Welcome to Bedford Camera Club

Established 1906

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.



Landscape Photography

Tuesday 9th October 7.30pm
Landscape Photography - Making It Happen
James Abbott is an editorial and advertising photographer who will cover how he both takes and edits his exceptional images and a demonstration of stacked image processing.



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



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

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.

Recent News

Sage Corner

Which of my photographs are my favorite? The one I’m going to take tomorrow

— Imogen Cunningham

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Upcoming Events

all-day Sunrise Photography @ Curbar Edge
Sunrise Photography @ Curbar Edge
Sep 24 all-day
An early start to get us to Derbyshire in time for sunrise. The location, Curbar Edge in Derbyshire, has a wonderful view over the Hope Valley and, if the conditions are right, the possibility of a covering of low mist covering the valley floor . A good breakfast next, followed by the opportunity to photograph[...]
7:30 pm Welcome Evening @ Scott Primary School
Welcome Evening @ Scott Primary School
Oct 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Introduction to the committee members and an outline of the programme for the coming season including speakers, member’s evenings, internal and external competitions. Followed by a presentation of the new Photo Entry system and the “Summer Events” Club Competition.

Major Sponsors

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