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Daventry Photographic Society

The Society is open to all with a variety of members and a wide range of abilities. Our weekly events include monthly competitions, presentations, guest speakers and field trips. The club is suitable for any adult with an interest in photography, regardless of level of expertise or type of equipment.

If you are interested in joining a camera club, which meets throughout the year, with a friendly atmosphere why not come along for week or two to see us in action ?

Next Meeting

16th October

Member evening
10 in 10

Please bring your 10 images to talk about on a memory stick

Thank you to...

Peter Clarke
our judge for the
Light and Shadow print competition

and for his enthusiastic observations
on all the entrants photographs

Congratulations to the winner
Michael Green

daventry express

It's our 30th Birthday!

Les Weatherley, Chairman and Founder member of the Ford Camera Club, which later became Daventry Photographic Society, met the current Chairman of Daventry Photographic Society at the Annual Photographic Exhibition in Daventry Library.
The Ford Camera Club was founded 30 years ago.

The Exhibition will be on at the Library until 26th October. So why not go to the Library to take a look.

Our current chairman said that we are still looking for more ‘Snap happy ‘photography enthusiasts to come and join us. You can come as a visitor for two weeks to our meetings at no cost or obligation to join us if you just want to find out more about what we do. We meet at Mayfield Park Sports Club , Daventry every Tuesday!

This is the article and photograph of original members from the
Daventry Express
of 6th October 1988.

Our club was formed on 22nd September that year and 11 people attended the inaugural meeting


Les Pointing to himself in the photo of the original article by the Daventry Express which headlined ‘Seeking snap happy photo fans’.
Les is on the far right on the photo.
Les commented that his hair was so much longer and darker then!

Les and his daughter Yvonne.
Yvonne joined the club in 1995 as a Junior member and won many awards.

Trevor Healey & Christine Bowerman
Life members of the society who joined in 1988 prompted by the Daventry express article


30th Birthday

Annual Photographic Exhibition
Daventry Library until 26th October


Councillor Lynn Jones - Mayor of Daventry (left)
opening the Library Exhibition on Saturday 29th September and Roland Puleston-Jones - Chairman, Daventry Photographic Society


Bob Holt (left)
the winner of the Chairman’s
‘Favourite Photo‘ award and
Roland Puleston-Jones - Chairman, Daventry Photographic Society

Some of our members images

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Our October member competition winner - Light & Shadow

GREEN - Down in the tube station at 7.10pm

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