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Set Subject Competition 3

27/04/2017

The subject of our third set subject competition is “Alone”. more

Annual Exhibition

06/05/2017

With our Annual Spring Exhibition now an established event in the Swavesey year, this is our opportunity to demonstrate our skills to the public. more

And Your Bird Can Sing

11/05/2017

Chris Gomersall is one of the country’s foremost wildlife and bird photographers. more

Image Of The Year

18/05/2017

Winners of the Years competitions (both PDIs and prints) will be considered for the overall “Image of the Year”. more

Composing An Image and
the Art of Monochrome

25/05/2017

Micki Aston MCIoJ CPAGB works as a professional stock photographer and, while specializing in landscape photography, she will happily shoot any subject that she finds interesting. more

Club Outing:
Cambridge University Botanic Gardens

04/06/2017

With the college closed for half term, we will take the opportunity to visit the Botanic Gardens in Cambridge. Since its opening in 1846, Cambridge University Botanic Garden has been an inspiration for all visitors. more

Essential Composition
(20 Ways to Improve your images)

08/06/2017

Chris Upton ARPS last came to Swavesey in April 2014 and gave an excellent talk based on his travel photography. This time his talk will be on composition. Many photographers cite composition as the most difficult aspect of photography to master. more

Club Outing - May Bumps, Cambridge

14/06/2017

Finally, for this season, "May Bumps" on Wendesday 14th June 2017. more

Pairs Competition (projected images)

15/06/2017

A light hearted informal competition evening – format to be decided, but rest assured there will be pictures and prizes. more

Annual General Meeting

22/06/2017

Your chance to influence the club’s direction as it continues its quest to provide great value for its subscription. Have your say, join the committee, volunteer for a job. more

Local photo opportunities this summer!

28/06/2017

The College is closed for the summer, and the official programme, including outings will start again in September. However, that doesn't mean that there aren't any opportunities to join with other members to take advantage of the huge range of local photo opportunities! more

Annual Dinner and Prize-giving

29/06/2017

Our Annual Dinner grows in popularity year on year. We return once more to Bourn Golf Club for this event. more

Annual SCC Summer BBQ

07/09/2017

As we announced at the AGM, we are restarting the Annual SCC Summer BBQ get-together and fundraising event. more

Welcome Night

14/09/2017

Out first meeting of the new season after the summer break is a week later than in previous years. more

Workshop: Improving Your Photographs

21/09/2017

This evening will be devoted to discussing a few images we have each picked ourselves and learning from other experienced photographers in the club how they could be improved to look their best. more

An evening in Cambridge (Club Outing)

28/09/2017

With the college closed, we shall visit our local historic city, which offers plenty of opportunities for photographing the city streets (sunset 18:43), before gathering in a local hostelry to compare notes at the end of the evening. more

Ramblings from the Rambin’ Man Fair 2016

05/10/2017

Club member and competition judge Ian Johnson LRPS has passions not only for photography but also for heavy metal music. Tonight's presentation is an AV from the Ramblin’ Man Fair, a short version of which was instrumental in the club winning the inter-club Felicity Bickley Trophy for Audio Visual Presentations last year. more

Prickwillow Ploughing Festival

07/10/2017

Prickwillow Ploughing Festival in on the 7th and 8th October is held at Prickwillow Drainage Engine Museum. more

Cyril Chorley Trophy

14/10/2017

External competition hosted by Chelmsford Camera Club. The "Cyril Chorley Trophy" requires a panel of Six Prints in this Inter-Club Competition more

Photography Tour at Orford Ness

14/10/2017

Explore the Ness including the Cold War weapons testing area. A small number of places on a rare expedition to spend a whole day on Orford Ness including working up close to the famous Pagodas in the Cold War AWRE area. more

A Photographic Journey With Birds

19/10/2017

Professor Thomas Hanahoe FRPS retired from the University of Hertfordshire (as deputy vice-chancellor) in 2005 and then for eight years enjoyed being the Chairman of West Hertfordshire NHS Hospitals Trust. more

Lackford Lakes (Club Outing)

