Welcome to Bedford Camera Club

Established 1906

Our Next Talk...

Night and Low Light - Tony Worobiec
3rd March 7.30pm
Tony is a Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society, a prolific author and fine art photographer. The main technical problems likely to be encountered when photographing in low light and at night Details. Members free, guests £3


Summer Events...

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Upcoming Club Events

7:15 pm Seasonal Round 4 – Long Exposure...
Seasonal Round 4 – Long Exposure...
Feb 25 @ 7:15 pm – 9:30 pm
Internal Club Competition Round 4 – Theme: Long Exposure ‘Long Exposure Photography’ is a genre of photography that consists of two parts. The first is the deliberate and creative use of an extended shutter speed beyond that which is necessary to obtain a regular ‘correct’ exposure of a scene. The second is where there is[...]
7:30 pm Night and Low Light (Talk)
Night and Low Light (Talk)
Mar 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Night and Low Light (Talk) @ Scott Primary School
Night and Low Light Photography Speaker – Tony Worobiec  FRPS www.tonyworobiec.com A Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society, Tony is a prolific author and fine art photographer with work in the permanent collection of The RPS, The Fox Talbot Museum and in numerous corporate and private collections here in the UK, in Europe, Japan and[...]
7:30 pm Portraiture Workshop
Portraiture Workshop
Mar 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm
This evening we will have two or three models, lighting equipment and experienced tutors to guide us on how to improve our portrait photography. Remember to bring your camera ! Please note: This is a members only evening
7:30 pm Macro Photography (Talk)
Macro Photography (Talk)
Mar 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Macro Photography (Talk) @ Scott Primary School
Speaker – Roger Hance  FRPS www.rogerhancefrps.com Macro Photography This talk shows the various skills and techniques used in the field of Macro Photography – the equipment used and some of the unusual things Roger carries in his camera bag that help him to get sharp images. The talk covers a wide range of nature subjects[...]
all-day 4-Way Interclub (Competition)
4-Way Interclub (Competition)
Mar 18 all-day
4-Way Interclub Competition – Kempston – Shillington – New City – Bedford Hosted by Kempston Camera Club NB This is on Wednesday 18th March 2020  

Coming Soon...

Macro Photography - Roger Hance
17th March - 7.30pm

Roger shows the various skills and techniques used in the field of Macro Photography. He covers a wide range of nature subjects including butterflies, moths, dragonflies and damselflies, wild flowers, fungi, frost patterns, cobwebs and much more. Details. Visitors welcome (£3, free to members)




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

Exhibition 2020

21st April - May 2nd Tuesday to Saturday
This year our 2020 exhibition of club members' best work is held at the Bunyan Basement Gallery, Mill Street, Bedford MK40 3EU. Open to the public April 21st and May 2nd Tuesdays to Saturdays (NB closed Sundays and Mondays), 11am to 4pm. Visitors are welcome and entry is free. There is a cafe on site for refreshments. Bedford has 2 hour free parking at most surface and multi-story car parks on Saturdays.

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

Summer 2020

During each summer recess members of the club voluntarily organise group events, many of which are also open to non-members. These are not part of the club's official programme. The events are non-profit raising thus shared costs may be incurred. Please watch the news page and calendar for details as they become announced.

See our Summer Gallery page for images from some of the events.


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Recent News

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2019 -2020 Programme Published

Please take a look at the Bedford Camera Club Programme for October 2019 to May 2020. Once again our programme secretary, Bruce, has put together a calendar of events, competitions and talks from visiting professionals and highly talented photographers. I think you will agree this is one of the best club photography programmes and the club fee represents an amazing value for money. Take a look and if you are not yet a member we would love to see you become one. Take your photography to a new level. 

Major Sponsors

The club wishes to thank all of our sponsors
Sponsorship club contact, please email Cliff Harvey


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