Here be Dragons | UrbanPhotoFestival Masterclass review

Here be Dragons | UrbanPhotoFestival Masterclass review

UrbanPhotoFest has come to a close for another year. The enthusiasm and attendance which we witnessed from the events visited reflects the increasing interest we feel is happening within the industry. While the mobile technology revolution has certainly opened gateways and brought a rush of new participants looking to create personal work and make connections […]

Our photography studio is now open

Our photography studio is now open

We are pleased to announce The Mango Lab has recently acquired a photo studio as a response to our growing list of client requests. This new development is a very exciting addition and long time in the making. It opens up new creative pathways within our teen and adult course community through a variety of […]

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Eventful doesn’t begin to describe the last few weeks –news outlets have churned out major headline after major headline. Here we’ve put together four articles that are circulating the web; from a protest image that went viral to a thoughtful analysis of loneliness and photography. These are the stories that caught our eye amid the […]

Muhammad Ali: the Greatest in Photographs

Muhammad Ali: the Greatest in Photographs

Following the death of boxing’s greatest fighter, here at The Mango Lab we’ve decided to curate some of Muhammad Ali’s most iconic shots and the stories behind them. With 56 wins over the course of his career, a facetious energy and a defining poetic finesse, Muhammad Ali was never shy of the camera, and his […]

The Long Take: Still to Moving Image

The Long Take: Still to Moving Image

©2016 The Mango Lab – Film still from Pickerel 9 ••• We’re back! Those in our community who receive the MangoBytes newsletter have already heard our announcement that The Mango Lab is making the drive towards filming and producing more documentary film projects in 2016. Research and contacts we made in 2015 awarded us access […]

The beauty of learning photography in the cold

The beauty of learning photography in the cold

••• While summer tends to be a popular time for course enrolments, autumn and winter provide their own unique character and shouldn’t be shelved simply because it’s cold or raining out.  For one thing there is the light! Light during this time of year is low and dramatic. Especially during the midday, it casts long […]

Being nimble for our clients : A case study.

Being nimble for our clients : A case study.

••• We don’t know what it was exactly. Spring slowly sneaking in through the longer days and warm breezes which tease us with a jacket on or jacket off challenge as we walk in the park during lunch. Or maybe the lightness which follows a spring clean. Or we were reacting to the evolving terrain […]

Olympic Park revisited

Olympic Park revisited

••• It’s over two and a half years since the Olympics rolled into town. We thought it would be a great experience to head back there and see what was happening to the once world stage of sporting events. Karl was interested in using photography to see if there was a story here that he […]

Appearance in Photo Professional Magazine

Appearance in Photo Professional Magazine

••• This month Karl’s giving his account of the up and coming Snap Photo Festival. Great article written by Megan Croft on page 67 discussing with Laura Babb (the organisor) her background leading up to organising the festival and what she hopes to achieve by launching it. We received a call by the author to […]

Now find us on Instagram

Yes! We’re on the hottest little photo networking app in town. If you’re on then let us know. We’ll be pleased as punch to connect and share photos as and when. Heck we may even throw an Instagram event here and there. But first things first… first let’s get the party started!