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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 November 2015

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

Next Meeting

Tuesday 1st December 2015 at 19-30

Monochrome Print Competition

(Round 1)

Judge: Sarah Kelman

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Latest Updates

Latest PAGB eNews (149) HERE


Essex Trophy (“At Work in Essex”) Result & Images HERE


North Essex PDI Competition Result HERE


Second PDI Open Competition Results HERE


Colchester 8 x 8 Print Competition Result HERE


Colour Print Competition Round 1: Results HERE


Galleries of the top scoring images from the first PDI Open competition now available HERE


Halstead International PDI Competition Result HERE


First PDI Open Competition Results HERE


Member’s Booklet now available HERE


Latest Photography News Magazine (23) HERE


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Competition Checklist for 2015/2016 HERE


A PDF copy of our 2015/2016 Programme is now available HERE


Sudbury Shield Result HERE


Set Subjects for this season

This year it’s Wetzlar’s choice of ‘Set Subject’ for the Colchester v Wetzlar competition & they have chosen ‘People on their Way’.

Our ‘Set Subject’ PDI Competition will have two subjects, rather than the three we had last year. They will be Wetzlar’s ‘People on their Way’ plus ‘Picture in a Puddle’.

The “Essex Challenge Trophy” (10th November 2015) has the subject of “At work in Essex”.

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We were the winners of the Halstead International PDI Competition held on the 1st October 2015

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Chelmsford Panel of Six Competition held on the 10th October 2015

Congratulations to Tony Bramley for winning the competition with his panel & to Roy Essery for getting an ‘Highly Commended’ award for his panel.

The Colchester Photographic Society

8 x 8  Print Competition

Was held on Tuesday 13th October 2015


The Winners were Chelmsford Camera Club by half a point from Colchester Photographic Society.

The Best Print was: “Flies in my Shed” by Brian Purdy of Chelmsford Camera Club.

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We were the winners of the North Essex Inter-club PDI Trophy which was held on Monday 9th November 2015 at Moulsham Lodge Camera Club

Judged by: Paul Radden LRPS DAGB EFIAP

The Best Print was: “Mason Bees Mating” by or very own Andrew Smith.

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