News

Keep up to date with all the Club news including competition results, guest speakers and Club days out.

How I use my Camera - Preparing for a photo shoot

16/09/2020

Geoff Reader from Alsager Camera Club entertains MCCC members with a delightful 'back to basics' presentation. ...more

Critique Night

09/09/2020

Ian Whiston (DPAGB, EFIAP/G, ABPE) critiques images that were submitted by members during two of our Lockdown competitions ...more

Annual PDI Competition

04/03/2020

The Annuals are upon us. Read on to see which members won in the individual sections and who won overall. ...more

Members Evening with Chris Prior and Ian Smith

26/02/2020

MCCC travel far and wide in search of the best image. Read on to find out where two of our globe-trotting members ventured. ...more

MCCC PDI Knockout Competition 2020

18/02/2020

Judging images under a time pressure is not easy. Read on to find out how members of MCCC faired in this years PDI Knockout competition. ...more

Portrait Evening with Graham Currey

17/02/2020

Find out how members of MCCC got on in our practical portrait night with Professional Photographer, model and actor - Mr Graham Currey ...more

Open Competition 5

05/02/2020

Nick Berentzen
Nick Berentzen
See how members got on in this month's Open Competition 5 ...more

Paddy Kosogorin’s Tour of Southern Italy

29/01/2020

Paddy Kosogorin
A delightful story from Paddy Kosogorin on her Italian travels ...more

Nature Photography - A Recorded Lecture by Paul Keene

22/01/2020

Read on to find out more about the recorded Nature Presentation by Paul Keene (FRPS / MPAGB / EFIAP/p / MFIAP) ...more

Through Your Lens 2 - 2020

15/01/2020

This week, the club hosted it's second 'Through your Lens' meeting. Read on to understand the importance of this special evening. ...more

Open Competition 4

08/01/2020

Bob Dennis
Read on to see what surprises were had in this month's Open Competition ...more

Open Competition 3

04/12/2019

Tilman Kleinhans
Tilman Kleinhans judges the 2019 Open Competition 3. Read on to find out who the winners were..... ...more

2018 Common Wealth Games by Roger Evans

27/11/2019

Roger Evans
Roger Evans presents an interesting account of what life is like as an accredited Sports Photogprpaher during the 2018 Common Wealth Games ...more

Open Competition 2 Mono

06/11/2019

Open Competiton 2 - This competition was judged by Diana Magor (EFIAPb, APSA, MPSA, CPAGB, LRPS, BPE3*). This was the Clubs dedicated Mono competition where our External Competition Secretary will look at the submissions for the upcoming Five Towns Competiton. Read on to find out who won. ...more

Photographing Military Aircraft by Dave Jones

30/10/2019

Military Aircraft Photography with Dave Jones ...more

The Creative Power of Mono - A Presentation by Simon Watkinson

16/10/2019

Simon Watkinson
Read on to find out about the wonderful presentation given by Simon Watkinson entitled "The Creative Power of Mono" ...more

Open Competition 1 - 2nd October 2019

02/10/2019

With the new season finally underway members of MCCC compete in the first Open Competition of the season. ...more

Digital Wedding Photography - It's Easy Isn't It? A presentation by Ian Stewart

25/09/2019

Wedding Photography - Ever tried it? Think it's easy? Read on to find out how members of Mid-Cheshire Camera Club got on with Professional Wedding Photographer - Ian Stewart's presentation. ...more

End of Season Interview with Ray Girling

27/05/2019

Ray Girling with his collection of trophies from this season
Have you ever wanted to know the secret to Ray Girling's success, then read on! ...more

Annual Theme Competition 2019 - Men or Women at Work

24/04/2019

This was a great final competition to mark the end of the season. Read on to find out who won and the member who was crowned Photographer of the Year! ...more

Annual Print Competition 2019

10/04/2019

Gordon Jenkins
Gordon Jenkins is our Judge for the Annual Print Competiton. Read on to see who won all the silverware! ...more

Travel Photography ‘New Zealand’ presented by Tony Redford

03/04/2019

Tony Redford
Have you ever thought about what it would be like to tour around New Zealand? Read on to find out what our members experienced from Tony Redford's 'New Zealand' presentation? ...more

Chester Night Shoot

27/03/2019

50mm - ISO 100 - 1/60 sec - f/2.2
50mm - ISO 100 - 1/60 sec - f/2.2
MCCC members went out on our first field trip of the season to Chester. Read on to find out how we managed with a slow workflow and low ambient light conditions. ...more

Annual PDI 2019

13/03/2019

Roger Evans
With 165 images to Judge read on to find out how Roger Evans scored the MCCC 2019 Annual Projected Digital Image Competition. ...more

Wildlife Photography with David Taylor

06/03/2019

David Taylor
If you are looking for a great opportunity to take fantastic close images of bird life, then take a trip to Pikelow Farm in Macclesfield. You will not be disappointed! ...more

PAGB – Great British Cup Success for MCCC member

27/02/2019

Read on to see which member had success in the PAGB Great British Cup ...more

“Take the Next Step” A presentation by Dianne Owen

27/02/2019

Dianne Owen FRPS
Dianne Owen FRPS visited Mid-Cheshire Camera Club this week to deliver her new presentation depicting her work. Read on to learn how this respected photographer creates her images ...more

20th February 2019 - MCCC PDI Knockout

20/02/2019

Who will take the winning place? Read on to find out. ...more

13th Feb 2019 - Travels in Lightroom by Simon Watkinson

13/02/2019

Simon Watkinson
Mid-Cheshire Camera Club was lucky enough to have award-winning photography Simon Watkinson showcase his presentation about Lightroom. ...more

