Latest website update:09/05/2019

the camera club

welcome to our website!

"Nature Calling" by Doug Cox LRPS CPAGB

"Derelict but not Forgotten" by Jim Owers

"Welcome" by Frances Moore

"A Loo with a View" by Chuck Eccleston ARPS

"Reeth Bay " by Mike Rooke LRPS

"Players Beach - Binstead " by Doug Cox CPAGB LRPS

"Old Station Yard" by Tony Bennett

it's all about the pictures!

Make sure you visit us at least once a week to look our latest images and pick up news of anything happening on the Island that might be of interest to photographers, including those of you just visiting the Isle of Wight.

We often get asked by photographers visiting from elsewhere to advise them on the best locations here for various types of photography.  We are always pleased to help if we can.  Go to the Contact Us page and send us a message.  We would like to hear from you.

Below: The Isle of Wight is a photographers' paradise.  Look hard enough and many unique and/or quirky scenes can catch your eye​.

"Priscilla" by Jim Owers

"Cold War Relic" by Stu Bennett

"Fawley Farewell" by Pat Luckett

the big Picture


"Abandoned Croft" by Stu Bennett

"Put to Rest" by Stu Bennett

Doug Cox CPAGB LRPS creating another of his classic long exposures

- this time of a collapsing wooden pier on an Island beach - see image below


"Decaying" by Dennis Murphie

Sandown & Shanklin District Camera Club

the club on the bay

"Decaying since 1947" by Doug Cox LRPS CPAGB

Weekly meetings at the pavilion, watery lane, newchurch, PO36 0LX

Our brand new 2018-2019 season got underway on Tuesday 18th September 2018.  We then meet every Tuesday at 7.30pm right through  to 14th May 2019, apart from a 3 week break over Christmas.

The Club meets to look at photos, talk about photos and techniques, have our photos critiqued by qualified judges......and more.

the justin gordon trophy competition

Doug Cox won the Justin Gordon Trophy for an incredible 5th time in a row.  His outstanding shot below captured a unique seascape from the Isle of Wight in beautiful fashion and was judged a worthy winner.

This year's theme was "Decay and Dereliction.

Frances Moore came a close second with "Welcome"