Programme 2020/21


All meetings will be on-line using Zoom until it is safe to meet in person. Note: if print competitions are on-line the hand-in date will be 10 days before the competition and PDI versions MUST be uploaded BY THE SAME DATE.

Meetings are held on Wednesday evenings at 7.30 pm at Moulsham Mill, Parkway, Chelmsford unless otherwise stated. On most evenings there will be an admission charge of £2.00 which includes refreshments. Please send membership enquiries or requests for a club brochure and programme to our club Secretary: @

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Wed 2nd - "New Images, 2017 Onwards" by Roger Hance FRPS AFIAP BPE5* from Colchester
Website: Roger Hance

Wed 9th - "Africa Through my Lens" by Bob Cooper from Stanford le Hope

Wed 16th - PDI Competition 1 Judge: Graham Parry from Rainham

Wed 23rd - "Sports Photography" by Mark Pain from St Albans
Website: Mark Pain

Wed 30th - Five Clubs Competition Judge: Paul Radden LRPS DPAGBEFIAP/s PSA4* from Hunstanton


Wed 7th - "The Exhibitionists" by Barbie & Russell Lindsay MPAGB EFIAP/s FBPE / MPAGB EFIAP FBPE from Ipswich
Website: Russell Lindsay
Website: Barbie Lindsay

Tues 13th - External Colchester 8 x 8 to be held on-line

Wed 14th - Mono Print Trophy Competition Judge: David Portwain ARPS CPAGB from Hadleigh

Wed 21st - Print Competition 1 Judge: Tom Peck LRPS CPAGB from Epping

Wed 28th - Working With Textures by Jane Lazenby


Wed 4th - PDI Competition 2 Judge: Dr Julie Hutson ARPS DPAGB from Brentwood

Wed 11th - "Images & Techniques" by Ross McKelvey MPAGB MFIAP EFIAP/p FBPE from Belfast
Website: Ross McKelvey

Wed 18th - PDI Competition 3 Judge: Marilyn Steward ARPS DPAGB EFIAP/b BPE4* from Enfield

Wed 25th - "Creative to Contemporary" by Jon Gray FBIPP from Sevenoaks
Website: Jon Gray


Wed 2nd - PDI Competition 4 Judge: David Hall LRPS from Leigh on Sea

Wed 9th - "A Year on the Coast" by Justin Minns LRPS from Suffolk
Website: Justin Minns

Wed 16th - Christmas Social Enjoy food, drinks and a chat


Wed 6th - PDI Competition 5 Judge: Caroline Preece LRPS from West Ham

Thur 7th - Special Interest Groups

Wed 13th - "Pitchside to Paper - The Sequel " by Ray Lawrence from Chelmsford
Website: Ray Lawrence

Wed 20th - PDI 6 Themes: Picture in Picture, Quotations & Proverbs, Climate Changes Judge: Roy Essery MPAGB from Colchester

Wed 27th - "Photographing Wildlife in the UK " by Alison Jenkins ARPS DPAGB LMPA from Ware
Website: Alison Jenkins


Wed 3rd - Print Competition 2 Judge: Peter Norris from Sudbury

Thur 4th - Special Interest Groups

Sun 7th - External EAF PDI Championship at the Fulbourn Centre, Fulbourn CB21 5BS

Wed 10th - "New Digital Adventure" by Colin Harrison FRPS MPAGB & 8 more from Oxfordshire
Webiste: Colin Harrison

Thur 11th - External Essex Inter-Club at Leigh Community Centre, Elm Road SS9 1SP or on-line

Wed 17th - Print Competition 3 Judge: Robin Claydon DPAGB LRPS BPE2* from Waltham Cross

Wed 24th - Photofold Battle Judge: Andy Smith LRPS CPAGB from Bexleyheath

MARCH 2021

Mon 1st - External Benfleet Battle at St George's Church Hall, Rushbottom Lane SS7 4DN

Wed 3rd - Members" Evening Details TBA

Thur 4th - Special Interest Groups

Sun 7th - External EAF Print Championship at the Fulbourn Centre, Fulbourn CB21 5BS

Wed 10th - Panel of 3 Prints Competition for the Burley Cup Judge: Naomi Saul ARPS EFIAP ASINWP DPAGB APAGB from Shillington

Wed 17th - "Windows of Opportunity " by Dave Mason from Canterbury
Website: Dave Mason

Wed 24th - Print Competition 4 Judge: David Steel DPAGB from Colchester

Wed 31st - "The Dragon"s Journey" by Margaret Salisbury FRPS APAGB MFIAP FIPF from Wales, sponsored by Fotospeed

APRIL 2021

Thur 1st - Special Interest Groups

Sat 3rd - External Maldon Challenge at the Plume School Fambridge Road CM9 6AB

Wed 7th - Print Competition 5 - Judge: Ken Payne from Waltham Cross

Wed 14th - Panel of 6 Prints Competition for the Cyril Chorley Memorial Trophy Judge: Pauline Martindale from Walthamstow

Wed 14th - Final date for entries for the Annual Awards on May 19th

Wed 21st - "Living the African Dream" by Alison Mees from Africa
Website: Alison Mees

Wed 28th - Print Competition 6, Themed - Themes: Metal, Wet, Decisive Moment Judge: Daphne Hanson DPAGB APAGB from Cambridge

MAY 2021

Wed 5th - "Images of Iceland " by Colin Westgate FRPS MPAGB APAGB MFIAP from West Mersea
Website: Colin Westgate

Thur 6th - Special Interest Groups

Wed 12th - AV Trophy Competition Judge: Keith Leedham FRPS EFIAP FIPF from Rayleigh

Wed 19th - Annual Awards Trophies are to be won for the year's best prints and digital images. Judge: Malcolm Rapier ARPS CPAGB EFIAP/b BPE4* from Enfield

Wed 26th - Annual General Meeting The Members' opportunity to voice their opinions, choose the new Committee and decide the way forward.