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A wonderful day at Churt Sculpture Park

Yesterday six members of Marlow camera Club visited Churt Sculpture Park near Guildford. The weather was perfect and the company wonderful. Oh, and the nearby pub was also useful! A perfect way to help each other get more from our…

Ray Reeder shows us how

Next Tuesday the 13th of March, Ray will be talking about light painting, photographing freezing bubbles and bringing along some of his amazing equipment. So plenty to see hear and feel!

Rosebowl Round 1

Last Tuesday, Marlow Camera Club hosted Round 1 of the CACC Rosebowl competition where we competed against Pinner, New City (Milton Keynes) and Windsor Clubs. Our judge for the evening was Terry Coffey who had the unenviable task of discriminating…

Why join a camera club?

Last week Mary, Margaret and Rowena went to Wittenham Clumps. A grey drizzling day on arriving , but gradually detail appeared out of the mist.           We wandered with our cameras into this mystical place. First…

Poems to photographs and photographs to poems.

OUR EVENING WITH THE METROLAND POETS This was a very enjoyable and friendly evening, made all the richer by the poets’ wonderful words. That’s not to say the photographers were outdone, because they weren’t. Poems and pictures, pictures and poems…

Henley Ploughing Match Sunday 1st October

Henley ploughing match The ploughing competition season is upon us once more. The next one is run by the Henley & District Agricultural Association on Sunday 1st October at Bishopsland, Dunsden, RG4 9NR. These occasions present some great photographic opportunities,…

RPS Digital Imaging Event

I went along to the RPS Digital Imaging Event in Birmingham on Saturday – it was a bit of a last minute decision to go as I went to a party on Friday night and the idea of an early…

Our first meeting of the 2017 to 2018 season is tomorrow 19th Sept

Good evening all. What a busy summer it has been. Time to settle back down into our camera club sessions and start learning, exchanging ideas and above all meeting fellow members. I had a wonderful two weeks in Kingsand, Cornwall…

Come to Cookham Parish Centre this Friday and Saturday

Do come and view the exhibition of members’ photos at Cookham Parish Centre this Friday 25th August from 14.00 to 16.00 hrs AND on Saturday 26th from 10.00 to 12.00 hrs. Bring family and friends and spread the word about…

Your chair people have been busy again

Rowena and Niki slaved away in blistering heat to put up Marlow Camera Club photos at Cookham Parish Centre today. Also there was Eric Mason from Maidenhead Camera Club.A big thank you to Eric for organising this “event”. Now all…

Your Chair people were at the Marlow Mayor’s Civic Service

Rowena and Niki attended the Mayor’s Civic Service at All Saints yesterday. A moving occasion in view of recent events. Thanking those in our community who help, volunteer, and just quietly get on with things, felt so right. Afterwards there…

MCC at Grey’s Court

On Thursday, Rowena, Mary and Carole went to Grey’s Court to see the gardens and the sculpture trail. We did get somewhat distracted by the first exhibit we came to!                    …

MARLOW CAMERA CLUB WENT TO THE REGATTA!

The weather was ideal for spectators, but perhaps not always kind to those who were on the river. Never mind, all seemed to enjoy the day. We had our usual stand which several stalwart members managed throughout the day. Rowena,…

Out and about with my “nifty 50”

On Friday we went to the Royal Bath and West Agricultural Show. These events are great camera fodder. People, events, colour, bizarre, outrageous, it’s all there.       I really enjoy the challenge of just taking one prime lens…

THE GUILDHALL PRINT BATTLE

Last Thursday, the 18th May, several members went to Wycombe Photographic Society to see the prints entered by seven clubs – and to support Marlow of course! Amanda Wright was the judge officiating and was delighted by the prints on…

ANNUAL AGM FOR THE SEASON 2016-2017

The Club season closed on Tuesday, the 16th, with the AGM and prize giving. The usual form was followed, with the outgoing committee giving a summary of the season, the Club’s financial position, and recommendations. Questions were invited and answered….

Full 2016-2017 Season Competition Results Spreadsheet

As presented at the recent AGM… Competition Spreadsheet 2016 to 2017 Season – FINAL

Some inspiring images

I just thought I’d share this as I found it quite inspiring: https://www.theguardian.com/inequality/gallery/2017/may/08/london-photographed-by-young-and-homeless-accumulate-made-by-us All the best Andy

Results of Annual Print Competition held on 2nd May 2017

Our Annual Print Competition for the Joe Green Trophy was held on Tuesday 2nd May 2017. Here are the results… Novice Intermediate PRINT Results Annual Print 2017 Advanced PRINT Results Annual Print 2017

JOE GREEN SALVER – Tuesday, 2nd May

The season competition finale unfolded last night with the Joe Green Salver awarded for the best print. No more competitions now until the new season starts in the autumn. Amanda Wright came along to judge our offerings, and was delighted…

FRENCH MARKET WANDERINGS

FRENCH MARKET WANDERINGS Saturday, 29th May Armed with charged cameras, three club members went to take photos for Marlow Town Council. It was a great opportunity for street photography and colour at the yearly French Market, quite apart from the…

REPORT ON THE ANNUAL PDI COMPETITION FOR THE BYTE TROPHY

Last night, 25th April, Alan ‘Aussie’ Thompson came along to judge this competition. What an agreeable fellow he is, and what insights he gave us. Alan did more than judge our work, he also threw in a free tutorial. Along…

