Bensusan Museum of Photography

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Where? Museum Africa, 121 Bree Street, Newtown, Johannesburg.

When? Tuesday to Sunday from 09h00 to 17h00.

How? Call +27 (0)11 833-5624

How much? Falls into price group R1 to R100 per person. Confirm with the provider.

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Newtown, in Gauteng

Visit the Bensusan Museum of Photography

The Bensusan Museum of Photography is home to a collection of rare and valuable precision-made photographic equipment. For example, a very early Daguerre camera - bought by his English rival, WH Fox Talbot, in 1839, the year that the invention of photography was announced to the world - is on display. The collector's gallery shows how, seemingly impossible obstacles to photography's evolution were solved by ingenious engineering solutions.

The museum also collects the pictures made using this equipment - from the earliest wet-plate prints, to experiments in 3D such as stereoscopic views and holograms, to digital images. The museum also specialises in preserving the work of South African photographers. Along the way interactive toys, darkrooms and multimedia shows teach basic lessons in the principles of optics, light and the moving image, and the fundamentals of photography.

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