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Central London Group September Meeting

The theme for our September meeting was “vintage”. As ever there were a wide variety of interpretations – clothes, cars even people can be vintage. There was a bit of debate as to how old something had to be to qualify as vintage but in the end we decided that it was simply as old […]

Central London Group August 2018 Meeting

Instead of our normal meeting at the Art Workers’ Guild, our group organised a photo trip for the month of August. Canvey Island was the destination. Most of us who made the trip had never visited before so it was a bit of an adventure, getting the train from Fenchurch Street and alighting in the […]

Central London Group July 2018 Meeting

The theme for the July meeting was Fitzrovia – that part of London between Bloomsbury and Marylebone. A diverse area famous for pubs and the Post Office Tower (yes we all still think of it as that) which has rich pickings for photographers. Most of us walked around the area – some with greater degrees […]

Central London Group June 2018 Meeting

‘Still life’ may have seemed like a rather conservative choice of theme for this session but thirteen of us proved that very wrong. Sure, decaying white and red roses were sadly beautiful, prompting a voicing of Blake’s ‘Sick Rose’, and there were oranges in traditional manner but the words ‘still life’ also brought a set […]

Central London Group May 2018 Meeting

The theme announced for this session was Amnesia, suggested with two things in mind: communal or political amnesia and the possibility that sometimes taking the photo wipes out all other detail of an experience. In the event most of us chose instead to concentrate on personal memory loss. For some the fading memory of forbears […]