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Our temporary exhibitions draw on the National PhotographyCinematography and Television Collections in our care, and complement our permanent galleries.

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    Nature Camera Action! The Secrets of Making Incredible Wildlife Films

    18 July – 1 October 2014

    The deepest oceans, the coldest continents, the most fearsome animals – wildlife film makers and photographers have faced it all in pursuit of the perfect shot.

    Discover how film makers capture sounds and speeds beyond our human senses, how ‘spy cams’ allow us get up close and personal with predators. Learn how extinct animals have been brought back to life and pick up all the simple tips and tricks to help you create amazing nature films on your own doorstep.

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  • The Upper Terrace, Harewood, c.1860, Roger Fenton, The Royal Photographic Society Collection © National Media Museum, Bradford / SSPL. Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

    Landscapes of Le Grand Départ

    6 June – 3 August 2014

    Yorkshire's dramatic and varied landscape and rich architectural heritage has long been a magnet for photographers. As the peloton snakes up the hills and down the dales, the riders will be cycling through beautiful scenery that, for over 150 years, has been captured in photographs that are now part of the National Media Museum’s collection.

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