The National Photography Collection incorporates a number of world-class collections and includes key images by the most influential photographers of our time alongside an extensive collection of photographic technology.
Works attributed to some of the most prolific photographers of our times, such as Roger Fenton.
The Yorkshire Region Annual General Meeting 2016 will precede the Insight Tour:
After the formality of the Regional AGM there will be the opportunity for the tour to browse and discuss current exhibitions and the Royal Photographic Society collections.
Colin Harding – Curator of Photography and Photographic Technology
In 2004 Colin received the Royal Photographic Society's prestigious John Dudley Johnston Award for his contributions to photographic history. He is a visiting lecturer at the University of Leeds and De Montfort University, and is on the Editorial Board of Early Popular Visual Culture.
Colin is responsible for the National Photographic Technology Collection.
Brian Liddy – Collections Access Manager
Brian became responsible for providing public access to the Museum Collection in Insight: Collections & Research Centre. He has curated several exhibitions, including A Matter of Focus: The Art of Photography 1892 to 1917 (2003), and Extra! Extra! (2007), which was drawn from the Daily Herald archive, held at the Museum.
Image: Roger Fenton (1819-1869) ‘South Door, Lichfield Cathedral’, 1858: Albumen print. The Royal Photographic Society Collection National Media Museum.