Club Events

CPS 8 x 8 Trophy Competition - Appraisal by Sarah Kelman ARPS, DPAGB
CPS 8 x 8 Trophy Competition - Appraisal by Sarah Kelman ARPS, DPAGB

Tue 19th Oct 2021 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Eight clubs compete with an entry of eight images each by different photographers and the Club welcomes back the outstanding photographer Sarah Kelman who has always had a passion for adventure and wildlife to appraise the entries.

Colour Print League Competition (1st Round) - Appraisal by Ken Payne
Colour Print League Competition (1st Round) - Appraisal by Ken Payne

Tue 26th Oct 2021 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Ken has been invited to appraise the Club’s images in this welcome return of print competitions. He is an East Anglian Federation Club Circuit Judge who lectures on Photoshop, Adobe Elements and Lightroom.

New Members’ Evening with Tony Bramley FRPS
New Members’ Evening with Tony Bramley FRPS

Tue 28th Oct 2021 7:30pm - 10:00pm

This evening is designed for new members and will introduce them to Club activities and help them get the maximum benefit from their membership.

"Reality is for Those Without Imagination" - Talk by Gary Nicholls
"Reality is for Those Without Imagination" - Talk by Gary Nicholls

Tue 2nd Nov 2021 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Talk by Gary Nicholls. This talk is designed to inspire the audience to try new ideas and ignore convention by creating a personal project,using the camera as a tool to create ‘Fine Art’ images from imagination to realisation’.

Monochrome Print League Competition (1st Round) - Appraisal by Clive Tanner FRPS MPAGB
Monochrome Print League Competition (1st Round) - Appraisal by Clive Tanner FRPS MPAGB

Tue 9th Nov 2021 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Clive is best known for visiting great cathedrals and churches to photograph the architecture, details in memorial stones, wood, textiles, and glass.

"The Full Circle" - Talk by Gary Atkinson
"The Full Circle" - Talk by Gary Atkinson

Tue 16th Nov 2021 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Talk by Gary Atkinson about his 25-year career as a photographer, showing portraits, commercial work, landscapes, Getty stock images and some personal work.

Workshop Evening by Zoom with Tony Bramley FRPS
Workshop Evening by Zoom with Tony Bramley FRPS

Thu 18th Nov 2021 7:30pm - 10:00pm

An informal appraisal of images, so do join in if you can. Please email your PDI’s to Tony Bramley by 9th November, Please refer to the Society’s website if you are unsure how to do this, or ask Tony.

Projected Digital Image League Competition (2nd Round) - Appraisal by Alison Jenkins ARPS DPAGB BPE1*
Projected Digital Image League Competition (2nd Round) - Appraisal by Alison Jenkins ARPS DPAGB BPE1*

Tue 23rd Nov 2021 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Alison Jenkins has always been a keen photographer and over the years has studied and achieved many awards and certifications. She is an Associate of the Royal Photographic Society (ARPS), she has a Distinction of the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain (DPAGB), and a City & Guilds in photography in which she was awarded a Distinction.

North Essex PDI Competition - Appraisal by Chris Palmer FRPS DPAGB EFIAP
North Essex PDI Competition - Appraisal by Chris Palmer FRPS DPAGB EFIAP

Tue 30th Nov 2021 7:30pm - 10:00pm

We host several clubs competing against each other for this trophy. An inter-club trophy competition with each club offering up six of their best images.

"A Feeling of Impressionism" - Zoom talk by Steven le Prevost FRPS MPAGB AFIAP FIPF BPE5*
"A Feeling of Impressionism" - Zoom talk by Steven le Prevost FRPS MPAGB AFIAP FIPF BPE5*

Tue 7th Dec 2021 7:30pm - 10:00pm

“A Feeling of Impressionism” - Talk by Steven le Provost FRPS MPAGB AFIAP FIPF BPE5*, live from Jersey by Zoom. ”I concentrate on three genres; still life, nautical and character studies.

Xmas Dinner
Xmas Dinner

Sun 12th Dec 2021 6:00pm - 10:00pm

The Cricketers - time to be confirmed

"Ladies v Gents" PDI Contest
"Ladies v Gents" PDI Contest

Tue 14th Dec 2021 7:30pm - 10:00pm

A pre-Christmas ‘friendly’ contest by Zoom. The Gents won last year, so will this be the turn of the Ladies?. The mince pies will be ‘virtual’ unfortunately!

Projected Digital Image League Competition (3rd Round) - Appraisal by Stephen Carroll ARPS
Projected Digital Image League Competition (3rd Round) - Appraisal by Stephen Carroll ARPS

2022
Tue 4th Jan 2022 7:30pm - 10:00pm

"A Photographic Immersion in Havana" - Talk by Roy Essery MPAGB
"A Photographic Immersion in Havana" - Talk by Roy Essery MPAGB

2022
Tue 11th Jan 2022 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Following a previous family holiday to Cuba, in November 2019 Roy decided to revisit Havana for a week on his own.

