Satellite Group Updates

Crouch End Satellite Group – February Update

Chris Brock
Chris Brock photo

Over the last few months the Crouch End satellite group in north London has been preparing for its 4th Annual Exhibition. It runs 24 February – 15 March 2015 at The Original Gallery in Crouch End, Hornsey Library, Haringey Park N8 9JA.

The photographers will exhibit their individual projects and visual ideas. Participating photographers are Lizzie Brown, Chris Brock, Gordana Johnson, Eva Turrell, Mark Georgiou, Alex Turner, Tony Hale, Gwen Campbell, Willi Shaer, Liz Devonshire, Mary Thompson, Amanda Eatwell, Maggie Railton, Daniel Keys, Craig Humphreys, and Illya Falchevsky.

Tony Hale
Tony Hale – Walking Through the Tunnel of Light

Mark Georgiou
Mark Georgiou – Lamatu 1

Eva Turrell
Eva Turrell – Ghenadie, Tunnel Hill, A40 lay-by

Elizabeth Brown
Elizabeth Brown – Mary & Alan

Gordana Johnson
Gordana Johnson – Londoners & Graffiti

Liz Devonshire
Liz Devonshire – Waterbabies, Minnie Mouse

Craig Humphreys
Craig Humphreys – The Fly

Central London Group January Meeting

We got off to a great start with our first meeting of the New Year in which a review of the past year’s work attracted a wide audience. The session yielded a very diverse selection of images, ranging from single images, series, project work, video and books in a variety of genres – street, topographic, still life, landscape and portraits. It was good to see some new faces and their contributions were warmly received. The general feedback was encouraging and we are all now ready to go ahead with plans for the coming year……

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Under the DLR at Canary Wharf by Vivienne Lewis

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From the series Sea and Rock by Sue Czapska

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Simon Butcher

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Mark Chase Brown

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Corte Maggiore, afternoon 11th Oct 2014 by Peter Luck

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From the book An Accumulation of Days by Ingrid Newton

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Geoff Titley

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Edith Templeton

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Je suis Checkpoint Charlie by Chris Burrows

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Rashida Mangera

Our next meeting will take place on Wednesday 18th February 2015 at 18.45 at the usual venue – The Artworkers Guild, 6 Queens Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 3AT. There will be no fixed topic this month as we will be using some of the time to discuss the forthcoming year’s programme and annual exhibition so we would welcome any ideas, suggestions or requests that you may have. In the remaining time, we propose a discussion of any photography-related topic of interest- eg. a book, image or particular exhibition which has inspired you, and of course please bring along any work you wish to share. Prints or digital images on a memory stick please.

Advance notice for March meeting – the topic will be Place.

Putney Group January Meeting

Zara Sumpton
Zara Sumpton photo

Tammy Marlar

Just a short note to remind everyone that we have our next monthly meeting January 21st, from 7–9pm. The main topic of discussion will of course be our exhibition, looming up fast. I very much enjoyed our last meeting where we saw some excellent interpretations of our chosen piece of music – Holst’s ‘Piano Trio’ (see examples above).

For further details of the meeting email Andrew

Central London Group December Meeting

The wine flowed and the books were passed around and pored over during our last session before Christmas. People shared a wide range of inspiring photography books and favourite images from books. It was interesting to see members’ choices and to have the opportunity to experience at first hand some unusual books from less widely known photographers. Bill Brandt proved to be the most popular photographer with no less than four different books brought by four different people! Other photographers included Elliot Erwitt, Gabriele Basilico, Don McCullin, Luigi Ghirri, Paul Caponigro, Thomas Boivin, Michael Ward and Peter Müller. A list with further details will be circulated to members. A really informative and fun evening….

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Our next meeting will take place on Wednesday 21st January 2015 at 18.45 at the usual venue – The Artworkers Guild, 6 Queens Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 3AT. We will be having a review of the past year so please bring along your best photographs to share together with any thoughts about new projects and ideas. Prints or digital images on a memory stick please.

Dulwich/Sydenham December Meeting Update

Katie Waggett
Katie Waggett photo

Five LIP members and one guest came together on Wednesday night, 3rd December. We shared some good food, excellent wine and conversation, and still found time to enjoy some images with varied approaches to the theme of ‘Endings’ as well as other photographs and an animated GIF! Thanks to Yoke for hosting and to everyone who contributed consumables.

We also discussed the year ahead and decided to explore the possibility of a group exhibition (and maybe a book) probably on the theme of ‘Life Cycles’. Watch this space for developments.

Julien Lesage
Julien Lesage photo

Yoke Matze
Yoke Matze photo

John Chappelow
John Chappelow photo