News and What’s On


**** updated Tuesday 19 November 2019

Exhibition of photographs at the Hawth

Our exhibition is on until Thursday 21 November 2019 at the Hawth, Crawley (during normal opening hours).  Over 90 images on two floors.  It was opened by the Mayor and Mayoress of Crawley at a special preview evening on 4 November.  Congratulations to Ros Wood who was awarded the Mayor’s Choice prize presented by Crawley Arts Council for her image “In the News”.

Programme for 2019-20

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 18 November

Mon 18 Nov – “PEOPLE I HAVE SHOT” – an evening with external speaker David Lewis-Hodgson

Wed 20 Nov – initial images selection for annual “Mix n Match” evening with local clubs – bring along your ‘stand-out’ and unusual PDIs

**** 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 October “R” competition (1) Steve Peel “Reflection and Refraction”, (2) Cathy Holroyd “Round Residence”, and (3) David Rowe “Railway no more”

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 – November – “A is for …” and is judged on Mon 25 Nov – topic is any image subject beginning with or inspired by the letter “A”

Set Subject Competition

(go to latest 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.

Print Competition

(go to latest results)

Congratulations to Print Round 1 top images as selected by visiting judge Royston Williamson (1) Only Memories by Graham Wilcock, (2) The Horse Who Came to Tea by Ros Wood, and (3) Two into One by Steve Peel.

Print Competition 2019-20 Round 2 is on Wed 4 December with visiting judge Ken Woods.  Watch out for submission details.

Projected Digital Image (PDI) Competition

(go to latest results)

Congratulations to PDI Round 1 top images as selected by visiting judge David Lloyd (1) Three in Drifting Sands by Graham Wilcock, (2) True Grit and Determination by Gary Ivey, and (3) Guitar Solo by Peter Webb.

Competition 2019-20 Round 2 is on Wed 15 January with visiting judge Roger Mendham.  Watch out for submission details.

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.