Take part in free Isle of Wight Hidden Heroes family craft sessions

JMC drop in

Isle of Wight Hidden Heroes artist, Hannah George will be holding a free family drop-in workshop at Dimbola Museum and Galleries in Freshwater Bay this Saturday, with another next month in East Cowes.

Friday, 16th February, 2018 5:23pm

By Sally Perry

£3.7m needed to save rare Julia Margaret Cameron photo album from leaving UK

Julia Margaret Cameron

If you happen to have a spare £3.7m down the back of the sofa, you could be the person who comes to the rescue to ensure these iconic and historically important photographs stay in the UK.

Thursday, 15th February, 2018 11:24am

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Your chance to win £1,000 in countryside photo competition

photographers by richard heaven

The competition is open to the public and has a top prize of £1,000. It's aimed at showcasing the landscapes and people of the great British countryside.

Monday, 12th February, 2018 6:37pm

By Helen Symes

Your photos of Storm Brian (updated)

Surf Roll, Freshwater Bay Jamie Russell 1

Some amazing shots from around the Isle of Wight during Storm Brian. Feel free to email us your Storm Brian photos and we'll add them to our gallery.

Saturday, 21st October, 2017 7:03pm

By Sally Perry

The Freshwater Circle: Artists, musicians, poets and dancers share their take

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This weekend sees the launch of a programme of creative responses by Quay Crafts and Friends to the Freshwater Circle. Head to Dimbola Museum and Galleries to find out more.

Wednesday, 11th October, 2017 9:13am

By Rachel Tait

Watch this great Milky Way time lapse video shot on the Isle of Wight

flowersbrook milky time lapse shot by damian haworth

We're so lucky to have had tens of thousands of images and videos shared with us over the last decade. This latest from Damian Haworth is a stunning eight seconds of beauty.

Thursday, 3rd August, 2017 7:55am

By Sally Perry

Over 100 lots in the Big Art Auction for St Helens School

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Isle of Wight photographers have donated their shots and Ztam have donated time, materials and a great deal of effort to the Big Art Auction for St Helens School. Bidding runs until 8pm on 31st May.

Thursday, 25th May, 2017 8:11am

By Sally Perry

Paddle Steamer Ryde (Ryde Queen): Then and now (photo gallery)

PS Ryde now and then

The future of this former nightclub, WWII minesweeper and anti aircraft vessel is in doubt as planning permission for it to remain runs out in the summer. Before she goes, Roger J Millward shares this wonderful gallery of photos.

Wednesday, 3rd May, 2017 8:57am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Time-lapse Isle of Wight (night and day)

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Sit back and enjoy two stunning time-lapse videos of our beautiful Isle of Wight landscapes. Shared with us by Jamie Russell and Margaret Smith.

Monday, 17th April, 2017 10:49am

By Sally Perry

#LoveWins photographic competition launched by IW Pride

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This competition invites photographers to take a photo inspired by the theme of either 'Pride on the Isle of Wight' or #LoveWins.

Wednesday, 5th April, 2017 5:32pm

By Matthew Bundy

Step through these atmospheric images of Blackgang in fog

Fog from pepperpot - road

These photographs shared with us by Tobias Penner of Blackgang and surrounds shrouded in fog earlier this week are outstanding. See his gallery here.

Friday, 17th March, 2017 1:03pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Photographer Tim Rudman presents Iceland an Uneasy Calm

tim rudman iceland silver gelatin print

‘Iceland: An Uneasy Calm’ is a series of spectacular landscapes created by award winning photographer and printer, Tim Rudman. See them at Dimbola next month.

Tuesday, 7th March, 2017 11:03am

By Rachel Tait