Revised competition format and rules

It was agreed at the last AGM that the club would trial a different format for internal competitions. More detail on this has now been published and can be found at PDCC Competitions.

Tuesday Club Opening Night

Tuesday 9th October saw the first night of this season’s Tuesday Club, a series of beginners workshops for anyone interested in amateur photography.  As always the course is fully booked and there were 18 people in attendance, made up of both existing members of PDCC and the public. The workshop took place from 7.30pm-9pm and […]

Summer 2018

It’s been a cracking summer weather-wise for photography and during our Camera Club’s annual break Members have continued to meet up at various interesting events around the country and enjoyed a photography holiday on the Cowel Peninsular up in bonny Scotland.  Members are reminded to send photos of ‘things you have done over the summer’ […]

New Programmes

Our Annual Dinner & Awards Presentation took place on Friday 27th April and it was great to see so many Club members in attendance.  Huge thanks go to the organizers and I hope you’ll all agree the food was delicious and the venue well chosen. The Dinner marked the end of the current Camera Club […]

Panels – for the Millennium Trophy competition 2017/18

by John D Tillotson CPAGB PPSA, P&DCC Secretary After some requests for information on the panel submission for the Millennium Trophy, here are some details. There will be a more detailed explanation on panels in the meeting on Wednesday 18th October 2017 by Les Ayres, who is to be the judge of the competition. The panel […]

Summer Programme & Steampunk 4th June

Our Summer outings programme is now available here: Summer Programme 2017 Next event is the Steampunk Festival in Morecambe. A Splendid Day Out on Sunday 4th June. Details on the programme – looks like being “splendid” photo-opportunity. Car shares available contact Janet or our Facebook members group

Sky Arts Master of Photography – New Series

Series 2 of Sky Arts Master of Photography starts on May 25th. Twelve photographers from across Europe will be selected to compete in a range of tasks to become the next Master of Photography If you missed Series 1 – you can watch it on catch up. It was the first televised talent contest for photography. Over […]

Competition Subjects for 2016-17 Season

From John Tillotson, Internal Competition Secretary At last week’s committee meeting, subjects were decided for competitions next season. These are: Summer Challenge – ‘Photojournalism’. We request that this is taken between the end of this season and the start of next season. Millennium Trophy – ‘Shapes’. We request that this is taken in the calendar […]

Friends Battle it out – 2015 Three Way

The 2015 Three Way Battle On February 11th, the Friends Meeting House in Penrith saw a fiercely fight when Penrith & District Camera Club played host to a three-sided battle. The contest between Carlisle, Keswick and Penrith camera clubs is an annual one, and is actually a friendly coming together of the clubs. Fifteen images […]

Club Outings 2014-15

Club Outings calendar for this winter season are now available. Final details e-mailed to members near the appropriate date. Here are the next upcoming events: Thursday October 9: Still life flower session at Hilton Hall CA16 6LU (thanks to Dave Robinson) with several “stations” and lighting situations for flower photography. This might help those still without […]