Selsey Camera Club

Mix & Match Tournament

There was a good gathering in St Wilfrid's Hall this week as we welcomed members of the Witterings Camera Club for our traditional pre-Christmas Mix & Match tournament.

The evening followed the usual format, whereby the two clubs took it in turn to display a digital image with the onus on the opposing club to match the first image as closely as possible with one of its own. It then fell to our judge for the evening, John Lynch from Littlehampton, to decide whether the second image was a good match, a partial match or no match at all..

For the full report click HERE.

A selection of entries from Selsey Camera Club

Our Next Meeting

Featured Photographer David Nicholls

Our next meeting will be held on Monday 16th December when we will hold our annual "It's a Knockout" print competition.

This is a competition where members' prints are judged - two at a time - by a show of hands from the club members with the winner passing through to the next round and the loser (as the competition name implies) suffering a " Knockout ".

The last print standing at the end of the competition will be the winner and a modest prize will be awarded to the photographer.

Please bring a maximum of 6 prints to the meeting - any prints can be used, including those previously entered for other competitions.

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2019/20 Programme

Our 2019-20 programme is available for downloading. Along with our usual mix of print and digital competitions, we have workshops, talks and photo walks. You can view the entire season's programme HERE

Visitors to our evenings are always welcome and with a fee of just £2 we think it is remarkable value for money in these days.

To download a PDF copy of the programme click this button.

50th Anniversary message from

George Abel Founder of Selsey Camera Club

Your chance to meet some of our members both experienced and novice. This time we meet David Nicholls our Club President who joined the club in 2003.

Following 22 years in the R.A.F. he started an interesting and varied career as a professional photographer working as a freelancer, for a Local Authority and as a staff photographer for a local newspaper.

To read an interview with David and look at his images. CLICK HERE

I am a great believer in community spirit, that curious quality, a sort of glue, that brings people together and makes a village run

When I arrived in Selsey in 1968 I found all I needed except what? ?

Being a photographer for my working life and mostly enjoying it, I realised that this was it, a photographic club. There wasn't one so I started one! That was how the Selsey Camera Club was born.

It was very satisfying to see the Club settle in and start to grow but after three years my itchy feet got the better of me and it was time to move on. As it was the least expensive place we decided that Australia was the place to be and so we became Ten Pound Poms!

As electronics and e-mail have improved greatly keeping in touch with the Selsey Camera Club is easy and it is so satisfying to see it firmly set in as part of Selsey life.

I'm unable to visit you to help celebrate the Club's 50th Anniversary but I have already started saving for the next 50th so start planning.

George Abel. (Australia 2019)

George Abel

SCPF Print and PDI Leagues

To view the latest scores for the SCPF Print and PDI Leagues click the appropriate button below:-

See below for the certificate showing Selsey Camera Club as winners of the 2018-2019 SPCF Division 6 Print League.

SCPF Certificate

THE CLUB FOUNDER - George Abel