Welcome to Bedford Camera Club

Established 1906


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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

Coming Soon..

Tuesday 23rd January - 7.30pm
Speaker change: We are now very pleased to have Sue Bishop giving this evening's talk, Landscape and Flower Photography. Sue is an inspirational lecturer. She has published several books and in 1994 she and Charlie Waite founded the photography holiday company Light & Land. Free for members, guests £5. Details

Watch out for..

Tuesday 13th February - 7.30pm
Continuing our inspirational theme on Photographic history John Wade will be presenting 50 Landmark Cameras That Changed Photography. Free for members, guests £5. Details

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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

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, see calendar for details.

We have a large hall, easy parking and state-of-the art projection/audio facilities. We look forward to seeing you there.


Sage Corner

Competition judges are, like referees, always biased and incorrect. Unless they are complimentary, in which case they are extremely observant, astute and lovely

Upcoming Events

7:30 pm Sue Bishop – Landscape and Flowe... @ Scott Lower School
Sue Bishop – Landscape and Flowe... @ Scott Lower School
Jan 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Sue Bishop - Landscape and Flower Photography @ Scott Lower School | England | United Kingdom
Change of speaker: We apologise but Dan Davis, who was originally booked to talk this evening, has had to cancel due to work commitments, but we are very pleased to announce our replacement. One the UK’s top flower and landscape photographers, Sue Bishop, will be presenting our talk this evening. Sue specialises in flower and landscape[...]
7:30 pm BCC History – Martin Nellist @ Scott Lower School
BCC History – Martin Nellist @ Scott Lower School
Jan 30 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Distinguished member Martin Nellist will present the “History of the Bedford Camera Club”  Founded in 1906, Martins presentation on the history of the Bedford Camera Club will be lavishly illustrated with numerous pictures from the club’s archives.  Beginning with the founding of the Club in 1906 by a number of prominent Bedford citizens, the talk[...]
11:00 am EAF PDI Championship @ Whittlesford Village Hall
EAF PDI Championship @ Whittlesford Village Hall
Feb 4 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Major Sponsors

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