29/10/2017

On the recommendation from Lewis and Sarah Turner (former SCC members) there is a trip to the Suffolk Wildlife Trust reserve at Lackford Lakes. more

Melbourn Trophy Competition

02/11/2017

External competition hosted by Melbourn and District PC. This projected image competition is between 8 clubs in the local region. more

Dave Mason's Street photography in East London (Club Outing)

04/11/2017

Dave gave a great talk last season on street photography. We were pleased to discover that he will provide Guided Photographic Tours of East London for 5 - 6 hours. more

Monochrome Trophy

09/11/2017

The second competition of the year - the Monochrome trophy more

Photography Pictorialism from the late 19th Century to the early 20th Century

16/11/2017

Tony Bramley FRPS will present an exploration of the beginnings of photography as art, known as Pictorialism. more

Reflections On The Southern Ocean

23/11/2017

Club member Jon Watkins used to work for the British Antarctic Survey as a marine ecologist. As a keen photographer, he took his camera on his travels. more

Set Subject Competition 1 - "Earth, Wind or Fire"

30/11/2017

The third competition of the season and the first set subject competition is “Earth, Wind or Firemore

The Art of Punk and New Wave

01/12/2017

The Fine Art Of Punk & New Wave’ hits the road, the largest photography exhibition tour of its kind, at Elms Mini Showroom Cambridge on Friday 1 December 2017 at 19:30 more

Foto-Fusion

07/12/2017

Jim Hartje ARPS DPAGB APAGB EFIAP will give his talk which is a miscellany of digital imagery, tips & ideas – where we explore the fine line amid reality, invention and trickery in photography. more

Annual Projected Image Competition- **RESCHEDULED**

14/12/2017

The first competition of the season! - DPI competition more

e-luminate (Club Outing)

01/01/2018

Pub evening/e-luminate. Next e-Luminate Cambridge dates: 9 - 14 February 2018 more

Members Night

11/01/2018

Now established as our New Year opener, the floor is open to our members. more

Colour Print Competition

18/01/2018

An open competition with a maximum of four mounted colour prints. more

PAGB GB Cup

20/01/2018

20/21 January (Sat/Sun) GB Cup Judging Pontefract more

Composing an Image and the Art of Monochrome

25/01/2018

Micki Aston MCIoJ CPAGB LRPS works as a professional stock photographer and, while specializing in landscape photography more

Deep Sky Astrophotography

01/02/2018

Club member David Davies has often showed us some of his astronomical images. more

EAF Inter Club PDI Championship

04/02/2018

EAF PDI Championships at Fulbourn Community Centre more

Bamber Trophy Competition

08/02/2018

A set of five digital projected images, to demonstrate a wide range of subject matter and techniques more

e-luminate (Club Outing)

14/02/2018

Pub evening/e-luminate, Next e-Luminate Cambridge dates: 9 - 14 February 2018 more

Half Term - College Closed

15/02/2018

With the college closed for half term there will be no meeting.

My Journey to Find My Creative Side

22/02/2018

Christine Hart LRPS DPAGB BPE judged our “Alone” competition last year. more

St Ives Interprint

24/02/2018

Inter-club print competition. The 36th annual Interprint competition. This competition is highly regarded in the East Anglian Region due to the high standard it has achieved over the years. more

Set subject competition 2 - “Raw Power"

01/03/2018

The subject of our second set subject competition is “Raw Powermore

EAF Print Club Championship

04/03/2018

Interclub print completion based on 25 prints more

Safari to the Back Garden and Beyond

08/03/2018

Barrie Hatten DPAGB and Liz Hatten will be returning to the club to show us how to take a natural history journey through our local environment with our cameras more

Creative Techniques with Camera and Software

15/03/2018

Ann Miles FRPS MPAGB EFIAP FBPE As well as presenting many of her own images, this lecture includes discussion of the early history of photography more

Bill Dunn Competition (External Competition)

20/03/2018

Hosted by Peterborough Photographic Society and open to Swavesey Camera Club members. The theme of the competition is “Creative Photography”. more

