Shirin Abedi wins Deutscher Jugendfotopreis 2020

Shirin Abedi has won Deutscher Jugendfotopreis 2020 with her story “May I have this Dance?” Shirin started the project about women dancers in Iran as her Final Project during Photo I in the spring 2019. After her study at DMJX, Shirin has continued to work on the story, which is »

Seven DMJX projects selected for the Lumix Festival

Five still picture stories and two digital stories made at DMJX have been selected for the 7th Lumix Festival, which should have been held from the 24th till 28th of June in Hanover. Due to the Covid-19 crisis the original festival has unfortunately been cancelled. Instead, the organizors have transformed »

200 participants for the online talk with Fabio Bucciarelli

In co-operation with OsloMet and Canon Europe, DMJX arranged a very present online talk this Friday with Fabio Bucciarelli. who recently covered the Covid-19 situation for New York Times. More than 200 photographers from all over the world attended the very educational lecture, where Fabio Bucciarelli shared a lot of »

Last two DMJX talks

Wednesday and today, we held the last two in a series of four DMJX talks, where some of the students, who had won at the Danish POY, talked about their projects. »

DMJX online talks

The Covid-19 shut down has resulted in a constant change of teaching and workshops. In order to provide our students with extra online input, we have arranged DMJX talks with some of the Danish students, who won at the Danish Picture of the Year. This Tuesday afternoon, the first two »

Online magazine reception in the dark light of Covid-19

For the first time ever, it was necessary to hold an online reception for our recent student magazine, “it wasn’t supposed to be like this”. More than 30 people from all over the world joined the event. Shortly after our eight international students began their magazine workshop, Denmark was closed »

Last day at the DMJX bunker

Yesterday, Mads Greve and Søren Pagter met at DMJX to pack everything and get ready for moving to the new campus. Due to the current Covid-19 situation it was an emotional experience closing down the photo department without any buzzing students around. »

Picture gallery from the Danish POY

Friday the 6th of March, the award ceremony for the Danish Picture of the Year was held at The Black Diamond, The Royal Library in Copenhagen. 7 photojournalist students, 1 TV Media Production student and 1 guest teacher from DMJX won first prizes at the competition.3 photojournalist students were runners-up »

DMJX photojournalist students win 7 first prizes at the Danish POY

Today’s award ceremony at the Danish POY turned out to be historical when DMJX photojournalist students won first prizes in 7 out the 16 categories – among these the main prize; “Picture of the Year” went to Sarah Hartvigsen Juncker. The photojournalist student winners are: Sarah Hartvigsen Juncker won both »

Open School at both DMJX campuses

This week, DMJX has had two Open School Events – one at each of our campuses. Both in Copenhagen and in Aarhus, potential applicants could meet with students and teachers in order to learn about all the nine educational programmes offered at DMJX. »

Third term project in 360 Degrees magazine

Marius Renner Christensen‘s project “Prison is a Way out of Poverty” is published over four pages in the Danish magazine 360 Degrees. Marius’ story is about a rehabilitation project in the Prison Civile d’Agadez, Niger. Marius made the project during his third term in the fall 2019. »

Third term story in Weekendavisen

Jesper Houborg and Valdemar Stroe Ren‘s third term project about illegal deforestation in Romania is published in the Danish newspaper Weekendavisen – both online and in the printed edition. The two students made the story in the fall 2019 and they’re both nominated for this year’s Danish POY. »

Terje Abusdal has published his Visual Project

Terje Abusdal has launched the book “Hope Blinds Reason” which consists of images made along the Ganga River in India. Terje Abusdal started the project in 2014 as his Visual Project during our Photo II programme. In the following years till 2016, he went back to continue the project. »

Welcome lecture with Elin Berge

The Swedish photographer Elin Berge gave this term’s welcoming lecture at DMJX today. Elin Berge told the students about the background for her career and showed her various projects, where most of them are made in her home country Sweden – and she also showed pictures from her upcoming book. »

Nanna Navntoft received the Ritzau Scanpix Prize

At yesterday’s graduation ceremony, Nanna Navntoft received the Ritzau Scanpix Prize for best photojournalistic BA-project. Nanna Navntoft received the Ritzau Scanpix Prize for her project “Day 1 – notes about overeating”. The project portrays and tells the stories of five men, who suffers from overeating. Two photojournalistic projects were nominated »

Third DMJX workshop in Cairo

Last week, Gitte Luk conducted a four-day workshop in Cairo on writing for photographers. Gitte Luk’s workshop is the third in a row of four workshops for a group of Egyptian photographers. During the workshop the 12 participants were taught how to use observation as a method and how to »

Heart of the Seal published in China

Lukas Kreibig‘s story “Heart of the Seal” continues to be shown and published around the world. This time China Esquire printed the story on 12 pages. Lukas Kreibig made the story as his final project in November 2017. With Heart of the Seal, Lukas has won the BFF Förderpreis and »

Oscar Scott Carl in Euroman

Oscar Scott Carl‘s prizewinning story “A Boys Home in Nuuk” are online at the Danish magazine Euroman. Oscar made the story during his third term i the fall 2018 and he is currently interning at Berlingske Media. The story about the orphanage “Kaassassuk” is also online on showcases at our »

DMJX students and teacher nominated for the Danish Picture of the Year

Yesterday, the nominees for this year’s Danish Picture of the Year were announced and more than one third of the names on the list are students from DMJX. Ten photojournalist student are among the 28 nominated photographers:Andreas HaubjergAndreas Beukel VintherJesper HouborgLaura Bisgaard KroghJoakim Rimer RasmussenMorten Lau-NielsenNanna NavntoftOscar Scott CarlSarah Hartvigsen »

Tobias Kobborg’s story on BBC

Tobias Kobborg‘s story about the young Kenyan runner Cornelius Kemboi is published on BBC Sport online. Tobias Kobborg made the story “No one could catch me” during his third term in the fall 2018. With the story, Tobias was last year, one of out ten students to be nominated for »