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SPA Club Events

As an affiliated Surrey Photographic Association club, we have access to talks at other clubs in Sussex and Surrey. Details of a selection of these events are listed here.

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Bill Wisden MBE Hon FRPS APAGB Exhibition

Exhibition of Prints by the Late Bill Wisden MBE Hon FRPS APAGB at the Jubilee Library, Brighton from Monday 11 February to Saturday 23 February ...
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Community Chat

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Portrait Group

The Portrait Group meets on the 3rd Friday of each month, starting on 20th October. Space is limited so talk to Keith Lee if you ...
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PDI File Naming

For ease of handling, PDI competition files must be named like this: 2 digit member number_Image Name.jpg using title case. For example, 08_Attractive Landscape.jpg Please ...
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Are you a photographer who wants to develop their photography or photographic skills? You may be just starting out in photography or you may be a seasoned enthusiast.  Wherever you are in your journey if you want to develop your interest, we may be the place for you.

Mid Sussex Camera Club is based in Burgess Hill. We meet on Monday evenings, from 7:45 pm to 10 pm from September to April. Membership costs £49 (£44 for state pension age) per year. And, above all, we are a friendly & inclusive group of people who share a passion for taking photographs.

Mid Sussex Camera Club Activities

The club offers many photography related activities, as well as some purely social events. All activities are optional so members can opt to take part in those elements of the programme that interest them. Activities include:

External Speakers

During each season we invite around a dozen or so photographers who are accomplished in their chosen photographic genre to talk around a selection of their images. These talks are both inspirational and informative.

Standalone Competitions

During each season there are usually two standalone competitions which have outright winners based on the individual images submitted for that competition. These are judged by an external judge. Themes usually include 'Sussex', 'Nature', or 'Panel'. The finale of the season is the 'Picture of the Year' competition.

Portrait Group

The club owns high-quality studio equipment which is used by the group to photograph a different model at each session. The Portrait Group meets monthly during the season on a Friday evening.

Monthly Competitions

There are six ranking competitions each season, scored by an external judge, the results of which are cumulative on a league table basis. Competitions are for both projected and printed images. The leagues are split into ability classes.

External Competitions

MSCC is affiliated to the Sussex Photographic Federation (SxPF), The Surrey Photographic Association (SPA), The Photographic Alliance of Great Britain (PAGB) and The Regnum Crouch Group. These provide access to competitions each year, giving members' images a wider audience and a higher level of competition.

Internal Workshops

Several times a season an evening is devoted to an internal workshop where we share knowledge and practice particular technical skills. These evenings have featured image mounting, post processing, portraiture and close-up photography.

Be Our Guest

If you would like to discover more about MSCC, you can try before you buy. Just send us a message, saying which 1 or 2 meetings you would like to attend. It's usually a good idea to attend a speaker event and a competition evening.

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Open Events

Non-members are welcome to attend Guest Speaker events. All events are £5 per ticket. To buy tickets, click on the event. Payment is either by card or Paypal

Feb
25
Mon
2019
7:30 pm Coast17 – Walking the Coast of B...
Coast17 – Walking the Coast of B...
Feb 25 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Coast17 – Walking the Coast of Britain with Ken Scott ARPS @ The Kings Centre
Come and be inspired by Ken’s story of a challenging physical and emotional journey of over 3000km. The presentation features photography from the heart, combining storytelling and audio-visual elements. Tickets 1 Ticket £5.00 GBP 2…
Mar
4
Mon
2019
7:30 pm Passion Projects with Robert Cannis
Passion Projects with Robert Cannis
Mar 4 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Passion Projects with Robert Cannis @ The Kings Centre
Robert Canis is a professional nature photographer living in Kent. A regular contributor to the photographic press he has received numerous awards in such prestigious competitions as Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Bird Photographer of…
Mar
18
Mon
2019
7:30 pm Fine Art Seascape Photography wi...
Fine Art Seascape Photography wi...
Mar 18 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Fine Art Seascape Photography with Rachael Talibart @ The Kings Centre
One of ‘the best outdoor photographers working in the UK today’, a ‘landscape master’ Outdoor Photography Magazine June 2016 Multi-award winning (Black and White Photographer of the Year 2018, Classic View winner, Landscape Photographer of…
Mar
25
Mon
2019
7:30 pm Fine Art Flower and Still-Life P...
Fine Art Flower and Still-Life P...
Mar 25 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Fine Art Flower and Still-Life Photography with Polina Plotnikova @ The Kings Centre
Polina has been winning awards for her stunning images every year since 2010. Polina’s approach to flower photography is somewhat similar to that of a portrait photographer – for every flower and plant that she…
Apr
1
Mon
2019
7:30 pm The Legendary Lee Miller with An...
The Legendary Lee Miller with An...
Apr 1 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
The Legendary Lee Miller with Anthony Penrose @ The Kings Centre
Model, muse, photographer, artist, war correspondent & gourmet chef. Born: 23 April 1907, Poughkeepsie, New York, USA. Died: 21 July 1977, Farleys House, Muddles Green, Chiddingly, East Sussex, England. The life of Lee Miller, told…
Apr
15
Mon
2019
7:30 pm Solace with Paul Sanders
Solace with Paul Sanders
Apr 15 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Solace with Paul Sanders @ The Kings Centre
Paul Sanders is passionate about landscape photography. Long exposures are his favourite style. Only using post processing to correct colour balance, exposure and contrast, his images are created in camera. Paul will be exploring ‘A…