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Practical Portrait and Macro Evening

Tomorrow (Friday 9th January) the Project Group have organised a Practical Portrait and Macro evening,  using the club’s new Studio Flash.  All members are welcome, not just Project Group members, but a condition of entry is that you may have to volunteer to act as the portraiture model for a short time!

Bring along your cameras, tripods lenses, meters, phones, remotes  and anything else you think you may need.

Meet in the Small Hall from 7.15 pm

2015 Season Starts Tomorrow!

2015 kicks off with our first open print competition of the year.  You handed in your entries over a month ago so it may be a nice surprise to find out what you entered when the judge talks us through the photographs.

Our Club


WGPS is…

…one of the best supported camera clubs in the north west of England and is for everyone who enjoys taking photographs whether in digital or traditional film formats from beginner to expert.

Facilities, Demonstrations, Workshops

Include a competition standard print viewer, digital and traditional slide projectors and studio lighting equipment.  We have a lending library of photographic books and magazines.  There’s also a traditional monochrome darkroom available exclusively to members throughout the year.

Members’ evenings including demonstrations and advice, special interest discussions and practical sessions.

As well as the regular Wednesday meetings, special interest sessions involving discussions, demonstrations and practical work are arranged from time to time – usually on Friday evenings at the Guild.

To the blue hills


Visitors are most welcome at all meetings – £2.00 per visit.  Prospective new members are encouraged to attend as a visitor during the first month of each season before committing to full enrolment when any visitor fees paid will be refunded.

Our Programme

Includes talks and presentations on many aspects of photography. Monthly competitions assessed by qualified external judges and exhibitions of members’ images.