The Art of Photography - from Plate Camera to Computer
Date: 6th October 10 - 24th October 10
Location: Riverhouse Barn, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey KT12 2PF
Phone: 01932 253354
Group: Digital Imaging
Consumer digital cameras and easy access to imaging software have led to greater awareness of the use of manipulation in everything from airbrushed models on magazine covers to celebrity and political setups. But the debate about truth and illusion in photography is far older. In a rare opportunity to see early prints from The Royal Photographic Society's Collection - ranging from 1845 to 1940 - this exhibition contrasts the work of the pioneers, including staging and multiple negatives to make composite prints, with outstanding work from today's RPS digital photographers who use their cameras and computers to develop exciting images and art. An associated workshop and lecture will explore digital imaging today.