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We always recommend that you first come along to a meeting or two and see that we don’t bite!  Our meeting schedule is in the calendar on the home page below.  Membership is $40 per year.

Hawkesbury Camera Club meets the first, second and third Wednesday of each month from February to November at The Richmond Club, East Market Street, Richmond. Starting at 7:30pm, finishing at 9:30pm.

Payment is made online via our membership page. If you have any questions please use our contact page to reach out to us.

Only for Financial Members of the Club we have a Private Members Facebook Group. For help and updates between meetings join it now.

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About our club

Hawkesbury Camera Club offers a great deal to both the newer and the more experienced photographer, we provide monthly competitions for prints and projected images.

The Hawkesbury Camera Club Inc. has been in existence for over 70 years having been established in the early 1950s by a number of dedicated photographers led by the first president Stan Stevens.

Hawkesbury City Council have honoured our first President Stan Stevens by naming a Room at the Public Library after him.

Our members’ interests cover a wide and varied range of the photographic spectrum; ranging from beginners to professional photographers, using both the newer digital or the traditional film cameras.

The objective of the club is to stimulate the photographic interests of its members, by combining education, assistance, competition and social contact in a friendly, comfortable and informal situation.

Join our Club Upcoming Events
7:30 pm July Competition Night – Pattern... @ Richmond Club
July Competition Night – Pattern... @ Richmond Club
Jul 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
July Competition Night - Patterns in Nature - Judge: David Groundwater @ Richmond Club | Richmond | New South Wales | Australia
Competition Brief PATTERNS IN NATURE Judge – David Groundwater Wednesday, 17 July 2024 COMPETITION RULES All components of the submitted image must be captured and edited by the photographer. A photograph that demonstrates a pattern[...]
7:30 pm Presentation Night – Seasons @ Richmond Club
Presentation Night – Seasons @ Richmond Club
Aug 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Presentation Night - Seasons @ Richmond Club | Richmond | New South Wales | Australia
Presentation on our Monthly Set Subject Seasons This Set Subject is truly a year round subject to be shot. Join us as Robert Clarke discusses shooting Seasons.
7:30 pm August Competition Night – Mono @ Richmond Club
August Competition Night – Mono @ Richmond Club
Aug 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
August Competition Night - Mono @ Richmond Club | Richmond | New South Wales | Australia
Competition Brief MONO Wednesday, 21 August 2024 COMPETITION RULES All components of the submitted image must be captured and edited by the photographer. A black and white work fitting from the very dark grey (black)[...]
7:00 pm August Committee Meeting @ Richmond Club
August Committee Meeting @ Richmond Club
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm
August Committee Meeting All members are welcome to visit and take part in Club Committee meetings. Be involved and part of the future of the club. All members will have an opportunity to voice their[...]
all-day Penrith Show @ Penrith Paceway
Penrith Show @ Penrith Paceway
Aug 24 – Aug 25 all-day
Penrith Show 2024 Visit and view the Art & Photography Exhibitions. For Entry Details Visit the Website: Photography Exhibition
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Q & A Presentation Night

Question & Answer Presentation Night

Join us for our first formal meeting of the 2024 Year.
14th February 2024 @ Richmond Club

The Committee will be giving presentations on our new Club Platform.
How to resize your images ready for uploading.
Demonstrating how to upload your competition photos online.
Entering External Competitions.
Building your online portfolio.

We will be discussing this year’s competition briefs and set subject themes also.

The Committee will be open to answering member questions.

Join us on the night to get all the help you need for the year ahead.
Bring your laptop with you if you wish to follow along with the demonstrations.

If you have certain questions you want answered please contact Marian or Jeff ahead of the meeting.

Meeting Starts at 7:30 Sharp as we will have a lot to work through and we envisage many questions from members.

Presentation Q&A
Join us for our Q&A Presentation Night.

by Jeffrey Walsh, January 21, 2024

December Newsletter

Good morning Club Members.

We have published your latest Newsletter form December 2023. It has been uploaded to the Club Website for you. A link has also been emailed to all members.

Enjoy your morning read.

December 2023 Newsletter

by Jeffrey Walsh, January 1, 2024

Welcome Back BBQ

We kick off 2024 with our Traditional Welcome Back BBQ.

On Wednesday 7th February 2024, starting at 6pm at Pugh’s Lagoon in Richmond, Hawkesbury Camera Club welcomes returning members and opens the door to visitors and new members.

Everyone is invited to bring their own food and drink to join us. There will be BBQ facilities for all to use.

Bring a camp chair or picnic blanket to relax on.

Follow this link on Google Maps to find us >>> FIND US

We look forward to welcoming everyone on the day.

BBQ Promo Image

by Jeffrey Walsh, December 31, 2023

Welcome to Hawkesbury Camera Club’s NEW Website.

Launching for 2024 the Hawkesbury Camera Club has moved to an online platform for members. This is an exciting time for the Club.

New Website Launch

The new platform was recommended to the Club’s Committee by third parties towards the end of 2023 when enquiries were made about upgrading the website and capabilities. Following the recommendations the Committee investigated the new “My Photo Club” Platform. Over following weeks further investigation, testing and research assured the Committee selected the best option for the club, not only today but for the future.

There will be some adjusting to the new platform in the short term. My Photo Club supplies many ‘how-to’ videos to help members transition. The main changes are online renewals and online competition entries.

The new platform is in use by many clubs across Australia and overseas now. Several Committee members have used the platform at other photography clubs over the past 12 months, and therefore have first hand experience as an end user.

We will be providing comprehensive help emails and videos in the near future to support members.

We welcome constructive feedback and ideas to improve the new platform. We are also here to help the membership make a seamless transition. Please feel free to reach out to a Committee Member for a chat or to offer new ideas.

by Jeffrey Walsh, December 30, 2023