We are a very friendly club! Visitors are more than welcome. If you are thinking of joining a camera club, come along for an evening, whatever your photography experience we would love to meet you.  Our existing members will only be too pleased to guide, advise and to encourage.

We meet every Wednesday, September to April at The Friends Meeting House, Elliot Park, Keswick CA12 5NZ. The Meeting House is opposite Booths Supermarket car park and Bus Station. Parking available.

We organise UK and european expeditions and “non-photo” evenings which help cement the Society’s membership together.

Keswick Photographic Society has been running for 45 years.

Our next meeting

  • Wed

    3rd Open Competition

    7:30 pmFriends Meeting House, Elliot Park, Keswick, CA12 5NZ

    Judge: Richard Spiers DPAGB APAGB AFIAP

    Hand in PDIs for “Memorable Places”

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“External Competitions” with Tony Marsh, 8th January, 2020

It seems that every organisation concerned with work or play is littered with a plethora of acronyms.  The world of amateur club photography is no different and many of them are confusing.  Additionally, throughout the year Keswick Photographic Society (KPS) takes part in a number of external competitions at local, regional, national and international levels. …

“City Life”, Short Sets Competition, December 11th, 2019

The third Set Subject competition of the season, titled ‘City Life’, took place on Wednesday 11th December. The real purpose of the set subject competitions is to give  members a chance to submit pictures in a more relaxed way since, unlike the Society’s Open competitions, the marks awarded do not go towards the season’s photographic …

“A Look at RPS Distinctions”, 4th December, 2019

The latest meeting was a departure for the Society with an evening highlighting two of the distinctions that can be awarded to photographers by the Royal Photographic Society. It was founded, almost unbelievably, in 1853 under the patronage of Queen Victoria and has the Duchess of Cambridge, a photographer herself, as its current royal patron. …