Monte is a noted writer, lecturer and teacher of photography. He has conducted many classes and seminars throughout the world. Not only has he written a popular newspaper column, but he is also the author of six highly successful photography books. Frequently, he is called upon to jury competitions and to speak on photography topics on local radio and television stations.
His photographs, which have won numerous worldwide, national & international recognitions, are found in many private, public and art museum collections. Galleries, art dealers, interior designers, and publishing companies throughout the United States and Canada represent his photography.