Meeting dates are Thursdays unless otherwise specified.

The majority of our speakers will be travelling to West Charleton Village Hall to give their talks to us face-to-face (F2F), while others will be delivering via Zoom. Zoom talks will only be available at home (there will be no meetings in the hall those evenings). We would like members to join us in the hall for all other meetings.
Sun 3 Sep 2023Club Summer Social: 15.00 – 17.00 at Wheel Barn, Sorley, Kingsbridge, TQ7 4BP. Please lift-share if possible, and please bring cake! Members and immediate family welcome.
7 SepClub Evening: David Shawe, Twenty Years of Photographing Scotland.
14 SepClub Evening: Welcomes, updates and then Show and Tell – some short presentations from members on their summer photography – with all invited to share images and stories. Any images (two or three max per person) to be submitted via PhotoEntry by midnight Mon 11 Sep.
21 SepSimon Caplan, Extraordinary Ordinary. Simon’s striking urban detail and abstract images reveal the hidden beauty that can often be discovered and photographed in everyday settings and mundane locations – if you look hard enough. See Entry deadline for 1st Open Competition.
Sat 30 SepPhoto shoot and supper: Dartmoor. Nigel Grist will lead us on a walk with photo opportunities. Details and costs tbc.
Tues 3 OctChallenge Shield 4-Way Battle – Ivybridge, Newton Abbot and Plymouth Camera Clubs, as well as KDCC. Ivybridge host this year.
5 Oct1st Open Competition.
12 OctThe Langford Lecture: Jack Lodge, The Landscape Photography Process. Jack will take us through the four Ps from Planning to Printing – and, as a Fotospeed Ambassador, will bring some prints to share with us too. See
Fri 13 OctDartmoor workshop with Jack Lodge: details and costs tbc.
19 OctPhoto Challenge/Internal Competition: Lines and Shapes in the Landscape. Symmetry, form, reflections; rural or urban; intimate, abstract, traditional; colour or mono… whatever! Smart phone images positively encouraged – and we’ll use our analogue voting system to choose our favourites. Up to four images (two colour and two mono) to be submitted to PhotoEntry by midnight Mon 16 Oct.
26 OctPhoto shoot and supper: NOTE CHANGE OF LOCATION. Saltash - many photo opportunities, eg the bridges, waterside subjects, interesting narrow streets etc. Details of meeting and supper venue to follow.
2 NovClub Evening: Show and Tell. Sharing images of Dartmoor and Saltash from the recent photoshoots – and if you couldn’t attend those, any other images of Dartmoor taken in the last three years. Up to three images per theme/shoot to be submitted to PhotoEntry by midnight Mon 30 Oct.
9 NovGordon Aspland, Is Photography Art? Including techniques such as ME, slow shutter speeds, street photography and what Gordon calls “altered reality”. Check out Gordon’s Flickr and Facebook pages. Entry deadline for 2nd Open Competition.
16 NovWCPF Travelling Print Exhibition.
23 Nov2nd Open Competition.
30 NovPhoto shoot and supper: Torcross and Slapton (possible starling murmurations). Supper at The Start Bay Inn. Times tbc. Sunset 16.15; low tide 13.40.
7 DecClub evening: Completely in the Dark. Spike and Penny Piddock will run a fun practical session on light painting for us in the Hall. And there will be mince pies!
14 DecFlo McEwan, A Bridge Too Far (Zoom only: no meeting in WCVH). Flo is a keen amateur photographer with a no-nonsense approach to taking pictures. Her thinking is that you don’t have to have expensive camera equipment or technical expertise in order to produce interesting and beautiful images. And she’s quite a character. Check out Flo’s Instagram and Facebook pages.
21 & 28 DecNo Meetings – Christmas break
4 Jan 2024A Magical Journey to Scotland’s Highlands and Islands with wildlife photographers Tony & Carol Dilger (Zoom only: no meeting in WCVH). See
11 JanClub Evening: Post-processing workshop – and setting up Raw Wars. Entry deadline for 3rd Open Competition.
18 JanClub Winter Social: Skittles (and supper). Details tbc.
25 Jan3rd Open Competition: PDIs only. This will be a Zoom-only meeting: no meeting in WCVH.
1 FebClub Evening: Raw Wars – sharing the varied outcomes of members processing the same images.
8 FebTony Worobiec, The Art of Mono. See
Fri 9 FebIntimate Landscape workshop at Ayrmer Cove, with Tony Worobiec. Details and costs tbc.
15 FebPhoto Challenge: It’s all about the Light. No voting – just sharing. Also images from Torcross/Slapton photoshoot. Up to three images per theme/shoot to be submitted to PhotoEntry by midnight Mon 12 Feb.
22 FebVisit to the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at Seaton Tramway, followed by photo shoot and pub supper at Budleigh Salterton. Entry deadline for the British Wildlife competition. PLEASE NOTE CHANGES
29 FebJo Bradford, on smart phone photography and processing. See
7 MarBritish Wildlife Competition.
14 MarPhoto Challenge: Mono/Mono Abstract. We will use our analogue voting system again to choose our favourites. Also images from the Budleigh Salterton photoshoot. Up to three images per theme/shoot to be submitted to PhotoEntry by midnight Mon 11 Mar.
21 MarPaignton Battle: an external judge will assess PDI images submitted by Paignton Photographic Club and by KDCC, without knowing which Club the photographers belong to. The winning Club will be the one with the higher score. We host this year.
28 MarNo Meeting – Easter
4 AprClub Evening: topics tbc. Entry deadline for 4th Open Competition.
Tues 9 AprProposed date for The Alliance: sharing and discussing images with Ivybridge, Plymouth & District and Plymstock. Ivybridge will host.
11 AprMatt Bright: the photographic journey of a professional photographer from 1980s music bands to cricket and beyond!
18 Apr4th Open Competition.
25 AprAGM – and our Season Finale. (Not to be missed…)
May - JulyInformal photoshoots.