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Tavistock Photography  Club was formed in 1971 by a group of 12 enthusiasts. Today the Club is thriving with over 40 members. The Club is run by an elected committee which aims to keep everyone up to date with all aspects of photography.

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Our next Club meeting will be held Wednesday evening 24th April

Framed Competition 

Doors open at 7.00 and meeting starts 7.30 at: The United Reform Church, Russell Street, Tavistock.PL19 8BD

We also run monthly workshops on practical aspects of photography.

Details of these will appear here when scheduled.

The next workshop will be held on Wednesday 17th April

we will be continuing with InfraRed Part 2

Processing your InfraRed images with Chris Harvey

Also a closer look into Macro Photography with John Ellis

There is a £3 fee for all attendees. Anyone thinking of joining is welcome to attend!

The exciting world of InfraRed Photography - Workshop by Chris Harvey 

PDF ready for viewing on our

Workshops page

March Open Competition Images
click on images to see all competition entries

20 - 1st -Green Violetear Hummingbird by Steve Morris -Open - March 2024 - Group A.jpg

1st Open March Competition Group A

20 - 1st - Optically spectacular Display by Ray Jacobs - Open March - Group B.jpg

1st Open Competition Group B

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The Club has evolved rapidly over the last 17 years or so. From the days of very traditional wet photography where those with dark rooms would spend hours hovering over trays of chemicals, to today where the Club has embraced all that modern digital photography can throw at it. To help with this the Club took advantage of the “Grants for all Scheme”, and was awarded £5000 to purchase a laptop computer and digital projector

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An annual subscription covers the cost for the hire of the United Reformed Church where we meet as a group and host speakers and competition judges. The Club is also affiliated to the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain through the Western Counties Photographic Federation.

Our membership varies between experienced and novice photographers. We pride ourselves in being a friendly and helpful Club who try to provide advice, tips and general information to help everyone develop and enhance their skills in all aspects of their hobby. We have a taster system for potential new members to come along and enjoy an evening where they can meet like minded people and get a feel for the Club.

 

We try to produce a programme which features guest speakers who are often experts in their particular field of photography.

 

Competition judges are constructive in their comments and act as a learning vehicle from which all members benefit whether they enter a competition or not.

 

The subject of our competitions is varied to encourage members at all levels to challenge themselves.

20 1st - AD1767 by Chris Harvey - February 2024 Group A.jpg .jpg
20 HC - Brown Booby and chick - Max Law - Open January 2024 Group A .jpg
20 1st - Caught Red Handed - Ray Jacobs - Open January 2024 Group B .jpg
20 - The Wave - Max Law - 1st - Water - November 2023 - Group A.jpg
20 1st - Blue Hour in Venice by Morag Landers - February 2024 Group B.jpg
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