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Victoria and Albert Museum Launches Photography Centre

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Those who remember the Royal Photographic Society’s Octagon Gallery in Bath may experience a feeling of déjà vu when entering new galleries dedicated to the medium at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. Triumphal columns of antiquarian cameras frame the new exhibition space entrance where the V&A have successfully managed to capture something of the Octagon […]

The Eye Has It

10 Jan
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The title of Tate Modern’s exhibition ‘The Radical Eye’ could be easily applied not just to the photographers represented but also to it’s curator who has since 1991 fervently put together one of the best private collections of photographic images in the world. To call Sir Elton John a collector does not do him justice, his […]

Rauschenberg at Tate Modern

10 Jan
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Robert Rauschenberg arrived on the American art scene in the 1950s as something of a young pretender, overthrowing established parameters, stretching and breaking boundaries with an insatiable thirst for innovation and the discovery of new media to express his ideas. With abstract expressionism in full flood and painting on the throne, Rauschenberg challenged what art […]

Exposure 47 pinhole camera day at Bridgwater Arts Centre

22 May
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Exposure 47 is delighted to be supporting Bridgwater Arts Centre, the oldest Arts Centre in the country, during the celebration of the venue’s 70th year. We will be running two free pinhole workshops during the summer, the first on Saturday May 28th and again on July 9th both from 10.00am until 4pm. After the 2015 […]

Photo London 2016

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[ gallery ] Photo London 2016 completes its 2nd year with another critically acclaimed event, member Paul Gorman made a visit and was blown away by the visual feast. Offering 3 days of exhibitions, installations, talks, lectures, book signings and screenings. Three major exhibitions, Don McCullin in association with Hamiltons; Sergey Chilikov in association with […]

Performing for the Camera at Tate Modern

22 May
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Performing for the Camera identifies and investigates photography as a tool for recording with as wide a range of performance work from the 1850s to date. An intriguing show where the camera as observer often provided the only evidence of of a body of work; from Victorian music and theatre via an original album of […]

An encounter with Steve McCurry

02 Jun
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     London’s Photographers Gallery was having a busy week. As well as Deutsche Borse nominees visiting for book signings and talks, Steve McCurry was in town to launch his new book at the Ramillies Place venue. The multi award winning American photographer is perhaps most widely known for his portrait of an Afgan girl […]

Pioneer work goes on show in London

27 Apr
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The DNA of early photography connects two London exhibitions with a view of both Pictorialist and scientific output. Tate Britain hosts Salt and Silver featuring prints and negatives made between 1840 and 1860 majoring on the evolution of silver salt paper negatives and positives. As you would expect the work of Fox Talbot, Nadar, Fenton […]

Sam Steams Back To The Future

08 Aug
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As part of Somerset Arts Week (SAW) www.somersetartworks.org.uk 2014 Sam Burton of ‘zummerzet photography’ www.zummerzetphotography.co.uk and a member of Exposure47 www.exposure47.com will be exhibiting ten darkroom hand-prints which show a glimpse into the life of England’s longest steam railway. The images show a typical day enjoyed by a steam locomotive driver. Burton, who is passionate […]

Vivian Maier – Street Photographer

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[ gallery ] Followers of documentary photography will by now not need an introduction to Vivian Maier whose street photography hit the photography world in 2009.  Her work was discovered by chance when three collectors John Maloof, Ron Slatery and Randy Prow attended a storage dispersal sale in 2007 and purchased at that point an […]