Our 2023 – 2024 season is well underway with our programme listed below.

The following calendar events are just around the corner.

For a full list of events see below or follow the link to view the full calendar.

Upcoming Events


Programme 2023 - 2024

Please select a month below to see the details of what’s on.

Alternatively if you would like a full listing please view the attached PDF version of the programme: Season 2023 – 2024

December 2023

4th December 2023

Our second Internal Competition – Open PDI – Monochrome

This meeting will be held at Gawsworth Village Hall

11th December 2023

Guest Speaker : Chris Upton presents a talk entitled ‘Travels with my X’ . As a Fujifilm Ambassador and Travel photographer, I have visited many wonderful locations around the world capturing images using my Fujifilm X-Series cameras. In this talk I’ll take you with me and explain how I shot some of my favourite images. Packed with plenty of hints and tips this talk will help you make the most of your next trip, whatever camera you shoot with.

< Submit images for Competition #3 – Open PDI >

This meeting will be held via Zoom

18th December 2023

Xmas Social evening / Photographers Quiz: What do you really know about photography? Social evening

This meeting will be held at Gawsworth Village Hall

January 2024

8th January 2024

Members Image Critique Evening #1 – This evening we review members images submitted anonymously. We have a panel of three established club photographers to provide feedback on images and we can all provide additional input for a rounded perspective. Put yourself in the judging seat and appraise fellow members images in a constructive manner highlighting the attributes and noting any areas for improvement. In this session we aim to review the images impartially and constructively in order to learn from other members techniques, composition and photographic styles.

This meeting will be held via Zoom

15th January 2024

Internal Speaker: Martin Welch presents a talk titled “Photographing People – A Personal View”. Partly historical and using his own photos, suggesting my personal view of how to approach the task of getting great images.

This meeting will be held via Zoom

29th January 2024

Our third Internal Competition – Open PDI

This meeting will be held via Zoom

February 2024

5th February 2024

Guest Speaker : Brian Law presents a talk entitled ‘Travels with my iPhone‘ . Brian will present a wide range of images from his recent tours including trips to Vietnam and Cambodia. Brian’s style of photography is to look for different perspectives, angles and details and capture creative images.

< Submit images for Competition #4 – Open PDI>

This meeting will be held at Gawsworth Village Hall

12th February 2024

Guest Speakers (and past members): Alison and Kevin Lomax present their talk: ‘Fabulous Falklands – A Wildlife Photographer’s Paradise’.

You can add this to your calendar from here: Fabulous Falklands – A Wildlife Photographer’s Paradise

Volunteer King Penguin by Kevin & Alison Lomax
Volunteer King Penguin by Kevin & Alison Lomax

This meeting will be held at Gawsworth Village Hall

19th February 2024

Guest Speaker : David Hewson – Successful Wildlife Photography. This evening David will present his wildlife talk illustrated with both prints and DPI’s and supported with technical advice and explanations about how to take better wildlife images.

< Submit images for Competition 5 – Open Print>

This meeting will be held at Gawsworth Village Hall

March 2024

4th March 2024

AV Image Challenge – Presentation Evening – tonight we review the AV’s submitted by club members. Members were challenged to create a short AV (pictures to exe style show) to tell a story via a sequence of choreographed images and background music or soundtrack.

This meeting will be held via Zoom

18th March 2024

Our fourth Internal Competition – Open PDI

This meeting will be held at Gawsworth Village Hall

25th March 2024

David duChemin: ‘The Heart of the Photograph’. In this video presentation David walks us through techniques and ways of thinking about the creation of images designed to engage human imagination and emotion, and creating images that are more than just visual but visceral. He discusses vision and intent, the use of space and time, the creation of depth, creative point of view, and other tools and ideas for making photographs that are more than just “of” something but about something more, something we can feel and experience more deeply.

This meeting will be held via Zoom

April 2024

8th April 2024

Members Image Critique Evening 2 – This evening we review members images submitted anonymously. We have a panel of three established club photographers to provide feedback on images and we can all provide additional input for a rounded perspective. Put yourself in the judging seat and appraise fellow members images in a constructive manner highlighting the attributes and noting any areas for improvement. In this session we aim to review the images impartially and constructively in order to learn from other members techniques, composition and photographic styles

This meeting will be held at Gawsworth Village Hall

22nd April 2024

Our fifth and final Internal Competition – Open PDI

This meeting will be held at Gawsworth Village Hall

29th April 2024

Annual General Meeting. The AGM will be held at Gawsworth village hall.

This meeting will be held at Gawsworth Village Hall

May 2024

13th May 2024

Annual Exhibition – Macclesfield Library. An opportunity to see a range of images from club members covering a wide range of photographic styles and genres.

This meeting will be held at Macclesfield Library