Monte’s photographs, which have won numerous awards, are found in many private and public collections including the Detroit Institute of Art; the University Of Michigan Museum Of Art; the Grand Rapids Art Museum; The State of Michigan; General Electric Corporation: BASF Corporation: and all Big Three Auto Manufacturers. Galleries and agents throughout the country represent his photography.
Monte is a noted writer, lecturer and teacher of photography and is the author of six highly successful photography books: How To Improve Your Photographic Vision, Statements Of Light, Monte Nagler’s Michigan, Vietnam Cambodia Thiland – A Photographic Journey, Amos Walker’s Detroit (co-authored with Loren Estelman), and Quartets – Photographs In Visual Harmony.
In addition to being a member of the esteemed Cameracraftsman of America, one of 40 members worldwide, Monte is frequently called upon to jury contests and to speak on photography topics on local radio and television shows. In addition to the many awards and acknowledgements Monte has received, the State of Michigan Senate and House have honored him with proclamations for his contributions to fine art photography.