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Welcome to Bedford Camera Club

Established 1906

Our Next Talk...

Tuesday 22nd January 7.30pm
Dr Tom Peck
Dr Thomas Peck (contributor to Black & White Photography and OnLandscape.co.uk) traces the history of Leica from 1900 to the present day to show how this brand revolutionised the way we take photographs. 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.

 

 

Coming Soon...

Tuesday 29th January 7.30pm
A Husband and Wife Affair by Paul and Filly Bonito-Brook
How to get your image right in camera and the thought process behind the image to achieve the look you have in mind. It includes the use of filters which is a very big part of landscape photography and some editing tips. 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.

Competitions

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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

Explore Our Web Site

 

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.

Talks

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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

Recent News

Sage Corner

Composition is the strongest way of seeing

— Edward Weston

Upcoming Events

Jan
19
Sat
7:30 pm Competition: Interclub Digital
Competition: Interclub Digital
Jan 19 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Whittlesford Interclub Digital Competition Starting time  to be advised Members are welcome to attend, Bedford CC will be competing in this competition
Jan
22
Tue
7:30 pm Talk: Leica – Dr Tom Peck
Talk: Leica – Dr Tom Peck
Jan 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Talk: Leica - Dr Tom Peck @ Scott Primary School | England | United Kingdom
Leica – Probably the most influential camera in the world, ever Speaker –  Dr Tom Peck Dr Thomas Peck (contributor to Black & White Photography and OnLandscape.co.uk) traces the history of Leica from 1900 to the present day to show how this brand revolutionised the way we take photographs. Even today, in the era of high[...]
Jan
29
Tue
7:30 pm A Husband and Wife Affair
A Husband and Wife Affair
Jan 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm
A Husband and Wife Affair @ Scott Primary School | England | United Kingdom
Members Evening – A Husband and Wife Affair     Club members Paul and Filly are both not only landscape photographers but they also enjoy portraiture and sport. Followed by many on social media, this has led to requests to run landscape photography workshops which have proved to be very successful in this past year. They[...]
Feb
5
Tue
7:30 pm Competition: Open
Competition: Open
Feb 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Internal Club Members Competition Subject – Open Judge – Jonathan Vaines LRPS CPAGB Maximum entry per member – 2x Prints and 1x PDI or 1x Print and 2x PDI’s Final entry date – 29 January 19 Counts towards the seasonal points competition  

Major Sponsors

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