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What’s happening at Ashbourne and District Camera Club

Graham Dunn -Guest Speaker

A Landscape Guide to the Peak District by Graham Dunn Having originally trained at medical school, Graham changed direction from a career in surgery to one behind the camera. Currently based in Sheffield, he has been a full-time photographer since … Continue reading

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Ashbourne Show 2018

We had a great day at the 127th Ashbourne Show on Saturday 18th August 2018. Members of the public visiting our marquee were invited to vote for their favourite images which were on display and all taken by members of … Continue reading

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2nd Open Trophy Competition 2018

Wednesday  23rd May was the night of  our 2nd open trophy competition. Our judge for the evening was Sheffield based photographer Erica Orram. Congratulations to Lisa on her winning print entitled ‘Milners Tower on Bradda Head’ and also to Frank … Continue reading

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Chris Upton – Essential Composition

On Wednesday 2nd May we welcome our last guest speaker of the season, this time Chris Upton will give us a talk on Essential Composition – 20 Ways to Improve your images. Many photographers cite composition as the most difficult … Continue reading

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Robin Macey – Next Guest Speaker

On Wednesday 14th March  we have our next guest speaker – balloon and aerial photographer Robin Macey. His talk will cover all aspects of aerial photography and is sure to be a really good evening. Everyone is welcome, £3 entry … Continue reading

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Street Photography Competition Evening

Wednesday 31st January was our ‘Street Photography’ competition evening. Street photography is a type of photography that features subjects in candid situations within public places. Street photographs are mirror images of society, displaying “unmanipulated” scenes, with usually unaware subjects.” For … Continue reading

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Next Guest Speaker

Our next guest speaker will be Macclesfield based photographer Brian Law ARPS, CPAGB with a talk entitled ‘Fine Tuning’. This is what Brian has to say about himself: “I live in Macclesfield and have been taking photographs for many years. … Continue reading

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2017 Christmas Fuddle

The date for this year’s annual Christmas Fuddle is Wednesday 20th December from 8pm to 10pm. We’ll have a selection of festive food and drinks throughout the evening to accompany some really seasonal fun in the form of a quiz … Continue reading

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Movement Competition

Wednesday 29th November was the date for our ‘movement’ theme competition evening when the theme was be ‘movement’. We had a bumper crop of entries with 43 PDIs and 13 print images. Winner of the print section was Frank Hobbs … Continue reading

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Next Guest Speaker

We are delighted to announce that our next guest speaker on Wednesday 15th November will be Staffordshire based wildlife photograher Scott Latham. Scott is a highly entertaining guest speaker who delivers conservation & wildlife photography talks to camera clubs, schools, … Continue reading

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