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.

How to photograph a night sky

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.


V&A Photography Centre Opens

Opens 12th October
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The new Photography Centre opens at the V&A with over 600 spellbinding photos including some of the oldest known photographs to modern masters. The Museum began acquiring photographs in 1852, and its collection is now one of the largest and most important in the world.

Earth Photo

6th July - 22nd Aug
Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)
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A shortlist of 50 exceptional photographs and four films that document the Earth in all its diversity. Earth Photo aims to enable a better understanding of the world around us, focussing on four themes - people, nature, place and changing forests.

Royal Photographic Society’s Science Photographer of the Year

7th Oct - 5th Jan
Science Museum
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A series of striking photographs of science in action will go on display at the Science Museum as part of the Royal Photographic Society’s inaugural Science Photographer of the Year competition. The exhibition showcases extraordinary, breathtaking images of science in action.