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Are you Interested in Photography and want to  meet like-minded photographers?

Do you want to improve or share your composition, lighting, Photoshop, technical or other skills?

Colchester Photographic Society meets on Tuesdays at 7-30pm between September and May at Christ Church, Christ Church Court, Ireton Road (off Maldon Road), Colchester, CO3 3AT.

Click HERE for a map of how to find us.

New Members and Guests are always assured of a warm welcome.

You can find out all about us and view galleries of members’ images on this website.

Telephone: Christine Alexander 01206 752417




Latest Update 23rd June 2016

   © Colchester Photographic Society 2010 - 2016

Affiliated to the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain through the East Anglian Federation

Next Meeting

No more meetings at Christ Church until 20th September 2016 but keep an eye out for details of our summer events


Saturday 2nd July: Camera Cub trip to London including “Dancing City” at Canary Wharf.

Saturday 30th July: Camera Club trip to the Museum of Power in Maldon, Stow Maries Aerodrome & a meal at the Ship Inn in Tiptree (CO5 0PQ)

(You can join us for 1, 2 or all 3 of the above)

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To find out how to join us at Colchester Photographic Society click on “Membership” on the main menu on the left

A PDF version of our Programme for the 2016/2017 Season will be available later this summer.

Please use the menu on the left to navigate through the web site

Latest Updates

InFocus: Issue 1: Summer 2016 HERE


New Members Booklet - Update June 2016 HERE


Latest PAGB eNews (164) HERE


Sudbury Shield Result HERE


Maldon Challenge Trophy result HERE


Braintree Monochrome Shield Result HERE


EAF Print Club Championship Results HERE


Final Mersea Island Challenge Scores HERE


Latest Print Open Competition Results HERE


Third PDI Open Competition Results HERE


Event Diary: Updated with some St Helena Hospice Events


PAGB GB Cup Results HERE


Witham Interclub Competition Result HERE


EAF PDI Club Championship Results HERE


Cambridge Interclub Competition Result HERE


Revised Definition of a Digital Triptych HERE

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To see all 20 of Roy Essery’s award winning MPAGB images.

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To see all 20 of Colin Westgate’s award winning MPAGB images.

Click HERE

To see all 10 of Aysu Bilgic’s award winning CPAGB images.

Click HERE

Set Subject Competition Scores (12th January 2016) (“People on their Way” & “Picture in a Puddle”)

Click HERE for the Score Sheet

Next Season’s Set Subjects will be “Abstract” and “Plant Life”

Digital Projection.pdf

New Members

Essential information about creating pdi images for our competitions, our competition rules & our new members booklet (New update - June 2016) are available here: Click on the icon.

New Members

External Competition

Colchester Result

More Details

Halstead International (PDI)


Chelmford Panel of 6 Prints

1st & Highly Commended

Colchester 8 x 8 (Prints)


North Essex Trophy (PDI)


Cambridge Trophy (PDI)

Equal 4th

EAF Championship (PDI)


Witham Shield (PDI/Prints)


Braintree Shield (Monochrome Prints)


EAF Championship (Prints)


Maldon Challange (Monochrome Prints/PDI)

1st (plus “best print” & 3 Highly Commended images)

Sudbury Shield (PDI/Prints)


GB Cup (Open)

Equal 37th

GB Cup (Nature)

Equal 20th

Mersea Island Challenge Trophy

3rd in the Final at Dingwall

External Competitions