See how artists and photographers have been inspired by Britain's landscapes. Explore by region or theme.
Find out more about how photographers from the past have treated rural, urban and human landscapes, in Colin Harding's selection of images from the National Museum of Photography Film and Television collection.
The natural landscape of Britain has long been a source of inspiration to photographers. Seemingly timeless and immutable, it is also constantly changing.
The natural landscape can be a stark contrast to the works of man. But combining natural and man-made subjects can illuminate our relationship with the environment.
By the 1840s, photographers began to look to the city for inspiration. Cliffs and valleys were replaced by buildings and streets in vivid depictions of the urban environment.