Archive for the 'Central London Group'

Central London Group June Meeting

A slightly smaller meeting than usual but still a dozen showing work. The theme ‘coast’ brought a selection of beach and harbour scenes from many parts of the world, and a tribute to Bill Brandt’s sculptural nudes on the shore. Two more photographers had also gravitated to the Sussex coast, one finding colours and land-forms […]

Central London Group May Meeting

May’s theme of Mirror produced a fine and varied selection of responses. There were reflections galore in a multitude of different surfaces – the blurred and distorted shapes of passers-by reflected in chrome, multiple reflections on the gleaming body and wing mirror of a vintage car, a staged set up involving a mirror and coloured […]

Central London Group April Meeting

At our April meeting members showed work on their current projects. As usual at these meetings the work displayed the variety of our interests and approaches and gave us lots of exciting work. The session moved from the hidden world of West Africa in the 1970s shown in part of an extensive archive, to Camden […]

Central London Group March Meeting

The session began with the sad news of the death of Ariadne van de Ven, a founder member of the group and one who had given much to it. We saw again her Kolkata photos from the last LIP Central exhibition. Members of the group will care for her archive. The theme which the meeting […]

Central London Group February Meeting

In our last meeting we looked at photographs with the theme of Chiaroscuro. Chiaroscuro was traditionally an oil painting technique, developed during the Renaissance, that uses strong tonal contrasts between light and dark to model three-dimensional forms, often to dramatic effect. Some of our interpretations of the term were subject to a bit of ‘poetic […]