Photography events in Edinburgh

View all the upcoming Photography events taking place throughout Edinburgh below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

In the Footsteps of John Muir

In the Footsteps of John Muir

2nd May 2019 - 6th August 2019
This photography exhibition in Blackness Castle traces John Muir's travels from his childhood in Dunbar to the American National Parks he helped to establish. Read more
Microsculpture: The Insect Portraits of Levon Biss

Microsculpture: The Insect Portraits of Levon Biss

29th June 2019 - 22nd September 2019
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is hosting ‘Microsculpture’ an exhibition of giant insect portraits exposed in microscopic detail by British photographer Levon Biss. Read more
Dead Equal

Dead Equal

2nd August 2019 - 25th August 2019
Edinburgh North
The unsung stories of women medics in combat through time are given voice in a new opera directed by Miranda Cromwell. Part of Army@TheFringe. Read more
Eyes Open: Photography for 12-16 yr olds

Eyes Open: Photography for 12-16 yr olds

5th August 2019
Take your imagination on a journey and experiment with a range of skills including digital photography, photograms, collage and animation at this 4 day course starting on 5th August! Read more
Pinhole Cameras

Pinhole Cameras

18th August 2019
To celebrate World Photography Day (19 August), join us at Lauriston Castle on 18th August for a special workshop exploring pinhole cameras! Read more
Robert Blomfield, Street Photographer: The Edinburgh Years 1956 - 1966

Robert Blomfield, Street Photographer: The Edinburgh Years 1956 - 1966

23rd August 2019
Join Johnny Blomfield who will show a choice selection from his brother Robert's archive which were not be included in the exhibition simply because there wasn’t room for them. Read more
Thomas Begbie’s Edinburgh: A mid-Victorian portrait

Thomas Begbie’s Edinburgh: A mid-Victorian portrait

26th August 2019
Join David Patterson as he discusses little-known Edinburgh photographer Thomas Begbie's remarkable glass plate negatives, taken between 1857 and 1860, showing life in mid-Victorian Edinburgh. Read more
Nature Photography Workshop

Nature Photography Workshop

11th September 2019
Have an unforgettable day learning how to take better photographs of stunning animals and nature and understanding how to get the most out of your camera. Read more
Nature Photography Workshop

Nature Photography Workshop

12th September 2019
Have an unforgettable day learning how to take better photographs of stunning animals and nature and understanding how to get the most out of your camera. Read more
Nature Photography Workshop

Nature Photography Workshop

16th September 2019
Have an unforgettable day learning how to take better photographs of stunning animals and nature and understanding how to get the most out of your camera. Read more
Nature Photography Workshop

Nature Photography Workshop

17th September 2019
Have an unforgettable day learning how to take better photographs of stunning animals and nature and understanding how to get the most out of your camera. Read more

Events in East Renfrewshire

Events in Fife

An Evening with Gordan Buchanan

An Evening with Gordan Buchanan

29th October 2019
Get ready for more spell-binding stories from the natural world when Gordon Buchanan comes to the Alhambra Theatre this Autumn!

Events in Glasgow

Linda McCartney Retrospective

Linda McCartney Retrospective

5th July 2019 - 12th January 2020
A major retrospective of photography by Linda McCartney will be shown in the UK for the first time at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow from 5th July 2019 to 12th January 2020!
Introduction to DSLR Photography

Introduction to DSLR Photography

22nd July 2019
This beginners photography workshop from Rhiannon Neale Photography is suitable for anyone who has a DSLR camera and wants to learn how to use it!
End of the Line: Photographs of Glasgow’s Industrial Past

End of the Line: Photographs of Glasgow’s Industrial Past

25th July 2019
The 'End of the Line: Photographs of Glasgow's Industrial Past' exhibition documents Glasgow's industrial heritage before many of the buildings were lost to redevelopment.
The Road to the Isles

The Road to the Isles

5th August 2019 - 1st September 2019
Scottish landscape, travel and fine art photographer John McKenna presents 'The Road to the Isles' exhibition at The 13th Note!
Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks for All

Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks for All

12th August 2019
This year, Castlemilk Park Project are combining wildlife and photography in a series of photo walks and talks!
Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks for All

Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks for All

9th September 2019
This year, Castlemilk Park Project are combining wildlife and photography in a series of photo walks and talks!
Doors Open Days Glasgow

Doors Open Days Glasgow

16th September 2019 - 22nd September 2019
Scotland's annual Doors Open Days festival gives you free access to lots of fascinating buildings across Glasgow! This year's event will be held between the 16th and 22nd September!
Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks for All

Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks for All

14th October 2019
This year, Castlemilk Park Project are combining wildlife and photography in a series of photo walks and talks!
An Introduction to Therapeutic Photography

An Introduction to Therapeutic Photography

7th November 2019
Join Human Development Scotland for an introductory and interactive afternoon session on Therapeutic Photography with Neil Gibson from the Robert Gordon University.
Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks for All

Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks for All

11th November 2019
This year, Castlemilk Park Project are combining wildlife and photography in a series of photo walks and talks!
Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks for All

Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks for All

9th December 2019
This year, Castlemilk Park Project are combining wildlife and photography in a series of photo walks and talks!
Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks for All

Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks for All

13th January 2020
This year, Castlemilk Park Project are combining wildlife and photography in a series of photo walks and talks!
Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks for All

Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks for All

10th February 2020
This year, Castlemilk Park Project are combining wildlife and photography in a series of photo walks and talks!
Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks for All

Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks for All

9th March 2020
This year, Castlemilk Park Project are combining wildlife and photography in a series of photo walks and talks!

Events in Lanarkshire

A Game of 2 Halves

A Game of 2 Halves

6th July 2019 - 27th October 2019
As Albion Rovers Football Club celebrate 100 years at Cliftonhill Stadium in Coatbridge, Summerlee Museum presents a unique photographic study of the fans and environment surrounding the team.

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Renfrewshire Doors Open Days

Renfrewshire Doors Open Days

7th September 2019 - 8th September 2019
Scotland's annual Doors Open Days festival gives you free access to lots of fascinating buildings across Renfrewshire! This year's event will be held on September 7th & 8th!

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Wild Places

Wild Places

25th July 2019
Doug Allan’s Wild Places is a celebration of the breath-taking range of environments that he’s filmed over his 40 years as an award-winning documentary cameraman and photographer.
Gordon Buchanan: Animal Families and Me

Gordon Buchanan: Animal Families and Me

27th October 2019
Get ready for more spell-binding stories from the natural world when Gordon Buchanan makes a welcome return to Macrobert Arts Centre this autumn.

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