Creative Photography

22/03/2018

Barbie Lyndsay EFIAP/s MPAGB FBPE is a founder member of the renowned Beyond Group of photographers. The Group’s website says: ‘Barbie is a photographic obsessive. She lives and thrives on the photographic medium. more

Themed Print Panel Competition

29/03/2018

The seventh competition of the year - the Themed Print Panel Competition more

The Felicity Bickley Trophy

04/04/2018

The Felicity Bickley Trophy 2018 Leighton Buzzard Camera Club more

St Neots Friendly

05/04/2018

St Neots Friendly hosted at Swavesey. more

Members Evening

12/04/2018

The college is not closed for Easter. Tonight was a "Members Evening" May well be the re-scheduled Set Subject 2 competition now. - *** Now Confirmed ***

Coast - Sunny Hunny (Hunstanton) (Club Outing)

15/04/2018

Hunstanton has something for everyone - beautiful cliffs and coastline for the landscape photographer, English seaside scenes for the street photographer and seagulls for the wildlife photographer. more

Coast - Sunny Hunny (Hunstanton) (Club Outing)

15/04/2018

Hunstanton has something for everyone - beautiful cliffs and coastline for the landscape photographer, English seaside scenes for the street photographer and seagulls for the wildlife photographer. more

A Cambridge Diary

19/04/2018

Martin Bond is an acclaimed photographer who works in and around Cambridge. His amazing photographs of daily life and scenes are posted each day on his website and he has been capturing his ‘picture of the day’ continuously for seven years, building a wonderful celebration of Cambridge life. more

Set Subject Competition 3 - "Within Five Miles of Home"

26/04/2018

The subject of our third and finally set subject competition is “Within Five Miles of Homemore

Annual Spring Exhibition

28/04/2018

With our Annual Exhibition now an established event in the Swavesey year, this is our opportunity to demonstrate our skills to the public. more

The Law of Averages Says…

03/05/2018

Roger Hance FRPS, AFIAP, BPE5* has been a club photographer for over thirty years. Having achieved the rare distinction of being awarded three RPS fellowships in one year, he subsequently served on both the Licentiate and the Natural History panels of the RPS for a number of years. more

Image of The Year

10/05/2018

Club members will have a second chance to see the winning entries from this season’s competitions. more

The Prints and The Paper

17/05/2018

Chris Palmer FRPS DPAGB APAGB EFIAP has been involved in club photography since 1979 and has achieved many photographic distinctions. This talk gives his vision of photography more

Pairs Competition

24/05/2018

A recent innovation in the club’s calendar, the Pairs Competition provides a context for experienced and developing photographers in the club to work together more

Half Term - College closed

31/05/2018

With the college closed for half term there will be no meeting.

Audley End (Club Outing)

03/06/2018

Explore this decadent Jacobean mansion house and meet the staff in the Victorian Service Wing. more

Audley End (Club Outing)

03/06/2018

Explore this decadent Jacobean mansion house and meet the staff in the Victorian Service Wing. more

Annual General Meeting

07/06/2018

Your chance to influence the club’s direction as it continues its quest to provide great value for its subscription. more

Annual Dinner and Prize-giving

14/06/2018

Our Annual Dinner grows in popularity year on year. more

Welcome Evening

06/09/2018

Come along & see what we have on offer for this season more

London

08/09/2018

*** The planned outing to London on Saturday the 8th September 2018 has now been postponed ***

New date - TBC

Print Mounting

13/09/2018

Practical demonstration of cutting mounts and assembling mounted prints successfully by David Curtlin of Longridge Mount Cutters more

Annual Digitally Projected Image Competition

20/09/2018

The first competition of the season. An open competition with a maximum of four colour and/or monochrome images, each less than four years old. None should have been entered in this competition before and no more than two entered into any previous internal competition.

