About Us

Ashford (Middlesex) Camera Club is a friendly club for the enjoyment of photography and digital imaging.

Membership is at all levels, from beginners to advanced.

In normal times we meet Tuesday evenings in St Matthew's Church Hall, Ashford.

At present we have a series of virtual meetings for members using Zoom.

Virtual meetings for club members

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Meetings Calendar

ACC programme 2020 (PDF format)

In normal times meetings start at 7.45 pm for 8.00 pm in St Matthew’s Church Hall, Muncaster Close,
Ashford, Middlesex TW15 2EE (see map).

PROGRAMME FROM  JANUARY 2021 FOR ON-LINE ZOOM MEETINGS

Set subject for 2021 – to be arranged

January

         “Japanese Cityscapes – from Buddha to Blade Runner” by Julian Elliott

19         Members’ images/ critique evening

26         Members’ YouTube clips/ short films/ discussion evening

February 

2            Members’ competition night – judge Paul Burwood LRPS CPAGB

16          Talk – “Phone photography” by Jet Black Squares

23          Members’ “How to …” session and further discussion on phone photography and apps

March

2            “Creative Flower Photography” by Colin Harrison FRPS FIPF FBPE MFIAP MPAGB EFIAP/d3 MPSA AWPF APAGB

16          Members’ quiz and fun night. Discussion on flower photography talk.

23         Members’ images and informal competition on phone and iPad photography. Judge to be announced.

April

6           Members’ images, “How to …” session, technical tips

20        Members’ competition night – judge Gerald Kitiyakara LRPS – open competition and set subject “Creative flora”

27        “Working with textures” by Jane Lazenby LRPS, CPAGB, LMPA, DPAGB, FAPA

May

4        Members’ informal discussion night.  Members share short tutorials and film clips on the theme of wildlife and nature.

18     “The world of a wildlife photographer” by David Boag

25     Talk by Ian Brash CPAGB BPE2 and Pat Couder CPAGB BPE1 – “P.I.C.”

June

1      Members’ competition night – judge Jay Charnock FRPS

15    “Photographing nature more creatively” by David Boag

22    to be arranged

July

6      “Woodland Ways ” by Paul Mitchell FRPS

20     Social evening for members

SUMMER BREAK – 

September

7     “Cyanotype Photography” by Jill Welham, Artist, Print maker, Photographer –  see www.mirrored-images.co.uk

14     Annual General Meeting

21  “New Digital Adventure” by Colin Harrison MFIAP, MPSA, GPSA, EFIAP/d3, FRPS

28   Interclub competition with Whitton – judge Steve Kingswell ARPD, AFIAP

October

5    “How to” session and sharing images

19   “Rediscovering the forgotten heritage – part 1″ by Matt Emmett

26   Internal competition – 2 open images plus set subject “Woodland photography”. Judge Pat Couder CPAGB BPE1

November

   Members’ images plus chat and gossip

16   “Creative techniques” by Glenys Garnett

23  Three image panel – internal competition judged by Chris Palmer FRPS EFIAP DPAGB APAGB

December

7   “Hidden France” by Julian Elliot

14  to be arranged, Christmas competition and chat

January

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Date 2021 Subject
05 January
Japanese Cityscapes - from Buddha to Blade Runner by Julian Elliot
19 January
Members' images/ critique evening
26 January
Members' shared YouTube clips/ short films/ discussion evening
02 February
Members' competition night - judge Paul Burwood LRPS CPAGBimages
16 February
"Phone photography" by Jet Black Squares
23 February
Members' "How to .." session and discussion on phone photography and apps
02 March
"Creative flower photography" by Colin Harrison FRPS
16 March
Members' quiz and fun night - discuss flower photography talk
23 March
Members' images and informal competition on phone and tablet photography
06 April
Members' images, "How to .." session with technical tips
20 April
Members' competition, open and set-subject "Creative flora" - judge Gerald Kitiyakara LRPS
27 April
"Working with textures" by Jane Lazenby LRPS
04 May
Members discuss wildlife and nature and share tutorials and clips
18 May
"The world of a wildlife photographer" by David Boag
25 May
"P.I.C." by Ian Brash CPAGB BPE2 and Pat Couder CPAGB BPE1
01 June
Members' competition - judge Jay Charnock FRPS
15 June
"Photographing nature more creatively" by David Boag
22 June
to be arranged
06 July
"Woodland Ways" by Paul Mitchell FRPS
20 July
Social evening for members
07 September
Cyanotype photography by Gill Welham
14 September
Annual General Meeting
21 September
New digital adventures by Colin Harrison
28 September
Interclub competition with Whitton Camera Club - judge Steve Kingswell ARPD AFIAP