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New V&A Photography Centre to Open First Phase in London amidst Controversy

On October 12th, London's Victoria & Albert Museum will open the first phase of its new Photography Centre, more than doubling the space dedicated to photography at the museum.

Situated in…

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Featured Exhibit

Light Reclaimed

For over 35 years I have collected daguerreotypes, ambrotypes and tintypes; small, intimate images from the 19th century that can be carried in a pocket and displayed at will.…

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Collecting Resources

The Insider's Guide to Buying Photographs

Besides historical and aesthetic considerations, most photography collectors ultimately will face the real economic issue of both buying and selling images.

Few of us merely inherit a collection and then pass…

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