Watch: Online preview of Dimbola’s Julia Margaret Cameron: Close Up exhibition

tennyson and his friends book - julian winslow 2

The latest exhibition at Dimbola Museum and Galleries features close up portraits of great men by Julia Margaret Cameron curated by her son, Henry Herschel Hay Cameron. Details within of the online preview, filmed by Julian Winslow and presented by Gail Middleton

Saturday, 13th June, 2020 3:17pm

By Tracy Mikich with 4 readers' comments

Historic England launches ‘Picturing Lockdown’: An open call to share your experience of lockdown

Superheroes wear scrubs graffiti taken by Katharine Grice

100 images from the public and ten artists will be added to Historic England’s Archive to preserve them and officially record this extraordinary moment in history

Thursday, 30th April, 2020 3:36pm

By Fran Gorman

The Great Indoors: Ventnor Exchange launch photographic project to document Coronavirus confinement

person in mirror taking photo

Your photos could be abstract, conceptual, portraits, documentary or even selfies, the only rule is that the photos must be taken from inside your home and respond to the title ‘The Great Indoors’

Tuesday, 28th April, 2020 2:34pm

By Sally Perry

Can you help identify the locations of these six Isle of Wight Victorian photographs?

Notes: Presence of a band as well as of soldiers may imply that there is a barracks somewhere in the vicinity. Fields on the left, clumps of cottages on the right. Larger buildings at the top of the hill.

Can you spot the locations of the six images which form part of a collection of more than 600 glass plate negatives taken by Sandown photographer, James Dore (1854-1925)? Leave a comment and don't forget to number your answers

Tuesday, 28th April, 2020 11:40am

By IW Council Press Office with 15 readers' comments

Exhibition celebrates unique, innovative and dazzling Isle of Wight

the wight book spread

Sixty photographs from The Wight Book will be on display at Dimbola Museum and Galleries from the end of this month

Monday, 10th February, 2020 1:24pm

By Elissa Blizzard

New portrait exhibition brings community together in unexpected ways

fifty faces

The exhibition highlights the pride residents have living in the tightly-knit community

Monday, 20th January, 2020 9:52am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Dimbola pay tribute to the late Terry O’Neill: Selection of Bowie images still on display

Dimbola lodge

Dimbola are honoured to be the last place in the UK to display Terry O’Neill’s photographs of David Bowie, and still have a small selection on display until 15th December

Friday, 22nd November, 2019 6:36pm

By Sally Perry

Stunning starling murmuration on the Isle of Wight (video and photos)

Isle of Wight Starling Murmuration by Sophie Hale

A starling murmuration is a sight to behold. OnTheWight has photos and video of several thousand starlings dancing in the sky this week over the Isle of Wight

Wednesday, 6th November, 2019 8:19pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Stars of Fleet Street exhibition features iconic images

The Beatles standing by a car in the 1960s

All the photographers concerned will be attending the opening to tell a few interesting and untold stories behind some of the images.

Monday, 14th October, 2019 4:19pm

By Elissa Blizzard

Top Isle of Wight photography spots

Sunset by the needles

Isle of Wight photographer Oliver Howells shares some of the top photography spots he reckons you should consider visiting all year round.

Friday, 20th September, 2019 8:45am

By Oliver Howells

Calling all photographers: Don’t miss deadline for National Trust Photographic competition

Headon Warren

Both amateur and professional photographers are being encouraged to enter the competition, which has as its theme 'Our space to explore'.

Tuesday, 20th August, 2019 9:30am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Appley Tower’s history celebrated at Monkton Arts Centre exhibition

appley tower

A two-week exhibition celebrating the heritage of Appley Tower in Ryde opens on Bank Holiday Monday.

Tuesday, 20th August, 2019 8:36am

By Michael Lilley with 5 readers' comments