A friendly and creative photographic society which meets in Walthamstow on Monday nights


Monday Evenings

Walker Trophy – Projected Round 1 2015

01_Pete Guy_Chinese Artist The first competition of the year is Round 1 of the Walker Trophy (Projected). This Read more
Nik Szymanec – Photographing the Night Sky

Nik Szymanec – Photographing the Night Sky

This coming Monday we welcome Nik Szymanec with his presentation Photographing the Night Sky. Nik is an Read more

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Steve Hedges – Creating Mood in Photography

Steve has been a professional photographer for over 25 years and runs Artescape Photography from his base Read more

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Colin Southgate – ‘The Picture Wot I Took’

On Monday 24th November we welcome Colin Southgate FRPS to the club to give us Read more


Competition versus Chingford

“It’s not the winning but the taking part that counts?” - Baron Pierre de Coubertin Read more


Walker Trophy – Round 3

01_CarolinePreece_WaitingForTheParade Walker Trophy (Round 3, projected), 24th March Deadline for entries: 23rd March.  Judge: Pauline Martindale Read more
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Walker Trophy – Projected 1 – 2014

Walker Trophy (Projected) – Entry Details The first round of the Walker Trophy (Projected) competition Read more


Goddard Trophy 2013

On Monday evening last the 2013 Goddard Trophy took place. It was probably the strongest Read more

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Albert Bale Memorial Trophy

It may come as a surprise that it is shortly time for the Albert Bale Read more

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Walker Trophy – Call for Entries

Walker Print Competition Round 2 – 20 May Maximum of 4 images per person, maximum mount Read more

Club Outings

Waterworks Nature Reserve

london camera club The outing to the Waterworks Nature Reserve will take place on Saturday 27th at 10am Read more
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Mick’s City Walk

Once a year Mick Ralph organises a City Walk. These are the images from a Read more


Abney Park Cemetry

Abney Park in Stoke Newington, London, formerly one of the ‘magnificent seven’ garden cemeteries of Read more

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Donna Nook

A couple of links for those interested; http://www.lincsuk.com/donnanookseals.htm http://lincstrust.org.uk/reserves/nr/reserve.php?mapref=15 In early December Stefan Bronka, David Elms, John Read more

Fungus Hunting

A bunch of tough members braved the freezing cold, the wet, and the mud to get Read more


Walker Trophy – Entry Details (projected)

02_DavidHall_GreeceBottled The first round of the Walker Trophy (Projected) competition will soon be upon us. There are Read more
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Summary of 2015 Competitions

The chart is intended to be a summary of the competitions and exhibitions we will Read more


Wikipedia Page

The WDPS now have a Wikipedia Page to hopefully drive more traffic to the website. Read more


WDPS – Google Community

A few years ago we had an informal grouping on Google where members could post Read more

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Summer Exhibition 2014

For the second consecutive year the Society are pleased to be exhibiting at the Winns Read more


Summer Photography Course – 2014

The Summer Photography Course is rapidly approaching – this year it starts on the 30th Read more


Website – 1 year on

I just thought I’d share a few statistics of the new website one year since Read more

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Unseen Waltham Forest

It’s started!  Over 40 prints plus digital images. Our exhibition at the Vestry House Museum runs Read more

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Vestry House Exhibition

As you know, Andy has secured us an exhibition at the Vestry House Museum, Vestry Read more

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Getting Inspired with the Blurb Gift Centre

There are a lot of gifts you could give this holiday season, but when it Read more

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Eat or Heat

e17 eat or heat On the 30th November the E17 Eat or Heat project will be hosting 2 events Read more
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Food Photography Competition

We have been contacted by Miss Foodie http://missfoodie.co.uk/food-photography-competition-2013/ who is running a food photography competition with the Read more

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Exhibition | Only in England | Science Museum

Stephanie mentioned on Monday evening that this exhibition was highly recommended by Jim. http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/visitmuseum/plan_your_visit/exhibitions/only_in_england.aspx Only Read more

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Focal Point Exhibition

Graduates of Newcastle College, who have just completed the Commercial Photographic Practice course, have brought Read more

Forest Photographic Discount

Just a reminder that Forest Photographic, on the corner of Hoe Street, and Greenleaf Road, Read more

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Society of Biology Competition

I thought you and your members may be interested to hear about the Society of Read more


‘Your London’ Photography Competition

Barnet Libraries is currently running a photography competition, and I wondered whether your members might Read more

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Wild Photo Competition

The deadline is only a week away, but I don’t know if anyone might be Read more


RPS Exhibition Greenwich

RPS London 1853 Exhibition continues to April 30th at The Cave, Linear House, Peyton Place, Read more

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Museum of the Year Photography Competition

From Giulia Hetherington As you may be aware the William Morris Gallery is shortlisted in this Read more


Taking it off Auto

03_Mick Ralph_End of the Road The presentation from Phil which aims to recap on the Exposure Triangle and reasons why Read more

Street Photography

This is Matt’s presentation on Street Photography. Street Photograpy 2014 from wdpsorg

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Wildlife Photography

David Elms presented about wildlife photography – here is his presentation together with the documents Read more


Summer Course 2014 – Week 1

Introduction to Photography   Rules of Composition   White Balance


Travel Photography

John Cross treated us to an excellent presentation about travel photography. Here are his slides. Read more

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Photoshop Elements Tutorials

Following on from Ian’s session I have selected a few videos that reinforce the messages Read more

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Rules of Composition

Another excellent presentation from Peter Hall this time about the rules of composition in photography. Read more

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An Introduction to Photography by Peter Hall

Club Secretary Peter Hall provided the introduction to the 2013 Summer Photography Course by presenting Read more

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The Basics of Exposure

Have you ever tried to explain the likes of f-stops, aperture, and ISO to friends Read more


DIY Beauty Dish

I love beauty dishes, and they aren’t all that expensive – you can get one Read more