The best images from last years' competition can been seen here. more

No Meeting

27/09/2018

There is no meeting this evening due to a busy event taking place at the Village College

‘A Learning Curve’

04/10/2018

Talk by Justin Minns, a professional landscape photographer based in Suffolk and a member of the Beyond Group more

Monochrome Trophy Competition

11/10/2018

An open competition with a maximum of four mounted monochrome prints, each less than four years old, none entered in this competition before and no more than two entered in any previous internal competition. more

Chelmsford Camera Club Challenge Shield

13/10/2018

Away event. 'Panel of Six' Inter-club Competition

Street Photography in Cambridge

18/10/2018

Walk around Cambridge with Dave mason more

‘Life’

18/10/2018

The club will be hearing a talk on street photography and candid portraits from the renowned South London photographer, Dave Mason more

Cambridge Rugby Shoot

20/10/2018

Live sporting action at Cambridge Rugby Club more

No Meeting

25/10/2018

There is no meeting this evening as the Village College is closed for Half Term

*** Note last date for entries into the "Song Titles" competition (set subject, DPIs) ***

Set Subject Competition: ‘Song Titles’

01/11/2018

The subject of our first set subject competitions is 'Song Titles' more

No Meeting

08/11/2018

There is no meeting this evening due to a large event taking place at the Village College

Members evening: ‘Favourites’

15/11/2018

Members will have the opportunity to discuss their favourite people, places and things in photography more

‘Wildlife Through a Lens'

22/11/2018

A presentation from top-class photographer, Tom Way more

Melbourn Trophy Competition

26/11/2018

Away event. Hosted by Shillington CC

Friendly Competition with St Ives Photographic Club

29/11/2018

Judge: Richard Cobby ARPS CPAGB more

Joe Sipos Trophy Competition for Colour Prints

06/12/2018

Entrants may submit up four mounted colour prints. No more than two prints may have been entered in any previous internal competition, and none may be more than four years old.

This was formerly known as the annual colour print competition, but has been renamed in memory of Joe Sipos. more

The President’s Evening

13/12/2018

Format - TBA

No Meeting

20/12/2018

There is no meeting on this evening as the Village College is closed for Christmas

No Meeting

27/12/2018

There is no meeting on this evening as the Village College is closed for Christmas

Outing

30/12/2018

Wicken Fen - TBC

‘Namibia- A Desert Full of Wildlife’

03/01/2019

A presentation from club members, Nev Tait and Simon Shore, of their trip to Africa last year more

Set Subject Competition: ‘Wonders of Cambridgeshire’

10/01/2019

The subject of our second set subject competition is ‘Wonders of Cambridgeshire’ more

Workshop: Macro Photography

17/01/2019

Club member Gordon Fuller will explore the techniques of macro photography with a chance to try it yourself more

PAGB GB Cups for Projected Images

19/01/2019

Away event. Held over two days. Open and Nature categories

Cambridge Camera Club Interclub Digital Competition

19/01/2019

Away event

‘Brief Encounters in Macro-Space’

24/01/2019

A talk from Dr John Brackenbury about his latest techniques for capturing the world of the minuscule at high speed more

‘Monochrome My Way’

31/01/2019

Prominent local photographer Ann Miles FRPS MPAGB EFIAP FBPE will explain her distinctive approach to black and white photography more

EAF Inter Club PDI Championship

02/02/2019

Away event.

Print Panel Competition

07/02/2019

Entrants may submit up to two sets of five mounted prints (colour or mono) on a common theme of the entrant’s choice. Each entry will be judged as a whole with print arrangement being taken into consideration. No more than two prints in each entry may have been entered in any previous internal competition, and none may be more than four years old. more

Members Night

14/02/2019

Format - TBA

Lackford Lakes

17/02/2019

A return trip to Lackford Lakes in Suffolk more

No Meeting

21/02/2019

There is no meeting this evening as the Village College is closed for Half Term

St Ives PS Interprint Competition

23/02/2019

Away event.

‘Imagination to Image Creation’

28/02/2019

Richard Cobby ARPS CPAGB is returning to give a talk on how to turn what we see into meaningful images. more

EAF Inter Club Print Championship

02/03/2019

Away event.

