Photography exhibitions in South Kensington

Discover and explore the best photography exhibitions, events and activities happening here including Fox Talbot, Paul Strand and Britain from the Air.

Free

Illuminating India

4 Oct to 31 Mar 2018
Science Museum
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This autumn there will be season of exhibitions and events dedicated to the people, culture and skills of India. The programme will centre on two exhibitions celebrating the country's rich culture and history of innovation.

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Anthony Crickmay: Photographing People and Performance

On til 10th June
V&A
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This display, celebrating the career of internationally acclaimed photographer Anthony Crickmay in his 80th year, includes photographs of theatre, fashion, Morocco, and Crickmay’s principal interests, dance and portraitures.

Advanced Photography

16th Jan - 13th Mar
10.30 - 1pm
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Take your photography to the next level with this eight-week course. Learn how to achieve great photographs by exploring texture, light and composition, along with how to prepare your images for print.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

On until 28th May 2018
Natural History Museum
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The exhibition of 100 images records the beauty and drama of the natural world, from tiny insects to massive mammals. This year's competition attracted almost 50,000 entries from professionals and amateurs across 92 countries.

Into The Woods: Trees in Photography

Until 23 March
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Trees have long been a source of inspiration for artists. This display explores the diverse representation of trees in photography – as botanical subjects and poetic symbols, in the context of the natural and human worlds.

Here and there Exhibition

21st March - 4th April
Ognisko Polskie
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Dominik Klimowski is a photographer and filmmaker. As part of our Ognisko Art Series we will feature selected work from Dominik Klimowski made over the past two decades, which relate to growing up in two quite different countries. Free to members and guests.

Hope to Nope Graphics and Politics

28th Mar - 12th Aug
Design Museum Kensington
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Hope to Nope will explore the diverse methods that have been used to construct and communicate political messages over the past ten years. As traditional media rubs shoulders with the hash-tag and the meme, never has graphic design been more critical in giving everyone a political voice.

The Royal Photographic Society’s International Images for Science exhibition

12th June - 10th July 2018
Royal Albert Hall
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Over 3,500 images were submitted to the competition, of which just 100 were selected for exhibition by an expert panel. To make the grade, every picture has had to have a story to tell, but had to do so in a visually stunning way – a true meeting of art and science.

How to photograph a night sky

Online
Natural History Museum
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Taking pictures of distant stars is no longer just the work of astronomers. Find out the secret of success for photographing night skies.

Planet Earth II Live

13th May 2018
2pm, 6pm
Royal Albert Hall
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Planet Earth II Live in Concert brings us closer to the spellbinding animals, landscapes and wildlife dramas on our planet than ever before. This musical and visual concert features breath-taking footage from the BBC series, accompanied by the BBC Concert Orchestra and BBC Singers.