Clacton Camera Club is Clacton's oldest photographic club. Formed in 1939, the club continues its ethos of making friends through photography, and it is just as much a social body as a photographic one. The club welcomes anyone who has an interest in photography, whatever their skill level or medium they use, be it film or digital. We provide a friendly atmosphere on a Friday evening combining competitions with guest speakers, members' workshops, fun events and demonstrations. Many of our members are highly experienced photographers and are happy to advise and assist newcomers. Please take a moment to browse our pages and, if you would like to come along to any of our meetings, you will be most welcome.


You can now view those images that have scored 9 points or above in our Open competitions, together with those that have been placed or highly commended in our other internal competitions, eg Portrait, Natural History etc. Please note that links will only activated after the competition has taken place. Click on the appropriate button to view.

For ticket enquiries/reservations, please email Wendy at

Picture of the Year 2018/9

Congratulations to Martin Leech for winning this competition with his image entitled 'Bulldog' The image can be seen at the top of this page. The other winners' images can be seen by clicking the button on the left.

2018/9 Open Competition winners

Each season our Open Competition runs over seven separate evenings and regularly attracts a significant number of entries. Congratulations to the following members, with thanks for providing us with such memorable images.

Colour prints:                       1st   Peter Howard

                                               2nd  David Blackwell

                                               3rd   Martin Leech

Mono prints:                         1st   Graham Fennell

                                               2nd  Martin Leech

                                               3rd   Steve Oliver

Projected images:                1st   Jeff Cranwell

                                               2nd  Colin Brett

                                               3rd  Martin Leech

Overall season's winners:   1st   Martin Leech

                                                2nd Colin Brett

                                                3rd  Hilary knight

Members' Workshops

Workshops are run on a variety of subjects, including knowing the basics of your camera, working in mono etc - the subjects are determined by demand.

Being a member entitles you to attend the evening workshops that are of interest to you, helping you to develop your photographic skills.


This area of our website is restricted to paid-up members of our club. Those members requiring access should send an email via the 'Contact' page requesting the password.

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We meet each Friday between September and May. The evenings start promptly at 7.30pm and it is advisable to arrive by 7.15pm at the latest. 


Little Clacton Youth & Community Centre

Plough Corner

Little Clacton

Clacton on Sea

CO16 9ND


Please note that the location marker on the map is not strictly in the correct position. The entrance to the premises is directly on the junction with the B1441 (as shown in green)

 For a more detailed map

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