Where’s the judge?

What are we?

  • We are “The Monoists”
  • Currently a group of almost twenty club members of varying experience who share an interest in black and white and monochrome images, including infra-red. There are usually between eight to twelve members at each meeting. It is easy to dip in and out.
  • Interests vary from knowledge of authors, paper types, inks and processes to members who just like taking and making black and white images.
  • No special skills required.

Where do we meet?

We meet at the OLC every four to six weeks or so, usually on a Tuesday evening and we have a cover charge of £5 for room hire costs.

Head and Shoulders

What do we do?

We structure our meetings around the following subjects:

  • Show and tell: Books, prints, exhibitions etc
  • Technical corner: Hints and tips
  • Explorations: A member presents on a photographer of their choice e.g. Saul Leiter, Helmut Newton etc.
  • Show case: We have a Flickr site on which we share and critique our images.
  • “Monoist Edit Fun”: We choose an image for us each to “process”.
  • Current project: “On the street”.
  • We seem to laugh quite a bit too.
Pale di San Martino, Dolomites by Franco Molteni

What don’t we do?

  • We don’t get too technical. We try to simplify everything.
  • We don’t restrict ourselves to any particular genre.
  • We don’t make anything compulsory.
  • We don’t take ourselves too seriously.

Are you interested?