Latest website update: 06/06/2017

the camera club

Sandown & Shanklin District Camera Club

the club on the bay

The Projected Image of the Year

And the winner is ......... Chuck Eccleston ARPS with "The Long Walk".  

We were very lucky to have our competition judged by Rosemary Willman HonFRPS who commented on the very high quality of Chuck's shot - a faultless image and a worthy winner.

Other notable entries are shown below, from a large and varied entry.

The Digital Darkroom Resource List


Multiple Exposure Blending by Serge Ramelli


Print and Colour Management Pts 1, 2 & 3

Tips and Ideas:

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

"Orange Tip" by Chuck Eccleston ARPS

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

We are now taking our 2017 summer break and our weekly meetings will reconvene every Tuesday at 7.30pm from September 19th 2017 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.

welcome to our website!


"The Long Walk" by Chuck Eccleston ARPS

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


"Rationale" by Steve Collins

Naturezones at Blackwater are looking to set up a Nature Photography group. .
They have invited members of Isle of Wight Photography clubs to an open day.  
The open day will be from 11am to 1pm on Thursday, 6th July when the meadows should be in full flower and hopefully alive with bugs and butterflies.  Parking is limited so please car share if possible, if the car park is full you can park on the verge on the track leading to Naturezones.  It is located in Birchmore Lane, Newport, Blackwater PO30 3BP.

Please could you let Carol Walker of the Isle of Wight Photography Society know if you are likely to attend?  Her email address is:

"Kitchen at Hampton Court" by Alan Warren

"Lonely Walker" by Gillian Maskell

"Out of the Water" by Warren Rodgers

"Crainsbill on Hesteryi" by Peter Bridle

"Winter Seascape" by Chris Bacon

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, but first check out the landscape slideshow on our Photo Gallery page.

the big Picture