Six photojournalist students nominated for the Danish POY

The list of nominated photographers for the Danish POY was released tonight. Out of the 28 photographers six DMJX students were nominated. The six photojournalist students are: Andreas Merrald, currently 3rd term Julie Meldhede Kristensen, currently 3rd term Marie Bentzon, currently interning at Børsen Mikkel Hørlyck, currently 3rd term Sofie »

Mikkel Hørlyck’s long term project published in Information

For more than three years, Mikkel Hørlyck has followed and photographed Jørgen Pedersen – a drug addict, who lives in Aarhus. While Mikkel was studying at his second term at DMJX, Jørgen one day approached him and asked about his camera. Ever since, the two men have been friends and »

Hashem Shakeri has received Honorable Mention at UNICEF Photo

Just before Christmas, Hashem Shakeri won Honorable Mention at UNICEF Photo of the year 2018 for his story “An Elegy for the Death of Hamun”. When the water will be all gone Iran: It’s not only due to the lack of rain as a result of climate change; dam projects in »

Final screening day

As it has become a tradition the students spent the last day of the term screening their projects to each other. More than 40 Danish and international students met in the big auditorium for a day of mutual inspiration, sandwiches and beverages. »

Amira Mortada exhibits at Andromeda

Amira Mortada opens the exhibition “Expired” at Andromeda in Aarhus tomorrow at 3pm. “Expired” is a series of portraits of Egyptian women, who remain unmarried after the age of 30. It’s a story about virgin girls in the Arab country, where a Muslim woman is not allowed to engage in »

Anna-Tia Buss in International Photography Magazine

Anna-Tia Buss’ project “I never Realized” is published online in International Photography Magazine. “I never Realized” is a portrait project, which focusses on the female body and all the expectations that come with it. Anna-Tia made the project as her final Photo Story during Photo I in the spring 2018. »

New Nordic-Russian Master Class

Once again Nordic Journalist Centre and DMJX are doing a master class for young Nordic and Russian photojournalists. The master class is free of charge and will take place in Kaliningrad and Reykjavik in April/May 2019. Tutors will be Russian photographer Jana Romanova and Mads Greve of DMJX. The master »

Closets full of Dreams in the French magazine Causette

Roger Anis‘ project “Closets full of Dreams” is published in the french magazine Causette. Roger Anis made the project as his final diploma exam at DMJX in 2015. Since then the project has been published and exhibited various places, for instance at the Delhi Photo Festival in 2015. »

Official book release of The Essential Photography

Søren Pagter’s book “The Essential Photography” was officially released at a reception at DMJX, yesterday. “The Essential Photography” is published in both a Danish and English version and in the beginning of 2019 the book will be launcehd in a Russian version, too. »

New website design

Almost 9 years ago, in February 2010, we launched our first website in order to inform about the photojournalism activities at DMJX. Back then we had to make everything from scratch. There were no templates that could create a website for you. Former student and photojournalist Sofus Comer developed the »

Mikkel Hørlyck has won first prize at Vilnius Photo Circle 2018

  Mikkel Hørlyck received first prize for his project “The Neglected” in the Homework category at the 12th International Festival of Photojournalism Vilnius Photo Circle, when the festival was held in Lithuania this weekend. “The Neglected” was made while Mikkel was studying at his third term at DMJX in the fall »

Photo I magazine online

Last week, our nine international Photo I students launched their magazine “Avalanche” at a reception at the school. The magazine is now available online here on our webpage. Click on Showcases to read and watch the work by Marco Carmignan (Italy) Patrick Riley (Australia) Henrik Røyne (Norway) Elke Numeyer (Australia) »


MAGAZINE PROJECT by nine international photojournalist students made during Photo I programme at DMJX in the fall 2018. The nine students are: Marco Carmignan (Italy) Patrick Riley (Australia) Henrik Røyne (Norway) Elke Numeyer (Australia) Marcel Top (Belgium) Adrian Francis (USA) Jelle de Ru (Holland) Mathilda Spetz (Sweden) Manuel Seoane (Bolivia) »

Søren Pagter at Cairo Photo Week

Cairo Photo Week opens tonight downtown Cairo, Egypt. The brand new festival, which is arranged by Photopia, runs from the 22. till the 30. of November. The festival focusses on all kinds of photography and will have workshops, lectures, exhibitions, portfolio reviews etc. Søren Pagter will be at part of »

Søren Pagter releases book on photography

Søren Pagter released his textbook “The Essential Image” today. “The Essential Image” is 14×20 cm and consists of 230 pages divided into 12 chapters. The chapters are: 1. The essential image. 2. Photographs are impressions of the world. 3. The photojournalist as storyteller. 4. Your toolbox. 5. The visual tool »

Meinrad Schade at DMJX

Meinrad Schade visited DMJX today, when he was passing through Aarhus on his way to his wife’s PhD defence at Aalborg Univerisity. During his lecture Meinrad Schade showed and talked about his two long-term projects “War Without War” and “Unresolved”. »

Hashem Shakeri at Paris Photo

Part of Hashem Shakeri’s project “An Elegy for the Death of Hamun” is exhibited at the Silk Road Gallery, Grand Palais, at Paris Photo this weekend. Hashem made the project as his final Photo Story during Photo I in the spring 2018. »

Third term students open exhibition Friday the 9th of November

Our third terms students are right now making the final adjustments on their photo documentary exhibition, which will open tomorrow, Friday the 9th, at 2pm in the front hall at DMJX. The 13 students have over a working period of three weeks in the field made individual photo stories including »

Four DMJX prizes in the Multimedia Division at CPOY

The Multimedia Categories at College Photographer of the Year were judged over the weekend and there were DMJX winners in all four categories. Group Story or Essay – Standalone Laura Bisgaard Krogh, Olivia Loftlund and Marie Bentzon won Gold for their video documentary “A + C”. The three students made »