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Stills is 40 years old!

1 Apr 2017 - 31 Mar 2018

This year, Stills is 40 years old!

In this anniversary year, we are celebrating our history and looking ahead to an exciting future for photography in Scotland.


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Kate Davis, Nudes Never Wear Glasses, 2017, silver gelatin print

Kate Davis: 'Nudes Never Wear Glasses'

28 Jul 2017 - 8 Oct 2017

Nudes Never Wear Glasses is Kate Davis' first solo exhibition in Edinburgh and has been created especially for the context of Stills. Bringing together a new...

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Stills 40th Anniversary Exhibition: St Andrews Anniversary

Stills 40th Anniversary Exhibition: St Andrews Photography Festival

1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017

For this year’s St Andrews Photography Festival, Stills is presenting a display of exhibition posters from its archive. Dating from 1977 to the present day, these chart...

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Stills 40th Anniversary Auction

20 Oct 2017

Live auction of prints by named photographers
Fri 20 Oct
from 6pm
(auction starts at 6:30pm)

Exhibition of works
Wed 18...

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Copyright Robin Gillanders

Robin Gillanders (a retrospective)

28 Oct 2017 - 14 Jan 2018

Stills is excited to present a solo exhibition dedicated to the work of the Edinburgh-based photographic artist, Robin Gillanders. The display will showcase newly...

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News and Opportunities

Stills’ Friends enjoy great perks. If you’d like discounts in our shop, 10% off our photography and digital media courses, invitations to our special ‘Friends’ events programme and behind-the-scenes access to Stills, sign up today.

Talks & Events

Stills Shop

Ilford Image

Stills now has a specialist photographic shop located downstairs at our main reception.

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House | Work is a new partnership project between Stills and Edinburgh Art Festival to explore themes of gendered perception within caring roles and the undervaluing of unpaid care.


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Stills is working in partnership with Northern Film & Media to host 2017's Connect/Exchange residency programme.

Find out more about the selected artists and project here. 

Equipment Hire

Equipment Hire

We have a range of equipment that you can hire at subsidised rates by the day or the week. Check out our full list of equipment and book today!