Nelson Camera Club

Club meetings are normally held at the Netball Room, upstairs, Saxton Sports Stadium complex, Stoke, Nelson on every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month. Meetings start 7.30pm (promptly) and finish 10:00pm (approximately).

Note: for more detail about these meetings, including location maps where appropriate,  double click on the entry in our calendar.

Click here  for a word document that lists the program for 2017 (this is updated as more of the program is confirmed throughout the year)






Nelson Camera Club Programme 2017

Below is list of meeting dates and competition dates, also check out our calendar for other dates, times and events

All meetings held Upstairs in Netball Rooms, at Saxton Field unless otherwise stated*


13th February * Monday  7pm  Out and About at Wakapuaka Cemetery. Follow a heritage Trail, use models to practice panning and get shots

27th February * Monday  7pm Out and About meet at Cathedral Steps Group Photo Challenge


13th March Monday    Toolbox, Avs

Presentation: Don Pittham Muddling through Madagascar

18th March Saturday Nelson-Marlborough Camera Club Challenge 9. 30am  4pm Founders Park Jaycee Room

27th March Monday  Toolbox Avs

Presentation: Dave Foster  The Great Migration and Wildlife of the Maasai Mara Kenya

Entries:  Competition 1 Open


10 April Monday  Toolbox,

Presentation: Rebecca Bowater  Galapagos Islands

24 April  Monday  Toolbox, Av

Heritage Week Images Wine & Nibbles Supper

Presentation: Results Competition Open 1


8th May Monday Photography Toolbox, Avs

Workshop: Creating textures/Making Lightbox

Entries: Competition 2 Open

22 May Monday Toolbox

Workshop Still Life Chris Conroy using texture backdrops created on May 8th


12th June Monday Photography Toolbox,  Avs

Presentation: Results Competition Open 2





26  June  Monday Photography Toolbox,

Presentation : Robyn Carter  The Travelling Camera

Entries: Competition Open 3

Entries: Competition Natural History


10 July Monday  Portrait Workshop.

Bring your camera and tripod

24 July Monday Toolbox: image sizing   May;  Hanafin AV – Stairways

 Presentation: Results Competition Open 3


14  August Monday Toolbox Extreme Panorama SeeninNelson – June Hanafin Av – Chips

Presentation: Results Competition Natural History

Entries: Competition 4 Open

28 August  Monday Toolbox  Sharpening SeeninNelson – July

Presentation: Sally Mason


11 September Monday Photography Toolbox Avs

Presentation: Results  Competition 4 Open


25 September Monday Toolbox Avs

Presentation: Steve Hussey  What’s the story? The narrative of an effective photograph


9 October Monday  Toolbox Avs


23 October Monday Labour Day No Meeting


13 November Monday AGM /Prize Giving Presentation

27  November Monday End of year Project Photo Montage  – Wine and Cheese