Latest website update: 06/12/2017

the camera club

Sandown & Shanklin District Camera Club

the club on the bay

"Cranked Over" by Rob Buckett

Whirling Wire wool

The festive season is almost upon us and in the spirit of Xmas celebrations the club got together and had a jolly good time photo-togging spinning balls of fiery wire wool in the middle of a very dark field.  What else would you do at Christmas?

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.

Alverstone Meadow, Isle of Wight, December 2017

welcome to our website!

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


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.

Next Week - Tuesday 12th December:

Knockout and Nibbles

Please get your digi entries (up to 5) to Doug by Sunday 10th December

You know the form....anything goes.....images to inspire or amuse...........or even both!

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