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News & Notices

Mix & Match Comp 11th Dec 2017

The competition is being held at Crawley Camera Club, located at Hut 16, Tilgate Forest ...
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Technical Evening 11th Dec 2017

The programme event for Monday 11th is the Mix & Match competition at Crawley ...
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Portrait Group

The Portrait Group meets on the 3rd Friday of each month, starting on 20th ...
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2017/18 Season

The new 2017/18 season begins on 18th September with a guest speaker. The opening ...
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PDI File Naming

For ease of handling, PDI competition files must be named like this: 2 digit ...
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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 £48 (£43 for state pension age) per year. And, above all, we are a friendly & inclusive group of people who share a passion for taking photographs.

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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Where MSCC Meets

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:

101 Battery Level Colour

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.

101 Clouds Colour

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.

101 Lights Colour

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.

101 Photograph 19 Colour

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.

101 Photograph 31 Colour

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.

101 Photograph 39 Colour

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.

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

Jan
8
Mon
2018
7:45 pm Time to Stand and Stare with Van...
Time to Stand and Stare with Van...
Jan 8 @ 7:45 pm – 10:00 pm
Time to Stand and Stare with Vanda Ralevska @ The Kings Centre
Time to Stand and Stare: Continuing My Journey Vanda Ralevska is a landscape and seascape photographer, based in London. Her work captures the atmosphere and feeling of the world around her. The images Vanda creates[...]
Jan
15
Mon
2018
7:45 pm Adventure on Your Doorstep with ...
Adventure on Your Doorstep with ...
Jan 15 @ 7:45 pm – 10:00 pm
Adventure on Your Doorstep with Giles Babbidge @ The Kings Centre
Adventure on your doorstep Giles is a commercial & editorial photographer and writer, with a passion for the great outdoors. Tickets 1 Ticket £5.00 GBP 2 Tickets £10.00 GBP 3 Tickets £15.00 GBP 4 Tickets[...]
Feb
5
Mon
2018
7:45 pm A Japanese Journey with Ann Heal...
A Japanese Journey with Ann Heal...
Feb 5 @ 7:45 pm – 10:00 pm
A Japanese Journey with Ann Healey ARPS CPAGB EFIAP @ The Kings Centre
A Japanese Journey Ann Healey is an multi-award-winning professional photographer Fine Art photographer. From garden nature to far-off destinations and from landscapes to cityscapes, Ann’s photographs reflect her interest in shapes, colours, textures and vibrancy.[...]
Feb
26
Mon
2018
7:45 pm Taken as Red – Infrared Photogra...
Taken as Red – Infrared Photogra...
Feb 26 @ 7:45 pm – 10:00 pm
Taken as Red - Infrared Photography with Michael Farley LRPS @ The Kings Centre
Taken as Red – Infrared Photography Mike is an ‘hobbyist photographer’ whose interests range from flowers to landscape, from people to places. This talk is an overview of infrared photography, the equipment required, and post[...]
Mar
12
Mon
2018
7:45 pm Impressionistic Photography – Cr...
Impressionistic Photography – Cr...
Mar 12 @ 7:45 pm – 10:00 pm
Impressionistic Photography - Creating Beyond Imagination with Valda Bailey @ The Kings Centre
Impressionistic Photography – Creating Beyond Imagination Valda is a leading exponent of impressionist landscape photography. Her images are in many collections around the world. Valda has also published three books of her iconic work. Tickets[...]
Mar
19
Mon
2018
7:45 pm A Journey around Spitzbergen wit...
A Journey around Spitzbergen wit...
Mar 19 @ 7:45 pm – 10:00 pm
A Journey around Spitzbergen with Dr John Nathan ARPS @ The Kings Centre
A Journey around Spitzbergen John Nathan is well known on the camera club circuit both as a speaker and judge. An evening of Polar Bears, icebergs, and fjords. Tickets 1 Ticket £5.00 GBP 2 Tickets[...]
Mar
26
Mon
2018
7:45 pm A Journey with my Trip with Moni...
A Journey with my Trip with Moni...
Mar 26 @ 7:45 pm – 10:00 pm
A Journey with my Trip with Monica Weller FRPS @ The Kings Centre
A Journey with my Trip Monica is a member of Bookham Camera Club and is a Freelance writer, photographer, and public speaker. Besides being a Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society (FRPS) she is a[...]
Apr
16
Mon
2018
7:45 pm Nature Photography with Heather ...
Nature Photography with Heather ...
Apr 16 @ 7:45 pm – 10:00 pm
Nature Photography with Heather Angel @ The Kings Centre
Nature Photography Heather has been at the forefront of wildlife photography in Britain for several decades, with her images appearing in magazines and books all over the world. Her work has been recognised by many[...]