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  • 'Palm Trees at Dusk' by John Sexton (20*)
    Colour Print 'Contre Jour' Competition
  • 'Thames Dawn' by Ceri Jones
    Colour Print 'Contre Jour' Competition
  • 'Woodland Rays' by Ceri Jones (20*)
    Mono Print 'Contre Jour' Competition
  • 'Flying' by Ceri Jones
    Colour Print 'A Beatles Song' Competition
  • 'I feel fine' by John Sexton
    Colour Print 'A Beatles Song' Competition
  • 'Here comes the Sun' by Ceri Jones
    Colour Print 'A Beatles Song' Competition
  • 'The Long and Winding Road' by Ceri Jones
    Mono Print 'A Beatles Song' Competition
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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 4th March 2015

DIGITAL COMPETITION No 3

Once again, "Contre Jour" is the Set Subject for tonight's competition which will be judged by Jeff Lawrence CPAGB from the Bracknell Camera Club.

Thursday 5th March 2015

PRACTICAL PHOTOGRAPHY GROUP MEETING

Wednesday 11th March 2015

ECUADOR AND THE GALAPAGOS

Colin Humphrey takes us to this very hot area on the Equator just off the West coast of South America. We will see some superb images of birds as well as more general Natural History shots.

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

Print Competition No 3

posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

This evening the faithful flocked to the village hall in Whitchurch-on-Thames for the third of our print competitions. This time it was “Contre-jour” – or don’t-look-into-the-sun-it’ll-give-you-a-headache!!

A challenging subject to do properly – and our members rose magnificently (as always) to the task! Plenty of backlighting and rim lighting creating haloes in hair and fur. Superb shadows were well in evidence too. Of course there were a variety of subjects – landscapes, plant life and portraits well to the fore in both monochrome and colour. Our judge for the evening, Julia Cleaver from the far north (Chinnor to be exact!) who’s new to the circuit – gave extremely detailed comments on each image and finally gave us our winners for the evening.

Firstly then – those achieving the dizzy heights of 20s. In the monochrome section there was one – Ceri Jones with “Woodland Rays”. In the colour section there were four! John Sexton with “Palm Trees at Dusk”; Rachel Paton with “Artistic Wall Lights” and Nigel Fenner with both “In the Woods” and “Lucy Roberts”.

So now the winners! In the mono section three people shared third place: Bill Scott, Dorothy Ward and Nigel Farmer – all with 34 points. Second came Nigel Fenner with 36 points and in first place – Ceri Jones scoring 39 points. In the colour section second place was shared by John Sexton and Ceri Jones – both with 39 points (I just mis-typed that as 39 PINTS – wishful thinking!). In first place with a perfect score of 40 points was Nigel Fenner.

Congratulations to all high scorers and winners! Thanks as well to all who entered their prints to make it such a good evening. Finally, thanks to Julia for being our judge.

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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 4th March 2015

Ladder Round 3 (Digital) - Contre Jour

Last date for entries for this competition is Thursday 26th February 2015

Entry form for this competition

Wednesday 25th March 2015

Natural History (Prints) - Natural History

Last date for entries for this competition is Thursday 19th March 2015

Entry form for colour prints | Entry form for monochrome prints

Wednesday 8th April 2015

Ladder Round 4 (Prints) - Open

Last date for entries for this competition is Thursday 2nd April 2015

Entry form for colour prints | Entry form for monochrome prints

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