Who are we?
At Parkwood Camera Club you will find a group of
friendly photography enthusiasts who are keen to share
ideas and help each other improve on their skills. We
are based at the Parkwood Community Centre in
What do we do?
We are constantly updating our
programme of events to cover a wide variety of
photography activities and subject areas. The list below
is a just a sample - different events and ideas are
regularly included with many ideas coming from our
is the club for?
- Regular digital* and print competitions where
members are able to showcase their photographs and
receive comments on their work (*digital means
photographs displayed on a screen using a digital
- Photographic outings on some club evenings in
the summer, a few at weekends throughout the year,
and also a few weekends away for those interested.
- Regular guest speakers talking about a wide
range of subjects such as photo editing software
through to various areas of photography, e.g.
wildlife, landscape, sport, portrait, abstract ,
- Practical demonstrations on subjects like
mounting photos/prints, photo editing, and
calibrating your computer screen and printer.
- Group studio sessions using the club’s own
studio lighting and backgrounds.
- We hold interactive evenings throughout the year
where members share tips, ideas or just talk
- We have our own
Flickr Group where our members
are encouraged to upload new images and discuss
topics. We also hold monthly competitions, whereby
members post images into discussion threads, on varying
set themes, judged by external judges.
Beginners are welcome as are enthusiasts and
professionals alike. Currently our members range from
beginners through to very experienced enthusiasts,
several of whom are semi-professional. People under 16
are also welcome, but must be accompanied by a parent or
guardian to all club events, that is all club
meetings and external events (photo shoots, outings etc)
The general public are also more than welcome to attend
selected events and activities as detailed in the club’s
programme. Please see below for forthcoming events and
also please check our full programme by clicking the
‘Programme’ button on the left. Non club members are
welcome to attend any event in the programme which
includes a "" in the ‘P*’ column. To help
cover the cost of some events there will be a small
charge of £3 payable at the door, unless specifically
stated as free in the Programme details.
in the next 30 days
Parkwood Cup Round 2 results are now in the Results section (Images now available)
||Event (Click on underlined text for more details)
|Mon 15 Feb 2016
||Parkwood Cup Round 2 image appraisal
||A review of 'Parkwood Cup' R2 images - an appraisal of individual images will be provided for those requesting constructive critique.
|Mon 22 Feb 2016
||Mr John Staples. ARPS APAGB. (Eastbourne P.S)
||Eastbourne Photographic Society has records going back to 1893 when we know the Society was formed. However over the years,since the WW11 the Society had many prints left to them from both families and current members and various other distinguished photographers. This forms our permanent collection which has now about 600 photos.
The talk/ show, takes the audience from the early beginnings up to the present day. via about 200 slides from the more interesting authors, for which John does the commentary, with anecdotal references.
|Tue 23 Feb 2016
||Malling Print Battle.
||Come along and see the battle of the prints. Commencing at 8pm at West Malling Village hall, Norman Road, West Malling ME19 6RW
Judge for this years "Battle" is once again Mr Clive Tanner, FRPS, MPAGB.
|Mon 29 Feb 2016
||Panel competition judged by Ms Zoe Garnham-Archer.
||Panel competition. You can enter up to 3 panels with 3 or 4 prints in each panel.
|Mon 07 Mar 2016
||Hall unavailable re Community Centre AGM