Croydon Camera Club
Croydon Camera Club
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Who Are We ?

We are Croydon Camera Club, founded on 10th March 1890, and one of England's oldest photographic societies.

Today, we are a Club of enthusiastic photographers with a wide range of styles and interests.

We meet every Wednesday evening (except during August) in the Croydon area.



Year Month Day What's On Description
2013 September 04 Lecture First Night Back
Chairman’s evening - with 2013 awards, and four club members talking about their photo experiences

2013 September 11 Lecture "Digital plant photography"
Adrian Davies ARPS
Adrian is a well known local photographer and author who has just produced a new book on the same subject.

2013 September 18 Print Competition Print Competition 1
Paul Adams DPAGB
See the Competition Rules PDF and general instructions.

2013 September 25 Lecture "An evening with Mike Dales"
Mike Dales ARPS
A selection of prints and how they were produced.

2013 October 02 Trophy Competition Monochrome Print Competition
Glyn Bareham LRPS, Judge
The winner will hold the Bamber Trophy for one year. The Competition is for Prints only.
See the Competition Rules PDF and general instructions.

2013 October 09 Digital Competition Digital Competition 1
Darren Pullman, Judge
(Please send your entries to the Competition Organiser)
See the Competition Rules PDF and general instructions.

2013 October 16 Lecture "Exploring Oman in a 4x4"
David Harford LRPS

2013 October 23 SLF Competition Wednesday SLF Colour Print competition
Martin Faiers, Judge
** Note: The match is at CROYDON **

2013 October 29 SLF Competition Tuesday SLF Digital competition
** Note: The match is at West Wickham **

2013 October 30 Lecture "Fungi, Flora & Fauna of South England"
Nigel Choat
The title says it all.

2013 November 06 Lecture "Sharks and other friends"
Paul Flandinette
A diver’s eye view of life in the deep.

2013 November 13 Lecture "An evening with David Candlish"
In the pursuit of an image, he has doused himself in cream, placed lit candles on his head, dressed himself as Darth Vader, and bound his face with sticky tape. In this practical session, he will explain some of his methods, and give us the opportunity to take some shots for ourselves. So bring your cameras for what David promises will be, on this occasion, a mess free evening.

2013 November 13 SLF Competition Wednesday SLF Monochrome Print competition
** Note: The match is at Mitcham **

2013 November 20 Digital Competition Digital Competition 2
Gordon Roots ARPS, Judge
(Please send your entries to the Competition Organiser)
See the Competition Rules PDF and general instructions.

2013 November 23 Social Saturday Club Dinner.
Meet at 7:00pm for a 7:30pm start.
This year it's the Koz Mediterranean Restaurant at 580 Wickham Road, Shirley, CR0 8DN. (0208-777-2773).
Read the menu.

2013 November 27 Print Competition Print Competition 2
Mick White LRPS, Judge
See the Competition Rules PDF and general instructions.

2013 December 04 Lecture MEMBERS' EVENING.
How to prepare your pictures for the exhibition: Wally will cut mount board and frame his photographs.
Talking Pictures: You judge and critique a selection of digital images.

2013 December 11 Digital Competition Digital Competition 3
David Harford LRPS, Judge
(Please send your entries to the Competition Organiser)
See the Competition Rules PDF and general instructions.

2013 December 18 Lecture "Is this the printer of your disc content?"
Clive Tanner FRPS
A talk on colour and mono record work.

2013 December 25 NO MEETING NO MEETING

2014 January 01 NO MEETING NO MEETING

2014 January 08 Digital Competition Digital Competition 4
Gerald Kitiyakara LRPS, Judge
(Please send your entries to the Competition Organiser)
See the Competition Rules PDF and general instructions.

2014 January 15 Print Competition Print Competition 3
John Nathan ARPS, Judge
See the Competition Rules PDF and general instructions.

2014 January 15 Annual Exhibition Last Day to submit your DIGITAL and SLIDE entries for the Annual Exhibition

2014 January 15 Annual Exhibition Last Day to submit your PRINT entries for the Annual Exhibition

2014 January 22 Lecture "Airborne fast-jet photography"
Geoffrey Lee
How it is done, by a top flight air-to-air photographer whose experience goes back more than 30 years.

2014 January 29 Lecture Audio-visual presentation to be announced



2014 February 05 Lecture "Wildlife photography My Way"
Paul Shilliam
A further perspective on how the specialists do it.

2014 February 12 Print Competition Print Competition 4
Tim Morland ARPS, Judge
See the Competition Rules PDF and general instructions.

