Welcome to Bedford Camera Club

Established 1906

Our next speaker...

Tuesday 30th October 7.30pm
East Anglian Landscape Photography by Justin Minns
Justin is a landscape photographer and workshop leader who has been working with the National Trust for several years. Members free, guests welcome £3. More details



First Night

Tuesday 2nd October, 7.30pm
Our Opening Night for the 2018-19 season
All existing members and new visitors welcome
Learn about the new 2018-19 brilliant programme, talks, competitions, workshops et al.



And soon...

Tuesday 27th November 7.30pm
Woodland Ways by Paul Mitchell FRPS
Paul will share some of his inspirations, influences and thought processes when capturing woodland scene that have gained him many awards and accolades. Members free, guests welcome £3. More details



Club meetings - October to May

We meet at Scott Primary School, (AKA Scott Lower School) Hawk Drive, Bedford MK41 7JA (map) on most Tuesday evenings 7.30pm to 9.45pm, our calendar
We have a large hall, easy parking and state-of-the art projection/audio facilities
We look forward to seeing you here.


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 Win awards. Critiques from external, qualified judges. Internal competitions include 5 opens, Points of View (6 images), Audio visual, Architects Trophy, Philip Lepper and Stan Searle (people). Other competitions include inter-club battles and wider area external competitions

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Summer 2018


During each summer recess some members, outside of the club, organise a number of group events open to all. The events are non-profit raising thus shared costs may be incurred. Please see here for details as they become available.



Interesting talks given throughout the year by visiting photographers. These cover a variety of topics including techniques, projects, practicals, design and software. 

See our fabulous programme for this year

Recent News

Sage Corner

The more you practice the luckier you get

Upcoming Events

7:30 pm Workshop: Portrait Studio
Workshop: Portrait Studio
Oct 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Members Evening – Portrait Photo Shoot “Live” models and a selection of props and lighting/equipment will enable members to practice portrait photography. David Smith of Frog Labs Photography will be on hand throughout the evening to give advice and help.  Bring your camera to this event. This is a members’ only event      
7:30 pm Competition: Inter Club
Competition: Inter Club
Oct 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Bedfordshire Invitation Inter Club Challenge Hosted by Buckingham Camera Club Members are welcome to attend the judging evening which will include entries from Bedford CC and other clubs.
7:30 pm Talk: – Justin Minns – EA Landscape
Talk: – Justin Minns – EA Landscape
Oct 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Talk: – Justin Minns - EA Landscape @ Scott Primary School | England | United Kingdom
East Anglian Landscape Speaker – Justin Minns   Justin is a landscape photographer and workshop leader who has been working with the National Trust for several years. His images have been widely recognized in photographic competitions including Landscape Photographer of the Year. Over the last few years his landscape photography has gone from being a[...]
7:30 pm Competition: Stan Searle
Competition: Stan Searle
Nov 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Internal Club Members Competition The Stan Searle Trophy Subject – “Person or People” The subject matter, person or people, must be the principal element of the image Judge – John Lewis LRPS Maximum entry per member – Prints Only – 3 prints max. Final entry date – 30 October 2018  

Major Sponsors

The club wishes to thank all of our sponsors who have helped them over the years.