Looking for something to watch? The BBC I-Player currently has a number of videos looking at the history of photography.
Britain In Focus – A Photographic History
Eamonn McCabe explores how science and technology allowed pioneering photographers like Roger Fenton and Julia Margaret Cameron to create a new art form.
Interesting potted history. He omits some important milestones but what he covers makes a good and easy-to-watch piece.
Episode 1 of 3…
Episode 2 to be shown (Monday March 13th 9pm BBC 4 – link)