Category Archives: Photography

Page Victor (@pcvictor63) • Fantastic London Instagram photos and videos

Winning Review reader from our early days, Page Victor, is capturing London each morning in all its glory.  Page’s photos are stunning and if you’re following my blog and don’t live in London already—you’ll soon want to.   Page Victor (@pcvictor63) … Continue reading

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Photo London : Somerset House May 21-24

From May 21-May24, Somerset House will host London’s first international photography fair.  Participating galleries will exhibit throughout Somerset House, each with their own discrete exhibition space. The galleries will be presented in six zones – showing a mixture of vintage, modern … Continue reading

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Dennis Hopper: The Lost Album at the Royal Academy of Arts June 26 – October 19

From the RA  “Dennis Hopper carved out a place in Hollywood history, with roles in classic films like Apocalypse Now, Blue Velvet, True Romance and Easy Rider.   He is less well known, though no less respected, for his work … Continue reading

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Robert Mapplethorpe Tate Modern 11 May – 26 October 2014

After reading Just Kids about Patti Smith‘s life with Robert Mapplethorpe which then inspired me to see Patti Smith (grey hair in pigtails with her son Jackson on the guitar)  at Cadogan Hall  a few months ago,   I probably will … Continue reading

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University of Westminster Masters Photographic Studies Degree Show Sept 3-8

The University of Westminster in Marylebone is proud to unleash the next generation of photographers onto the international art scene: 27 photographic artists from 17 different nations. Course leader David Bate says: “This year’s show will be a brilliant mix … Continue reading

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WWII in London- Photography from the Blitz through June 29th

I’m currently engrossed in Berlin Diary: The Journal of a Foreign Correspondent 1934-1949: The Journal of a Foreign Correspondent 1934-1941  by William Shirer.  Shirer is known for his book,   The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, but his … Continue reading

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The Wild Streets of New York of the 1960s and ’70s

Some great  Paul McDonough photos from the streets of New York 1968-1972 from a blog on Slate. Paul McDonough: “New York City 1968-1972” documents the quirky nature of New York street photography

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Michael Hoppen Gallery – Pioneering Photography Collection through January 31st

Michael Hoppen unveils the treasures of his extraordinary private photography collection in the gallery’s largest public exhibition to date.  “Finders Keepers”  brings to light 130 photographic gems ranging from anonymous 19th century pictures to iconic post-war snapshots. Finders Keepers offers … Continue reading

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Global Fund for Children -FT Photography Auction 2012

On November 15th at the Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, the Financial Times is holding its seasonal auction which raises funds for The Global Fund for Children.  The prints will be on show at the Financial Times on November 13-14 and may … Continue reading

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Lennie’s Lens photographic exhibition with poetry read by Sir Timothy Ackroyd

Notting Hill based photographer, and friend of mine, Lennie Neumann will be exhibiting and discussing his latest photographs on December 7th at the Idler Academy. Prose and poems will be read by Sir Timothy Ackroyd. Tickets The Idler Academy

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Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Opens October 19th

  Fall in London always includes a trip to the Natural History Museum to see this world-renowned annual exhibition which provides a spotlight on the rarely seen wonders of the natural world. The 100 winning images that will be on … Continue reading

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Ansel Adams: Photography from the Mountains to the Sea, November 9 – April 23 at National Maritime Museum

Over 100 of Adams’s finest photographs, carefully selected from public and private collections across the USA will arrive at the National Maritime Museum in November. From the NMM: “Ansel Adams (1902–1984) is arguably the most popular and the most influential … Continue reading

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Man Ray Portraits Feb 7-May 27 2013 at National Portrait Gallery

I am always surprised to be reminded that Man Ray, who i usually think of as a French modernist painter,  was actually  a boy named Emmanuel Radnitzky from Williamsburg, Brooklyn known mainly for his fashion photography. The National Portrait Gallery  … Continue reading

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Barbican -Everything Was Moving: Photography from the 60s and 70s

The Barbican’s new exhibition includes renowned photographers from across the globe, all working during two of the most memorable decades of the 20th century. Everything Was Moving: Photography from the 60s and 70s brings together over 400 works, some rarely seen, … Continue reading

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Cecil Beaton: Theatre of War at the Imperial War Museum

6 September 2012 – 1 January 2013 According to the FT  “the great fashion photographer was also a masterly war artist, as this revelatory exhibition demonstrates” From the IWM website: “Cecil Beaton is one of Britain’s most celebrated photographers and … Continue reading

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National Gallery Seduced by Art: Photography Past and Present

16 hours ago 16 hours ago While October 2012, post-olympics, post-diamond jubilee seems light years away,  one must plan ahead for the Next Big Thing.   One never knows what the next blockbuster show or exhibition is, but in London it is always best to … Continue reading

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Astronomy Photographer of the Year : Royal Observatory Greenwich through February 12th

The exhibition/contest is now in its third year and includes some incredible images of astronomical objects from within our solar system and far into deep space.  The winners were selected from over  800 entries from astronomers around the world. Astronomy … Continue reading

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National Portrait Gallery – Glamour of the Gods – July 7- October 23

Glamour of the Gods is a celebration of Hollywood portraiture from the industry’s ‘Golden Age’, the period 1920 to 1960. From Greta Garbo and Clark Gable to Audrey Hepburn, James Dean and Marilyn Monroe, it is these portraits that transformed … Continue reading

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Photographing London: The Hungarian Connection – Lecture Royal Academy of Arts July 8th

In conjunction with the Hungarian Photography exhibition at the RA opening on June 30th (see below) Mike Seaborne, Senior Curator of Photographs, Museum of London, looks at documentary and street photography throughout London between the two World Wars and the … Continue reading

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Linda McCartney: Life in Photographs – Phillips de Pury Gallery June 7-June 16

AN EXHIBITION OF PHOTOGRAPHS BY LINDA McCARTNEY FEATURING SELECT HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE LINDA McCARTNEY ARCHIVE            VIEWING: JUNE  7 – 16, 2011 LOCATION: Phillips de Pury  Howick Place, London, SW1P 1BB Phillips de Pury Gallery will be the venue of … Continue reading

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