Latest website update: 13/12/2017

the camera club

Sandown & Shanklin District Camera Club

the club on the bay

the christmas knock out

At the last club meet of the year we always get together for a relaxed evening and have an informal competition of serious and not so serious images.  Doug Cox was declared the winner out of 49 images presented for his classic landscape shot of Headon Warren.

The Digital Darkroom Resource List


Multiple Exposure Blending by Serge Ramelli


Print and Colour Management Pts 1, 2 & 3

Tips and Ideas:

Take a look at the lively blog of Anthony Epes

Loads of ideas and examples of uncomplicated shots taken in good light.  Dawn is his speciality.

MagBook: (new edition) Photoshop & Lightroom £9.99 from W H Smiths


Craft & Vision: 11 Ways to Improve Your Photography

The Lightweight Photographer:

By logging on to Robin Whalley's website or blog, it is possible to access some really useful resources, some free, some available for a very modest charge.

Tutorials on all aspects of post-processing

Black and White photography

Joel Tjintjelaar

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

Our brand new 2017-2018 season is now underway and we meet every Tuesday at 7.30pm from September 2017 through  to 15th May 2018.  The Club will meet to look at photos, talk about photos and techniques, have our photos critiqued by qualified judges......and more.

Chuck Eccleston

"Headon Warren" by Doug Cox

welcome to our website!

Click below to take a look at our calendar for this season

Chuck Eccleston


Chuck Eccleston

Chuck Eccleston presented us with a great set of images and was a very close second

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.

Liz Fox

Andy Lockhart

the big Picture

2018 is upon us!

Our first meeting of the New Year is on Tuesday 9th January.  The "No Processing" challenge will be judged for us by Brian Cope.

​Up to 3 pdi images - any subject - mono or colour - to be sent to Doug Cox by Sunday 7th January 2018 

Take St. Catherine's Point, for instance .....