beauty hidden behind the ordinary.

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Exotic bird – wildlife photography

I started wanting to master food photography but now I love all genres.  I’m out most days, camera in tow, ready to capture the unexpected in a moment in time.

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Herbs – food photography

My journey has just begun.  There is still so much to learn and I can’t wait to discover what is to come.  In the meantime, it’s practice, practice, practice.”

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Fruits and vegetables combination – food photography

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Abstract Photography

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Still life photography

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Butterfly, macro photography

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Nature Photography – parrot

December 2016 Student of the Month - San Lim

Architecture Photography

December 2016 Student of the Month - San Lim

Fruits, still life, good photography

December 2016 Student of the Month - San Lim

Salmon Bites, good photography