News and What’s On


**** updated Saturday 25 January 2020

Gift Membership – for yourself or someone else

Have a new camera and want to get started? Want to take more interesting images? Have lots of images and want to do more with them?

£30 for three months (or any longer period at £10 per month)
or £30 for one month plus a “get to know your camera” session

Contact us by email for more details:

Current Programme (to end-June 2020)

Programme is available online. Visiting non-members are welcome to attend meetings for a small charge.

Member’s Exhibition

The current exhibition in the Club lounge comprises images selected and loaned by Club member Steve Yates.

Photography practical help outside of Club programme

See below for help/coaching sessions for beginners and more experienced enthusiasts

Studio Day – open to all photography enthusiasts

Watch out for details of the next studio open day

Recent Club competition winners

Summary results in the competitions are shown below.  Full results available in members area.

See images on Facebook and Twitter and on our home page when available

See us also on Facebook (for members who are facebook users) and (public feed – no need to register)

What’s On

Click here to go to Programme page

Coming week – w/c Monday 27 January

Mon 27 Jan – ABSTRACT 10×8 – share ideas and inspiration – bring along up to 10 digital (or print) images of textures/patterns/shapes/etc to show and discuss in your 8 mins

Wed 29 Jan – Monthly Set Subject Competition – subject is the letter “L” – bring 3 digital images taken in 2019 or 2020 for knockout competition and/or come and vote

**** Important note: any Programme changes are distributed to members via the Club’s Facebook group (for Facebook users) and by email (please keep your contact details current).  They are also broadcast on the Club’s Twitter feed ( or follow @crawleycamera for latest news/updates.

Upcoming Club competition dates (2019/20)

Monthly Set Subject Competition

Congratulations to top 3 images in Dec  “W” competition (1) Steve Peel “Whisky”, (2) Gary Ivey “The Biggest Hamster Wheel in the World”, and (3) Andrew Kernan “Windmill at Night”

This competition comprises monthly rounds (Sept 2019 – June 2020) which are open to all members. The theme for the coming year is the 10 unique letters in  C R A W L E Y   c a M e r a   c l U B in order. Image subjects should be inspired by, or start with, the chosen letter for each month. Images for any month can be taken at any time in 2019-2020 – so ample opportunity to look at recent archives or plan ahead.  Further details are included in the programme. Image submission guidelines are provided on documents page.

This month – January – “L is for …” and is judged on Wed 29 Jan – topic is any image subject beginning with or inspired by the letter “L”

Projected Digital Image (PDI) Competition

(go to latest results)

Congratulations to PDI Round 2 top images as selected by visiting judge Roger Mendham (1) Frozen by Steve Peel, (2) Exclamation in Blue and Gold by Graham Wilcock and (3) Subway 26 also by Steve Peel.

Competition 2019-20 Round 3 is on Wed 11 March with visiting judge Rob de Ruiter. Watch out for submission details.

Print Competition

(go to latest results)

Congratulations to Print Round 2 top images as selected by visiting judge Ken Woods (1) African Daisy Abstract by Ros Wood, (2) From the Deep by Steve Yates, and (3) The Bottom of the Stairs by Paul Holroyd.

Print Competition 2019-20 Round 3 is on Wed 12 February with visiting judge Ken Scott. Watch out for submission details.

Set Subject Competition

(go to results)

Congratulations to Set Subject “Shadows” top images as selected by visiting judge Lawrence Homewood  (1) Shadows of Hitchcock by Graham Wilcock, (2) Emotional Shadows by Steve Peel, and (3) Shadow in Motion by Steve Peel.


Camera, digital, studio, darkroom help

We offer photography and digital imaging practical/coaching sessions to help you improve your images and get more from your camera.  We can be flexible over timing to suit your availability. Sessions can be varied to suit particular requirements of beginners and more experienced enthusiasts and can be 1-1 or small group based in our meeting space.

In particular, beginners can sign up for our “Getting to know your camera” session which includes a month’s membership of the Club to meet our members, experience our meetings and get more tips.

Additionally we have studio “open days” planned for you to see or use our studio/darkroom facilities.

Please contact us via the contact form to talk about your specific needs.