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WELCOME

Martin FrySummer is nearly over and those magical moments captured forever. If you are interested in photography then join us at CCC.

Whether you are just a beginner or even advanced photographer we have a packed programme that will delight and challenge and a team ready to support you in all aspects of photography. Our first meeting is on Thursday September 6th when we will be showing the best from photographers around the world in our 2018 International Salon. You will definitely be inspired. We look forward to seeing you there.

Martin Fry
chair@cheltenhamcameraclub.co.uk

EVENTS

Date Event Location
25 October PRINT AGGREGATE ROUND 1
Judge: John Haines
Holy Apostles Church Hall
1 November ONE MAN AND HIS VAN
Tony Gervis FRPS returns to Cheltenham. See programme for more info.
Holy Apostles Church Hall
8 November THE SEARCH FOR FOCUS – MY JOURNEY IN PHOTOGRAPHY
Leigh Woolford DPAGB, EFIAP AWPF. See programme for more info
Holy Apostles Church Hall

NOTICES

  • Annual Challenge. This month’s category is ‘Mono’. Upload your entries by 31 October

  • SUNDAY OCTOBER 21ST – NATURE VISIT TO BATSFORD ARBORETUM
    Meet in the car park at 9.45 for a 10am start. Batsford Arboretum, Moreton-in-Marsh GL56 9AD

  • 1st November:- Upload PDI’s for ‘Aggregate Round 2 – Open’ and ‘Open Critique’

  • First Tuesday:- 6th November, external image bank critique evening.

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.