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  • 'Touch Down' by Nigel Farmer (20*)
    Digital Image Open 2 Competition
  • 'Morgan Aero 8' by Danny Callcut
    Digital Image Open 2 Competition
  • 'The Basket Building' by Tilly Jamieson
    Digital Image Open 2 Competition
  • 'Forest Dawn' by Ceri Jones
    Digital Image Open 2 Competition
  • 'Lantern at Durdle Door' by Melvyn Newman
    Digital Image Open 2 Competition
  • 'Little Gems in a Pavement Crack' by Melvyn Newman
    Digital Image Open 2 Competition
  • 'Courting Couple' by Nigel Glover-Wright
    CACC Rosebowl round three
  • 'Ouch' by Nigel Glover-Wright
    CACC Rosebowl round two and round three
  • 'White Tailed Sea Eagle' by John Sexton
    CACC Rosebowl round one and round two
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Latest 20s

The latest images to score the top mark of 20 points in both WHCC ladder and external club competions are shown above. All top scoring images this season may be seen on the Competition Results page. Is yours not shown? Send it to me!

Please note: all images are © copyright by their respective authors and are not to reproduced without permission.

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A Letter from the Chair

Alan Copeland, WHCC chairmanThank you for visiting our website. Here you will find full details of our Programme, a large selection of images from our members as well as a weekly blog report of our meetings. We meet at Whitchurch-on-Thames Village Hall every Wednesday evening at 8.00 pm from September to June and additional Practical Group Meetings take place monthly on Thursday evenings.

This season’s Programme includes our usual regular competitions for colour prints, monochrome prints and digital projected images and we also take part in a number of competitions against other Camera Clubs in the Chilterns Association.

In addition to this, I have booked some top level speakers who are experts in their field of photography and we will also enjoy presentations from a number of our own members covering many aspects of modern photography.

I am pleased to confirm that the monthly Practical Photography Group meetings are back again.  The dates are shown in the Programme and the subjects covered will be notified to members a week or two prior to the meeting.

Click on this map to view a fully-interactive Google map of our locationHave a look at the Programme on the website.  Here you will find links to the websites of our visiting speakers which will enable you to have a preview of their work and find out a little background detail before their presentation.

You don’t have to be an expert to join our club. Just look through the Programme and come along and meet us at our next meeting – I guarantee you will not be disappointed.

Alan Copeland, Chairman

What's on next

Upcoming events and meetings at Whitchurch Hill Camera Club

Wednesday 29th April 2015

AIMING FOR THE FRONT COVER

Award winning portrait photographer Mark O'Leary shows a selection of his portraits telling the stories behind them and how he has successfully used them for magazine competitions and articles. He will be giving advice as to how to approach competitions and hopefully encourage us to have a go.

http://www.molphoto.co.uk/

Completed Entry Forms with Prints and Digital Images are needed this evening for next week's Picture of the Year competition.

Wednesday 6th May 2015

PICTURE OF THE YEAR COMPETITION

A return visit from Stan McCartin LRPS CPAGB APAGB should ensure an excellent evening's entertainment. The very best work from the four rounds of this season's ladder competitions (excluding the Natural History competition) is brought together to find the best shot this year.

Wednesday 13th May 2015

MOSTLY LANDSCAPES

Linda Sharp believes that there are landscapes all around us from the very recognizable vistas structured around land, sea, sky and fabulous light to the intimate landscapes in the details around us which are often missed or ignored.

http://www.lindasharpphotography.com/

View the full programme for this season online.

Summer Meetings programme

You may also keep up-to-date by using our RSS feed (below), which lists the next 10 meetings.

Latest Blog entry

An Evening With Nigel Glover-Wright

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

An evening of spots, stripes, fangs and trunks – yes – it was Africa – this time in the company of our very own intrepid explorer Nigel Glover Wright – well worth braving the bushlands and savannahs of West Berkshire to come and see!

We know that Nigel has a self-confessed weakness for cheetahs and we weren’t disappointed ‘cos there were lots of them – especially great sequences of family groups featuring cute cubs! But they had severe competition tonight with the appearance of tree-climbing leopards (always fascinating to see how dangling one’s legs from a branch can apparently be comfortable – looks highly painful to me!). And how on earth did Mum Leopard get that dead wildebeest up a tree for the kids’ dinner? (answer: with extreme difficulty!). Competition also from that perennial favourite  - elephants – especially when there’s an ultra-cute tiny learning to be elephant-like! And mustn’t forget the birds – a really good variety of colourful feathers – and of course there was Nigel’s favourite – the aptly named superb starling!  Some great landscapes too – giving a real sense of the African countryside – the habitat of these wonderful animals.

A superb evening Nigel – we all thoroughly enjoyed it and are now waiting for the results of your latest foray into Africa (must have done the raw conversions by now!!!).

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Our RSS feed has the last 10 blog entries (in case you haven't been for a while!)

Upcoming Club Competitions

To get your images ready for these club competitions, you'll need to check your entry complies with the competition rules. Please note that competitions will no longer be listed in this section once the entry date has passed.

Wednesday 6th May 2015

Picture of the Year (Digital) - Open

Last date for entries for this competition is Thursday 30th April 2015

Entry form for this competition

Wednesday 6th May 2015

Picture of the Year (Prints) - Open

Last date for entries for this competition is Thursday 30th April 2015

Entry form for colour prints | Entry form for monochrome prints

Wednesday 27th May 2015

Monochrome (Digital) - Open

Last date for entries for this competition is Thursday 21st May 2015

Entry form for this competition

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