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What’s happening at Ashbourne and District Camera Club

Decay & Dereliction Competition Evening

On Wednesday 31st October, in line with Halloween we had our Decay & Dereliction theme competition evening with judge Phil Howcroft. There were 20 print entries and 29 digital entries. Congratulations go to one of our newer members John Heppell … Continue reading

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Night Shoot – Matlock Bath

On Wednesday 24th October we went on a night shoot at Matlock Bath. It was a great night as the Illuminations were still on so there were opportunites to photograph the lights without the  crowds of the weekends. It was … Continue reading

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Drone Photography by Nigel Woodcock

Our guest speaker on Wednesday 7th November will be Nigel Woodcock from SkyCam. Skycam offer stunning aerial photography and videography services using drone technology, capturing magical moments of weddings or any other special occasion or event, including real estate, property … Continue reading

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The Hill – Kate Bellis

The Hill – the story on one Derbyshire hill. Kate Bellis was born in1969 and spent her childhood on a small farm in Devon. At the age of 17 she decided to leave this isolated rural environment and study photography … Continue reading

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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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New Season 2018/19

This year’s season starts on Wednesday 6th September at All Saints Community Hall on Belle Vue Road. Time – 8pm till 10pm.   If the frame above doesn’t work for you then click here to see the full programme.

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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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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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