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

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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.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

On til 30th June
Natural History Museum
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See the world through a new lens. Now in its fifty-fourth year, Wildlife Photographer of the Year showcases extraordinary animal behaviour and the breathtaking diversity of life on Earth. Explore the world's best nature photography, exhibited on 100 exquisite light panels.

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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.

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Kubrick’s London

28th May
6:30-8pm
Design Museum Kensington
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Stanley Kubrick moved to Hertfordshire during the filming of 2001: A Space Odyssey. He lived there for 28 years until his death in 1999. This talk explores Kubrick’s love affair with London and how he managed to morph the city into something entirely new in each film.