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WELCOME

If you are interested in photography then come and join us at Cheltenham Camera Club. As the largest club in Gloucestershire, we have a wealth of experience to support you, whether you’re a beginner or advanced worker. Our in-house team provides training, support to gain photographic distinctions and a weekly 7pm Focus Group before our main meeting. At the main meeting, we have presentations from experienced photographers covering a wide range of subjects, as well as critiques, competitions, all designed to encourage members. Members also receive our weekly email updates that cover everything you need to know. The club also runs a members’ annual exhibition, Gloucestershire Young Photographers’ competition and an internationally renowned photo salon that attracts photographers from all over the world.

Martin Fry FRPS EFIAP/g AV-EFIAP ABPE APAGB
chair@cheltenhamcameraclub.co.uk

EVENTS

Date
21 February THE CHAIRMAN’S EVENING
Traditionally there is no detailed advance publicity for this evening’s entertainment. Come along to discover whom he has invited – or will he present his own work?
Holy Apostles Church Hall
28 February MY PHOTOGRAPHY
James Woodend returns to the Club. See Programme for full details.
Holy Apostles Church Hall
7 March ERIC FRANKS AND JEAN KRIER TROPHIES Holy Apostles Church Hall

NOTICES

  • CISP is now open for you to submit you entries to the prestigious Salon. All are encouraged to do so. There are 5 sections Colour, Monochrome, Creative, Travel and Nature. So something must suit you. See the Salon section of the website for the rules and get searching your image banks for image to submit.

  • 23rd February:- Nature Group trip to Slimbridge. See the forum under Nature Group for full details

WHAT WE DO

Print Appreciation

We review sets of anonymous prints, discussing what we like and what could be improved.

Popular with New Members!

A great introduction to the art of reviewing images.

Guest Speakers

Experienced photographers are invited to present their images on the large screen

An Entertaining Evening

We invite experts from all over the country to show us interesting images and explain why and how they took them.

Training Workshops

We run several training courses, covering basic to advanced photography.

Small Groups, reasonably priced!

Evening training courses are run separately to club nights. They cover topics such as Basic Camera Skills, Lightroom, Photoshop, HDR and Advanced Techniques.

Internal Competitions

External judges are invited to review both prints and images

Annual Challenge

We also run a monthly competiton on the website where we all get to vote!

External Competitions

A selection of our best images take part in battles against local clubs.

Recognising Talent!

We also celebrate the distinctions awarded to members by associations.

International Salon

Each year we receive thousands of entries from around the world for our international salon.

Over 130 Awards!

The standard is always high. As each competitor can enter up to 20 images it’s worth a go!

Outings

We organise trips out to photographic locations to take snaps together!

Recent Locations

Some of our recent trips have been to London, Waterfalls, Gloucester Docks, Raglan Castle and Edinburgh.

Annual Exhibition

A selection of our prints and digital images are put on show to the public each year.

Award Presentation

As part of the exhibition, cups and shields are awarded for the best entries.

Sub-Groups

We run several successful sub-groups that specialise in areas of photography.

Nature Group

The Nature Group frequently organise outings to nature reserves and other areas of interest.

WHERE WE MEET

We meet in Charlton Kings on Thursday evenings from September to May, at 7.30 for 7.45pm.

Our normal venue is the Holy Apostles Church Hall, which has recently been renovated and provides excellent facilities.

Holy Apostles Church Hall,
Charlton Kings,
Cheltenham,
GL52 6HW

To view a map or find out more about membership please click here

DISTINCTIONS

Our club provides support and encouragement to members wishing to gain photographic distinctions.

Congratulations to all those members who gained distinctions this year!

To view some of the winning panels submitted visit our Roll of Honour page.