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Set Subject Competition 3


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

Annual Exhibition


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


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

Image Of The Year


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


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


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)


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


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

Pairs Competition (projected images)


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

Annual General Meeting


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!


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


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


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

Welcome Night


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

Workshop: Improving Your Photographs


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)


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


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


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

Cyril Chorley Trophy


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


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


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)


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


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)


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


The second competition of the year - the Monochrome trophy more

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


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

Reflections On The Southern Ocean


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"


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

The Art of Punk and New Wave


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



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**


The first competition of the season! - DPI competition more

e-luminate (Club Outing)


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

Members Night


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

Colour Print Competition


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



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

Composing an Image and the Art of Monochrome


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

Deep Sky Astrophotography


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

EAF Inter Club PDI Championship


EAF PDI Championships at Fulbourn Community Centre more

Bamber Trophy Competition


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

e-luminate (Club Outing)


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

Half Term - College Closed


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

My Journey to Find My Creative Side


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

St Ives Interprint


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"


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

EAF Print Club Championship


Interclub print completion based on 25 prints more

Safari to the Back Garden and Beyond


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


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)


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

Creative Photography


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


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