Highlights include some of the earliest known photographic images, dating back to the 1820s, by astounding pioneers like Roger Fenton and William Henry Fox Talbot. Displayed alongside are contemporary images by masters of modern photography including Martin Parr and Terry O’Neill.
You’ll also discover a number of key photographic artefacts, from the Nicéphore Nièpce heliographs to Talbot’s camera lucida sketchbook, inviting visitors on a whirlwind tour of the medium’s history.
This exhibition at London’s Science Museum offers a fantastic overview of photography through the ages, exploring how it has fundamentally shaped our perception of the world. If you’re looking for photography exhibitions in London, you won’t want to miss this retrospective.
|What||Drawn by Light, Science Museum Media Space|
|Where||Science Museum, Exhibition Road, London, SW7 2DD | MAP|
|Nearest tube||South Kensington (underground)|
02 Dec 14 – 01 Mar 15, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
|Price||£8, £5 for concessions|
|Website||Click here for more information|