All posts by Michael Harris

camargue trip offer

Storrington camera club have informed us that there are two vacant places on a trip to the Camargue April 15-18. The cost per place is £1600 and further details of the hotel can be found at, For any member who is interested please contact Lillian at the following email address

Small Print Competition20/02/20

There were 12 entries for the fifth round of the Small Print Competition. The entries were judged by; Peter Rocchiccioli, Glyn Edmunds and John Howes – Thank you. 

First: Nikki Holden            ‘Sunset Swans’
Second: Kevin Macknay    ‘Halnaker Windmill at Sunrise’
Third: Robert Paterson:    ‘Cathedral’
Congratulations to the winners who will now go forward to join the winners of the earlier rounds in the Small Print Competition Final on March 19th.

West Dean College

West Dean College is hosting a gardening lecture with a photographic input. It is titled ‘The Oudolf Gardens at Hauser and Wirth Somerset’. 

This lecture will discuss Jason Ingram and Rory Dusoir’s latest collaboration which is a book about the gardens. Included in this lecture will be a unique insight by Jason Ingram into photographing the gardens.

Should any members be interested in attending, tickets are priced at £36 and can be sourced from the following website ‘’.

Photography Event at Brighton’s Volk’s Electric Railway

Volk’s Electric Railway in Brighton will be running their first ever ‘Volk’s Railway Night Time Photography Experience’ on Friday March 20th .

They are working with John Fox (an award-winning press photographer) and it will be an opportunity for guests to come to the railway, have a little background tour of our depot and workshop (with opportunities to take photographs), ride our railway, learn about its history and then receive a night photography masterclass from John. After that, our trains will all be positioned at the depot and our Halfway Station for a couple of hours of shooting in the dark.

There are 20 spaces available and if anyone is interested please access the following website for further details of the event and it’s terms and conditions.

SCPF Championship

Alton Camera Club are hosting the above championship, which CCC will be entering, and invite CCC  members to attend. It will be held between 10am-5pm, Sunday 29th March at the Alton Assembly Rooms, High Street, Alton and admission is free. Suggested public car parks: GU34 1HN or GU34 1AU as there is no parking on site.

Camera Clubs and Societies 2020 BalloT

As I mentioned at last nights meeting, we have the opportunity of entering a national ballot that if successful would allow three of our members to attend a workshop in Scotland. We must have three interested members to enter and the cost would be £740 per member. The workshops are as follows, ‘Badgers in Bluebells’ (20 – 24 May) and ‘Autumnal Images’ (21 – 25 October). These workshops will be hosted by the Natural History photographer Laurie Campbell. Entry must be by March 5th.

Should any member be interested please let me know asap for further details.

Mike Harris Vice Chair