Why the Photography Village?
St Monans has a unique mix of aspects of photography, past and present :
We have the Jim Matthew Camera Collection, one of the largest ever amassed by one person, with a unique collection of Kodak Brownie models;
We have competition winning views, some now on display in prestigious galleries, that are a magnet for photographers from all over the world;
We have a notable place in the history of photography, with a treasure trove of images taken by William Easton and others;
Photography has a special place in the artistic life of the village and its community arts festival;
And not least, we saw the importance of linking these and recognising their collective value as a community asset.
Want to know more? Then read on, with these articles about Eastman, Easton, and our East Neuk Photography Village …
A pioneer of photography who lived and worked in St Monans, part of our rich local photographic heritage – read more about him and …
The East Neuk
Photographers travel from all over the world to the East Neuk fishing villages – and especially to St Monans. To find out why, read …