Realising Your Potential by Dr Brian Law

27/11/2018

Dr Brian Law
Do you want to be a good photographer, or do you want to be a great photographer? If the answer is yes, then read on to be inspired and educated. ...more

Model Shoot Demonstration – A Masterclass by Ray Girling

21/11/2018

Film Noir - Paul2
You may be a film buff having watched great films such as The Saint with George Sanders, The Maltese Falcon with Humphrey Bogart or even some of the Hitchcock classics such as Notorious with Bergman and Grant. What do all these films have in common? Well, they were shot in a cinematic style known as 'Film Noir'. Read on to see what happen when Film Noir came to Mid-Cheshire Camera Club. ...more

Remembrance Sunday Parade - Nov 2018

11/11/2018

MCCC Chairman pauses at the War Memorial in quiet reflection after laying a Wreath in remembrance of the Great Wars. Mid-Cheshire Camera Club remembers the dead of all the conflicts and wars over the last 100 years, especially the First World War. ...more

17th October 2018 – PAGB Awards and How to Prepare for them

17/10/2018

Gordon Jenkins
Gordon Jenkins
So, you think you are a good photographer! Read on to find out how you can prove it....... ...more

MCCC visit to Dorothy Clive Gardens

23/05/2018

Waterfall at Dorothy Clive Gardens
MCCC were the first Camera Club to take advantage of a unique photographic experience offered by Catchlight Pics. Read on to find out more ...more

Annual Theme Competition - Street Photography

25/04/2018

Bill Preston 2018
The Annual Theme competition - Read on to feel the tension and excitement with this being the final competition of the season. ...more

Bubble Rush 2018

22/04/2018

Bubble Rush 18 - 1
It's all in the aid of Charity Mate! Read on to see how three brave volunteers from Mid-Cheshire Camera Club fared as they took on the challenge to photograph hundreds of charity runners at St Luke's Hospice Bubble Rush at Oulton Park ...more

Annual Print Competition 2018

11/04/2018

Jane Lines
With all the excitement of a Merseyside Derby, read on to find out who were the winners in the 2018 Annual Print Competi ...more

Annual PDI Competition 2018

14/03/2018

Robert Millin
The results are published - Read on to find out more! ...more

Picture in EXE by Mike Lawrence

07/03/2018

Mike Lawrence
Have you ever had the urge to make movies out of your images. Well, if you had read on to here how MCCC were given insights into this different type of art by Mike Lawrence from Oldham Photographic Society ...more

Tri- Battle - Frodsham v MCCC v Northwich

28/02/2018

Gordon Jenkins
Read the full article to see how Mid-Cheshire Camera Club fared in this local team competition ...more

Iceland in Winter by Dave Bibby

14/02/2018

Dave Bibby
Dave Bibby provides the members an account of his experience from his latest venture to Iceland. ...more

Open Competition 5 - 7th February 2018

07/02/2018

Rob Hockney
Rob Hockney
Read on to find out how our Judge - Mr Rob Hockney scored the last Open Competition of the season. ...more

An Evening with Terry Donnelly

17/01/2018

Terry Donnelly
If having the latest kit for your photography is your thing then read on to see how the members got on with guest speaker - Terry Donnelly (MPAGB / FRPS / FBPE / EFIAP) - who was show casing the latest photographic gadgets from Sony. ...more

Open Competition 4 - 10th January 18

10/01/2018

Janice Barton & Winners
As the season continues the league hots up. Read on to see to which winners were picked by Janice Barton ...more

Open Competition 3 (Mono)

06/12/2017

Diana Magor
Diana Magor
Its our new Annual Open Mono Competition and our Judge making a return visit is Diana Magor. ...more

Talk Sport with Roger Evans

29/11/2017

Roger Evans
If you want to know how to reinvent your creativity then read on. Roger Evan's first in a series of presentations was fantastic. ...more

Small Prints Competition No. 1

08/11/2017

Late Summer Sun
Check out the images in the first of this seasons Small Prints Competition. There is a surprising winner......... ...more

Open Competition 2 Nov 2017

01/11/2017

John Royle
Our Judge for the night Mr John Royle, makes a return visit to Mid -Cheshire Camera Club ...more

11th Oct 2017 - An Evening with Geoff Reader – Sport, Nature, Landscape and People

11/10/2017

Geoff Reader
Read all about Geoff Reader and his photographic presentation that he gave to the Club on the 11th Oct. ...more

Open Competition 1 - Oct 2017

04/10/2017

Bob Dennis
Bob Dennis makes a return to Mid Cheshire Camera Club to Judge the first competition of the 2017/8 season. ...more

20th September 2017 – Enhancing and creating images Using Photoshop with Darrell Oakden

20/09/2017

Darrell Oakden DPAGB, EFIAP, BPE3*
Read on to find out how Darrell Oakden demystifies the secrets of using Photoshop.... ...more

13th Sept Meeting - Irene Froy Saves the Day

13/09/2017

Irene Froy
This was a close call for our Chairman Ian Whiston however, he was able to save the evening with the help of a video presentation from Irene Froy. Read the article to find out what members gleaned from Irene. ...more

6th Sept 2017 - A Gentle Start to the New Season

06/09/2017

Finished picture
It is the start of the 2017/8 season and I thought it would be a nice idea to share with you my experiences in planning and preparing to photography the Flying Scotsman in June 2016. Many mistakes were made - Read on to see how I got on. ...more

New Section for 2015/16 Club Days Out

04/08/2015

Up dates on forthcoming events you can take part in ...more