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

  • Tue

    3 Way Battle between Keswick, Carlisle and Penrith.

    7:30 pmMeeting at Carlisle

    Final hand in for Short Sets competition.

    Final hand in for 4th Open Competition

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“Posed or Unposed”, Prints competition, 12th February 2020

The third Set Subject competition of the season, titled ‘Posed or Unposed’, took place on Wednesday 12th February. The judge for the competition was a society member, Dr Keith Snell, who holds distinctions with the Royal Photographic Society, the Federation Internationale de l’Art Photographique and the Photographic Society of America. Keith is a Northern Counties …

“A Wander to Wonder” by David Woodthorpe, 15th January 2020

On January 15th the current Chairman of our society, David Woodthorpe, gave a fascinating presentation featuring his immediate locality.  David  lives in Grange in Borrowdale and for the last few years has regularly repeated an early morning walk around surrounding area.   Although his route is not long, perhaps four miles if he completes the …