Inauguration of the Plaque “Maisons des Illustres”

Inauguration of the Plaque “Maisons des Illustres”

In July 2013, the Nicéphore Niépce House Museum — founded and exclusively financed by the Speos International Photography School since 1999 — was nominated “Maisons des illustres” by the French Ministry of Culture in the presence of high-ranked French government representatives. Thus, the place where the world’s first photo was taken has finally received national recognition as a museum.

At the “Voies Off Festival” in Arles

At the “Voies Off Festival” in Arles

Speos/Maison Nicéphore Niépce will be present at the Voies Off Festival for the 15th consecutive year. Since 1996, the Voies Off Festival has been supporting a vast range of contemporary creative practices by offering their authors a scene of international renown during the Rencontres Photographiques d’Arles. In parallel to the official program, the Voies Off Festival displays the work of young emerging photographers for free.

Discover Burgundy via the “Route de la photo”

Discover Burgundy via the “Route de la photo”

Initiated by the museum Maison Nicéphore Niépce, with the collaboration of Jean-Louis Bruley, Manuel Bonnet and the mairie de Saint-Loup-de-Varennes, the “Route de la Photo” — a series of photo spots — invites you to discover Burgundy following the footsteps of Nicéphore Niépce, the inventor of photography. To take a picture of the place linked with Niépce and the invention of photography, please put your camera on the monopod! The first 5 photo spots are already set up in Saint-Loup-de-Varennes. Until the remaining photo spots are set up, you can check out the entire “Route de la Photo” on our...

  • 1
  • 2
  • 4