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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.

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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 24th August 2016

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

Next Meeting

Tuesday 20th September 2016

A brace of talks by our own Marny & Robert Macdonald

“Home and Abroad” by Marny Macdonald DPAGB

“Images from Scandinavia” by Robert Macdonald DPAGB

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Latest Updates

Issue 2 of InFocus HERE


Latest PAGB eNews (169) HERE


A PDF version of our 2016/2017 Season is now available (On this Page)


PAGB Inter-club PDI Championship 2016 (On this Page)


InFocus: Issue 1: Summer 2016 HERE


New Members Booklet - Update June 2016 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


PAGB GB Cup Results HERE


Witham Interclub Competition Result HERE


EAF PDI Club Championship Results HERE


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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

The Photographic Alliance of Great Britain

Inter-Club PDI Championship 2016


Saturday 16th July 2016 at Warwick

This year the Federation had four clubs entering the Championships, Cambridge Camera Club and Colchester Photographic Society along with Norfolk Photographic Group and Beyond Group , both of whom reached the final last year and therefore had automatic entry this year. In all 39 clubs were contesting the Championships.          More