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Category: ARTS & CULTURE

Through the lense with…Ming Ong

Commended, One Shot, One Moment Travel Photographer of the Year 2014 You can buy this and other Travel Photographer of the Year prints online here. Profile An avid, hobbyist photographer, I enjoyed shooting in the ever changing available lights and strived in my deepest sense to understand what it takes to create an awe-inspiring nature landscape images. […]

Through the lense with…Chase Guttman

Winner, Young Travel Photographer of the Year 2015 You can buy this and other Travel Photographer of the Year prints online here. Profile Chase Guttman is an award-winning travel photographer and drone photography expert who three times won Young Travel Photographer of the Year. Guttman was also named a 3 Best Travel Photography Blogger by USA Today, a Top […]

Through the lense with…Massimiliano Fabrizi

Winner, New Talent Portfolio – Travelogue Travel Photographer of the Year 2014 You can buy this and other Travel Photographer of the Year prints online here. Profile Amateur photographer Massimiliano trained as an architect from Rome, and is now working as a self-employed multimedia and graphic designer. After working for 10 years in the educational department […]

Through the lense with…Nick Isden

Special Mention, Best Single Image in a Portfolio – Earth, Air, Fire, Water Travel Photographer of the Year 2014 You can buy this and other Travel Photographer of the Year prints online here. Profile Nick Isden is an award winning freelance photographer currently based in London, England. He focuses primarily on travel and lifestyle photography and has been […]

Through the lense with…Xuejun Xia

Winner, Monochromal portfolio Travel Photographer of the Year 2015 You can buy this and other Travel Photographer of the Year prints online here. Profile Xuejun Xia is a photographer from China. His works are mainly focused on subjects in China and other Asian countries. He focuses on themes related to conflict and confusion of traditional culture during […]

Through the lense with…Tony Burns

Special Mention, Best Single Image in a Portfolio – Monochromal Travel Photographer of the Year 2013 You can buy this and other Travel Photographer of the Year prints online here. Profile Tony Burns is a photographer from the UK and has been been shooting professionally since 2011. His corporate and personal work have focused mainly on Brazil […]

Through the lense with…Sahil Lodha

Special Mention, Best Single Image in a Portfolio – Vanishing & Emerging Cultures Travel Photographer of the Year 2013 You can buy this and other Travel Photographer of the Year prints online here. Profile Sahil Lodha is currently based in London. His work explores the human condition, the plight/celebration/journey of mankind and the triumph of the human […]

Travel Photographer of the Year Exhibition

Travel Photographer of the Year exhibition The Travel Photographer of the Year Awards is described as a contest, ‘run by photographers for photographers.’ It has returned this year to the Royal Geographic Society to showcase its latest winners, and StaaG is one of the proud sponsors of the awards.  Just off Exhibition Road in London, […]

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2015

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition (London: 8th June – 16th August 2015) With glowing reviews from The Times, The Telegraph and the Evening Standard, it was with high hopes that we visited the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. With The Times claiming the Exhibition ‘has never looked so impressive’, and The Telegraph adding it was ‘a bastion of the […]

Through the lense with…Tom Pepper

Winner, New Talent Portfolio – Metropolis Travel Photographer of the Year 2013 You can buy this and other Travel Photographer of the Year prints online here. Profile Amateur photographer, and now full-time doctor, Tom Pepper won the 2013 New Talent category of Travel Photographer of the Year, with a portfolio of images which he shot while on medical […]

Through the lense with…Jasper Doest

Winner, Joint Winner – Portfolio – Wild Stories Travel Photographer of the Year 2013 You can buy this and other Travel Photographer of the Year prints online here. Profile To Jasper Doest, photography is always about emotion. Whether it’s a travel documentary, a conservation story or a standalone piece of art; it must be an expressive image, an […]

StaaG Awards for Aesthetic Excellence – Final concepts & winner

Countryside creatures, pop-out postcards and stags made of sweets: Inside The StaaG Awards for Aesthetic Excellence 2015/16 ‘I’m very proud of all of you and everything you have done over the last month…’ Alastair Barlow, CEO StaaG Over the course of a month, seven carefully selected students from Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon Colleges of Arts, University […]

Through the lense with…Pete Downing

Winner, Best Single Image in a Portfolio – Wild Stories Travel Photographer of the Year 2013 You can buy this and other Travel Photographer of the Year prints online here. Profile Pete Downing runs his own Chartered Surveyors practice and is an enthusiastic amateur wildlife, travel and landscape photographer. Now with increasing image sales and recognition, he […]

Through the lense with…David Lazar

Commended, One Shot – Extraordinary category Travel Photographer of the Year 2013 You can buy this and other Travel Photographer of the Year prints online here. Profile David Lazar is a travel photographer and musician from Brisbane, Australia, who loves to capture moments of life, beauty and culture through photography. He is drawn to locations which […]

StaaG Awards for Aesthetic Excellence – Initial concept presentation from Rebekah

StaaG Awards for Aesthetic Excellence – Initial concept presentation from Rebekah At the mid way stage in the competition, all the entrants were asked to present their initial concepts to us. This gave us the opportunity to both get a feel for the direction the students were taking and also provide the opportunity to answer any […]

StaaG Awards for Aesthetic Excellence – Initial concept presentation from Olivia

StaaG Awards for Aesthetic Excellence – Initial concept presentation from Olivia At the mid way stage in the competition, all the entrants were asked to present their initial concepts to us. This gave us the opportunity to both get a feel for the direction the students were taking and also provide the opportunity to answer any […]

StaaG Awards for Aesthetic Excellence – Initial concept presentation from Xiao

StaaG Awards for Aesthetic Excellence – Initial concept presentation from Xiao At the mid way stage in the competition, all the entrants were asked to present their initial concepts to us. This gave us the opportunity to both get a feel for the direction the students were taking and also provide the opportunity to answer […]

StaaG Awards for Aesthetic Excellence – Initial concept presentation from Pamela and Sarah

StaaG Awards for Aesthetic Excellence – Initial concept presentation from Pamela and Sarah At the mid way stage in the competition, all the entrants were asked to present their initial concepts to us. This gave us the opportunity to both get a feel for the direction the students were taking and also provide the opportunity to […]

Through the lense with…Justin Mott

Winner, One Shot – Extraordinary category Travel Photographer of the Year 2013 You can buy this and other Travel Photographer of the Year prints online here. Profile Justin grew up in a small town in Rhode Island, USA on Appleseed Drive surrounded by ripe apple orchards. Even though his last name is Mott he is unfortunately […]

StaaG Awards for Aesthetic Excellence – Initial concept presentation from Ella

StaaG Awards for Aesthetic Excellence – Initial concept presentation from Ella At the mid way stage in the competition, all the entrants were asked to present their initial concepts to us. This gave us the opportunity to both get a feel for the direction the students were taking and also provide the opportunity to answer any […]