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Welcome to the leading photography club in the area. We hold weekly meetings (Sept – May) with guest speakers, competitions, exhibitions, practical workshops, and photo walks.

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Future Events

Tuesday 4th October at 7.30pm

FullSizeRenderWe hold our first competition of the season on Tuesday 4th October. There is no set theme, and we will see both mounted prints and projected images. We welcome back independent judge, Trevor Bell LRPS who will give constructive comments on every entry as well as picking the winners. Our members almost always gain knowledge from listening to comments from judges. Trevor is the current acting Chairman of Beacon Camera Club in Malvern. He enjoys various aspects of photography including landscapes and “street” photography, as well as cooking and travel.
Visitors are always made welcome. We meet at the WI Hall on Warwick Road, Solihull. £3 at the door please.

Tuesday 11th October at 7.30pm

Ashley Franklin - photo by David WhiteOur guest speaker on the 11th October will be Ashley Franklin. He will tell us how Ashley the amateur snapper become Ashley Franklin Photography offering a wide spectrum of professional services. Ashley would not have become a pro without the stimulation and inspiration he picked up as a member of Derby City Photographic, so this presentation is a celebration of the camera club ideal as well as a journey into the world of a professional practitioner with all its perils, pitfalls, triumphs and rewards.
Ashley lives on the edge of the Peak District with his wife Francine and grown-up daughter Claire. Starting work with BBC Local Radio, photography became a keen pursuit, swiftly turning to a passion, fired by lecturers and photographers at Derby City Photographic club. Ashley now does weddings, portraits, portfolios, and commercial and events photography and is building up a stock of photos for an image library, particularly of Derbyshire through involvement as writer and photographer with Derbyshire Life & Countryside. He has also produced images for calendars, postcards, greeting cards, tourist and travel brochures, and theatre posters, as well as portfolios for artists and musicians.
Visitors are always made welcome. We meet at the WI Hall on Warwick Road, Solihull. £3 at the door please.

All photographs are the property of the original photographer