Photo London 2024 main background image by Benjamin Youd shows some purple hued flowers floating in water
Art Fair

Photo London 2024

15 - 19 May 2024

Wed 15 May (Preview Day) 13.00 - 21.00

Thu 16 May 13.00 - 20.00

Fri 17 May  13.00 - 20.00

Sat 18 May  12.00 - 20.00

Sun 19 May  12.00 - 18.00


Photo London’s ninth edition returns to Somerset House with the very best in past, present and future photography. French photographer Valérie Belin has been named as the Master of Photography 2024, and there are two major exhibitions as part of the Public Programme, together with an exceptional line-up of over 120 new and returning international exhibitors. The 2024 Talks Programme also promises a strong line-up of speakers. Curated by Thames & Hudson, with contributions from Photo London partners Nikon and FT Weekend, all talks this year are free for ticket holders.


For any ticket queries, please contact Somerset House on 0333 320 2836 or by email at

Preview Day Ticket - £200 for two visitors
Access to Photo London on the selected day. No re-entry.

Daily Ticket Day Ticket - £35
Concession Ticket - £24
Child U13 - FREE
Visitors with disabilities may bring a companion free of charge
Group discounts for 10+ applied to standard tickets - 10% off
Access to Photo London on the selected day. No re-entry.

Weekend Pass - £56
Access to Photo London on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 May. No same-day re-entry.

Public Tours - £17
Talks - FREE with Day Ticket

General Information
Only assistance dogs are permitted on site-during Photo London.

As part of Photo London there is a large flower display in the East Wing Galleries that contains a large amount of pollen. If you have an allergy to pollen please speak to a Visitor Experience Staff Member so they can inform you how best to avoid this area.

Opening Hours
Wed 15 May (Preview Day) 13.00 - 21.00
Thu 16 May 13.00 - 20.00
Fri 17 May  13.00 - 20.00
Sat 18 May  12.00 - 20.00
Sun 19 May  12.00 - 18.00 

Exhibitors 2024

With Photo London Fair Director Kamiar Maleki at the helm, the Fair brings together an impressive range of international galleries, offering visitors an opportunity to explore, discover and collect some of the world’s most exquisite photographic artworks.

Returning galleries include Sundaram Tagore Gallery (New York/London), Rolf Art (Buenos Aires), Persons Projects (Berlin), Robert Morat Galerie (Berlin), Ira Stehmann Fine Art (Munich) and Galerie Peter Sillem (Frankfurt). We welcome first-time exhibitors such as Persiehl & Heine (Hamburg), Leila Heller Gallery (New York) and Martch Art Project (Istanbul). There's a group of outstanding galleries from Paris, including Galerie Nathalie Obadia and Galerie Sophie Scheidecker, as well as local regulars including Flowers Gallery (London), Robert Hershkowitz Ltd. (Lindfield), Roland Belgrave Vintage Photography Ltd. (Brighton) and Purdy Hicks Gallery (London).


Visitors at Photo London 2023
Visitors at Photo London 2023

The UK photography event of the year

The Guardian


The world-class Discovery section returns and once again promises to be a highlight, spotlighting galleries less than seven years old and reinforcing Photo London’s commitment to supporting and investing in the very best emerging photographic talent. Curated by the critic and author Charlotte Jansen, Discovery features essential newcomers such as Palm* Studios (London) and Deák Erika Galéria (Budapest). 

Public Programme

Leading the 2024 Public Programme is a solo exhibition by Valérie Belin, the ninth recipient of the Master of Photography Award, which is presented each year to a living artist who has made an exceptional contribution to photography.

Valerie Belin, Still Life with mirror, 2014, Courtesy of Galerie Nathalie Obadia Paris Brussels.jpg

Valérie Belin, Still Life with mirror, 2014. Copyright Valérie Belin. Courtesy of Galerie Nathalie Obadia Paris/Brussels

The Fair extends its celebration of French photography with The Magic Art of French Calotype. Paper Photography 1846–1860, curated by Robert Hershkowitz, while the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation marks the 25th anniversary of its collection. Showcasing current artistic positions and recent acquisitions, this exhibition is curated by Anne-Marie Beckmann, Director of the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation, and Renée Mussai, London-based independent curator and scholar.

Photo London’s presenting partner Belmond also returns to the Fair after its 2023 debut with Fotografia Maroma. Their 2024 presentation will evolve the Belmond Legends series, which featured artists including Durimel, Jack Davison, Jeano Edwards, François Halard, Chris Rhodes and Thomas Rousset (amongst others). Curated by Dani Matthews and entitled Shifting Horizons, the 2024 exhibition champions new perspectives in travel photography and features works by Coco Capitán, Letizia Le Fur and Rosie Marks. They are accompanied by photobooks created in partnership with Parisian publishers RVB.

Charles Nègre, Street Vendor, c.1852. Courtesy of Robert Hershkowitz Ltd.jpg

Charles Nègre, Street Vendor, c.1852. Courtesy of Robert Hershkowitz Ltd

Talks Programme

The 2024 Talks Programme features a strong line-up of speakers for its ninth edition. Curated by Thames & Hudson, with contributions from Photo London partners Nikon and FT Weekend, talks are free for Day Pass ticket holders.

Expect to hear lively, dynamic talks and debates with in-depth discussions to broaden and deepen your understanding of photography.


Now in its fifth edition, the Photo London x Nikon Emerging Photographer of the Year Award continues to highlight works by outstanding young photographers, and presents a special display dedicated to artists shortlisted for the 2023 award in the Nikon Gallery.

Nikon will also host free workshops and talks for visitors. More details will be available soon.

The Photo London x Hahnemühle Student Award also returns to the Fair after a hugely successful inaugural edition. Working with UK universities offering photography degrees, the award highlights the most exciting early-career talent within the industry, bringing their portfolios to international attention.

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