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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 […]

Central London Group January Meeting

Our first meeting of the year had as its theme Horizon – an apt metaphor for looking ahead! There was naturally a preponderance of landscapes and seascapes, although some people interpreted it less literally. The horizon can be urban or rural, immense, empty, broken up with buildings or trees, hidden by mist, flat or mountainous […]

Central London Group December Meeting

The last meeting of the year is traditionally a festive occasion and so we were particularly pleased to welcome yet more new members – our group goes from strength to strength! It is also a chance to look back over the year’s achievements and this time members brought in a single image to discuss in […]

Central London Group November Meeting

Last month’s meeting topic Night Photography elicited some fine and varied responses from our members showing the world after dark in many guises. Black and white featured strongly including atmospheric urban shots of people walking the wet pavements after dark, views through veiled hotel windows striking a slightly sinister note, the sinuous curves of a […]