The Photographers Gallery – Soho

Working my way through my list of places to visit this year and I took the first trip to The Photographers Gallery in Soho.   The gallery is situated just off Oxford street and stands at 5 floors high, although it doesn’t seem that big when inside the building. I wasn’t sure what exactly was […]

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Metro imaging and end of year show

Metro imaging is a Photographic, printing, framing and retouching service with a shop just off Clerkenwell road in London. Most people that want to print everyday photos will probably use an online service or high street shop but if you are looking for something special then a C type or Giclee print is the way […]

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Media networks @ Tate modern

We recently went to visit the media networks exhibition at Tate modern to look at the different ways the artwork is displayed. We will be putting on our own exhibition at university soon and wanted to see if the way in which something is displayed can make an impact on how it is viewed. The […]

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Getty images gallery

You may have heard of Getty images which is one of the biggest photo agencies around. Many of their photos are featured in the news, sport and editorial sector. Situated a short walk from Oxford Circus station is the Getty images gallery which offers unique access to one of the greatest photographic collections in the […]

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Beetles and Huxley gallery

Beetles and Huxley is a gallery space situated in Mayfair and represents a number of influential photographers. We went to visit while Alec Soth, photographer of the career defining project ‘Sleeping by the Mississippi’ which documents his journey on a number of road trips along the Mississippi river. The gallery is fairly small and intimate […]

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Courtauld gallery @ Somerset house

The Courtauld gallery is situated at the entrance to Somerset house and I have actually walked past it a couple of times without realising the masterpieces that hang within it. The collection of paintings range from early renaissance into the twentieth century and features legendary artists such as Van Gogh, Monet and Gauguin. The collection […]

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Imperial war museum

The Imperial war museum in London has been housed in the previous Bethlem hospital since 1936 but has in recent years undergone a £40 million revamp. The museum records the civil and military war effort and sacrifice of Britain and its Empire since 1914 and has some spectacular displays on show. As you enter the […]

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