‘The Art of Bird Photography’

07/03/2019

There is a change to the advertised programme for 7 March. Due to illness George McCarthy FRPS will not be joining us. We are instead going to be treated to a new presentation from Richard Revels FRPS. more

Bill Dunn Competition

12/03/2019

Creative photography competition for PDIs and prints. Individual selection, but entry is via the club by 12 March. Away event, hosted by Peterborough PS

Set Subject Competition ‘Bridges’

14/03/2019

This is a digitally projected image competition. Maximum entry is four images, each less than four years old. more

Melbourn Trophy Final

16/03/2019

Away event.

‘North America’s Southern States’

21/03/2019

Tonight we welcome Stafford Steed LRPS CPAGB to give an audio-visual presentation which includes civil war, civil rights, and the music of Nashville, Memphis and New Orleans more

‘Reluctant Sports Photographer’

28/03/2019

Saffron Warden photographer, Terry Ward, will be giving an interactive evening to chat about his unconventional approach to sports photography and pastimes more

Felicity Blickley Audio-Visual Challenge.

03/04/2019

Away event. Hosted by Leighton Buzzard PC[/b[

Members' Night

04/04/2019

' Landscapes My Way' by Simon Shore and 'There's A Bit More to Singapore - pt 2' by Peter Bush more

No Meeting

11/04/2019

There is no meeting on this evening as the Village College is closed for Easter

Kew Gardens

14/04/2019

A trip to Kew Gardens in London more

No Meeting

18/04/2019

There is no meeting on this evening as the Village College is closed for Easter

Brotherhood Cup

23/04/2019

Away event. Inter club PDI competition hosted by Peterborough PS

'Looking Local’

25/04/2019

Landscape photographer, Chris Shepherd, will be explaining how he gains inspiration from visiting the coastline and woodlands close to him in Essex. more

Annual Club Photographic Exhibition

27/04/2019

Our Annual Exhibition will be held in the Memorial Hall from 10am to 5pm.

Change of Plan - Member's Evening

02/05/2019

With the cancellation of the Pairs Competition for this year, this meeting now becomes a Member's Evening more

’An Evening with Ian Kippax’

09/05/2019

Ian Kippax DPAGB EFIAP/b BPE4* is a member of Bottisham & Burwell PC and a past winner of The National Historic Ships Competition. more

Bamber Trophy Competition *** Rescheduled ***

16/05/2019

A set of five digital projected images, to demonstrate a wide range of subject matter and techniques.

Each entrant may submit up to two sets of five digital projected images, each set to demonstrate a wide range of subject matter and technique. The images should be numbered in projection sequence and should not be more than four years old. No image should have been entered in this competition before and no more than two in each set should have been entered in any previous internal competition. A sixth compilation slide is required to summarise the panel, but will not be judged upon. more

'Image of the Year' Competition

23/05/2019

Join us as we choose the Image (and Photographer) of the year more

Pensthorpe Natural Park

26/05/2019

A visit to Pensthorpe in Norfolk

Note Sunday 26th, not the 25th! more

No Meeting

30/05/2019

There is no meeting this evening as the Village College is closed for Half Term

Annual General Meeting

06/06/2019

Agenda - TBA more

Annual Dinner

13/06/2019

Our annual dinner and prize giving ceremony, with special guest speaker! more

Welcome Night

05/09/2019

Welcome Night - We welcome members old and new to the club and look forward to the coming season. more

‘Mounting Your Prints – The Next Step Up’

12/09/2019

David Curtlin of Longridge Mount Cutting Systems will be returning to demonstrate further techniques for cutting mounts and assembling prints successfully *** more

Annual Projected Image Competition

19/09/2019

Annual Projected Image Competition more

Club Outing

26/09/2019

Cambridge at Night

‘Street Photography: Light and Life on the Streets’, by Damien Demolder.

10/10/2019

Public Talk – ‘Street Photography: Light and Life on the Streets’, by Damien Demolder. more

Club Outing

11/10/2019

Street Photography with Damien Demolder more

Monochrome Trophy Competition.

17/10/2019

Monochrome Trophy Competition. more

No meeting

24/10/2019

No meeting tonight as the College is closed *** more

Club Outing

27/10/2019

Tichwell RSPB & Snettisham Reserves

Set Subject Competition: ‘In The Street’.

