15 students selected for our international programmes

We are happy to announce the names of the 15 international students who will study at Photo 1 and 2 in the fall 2024. Four of these have received a full scholarship from the ECCA Family Foundation. Photo 1 students, fall 2024Hassan Kamil (Sudan)Lara Habor (Germany)Anna Mensing (Germany)Minoo Hassanzadeh (Iran)Sil »

Nichlas Pollier in national televison

Nichlas Pollier was in Danish national television April, 23 together with Mads Nissen speaking about World Press Photo, Gaza, the role of photojournalism, and Nichlas’ reportage trip to the West Bank that he made during his 4th term in 2023. »

Anders Holst Pedersen’s BA-project in Politiken

Anders Holst Pedersen graduated in January 2024 with a story about the Danish Home Guard that can celebrate it’s 75 years anniversary this year.Sunday, March 31, Politiken published Anders’ story over five pages. »

Danish and international students created a group exhibition

The Danish second term students and the international Photo 1 students concluded their first six weeks of the spring term with a group exhibition in the front hall at DMJX. The exhibition shows the students’ individual short documentary stories. It opened Friday, March 8 and will be on show till »

Two DMJX students selected for FUTURES Nordic Talents 2024

Mathias Eis and Frederik Danielsen are among the five young talents selected from 90 applications for FUTURES Nordic Talents 2024 by the Copenhagen Photo Festival. Mathias Eis has been selected based on his project “Are we nearly there, yet”, exploring life at the 148 rest stops along the Danish highways. »

Mohamed Mahdy has won the Photography Prize of the Fondation des Treilles

Mohamed Mahdy is one of the three photographers selected for the Photography Prize of the Fondation des Treilles. Since 2015, in collaboration with local residents, Mohamed Mahdy has documented how inhabitants are suffering from the rapid urban development in Alexandria, Egypt. One of the chapters was added to the photo project »

Christian Falck Wolff has won The Danish Picture of the Year 2023

Christian Falck Wolff, graduate from DMJX this January 2024, was announced winner of the Danish Picture of the Year 2023 at the award ceremony at the Royal Library in Copenhagen, Friday March 1. The Danish Picture of the Year is organized by Pressefotografforbundet (The Danish Press Photographers’ Association) and the exhibition can »

Seven DMJX students won prizes at the Danish Picture of the Year 2023

Friday the 1st of March, the award ceremony for the Danish Picture of the Year was held at The Black Diamond, The Royal Library in Copenhagen.Three photojournalist students won four first prizes and four photojournalist students won second prizes. One photojournalist alumnus won Long Term Project of the year with »

Owen Ziliak has won at NPPA

Owen Ziliak has won third place in the science category at NPPA 2024 Best of Photojournalism with an image made during his exchange study at DMJX. Owen Ziliak made the picture in the spring 2023 while producing a video documentary about the bird watchers in Skagen together with his fellow »

Open School at DMJX

DMJX held two open school events last week for applicants for one of our Danish educational programmes. If you want to apply for the Danish BA in Photojournalism, you can learn more and apply through the official DMJX webpage. »

Three lectures last week

Last week from February 20 to 22, DMJX Photojournalism held three different guest lectures – two for all our students and one to prepare our fourth term students for their long documentary project. »

Sergei Stroitelev’s personal project has been published

Sergei Stroitelev‘s personal book-project I Wish it Was Just a Nightmare made at DMJX in the fall 2022 has been published by Experimental. The photobook I Wish it Was Just a Nightmare delves into the harrowing aftermath of the war in Ukraine, ignited by Russia’s aggression in 2022. Fleeing censorship, »

Søren Pagter in national Danish radio

Søren Pagter was interviewed for Kulturen at the national Danish radio channel P1, today. The focus for the interview was the difficulties in photographing climate stories and the fact that three out of the five single pictures nominated for the Danish Press Photo of the Year cover climate issues. You »

Lamees Saleh selected for Copenhagen Photo Festival 2024

Lamees Saleh Sharf El Din is among the 15 selectees for Copenhagen Photo Festival 2024. Lamees is selected on behalf of her project “Indefinitely” that she made during our Egyptian Language of Photojournalism programme that was held in co-operation with DEDI – The Danish Egyptian Dialogue Initiative. Lamees Saleh Sharf »