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Damien Demolder

Damien is a photographer, journalist and photographic equipment expert, speaker, judge and educator. He has worked in the photographic publishing industry since 1997, including 15 years at the world’s only weekly photo magazine, Amateur Photographer, where he was editor. Damien writes for regularly for DP Review, and British Journal of Photography magazine as well as occasionally for other UK and international photographic magazines and websites.


Love your City, Town or Village

posted on 10 June 2014

Hidden gems and secret standbys; whether it’s your hometown or your home away from home. There’s a place in the world that comforts, challenges or excites you.

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posted on 7 May 2014

This month’s subject is simply ‘Flowers’. And what a cracking topic this is – an opportunity to celebrate natural beauty and enhance it by applying your creativity and your skills!

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posted on 2 April 2014

This month’s article is aptly named ‘Easter’. Spring is in the air, the flowers are coming out and the shops are full of chocolate treats

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posted on 4 March 2014

This month’s article and the related Photo Challenge competition involve the familiar business of taking pictures of your family.

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Abstract Close-Ups

posted on 4 February 2014

This month’s competition can be achieved entirely indoors! Time to get up close and personal with something in a closely controlled environment.

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