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  • 'The Eagle has Landed'* by John Sexton
    Colour Prints Open 2 competition
  • 'Glaucous-winged Gull' by John Sexton
    Natural History competition. Digital image, and overall winner
  • 'White-tailed Sea Eagle' by John Sexton
    Natural History competition. Prints winner
  • 'Centaurea montana', Mountain Cornflower by Mel Newman
    Natural History competition. Digital image
  • 'Dipsacus fullonum, Common Teasel' by Mel Newman
    Natural History competition. Digital image
  • 'Here You Are At Last' by Sally Waygood
    Natural History competition. Digital image
  • 'Felis Silvestris, Scottish Wildcat' by Ray Lewis
    Natural History competition. Prints
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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 chairmanOnce again, I am pleased to bid you Welcome to our Camera Club, one of the brightest and friendliest Camera Clubs in the South of England.  No matter what your interest or experience I guarantee that your photographic skills will improve after just a few meetings at our club.

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 - names like Clive Minnitt, Mike Lane, Tony Worobiec and Mike Wilkes are all making return visits sharing their experiences with new selections of striking images.

Click on this map to view a fully-interactive Google map of our locationOur own Club members will also feature throughout the Programme and we will see images presented by Mike Alexander, Brian Sargent, Neil Stewart, Bill Scott, David Smith, Rachel Paton and myself.

Have a look at the Programme. 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 23rd April 2014


Once again, there is no Set Subject tonight when our projected digital images are judged by Caroline Colegate ARPS from the Bracknell Camera Club.

Wednesday 30th April 2014


Tony Worobiec FRPS makes a very welcome return with a superb presentation showing how the changing light and weather patterns can be used to create stunning landscape images at any time of the year. You will remember Tony's previous visit three years ago when he showed "Icons of the American Highway".


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

Wednesday 7th May 2014


A return visit from Peter Jackman 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

View the full programme for this season online.

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

Latest Blog entry


posted by Ian Lewis in Club Meetings

A bit of travelling to far-off places this evening!  Burma in fact – courtesy of our very own Rachel Paton who went there last November (apparently that’s a good time to go there ‘cos it’s not chucking it down with rain then – unlike here last winter!).

We had a very useful bit of background information first – especially regarding the recent history of the country.  Rachel reminded us that like a lot of countries it changed its name fairly recently and is now Myanmar (apparently pronounced meow-anmar – just remember Burmese cats – sorry Mr Nash!).

Rachel then took us on a tour of the country by means of some beautiful images. There were some great portraits of the local inhabitants too – most of whom seemed to love being photographed. Several of Rachel’s images featured the ubiquitous Buddhist monks – many of whom were young boys – some very young indeed – dressed in their orange robes. Then there were the fishermen balancing on the stern of their boats with one foot wrapped round the oar to leave both hands free for handling the nets! Try that Oxford and Cambridge!

A really fascinating and informative evening – thank you for sharing your images and knowledge with us Rachel!

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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 23rd April 2014

Ladder Round 4 (Digital) - Open

Last date for entries for this competition is Thursday 17th April 2014

Entry form for this competition

Wednesday 7th May 2014

Picture of the Year (Prints) - Open

Last date for entries for this competition is Thursday 1st May 2014

Entry form for colour prints | Entry form for monochrome prints

Wednesday 7th May 2014

Picture of the Year (Digital) - Open

Last date for entries for this competition is Thursday 1st May 2014

Entry form for this competition


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