Workshop Evening with Tony Bramley FRPS
Workshop Evening with Tony Bramley FRPS

2022
Thu 13th Jan 2022 7:30pm - 10:00pm

An informal appraisal of images, so do join in if you can. Please email your PDI’s to Tony Bramley by 4th January, please refer to the Society’s website if you are unsure how to do this, or ask Tony.

Colour Print League Competition (2nd Round) - Appraisal by Barbie Lindsay MPAGB, FBPE, EFIAP/s, AWPF
Colour Print League Competition (2nd Round) - Appraisal by Barbie Lindsay MPAGB, FBPE, EFIAP/s, AWPF

2022
Tue 18th Jan 2022 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Barbie is a photographic obsessive. She lives and thrives on the photographic medium. Her world is seen through the eye of the lens and her life totally revolves around her love of photography.

"The Best Camera is the One You Have With You – Your Phone!" - Talk by Dr Tom Peck LRPS CPAGB
"The Best Camera is the One You Have With You – Your Phone!" - Talk by Dr Tom Peck LRPS CPAGB

2022
Tue 25th Jan 2022 7:30pm - 10:00pm

A photographic presentation of two halves. First looking at the types of photography that the mobile phone is ideal for – from portraiture, (including selfies of course!

MIPS Challenge Trophy Interclub PDI League competition - Appraisal by Jonathan Vaines LRPS CPAGB AFAIP
MIPS Challenge Trophy Interclub PDI League competition - Appraisal by Jonathan Vaines LRPS CPAGB AFAIP

2022
Tue 1st Feb 2022 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Jonathan is an experienced photographer and judge who has both judged and critiqued at clubs throughout the region. He is also President of the Cambridge Camera Club and a regional organiser for the RPS.

Monochrome Print League Competition (2nd Round) - Appraisal by David Robinson ARPS
Monochrome Print League Competition (2nd Round) - Appraisal by David Robinson ARPS

2022
Tue 8th Feb 2022 7:30pm - 10:00pm

I am a retired Civil Engineer with a passion for traditional photography. My particular interests are Landscape and Sports Photography though I also dabble in other genres.

"Wildlife Through a Lens" - Talk by Tom Way
"Wildlife Through a Lens" - Talk by Tom Way

2022
Tue 15th Feb 2022 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Multi-award-winning wildlife photographer Tom Way is recognised for his both powerful and engaging portraiture of Africa’s large mammals. Favouring a fine art black and white style of photography, his images are widely exhibited in galleries and exhibitions to then adorn the walls of people’s homes.

‘Workshop Evening - Members’ Choice
‘Workshop Evening - Members’ Choice

2022
Thu 17th Jan 2022 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Our February meeting will be another on a topic suggested by members and with this evening being run by Chrissie Hart ARPS DPAGB

Projected Digital Image League Competition (4th Round) - Appraisal by Andy Wilson ARPS
Projected Digital Image League Competition (4th Round) - Appraisal by Andy Wilson ARPS

2022
Tue 22nd Feb 2022 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Picture Forum
Picture Forum

2022
Tue 1st Mar 2022 7:30pm - 10:00pm

An inter-active evening where members are invited to submit an image which will be appraised and discussed in depth by a panel of CPS members, plus audience participation.

Braintree Monochrome Competition - Appraisal by Naomi Saul ARPS DPAGB EFIAP APAGB ASINWP BPE4*
Braintree Monochrome Competition - Appraisal by Naomi Saul ARPS DPAGB EFIAP APAGB ASINWP BPE4*

2022
Tue 1st Mar 2022 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Colour Print League Competition (3rd and Final Round) - Appraisal by Robert Howarth LRPS, DPAGB, BPE5*
Colour Print League Competition (3rd and Final Round) - Appraisal by Robert Howarth LRPS, DPAGB, BPE5*

2022
Tue 8th Mar 2022 7:30pm - 10:00pm

During my career in photography working for the national newspapers I have been fortunate to cover many historic events from Royal Weddings through to Olympic Games and along the way received national press and sports photographer of the year awards.

"The Experience of Taking Images" – Talk by Vanda Ralevska FRPS
"The Experience of Taking Images" – Talk by Vanda Ralevska FRPS

2022
Tue 15th Mar 2022 7:30pm - 10:00pm

“I focus on photography as a journey and an experience of connecting with the surrounding world; appreciating and making the most of whatever place, time and location I am in; finding the extraordinary beauty that exists within everyday things, and looking beyond the obvious”.

