We go behind the scenes of Martha Jurksaitis and Christian Hardy’s recent visit to the volcanic country which influenced and appears in several of the works they’re creating for our Light Fantastic exhibition.
A century on she caught the attention of social media and the world press but it’s not until now that we really know who Christina really was.
More than a hundred years after they were taken, the National Media Museum’s pictures of a teenage girl hanging out on a beach at Lulworth Cove have taken Twitter and Instagram by storm.
Our latest post is written by Fiona Philip & Daniel Mutibwa of the University of Leeds who have spent the last year working on an innovative project to unlock the … Continue reading
From X-Rays to Pagodas: Scottish photography isn’t (exclusively) tartan or covered in heather.
Surely Scottish photography would be photographs by Scots, of Scots, in Scotland, wouldn’t it? But of course nothing is ever straightforward, so why should Scottish photography be any different?
Martin Parr and Susie Parr discuss controversy, their careers, social media’s impact on photography and Tony Ray-Jones’s influence.
As the unsettling images of the Ukraine crisis make their way to our TV screens, Brian Liddy is reminded of the first systematically photographed conflict.
Our curators have chosen their favourite photographs from the latest additions to The Commons on Flickr – wheels at sea, an early colour photographer, and an intriguing photograph of a dog and his best friend.
For the second segment of our Remembrance Day two-part post, we’ve chosen a series of images of Australian servicemen photographed during the First World War.
Today we remember those that died on the battlegrounds of World War I and II, and all members of the armed forces who have ever given their lives in the … Continue reading
I can deduce from the incessant bangs and fizzles, and the scent of fire and sulphur filling the air since last week, that many a Bonfire Night celebration has been … Continue reading