Eight DMJX-students win nine prizes at CPOY

The still picture division at College Photographer of the Year was judged during the past week at University of Missouri, Columbia, USA. Eight different DMJX-students won nine different prizes: Interpretive Project Nanna Navntoft won Silver for her project about extreme eating habits. Nanna made the project during her internship at »

Panta Rhei

MAGAZINE PROJECT by international photojournalism students at DMJX – made in the spring 2018. The nine students are: Alireza Goudarzi (Iran) Anna-Tia Buss (Germany) Amira Mortada (Egypt) Davis Winborne (USA) Elias Lahtinen (Finland) Stephanie Simcox (UK) Morgan Hornsby (USA) Hashem Shakeri (Iran) and Habiba Nowrose (Bangladesh). The teachers at the »


MAGAZINE PROJECT – with 15 stories from the island of Amager, outside Copenhagen, Denmark. The book is produced by 16 second term photojournalism students at DMJX in the spring 2018. The 16 students are: Sophie Voisin, Mads Frost, Simon Trøjgaard Jepsen, Christian Lykking, Kasper Heden Andersen, Julie Kristensen, Aleksander Klug, »

A + C

VIDEO DOCUMENTARY by Olivia Loftlund, Maria Bentzon and Laura Krogh – made during 3rd term in the fall 2017. When Anna started working as Chorouqs assistant, she never imagined that they would become this close. Anna and Chorouq have one week left at Egmont Højskolen. This is a special Danish »

Eman Helal’s Diploma Project published in Kristeligt Dagblad

Eman Helal‘s final Diploma Project made this spring is published both online and on print in the Danish Newspaper, Kristeligt Dagblad. Eman’s story is a series of portraits and interviews, which tell about what it’s mean to be an American Muslim in the Trump era. Eman Helal has met some »

Hashem Shakeri selected for LensCulture’s emerging talent

Hashem Shakeri is among the 50 photographers, who has been selected for LensCulture’s Emerging Talent Awards 2018. Hashem has been chosen based on his final Photo Story, “An Elegy for the Death of Hamun“, made during Photo I in the spring 2018. Hundreds of photographers from more than 150 countries »

Nine third term students exhibit at Dokk1

Nine third terms students have been a part of a portrait project arranged by photojournalist Liv Høybye from Aarhus Municipality and are now exhibiting their portaits together with Liv Høybe at Dokk1 Liv Høybye has worked with life stories, where she portrays and interviews old citizens to re-tell their stories. »

DMJX students selected for Nikon Noor Academy

Five DMJX students have been selected from more than 360 applications to participate in the Nikon Noor Academy, which is workshops run by Noor photographers in Italy, Hungary and Switzerland. The selected students, who will participate in either the workshops in Italy and Switzerland, are: Italy Giulia Frigieri – graduated »

Seven DMJX students at Eddie Adams Workshop

Seven DMJX students have been enjoying a busy and inspiring weekend at the 31st Eddie Adams Workshop this weekend. DMJX students at Eddie Adams Workshop. Back from left to right: Eve Edelheit (volunteer and producer at the workshop), Liz Moughon, Allison Hess, Lukas Kreibig, Mathias Svold and Evgeny Makarov. Front: »

Hashem Shakeri in Courrier international

Hashem Shakeri’s story about the climate change in the south-east of Iran is published over five pages in the French magazine Courrier International. Hashem made the story in the spring 2018 as his final project, while he was studying at our Photo I programme. One page of the five pages »

Arko Datto back in Aarhus

Arko Datto studied one year at our photojournalism programs back in 2013. Today, Arko was back in Aarhus to give a talk for our final year students and Sunday, he will give a talk at present Photobook Week Aarhus. Arko Datto, member of Noor Images,  showed and talked about his »

Working on the International Master program

Our colleagues from Mittuniversitet in Sundsvall visited DMJX this Tuesday till Thursday for the very first meeting, where we began to draw the lines for our new international master in photojournalism. Per Mattsson, Mads Greve and Terje Lindblom working on the plan for the new master education. Photo: Søren Pagter. »

DMJX students exhibit in Monschau, Germany

Sarah Nørgaard, Stine Tidsvilde, Victoria Mørck Madsen, Benjamin Nørskov, Peter-Emil Witt and Ivan Riordan Boll are right now a part of the exhibition “European Youth” at KuK Monschau, Germany. The opening of “European Youth”. Photo: Daniel Chatard. The exhibition is the result of a student workshop arranged by teachers from »

Heba Khamis selected for the 6×6 Global Talent Program

Today, the World Press Photo announced the six photographers, who have been selected for the 6×6 Global Talent Program from Africa. Former DMJX-student Heba Khamis has been selected – partly based on her final project “Banned Beauty” about breast ironing in Cameroun. Heba Khamis made “Banned Beauty” as her final »

Gary Knight at DMJX

Gary Knight from VII Photo Agency visited DMJX for a couple of days this week. Gary Knight is one of the two directors of the VII Foundation and he visited our school to talk about and get inspiration for a coming VII Academy – a school for documentary photography run »

DMJX announces two scholarships for international students

 We’re are extremely happy and thankful to announce that the VII Foundation has decided to fund grants for two international students coming from the Majority World to study at DMJX in the spring 2019. The one grant will be named The Alexandra Boulat Grant in remembrance of the late, prize »

World Press lectures for DMJX-students

Inspiring lectures by two winners at World Press Photo 2018, an exclusive tour of the World Press Photo exhibition and a touching opening speech by a former DMJX-student. Thursday, 25 Danish and international DMJX-students went to Copenhagen for a full day of World Press Photo lectures at Politiken arranged by »

Mathias Svold’s internship at National Geographic

Mathias Svold on the Whanganui River in New Zealand. Last year, Mathias Svold won College Photographer of the Year, where the first prize included a three months internship at National Geographic. Mathias worked on a story of his own choice during his internship and went to the Whanganui River in »

Hashem Shakeri in British Journal of Photography

Hashem Shakeri’s story about the climate change in the south of Iran is published in British Journal of Photography. Hashem made the story in the spring 2018 as his final project, while he was studying at our Photo I programme. Rige Mouri village, Helmand town, Sistan. The Saravani family have »