Three-on-a-Theme (Prints) and Digital Triptych Competitions - Appraisal by Naomi Saul ARPS DPAGB EFIAP APAGB ASINWP BPE4*
Three-on-a-Theme (Prints) and Digital Triptych Competitions - Appraisal by Naomi Saul ARPS DPAGB EFIAP APAGB ASINWP BPE4*

2022
Tue 22nd Mar 2022 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Having learned so much from the Camera Club world, I wanted to pass on some of the knowledge I had learned (and am still learning all the time) to others and was invited to join the East Anglian Federation of Photographic Societies (EAF) judges’ panel in 2006.

Projected Digital Image League Competition (5th Round) - Appraisal by Nick Akers ARPS BPE3*
Projected Digital Image League Competition (5th Round) - Appraisal by Nick Akers ARPS BPE3*

2022
Tue 29th Mar 2022 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Nick is a retired corporate communication and marketing manager having worked in senior positions in the telecommunications and energy industries. He lives in Norfolk.

The Essex Challenge - Appraisal by Caroline Preece LRPS
The Essex Challenge - Appraisal by Caroline Preece LRPS

2022
Tue 5th Apr 2022 7:30pm - 10:00pm

An open PDI competition for images of any subject but which must have been taken in Essex. Two entries per person allowed.

Annual CPS vs Wetzlar PDI Competition by Zoom - Appraisal by Paul Raddon LRPS CPAGB BPE4*
Annual CPS vs Wetzlar PDI Competition by Zoom - Appraisal by Paul Raddon LRPS CPAGB BPE4*

2022
Tue 12th Apr 2022 7:30pm - 10:00pm

I have been into club photography for a long time but like many photographers, I have come out of the dark and into the light and am now fully digital.

Monochrome Print League Competition (3rd and Final Round) - Appraisal by Julie Hutson ARPS DPAGB
Monochrome Print League Competition (3rd and Final Round) - Appraisal by Julie Hutson ARPS DPAGB

2022
Tue 19th Apr 2022 7:30pm - 10:00pm

As well as being an accomplished photographer, having won Landscape Photographer Of The Year 2015 in the Urban View section for A Veil for the Shard, Julie has specific expertise in the pharmaceutical & life sciences sector.

"Living the African Dream" - Talk by Alison Mees
"Living the African Dream" - Talk by Alison Mees

2022
Tue 26th Apr 2022 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Join Alison’s journey through Africa with photographs and stories of the bush. Alison Mees, Photographer, and Conservationist spent 16 years living and working in Africa, working in the safari industry, supporting community projects, and working with researchers in cheetah observations.

Projected Digital Image League Competition (6th Round) - Appraisal by John Wilcox LRPS CPAGB
Projected Digital Image League Competition (6th Round) - Appraisal by John Wilcox LRPS CPAGB

2022
Tue 3rd May 2022 7:30pm - 10:00pm

"The Expressive Landscape" - Talk by Colin Westgate
"The Expressive Landscape" - Talk by Colin Westgate

2022
Tue 10th May 2022 7:30pm - 10:00pm

“The camera will capably record what is in front of it, but it cannot record what you feel”. Turning vision into a meaningful image.

Image of the Year Print and PDI Competitions - Appraisal by Tom Peck LRPS  CPAGB
Image of the Year Print and PDI Competitions - Appraisal by Tom Peck LRPS CPAGB

2022
Tue 17th May 2022 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Annual General Meeting and Presentation of Awards
Annual General Meeting and Presentation of Awards

2022
Tue 24th May 2022 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Annual General Meeting and presentation of awards.

External Events

Judges Workshop
Judges Workshop

Sun 24th Oct 2021 9:30am - 5:00pm

Competition is still the main content of most camera clubs programmes, and the EAF is always looking for enthusiastic new people to join the circle of evaluators.

The PAGB GB Cups - PDI's (Open & Nature)
The PAGB GB Cups - PDI's (Open & Nature)

2022
Tue 25th Jan 2022 7:30pm - 10:00pm

The GB Cups for Projected Images are held each January. Clubs enter directly, without any pre-qualification. Clubs may enter the Open Cup, and may also enter the Nature Cup.

EAF Annual General Meeting and PDI Championship at Fulbourn
EAF Annual General Meeting and PDI Championship at Fulbourn

2022
Sun 13th Oct 2022 9:30am - 5:00pm

EAF Print Championship at Fulbourn
EAF Print Championship at Fulbourn

2022
Sun 13th Mar 2022

62nd Maldon Challenge Trophy at Maldon C.C.
62nd Maldon Challenge Trophy at Maldon C.C.

2022
Sat 23rd Apr 2022

Interclub print and PDI Competition. Date is subject to confirmation but will be on a Saturday.

Annual Print and PDI Battle with Ipswich and District PS at Ipswich
Annual Print and PDI Battle with Ipswich and District PS at Ipswich

2022
Mon 25th Apr 2022 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Print & PDI competition.