News and Events

Club News

Saturday, Nov 6, 2021

North Essex Inter-club PDI competition cancelled

I regret to advise you that the North Essex Inter-club PDI competition, due to be held on the 30th November, has had to be cancelled due to several clubs disappointingly failing to support the event this year.

Colchester Photographic Society 8 x 8 Print Trophy 2021

Wednesday, Oct 20, 2021

Colchester Photographic Society 8 x 8 Print Trophy 2021

Last night the 8 x 8 Print Trophy took place with Sarah Kelman, ARPS, DPAGB having the job of appraising the prints.

New website launched

Friday, Oct 1, 2021

New website launched

After several weeks of work our new club website is ready to be launched. This builds on the excellent work that Geoff Jackson did with the previous website over many years.

Monday, Aug 2, 2021

Club meetings revert to normal

The Committee now feel sufficiently comfortable to proceed with the programme as presented and to recommence normal meetings at the hall from our start date on 14th September.


Monday, Jul 12, 2021


Congratulations to Steve Ball for obtaining his CPAGB Following on from Steve Ball’s recent achievement of an LRPS he has now also achieved a CPAGB.

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Annual award recipients 2020-21

Congratulations to all those who have received awards and our thanks to all members for continuing to support the competitions over the past year.

Sunday, Oct 25, 2020

Revised rules for preparing PDI's for competition

Revised and updated guide and rules for preparing PDI’s for competition The requirements for image entries into PDI competitions have been revised, in that the inclusion of the members' name in the image file name is no longer required.

External News


EAF - EAF December 2021 Bulletin

PICO Exhibition

Sunday, Jan 16, 2022

PICO Exhibition

Photographic Imaging Co-Operative (PICO) PICO are presenting an exhibition of members work, opening on the 22nd and 23rd of January 2022.

East Anglian Federation of Photographic Societies Annual Exhibition 2022

Monday, Jan 3, 2022

East Anglian Federation of Photographic Societies Annual Exhibition 2022

Vic Hainsworth has posted updated information about the 2022 East Anglian Federation of Photographic Societies Annual Exhibition. “This event will hopefully (subject to Covid restrictions) take place at the Wingfield Barns in Suffolk from Saturday 30th April with the official opening and presentation of the awards at 2.

Sunday, Oct 17, 2021

Chelmsford Camera Club 4C's Panel Competition

On Saturday afternoon, 16th October, Chelmsford’s 4C’s Panel Competition took place in the Springfield Community Centre. Each club can enter two panels of 6 prints on any theme.

Monday, Apr 5, 2021

Inter-Club Print Championship 2021

The PAGB wishes, if at all possible, to hold the Inter-Club Print Championship in 2021. They do not know what restrictions may be in operation in October, the usual time to hold this competition, and so their objective is to plan for maximum flexibility.

PAGB Distinctions Advisory Day Advanced Notice

Saturday, Jan 30, 2021

PAGB Distinctions Advisory Day Advanced Notice

Each image submitted for assessment and advice will be viewed as a single image standing alone. Good content, interesting composition and a “seeing eye” are every bit as important but the story has to be told in that one picture.

Thursday, Oct 1, 2020

Salons, Exhibitions and Circuits

Images submitted are judged to standards set by whomever they have received patronage from and a week or two later, the results for the salon are published.