31/10/2019

Set Subject Competition #1: ‘In The Street’. more

Friendly External Competition

05/11/2019

Friendly Competition away to St Ives Photographic Club more

Studio Shoot

07/11/2019

The club will hire a local studio for the night more

External Competition

14/11/2019

Melbourn Trophy Competition Knockout Round. more

Joe Sipos Trophy Competition for Colour Prints.

21/11/2019

Joe Sipos Trophy Competition for Colour Prints. more

Members’ Evening

28/11/2019

Members’ Evening more

‘Athletics to Weightlifting’

05/12/2019

‘Athletics to Weightlifting’; a talk by Steven Williams.

President’s Evening

12/12/2019

President’s Evening more

Winter Lights

19/12/2019

... in Cambridge more

Members’ Evening

09/01/2020

Members’ Evening more

Set Subject Competition – ‘Sport’

16/01/2020

Set Subject Competition #2 – ‘Sport’. more

‘Current Projects’

23/01/2020

‘Current Projects’ A talk by Tony Lumb. more

‘The Monochrome Effect’

30/01/2020

‘The Monochrome Effect’, a talk by Jayne O’Dell, ARPS. more

Print Panel Competition.

06/02/2020

Print Panel Competition. Judge: Andy Swain LRPS CPAGB - Note 7pm start.

‘Compose Yourself'

13/02/2020

‘Compose Yourself’, a talk by current Cambridge Camera Club President, Jonathan Vaines LRPS CPAGB

No meeting

20/02/2020

No meeting, as the College is closed *** more

Set Subject Competition- ‘Water

27/02/2020

Set Subject Competition #3 - ‘Water more

Zoo Trip

01/03/2020

Hamerton Zoo more

‘Creative Techniques with Camera and Software’

05/03/2020

‘Creative Techniques with Camera and Software’ by Ann Miles. more

Members’ Evening.

12/03/2020

Featuring a presentation on LRPS/ARPS qualifications from John Wilderspin & the Topaz selection tool by David Davies.

Workshop - CANCELLED

19/03/2020

Workshop – Taking Photographs and Video for your Family History more

Bamber Trophy - Online ZOOM meeting

02/04/2020

Bamber Trophy Competition. more

Friendly Competition - St Neots - CANCELLED

02/04/2020

Friendly Competition with St Neots Camera Club. more

Seaside Daytrip - CANCELLED

05/04/2020

... to Cromer more

Photos from this season’s club outings. - CANCELLED

23/04/2020

Photos from this season’s club outings. more

Annual Club Photographic Exhibition. - POSTPONED

25/04/2020

Our Annual Exhibition will be held in the Memorial Hall, Swavesey, from 10am to 5pm.

Pairs Competition.

30/04/2020

Judged by our very own Ian Johnson

‘Drone Photography' - CANCELLED

07/05/2020

A presentation of video and photographs taken using a drone by local enthusiast, Jon Tracey.

‘A Year on the Coast’. - CANCELLED

14/05/2020

‘A Year on the Coast’, by Justin Minns more

Image of the Year Competition.

21/05/2020

Image of the Year Competition. more

Annual Dinner - CANCELLED

11/06/2020

Our Annual Dinner and Prize Giving. more

AGM - ZOOM MEETING

18/06/2020

Annual General Meeting more

Welcome Evening

03/09/2020

Welcome back to the new season more

‘Flower Artistry’

10/09/2020

Cherry Larcombe EFIAP ARPS DPAGB BPE*5 more

Competition- Annual Projected Digital Image

24/09/2020

Judge - Lee Sutton DPAGB, BPE5*, LRPS, EFIAP, EPSA, ADPS, GPU Crown 3, GPU Zeus more

Members’ Evening

08/10/2020

RED more

Competition- Set Subject ‘Close Up’

15/10/2020

Judge- Cherry Larcombe EFIAP ARPS DPAGB BPE5* more

‘Architectural Photography- In Search of the Genius Loci’

22/10/2020

Iñaki Hernández-Lasa, FRPS FIPF AFIAP more