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.

Cream18 – A Showcase of Graduate Photography

Following on from the success of previous showcases of some of the best BA photography graduates, Crane Kalman Brighton is pleased to return with Cream 2018, an exhibition featuring a new selection of the most interesting and diverse photographic talents to emerge from 2017.

The exhibition includes graduates from the most prestigious universities and colleges the length and breadth of the country from Edinburgh to Brighton; London to Cornwall.

Cream 2018: A Showcase of Graduate Photography Talent runs from the 2nd of November – 14th December at the Brighton Centre for Photography, University of Brighton, 154-155 Edward Street, Brighton, BN2 0JG

New Collections

Joseph Ford – Knitted Camouflage

British photographer Joseph Ford has produced a series of eye-catching and humorous tromp l’oeil images under the title ‘Knitted Camouflage’. Working with knitwear designer Nina Dodd, each image has been meticulously crafted combining location, model and knitwear to camouflage people into their backgrounds to seamless effect.

The photography is quite time-consuming, but it’s all broken down into little chunks. Most of the locations are places […]

Samuel Hicks – Neon Stories & Las Luminarias

Young British photographer, Samuel Hicks, has two new projects that we are presenting here. The first, is an on-going project, Neon Stories. Each meticulously crafted image takes its inspiration from song lyrics that have significant meaning to the photographer. The images have been taken in different locations across the UK and US with lyrics from artists as diverse as Skepta and David Bowie.

Hicks’s other […]

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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.

Karine Laval book offer

Karine Laval’s new book, ‘Poolscapes’ published by Steidl, looking back at the first 10 years of her career and covering her main bodies of work, ‘The Pool’ and ‘Poolscapes’ is now available.

Books are priced at £40, but we have a number of copies available at a discounted price of £35 (+ £7.50 P+P in the UK). If you would like to order one, please contact

Slim Aarons prints

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