Welcome to Chelmsford Camera Club

The club is affiliated to the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain through the East Anglian Federation


The Club

You don't have to be an 'Expert Photographer' to be welcomed as a member of Chelmsford Camera Club. All you need is an interest in photography. The Club meets weekly from September until May with a varied programme of competitions, photographic talks and demonstrations, member participation evenings and social events.


A Gentleman of Sorts - Tom Plucinski


We provide a first class, entertaining and informative programme of high quality speakers on all aspects of photography.


Themes for season 2019/20

The themes for our Themed competitions will be:
Print: “Food”, “Urban”, "Seascape"
PDI: “UK Landscape”, “Pairs”, “Instruments”


Themes for season 2020/21

The themes for our Themed competitions will be:
Print: “The Decisive Moment”, “Wet”, "Metal"
PDI: “Climate Change”, “Quotations and Proverbs”, “Picture in Picture”



Are held throughout the season. We hold league competitions for Prints and Projected Digital Images (PDI). There is also the annual Burley Cup for a Panel of 3 Prints, and the Cyril Chorley Memorial Trophy for a panel of 6 Prints. We also have a Themed competition for prints and also for PDI. And finally we hold an annual Audio Visual (AV) competition.