Volunteer blogger Laura Sagar takes a look at how the use of point-of-view cameras in sport can enhance and contribute to the spectator’s experience.
You might think of 3D as brand new technology—but the surprisingly modern-looking 3D viewers in our collection date back to the late 19th century.
Jack Hynes, Camera Assistant for Ammonite Films, explains how big a camera you’d need to film the smallest of insects.
Victorian song sheets provide a fascinating glimpse into contemporary attitudes to photography, such as this response to the new instantaneous hidden cameras.
As we congratulate Chris Froome for his Tour de France win, Colin Harding investigates the surprising link between cycling and photography.
In our next post about dating your old family photographs, Colin Harding shows you how to identify a ferrotype, more commonly known as a tintype.
The world’s earliest surviving negative and Fox Talbot’s mousetrap cameras—priceless artefacts from the birth of photography—are stored here in our archives.
For the next stage of Colin Harding’s alphabetical journey through the collection, he has chosen one of the most important British architects of the 19th century, who also happened to be an innovative camera designer.