With Gordon Jackson, June Thorburn, Maya Koumani, Terence Alexander. The Queen’s Gallery at Buckingham Palace gives a welcome airing to the powerful Crimean War photographs of Roger Fenton. Roger Fenton is a towering figure in England history of photography. One of Roger Fenton’s most famous photographs – an eerily empty valley in the Crimea strewn with cannonballs – brilliantly captured the aftermath of the charge of the heavy brigade at Balaclava and the brutality of the Crimean War. He achieved widespread recognition for his photographs of the Crimean War in 1855. But his past catches up when an elderly visitor is murdered in his office. The RPS Awards for outstanding contributions to the work of The Society - The Fenton Medals: This award, established in 1980, is named after Roger Fenton, one of The Society's founders and until 1856 its Honorary Secretary. (Awards Manager) Kevin Marcus Bradley Marcus (Co-Awards Manager) ACTING: Jeff Rector Bobbie Bresee David Borunda DIRECTION: Richard Correll Tom DeSanto Max Schwartz WRITING: Mike Werb Bradley Marcus Kevin Marcus MUSIC: Al Kaplan Jon Kaplan Kurt Reichenbach PRODUCTION DESIGN: Mark Altman Cal Sakaniwa EDITING: Roger Fenton Jared Robinson. Although he eventually gave up photography, Roger Fenton had made a significant contribution to the promotion of this revolutionary art form. He went to Russia in 1852 to photographed the landmarks of Kiev and Moscow and founded the Photographic Society. The award is made to a member or non-member who has made an outstanding contribution to the work of The Royal Photographic Society. This award is named after Roger Fenton, one of The Society’s founders and then for several years its Honorary Secretary. Roger Fenton has been released from prison and stared to build a new life. Roger Fenton (English, 1819–1869)/Featured at the Clark Art Institute Orientalist Study, 1858. A few years earlier, the Gernsheims had acquired Fenton's own set of 360 Crimean War photographs, together with his letters from the Crimea. In 1853 he was appointed the first official photographer of the British Museum in 1854. The two men are in fact white Europeans, posing in a London studio. Usually, no more than three or four Fenton Medals are awarded each year. 43 Roger Fenton to Grace Fenton, 4–5 April 1855, Fenton Letter-book. 44 Gordon Baldwin et al., All the mighty world: the photographs of Roger Fenton, 1852–1860 (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2004). Directed by Montgomery Tully. Roger Fenton’s 1855 photo “The Valley of the Shadow of Death” is the first famous photograph of war, depicting a barren road littered with cannonballs fired during the Crimean War.