Photo London brings together 84 of the world’s leading galleries in a major international photography Fair, combined with an innovative public programme supported by the LUMA Foundation.


Photo London 2016 is proud to be sponsored by the Pictet Group.


Photo London is located in the heart of the city and benefits from the support of London’s best photographers. Click here to watch these photographers discuss their love of photography, and why London is an important cultural hub for photography, in a special video for Photo London.


Public Programme

Photo London’s exciting public programming includes exhibitions, installations, talks, lectures, book signings and screenings. Supported by the LUMA Foundation the 2016 programme included three major exhibitions: Don McCullin in association with Hamiltons; Sergey Chilikov in association with the Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow and portraits by Craigie Horsfield from the collection of the Wilson Centre for Photography. Photo London’s commissions programme features installations by artist duo Walter & Zoniel and Martin Parr. The Magic Lantern Show, an exhibition of London street photography, was staged in the cavernous Deadhouse spaces beneath the Courtyard at Somerset House.


The 2016 talks programme was curated by William A. Ewing, the distinguished curator, writer and former Director of the Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne and former Director of Exhibitions at the International Center of Photography, New York.   The programme includes artists, curators and writers on photography such as: Miles Aldridge, Quentin Bajac, Kate Bush, David Campany, Katy Grannan, Lois Greenfield, Francis Hodgson, Nadav Kander, Nick Knight, David Maisel, Don McCullin, Mary McCartney, Richard Misrach, Sandy Nairne, Cheryl Newman, Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Martin Parr, Sophy Rickett, Alec Soth and Hannah Starkey.


Click here to see the full line-up of talks.


Photo London is produced by Candlestar, an internationally renowned cultural consultancy with an outstanding reputation within the field of photography and the arts.