Archive for the 'Greenwich Group'

Greenwich LIP Group March meeting

Four presentations as usual. – this time all very much about people. Michael Mundy began with a portfolio of black and white prints. Most were portraits, those of sleeping people and those of Covent Garden street performers before or after their act standing out. We urged him to see them published. All this work was […]

Greenwich LIP Group February meetup

Four presentations as usual. Tony Othen, chairing in the absence of John Levett, began with a consideration of the work of Lord Snowdon based around two books of London photos from the beginning and end of his career, and a survey of his portraits.  This led into a presentation of portraits by Greenwich member Martin […]

Greenwich LIP Group January 2017 meeting

Four presentations as usual. John Levett kicked things off with a meditation on how to talk about photos, taking recent photos of his own as reference but ranging wider in his argument. Along the way this touched on the matter of how terminology relates to purpose: the ‘snap’ may not aspire to art but it […]

Greenwich LIP Group December meetup :: the book edition

We sustain our traditions: if it’s December, it’s books. Or book-like things. And not necessarily on photography, so long as it has some bearing on how we think about photography. Here’s the reading list: The Letters of van Gogh Attitudes not unlike ours about photography? Edwin Heathcote (photos by Sue Barr): London Caffs Fond document […]

Greenwich LIP Group November meeting

Only three presentations this time but a decent-sized gathering found plenty to discuss. Carol Kenna opened with a successful  evocation of a village in the far south-west of Ireland using images and composed spoken text together. Images and text were also given separately and generally thought to stand up pretty well. Encouragement given to perhaps […]