Results of the Annual PDI competition held on 25th April 2017

1 Novice 25th Apr Annual Pdi Results 2 Intermediate 25th Apr Annual Pdi Results 3 Advanced 25th Apr Annual Pdi Results

ANNUAL PDI COMPETITION

Just a reminder: this takes place tomorrow night, 25th April. If you’ve not already entered, then you’re too late! Members: whether you’ve entered or not, please come along and support the evening. Non-members are also very welcome too. A report…

GALAPAGOS ISLANDS – ENCHANTED ISLANDS SOJOURN

Last night one of our members, Carol Burley LRPS, gave a delightful illustrated talk about the eight days she spent on the Galapagos Islands. During the evening we followed her and her companions as they went island hopping in the…

OUT AND ABOUT EVENING, Tuesday 11th April

Yesterday was a lovely evening spent in the agreeable company of fellow photographers. We went walkabout with a list of subjects to capture on our cameras. There was much laughter, chatter and ‘oohs and aaahs’ as the moon rose over…

STOP PRESS! Out and About Evening Tuesday, 11th April, from Emma

This is a reminder from Emma. We meet at 7.30 – 7.45 pm in the Old Brewery Courtyard. This is, walking down the High Street towards the church, on the right, opposite Institute Road. If you find yourself outside the…

REPORT ON ANNUAL NATURAL WORLD COMPETITION

Last night, 4th April, Dave Hipperson came along to the Club to judge the above competition, and brought his lovely wife with him. Dave has not been to our Club before and had quite a challenge on his hands with…

Wide angle wonders

I was very fortunate to receive a wide angle lens for my birthday. After my visit there with Mary and Emma, in February,Embleton Bay beckoned. So a visit “up North” to see my daughter has provided the perfect opportunity and…

NATURAL WORLD COMPETITION – Tuesday, 4th April

NATURAL WORLD COMPETITION – Tuesday, 4th April A reminder to all members about the above competition: if you have entered, don’t forget to bring along your mounted images for the print section. Whether you are a member of the Club…

CHINA: The Mystique of the Orient – Tuesday 28th March

The Club was very pleased to welcome back Micki Aston, the renowned photographer and judge, who presented her excellent show on China. And this wasn’t any old show. It gave the low down on the life of the residents in…

Results of the Portfolio Competition held on 7th March 2017

Here are the results of the competition… PRINTS Intermediate Portfolio 2017 Scoresheet PRINTS Advanced Portfolio 2017 Scoresheet PRINTS Novice Portfolio 2017 Scoresheet Novice Portfolio 2017 Results Intermediate Portfolio 2017 Results Advanced Portfolio 2017 Results  

Trip To The Antarctic

After my presentation on my trip to Antarctica several members expressed an interest in going there. My trip was organised by Luminous-Landscape.com and was for photographers. For those that may be interested they are organising a trip for 2018, which…

More from the lassies in Northumberland

The days are hurrying by, but the weather remains glorious. We are seeing Northumberland in all it’s glory and County Durham. I’m afraid my companions are still getting up to their silly tricks! Yesterday and today we are spending at…

Three fifths of the Famous Five are in Northumberland

And what a cracking time we are having. Scrambled eggs and lashings of ginger beer for breakfast set us up for explorations of Hadrian’s Wall. Scenery was breathtaking, and moody skies were like we have never seen before. Wind was…

Metroland poets evening set for October 17th 2017. Help needed.

Hi there, In November 2015 we had a wonderful evening of poems and pictures. Below is the link to the photobook that I published via Blurb… http://www.blurb.co.uk/bookstore/invited/5984134/f2264dc424c3b6d2de627f918729415b595feb6c?utm_medium=email&utm_source=application&utm_campaign=share-share_promote&utm_content=0114am-02_16_17-body We are scheduled to have another such evening on 17th October 2017. This…

“Chair Challenge” evening

Members were asked to produce images that were “recognizably” about Marlow. The competition was judged by the Mayor of Marlow, Bob Johnson, Emma and Meyricke. Forty four entries were examined carefully. And the winner of the President’s Trophy was….. The…

Blowing Bubbles – Part 2

My second attempt at photographing frozen bubbles involved the use of an off camera flash (to simulate sunrise) and some battery powered LED lights. (thinking about this years christmas cards already) Equipment used. Canon 5D Mk3 70-200mm f 2.8 An…

Results – Open Competition on 10th January

Below are the results for the Open competition that was held on 10th January 2017 PDIs Novice 10th Jan 2017 Open Results Prints Advanced 10th Jan 2017 Results PDIs Intermediate 10th Jan 2017 Open Results PDIs Advanced 10th Jan 2017…

Blowing Bubbles

With some cold weather approaching I thought I would share something I tried last time that the temperature was below freezing and that is frozen bubbles.                   The temperature needs to be…

Marlow Camera Club are part of the fabric of Marlow, you’ll see us at many Marlow events. We are group of like-minded photographers who meet once a week to share knowledge, creativity and enthusiasms.

We meet weekly on Tuesday evenings at 8pm in Marlow Methodist Church Hall. Our meetings include talks by expert photographers, workshops lead by our experienced members and competitions to showcase and improve our work.

But above all we exist to promote photography in all its forms and help photographers along their photographic journey.

We offer potential new members the opportunity to try before they buy. You can attend a couple of meetings before committing to membership.

Subs are £70 for the year, to include refreshments during the break. They are due at the beginning of the club season in September.  Members who join after Christmas pay a pro-rata sum.

Fees are reduced for those in full time education. Under 14’s may attend with a responsible adult.

Marlow Camera Club meets at the Methodist Church Hall in Marlow, off Spittal Street.

We recommend parking in the Trinity Road car park where Trinity Road joins Dean Street. Currently this car park is free after 7pm and is a very short walk to the church hall.

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