Crane Kalman Brighton is a photography gallery, based in Brighton, that specialises in contemporary work ranging from the best young local talent to some of photography’s leading lights.

Much of the artists’ work can be seen in the Photographers section of this website or in the galleries of past exhibitions. Many of the prints on view are also for sale online or by contacting us.

Photo London


Crane Kalman Brighton will be exhibiting at this year’s Photo London at Somerset House in The Strand from 19th to 22nd May 2016. The gallery will be on Stand E2 on the Embankment Mezzanine.

We will be showing a selection of work by gallery artists included the late Michael Ormerod, Karine Laval, and Ellie Davies.

New Collections

Karine Laval: Heterotopia

A native of France, Karine Laval has successfully carved out a career in the New York photography world. She produces a highly distinctive and idiosyncratic style of images both for newspaper and magazine assignments as well as for her own personal work. Her artistic practice encompasses photography, video and installation/projection. Here we present examples from her latest major body of work, Heterotopia.

Laval’s images often […]

Bill Bernstein: Disco

In the first of a new programme of online exhibitions, we present a taster selection here of the recently released collection – Disco by Bill Bernstein. This series of amazing photographs takes the viewer on an access-all-areas tour of late-70s New York nightlife. Bernstein witnessed first-hand the last days of the disco scene in New York, he photographed the regulars at Studio 54, Paradise […]

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Tim Flach

More-Than-HumanMore Than Human is award-winning photographer Tim Flach‘s stunning new book – a highly original portrait of the animal kingdom – from one of the most talented animal photographers working today. A special Portfolio Limited Edition of 150 books hand-bound in Japanese mohair and featuring one of three limited edition prints is also now available to purchase. More details [PDF]

Original prints from Tim Flach‘s Dogs:Gods, Equus and More Than Human collections are available to buy from Crane Kalman Brighton.

Slim Aarons book offer

dolce-vita-cover-143To celebrate the publication of a fourth volume of Slim Aarons’ photography, Crane Kalman Brighton has teamed up with publishers Abrams and Foyle’s Books, to offer a 30% discount off the book when purchased through Foyle’s online.

Just go to and quote the code SLIM30. The new book, Slim Aarons: La Dolce Vita, reveals the photographer’s love affair with Italy and captures the essence of “the good life.”

Slim_Aaronsx3_px424_The other published titles in the Slim Aarons collection are: A Place In The Sun, Once Upon A Time and Poolside with Slim Aarons.

Original prints of all Slim Aarons‘ work are available to buy from Crane Kalman Brighton.