2014 February 16 Annual Exhibition Exhibition judging date.

2014 February 19 Digital Competition Digital Competition 5
Rosemary Wilman, Hon FRPS, Judge
(Please send your entries to the Competition Organiser)
See the Competition Rules PDF and general instructions.

2014 February 26 Lecture "I Did It My Way"
An evening for members to show their images: any subject.

2014 March 05 Lecture "Re-enactments and the Calgary Stampede"
Marilyn Taylor, ARPS
A presentation

2014 March 12 Lecture MEMBERS' EVENING
Details to be advised.

2014 March 16 Subscriptions Your club membership subscription is due for renewal soon.

2014 March 17 Annual Exhibition Monday Opening of the Annual Exhibition, PHOTO 2014, at the Clocktower Café.
17:30 Doors open.
18:30 Presentations begin.
20:00 Closes, Doors locked.

2014 March 19 Lecture "A mixed Spanish Omelette"
Eric Doyle
A talk by our long-standing Spain-based member

2014 March 26 Trophy Competition The "Croydon Centenary Trophy" Competition
Our annual inter-club invitation fixture for prints and digital images.
David Mendus, Judge

2014 April 01 Subscriptions Your club membership subscription is due for renewal today.

2014 April 02 Annual Exhibition Exhibition Awards Night at the club house.
Monica Weller FRPS
(Note: This is NOT at the exhibition venue)

2014 April 09 Subscriptions Your club membership subscription was due for renewal on April 1st.

2014 April 09 Trophy Competition Nature Competition
Mervyn Seltzer ARPS, Judge
Annual competition for the David Eaves Trophy.
See the Competition Rules PDF and general instructions.

2014 April 12 Annual Exhibition Saturday Close of the Annual Exhibition, PHOTO 2014, at the Clocktower Café.

2014 April 16 Subscriptions Your club membership subscription was due for renewal on April 1st.

2014 April 16 NO MEETING NO MEETING.
Church Hall not available.

2014 April 23 Portrait Practical Bring Your Cameras.

2014 April 26 SLF Competition Saturday SLF Competition Finals
** Note: The match is at Beckenham **

2014 April 30 Print Competition Print Competition 5
Jay Charnock FRPS, Judge
See the Competition Rules PDF and general instructions.

2014 May 07 Lecture "A pictorial approach to colour"
Tom Davie ARPS
The work of a print photographer of long standing.

2014 May 14 Digital Competition Digital Competition 6
Roger Reynolds FRPS, Judge
(Please send your entries to the Competition Organiser)
See the Competition Rules PDF and general instructions.

2014 May 21 Print Competition Print Competition 6
Cynthia James LRPS, Judge
See the Competition Rules PDF and general instructions.

2014 May 28 Meeting Annual General Meeting (AGM)
Please note that as there will be a lot to get through on the evening, this meeting will start promptly at 8pm and owing to the importance of matters to be discussed for the future of the club, all members are urged to attend.

2014 June 04 To Be Announced To Be Announced
To Be Announced

2014 June 11 Trophy Competition PRINT of the Year Competition
Judge: To Be Announced
Members' own choice of their entries from the 2013/2014 internal PRINT Competitions. Competing for the Duthoit Trophy.
See the Competition Rules PDF and general instructions.

2014 June 18 To Be Announced To Be Announced
To Be Announced

2014 June 25 Trophy Competition DIGITAL Image of the Year Competition
Judge: To Be Announced
Members' own choice of their entries from the 2013/2014 internal Projected DIGITAL Image Competitions. Competing for the Mees Trophy.
See the Competition Rules PDF and general instructions..

2014 July 02 To Be Announced To Be Announced
To Be Announced

2014 July 09 Trophy Competition Judge: To Be Announced
The set subject this year is THREE. Competing for the Master Trophy.

2014 July 16 To Be Announced To Be Announced
To Be Announced

2014 July 23 Social Our Annual Summer BBQ Party
Hosted by Wally and Hilary Conquy

2014 July 30 NO MEETING NO MEETING
Summer Break. Meet again Wednesday 3rd September

2014 August 06 NO MEETING NO MEETING
Summer Break. Meet again Wednesday 3rd September

2014 August 13 NO MEETING NO MEETING
Summer Break. Meet again Wednesday 3rd September

2014 August 20 NO MEETING NO MEETING
Summer Break. Meet again Wednesday 3rd September

2014 August 27 NO MEETING NO MEETING
Summer Break. Meet again Wednesday 3rd September

2014 September 03 To Be Announced Start of the new year.