This year Derby City Photographic celebrates 40 years as a camera club.

From our modest beginnings, we have established Derby City as a club that out of the 50-plus members of N&EMPF (North & East Midlands Photographic Federation), has long been in the top six at the annual N&EMPF Exhibition and, for even longer, has an enviable reputation for the quality of its lectures. We also encourage the spirit of competition through monthly themed contests in both digital and print.

Over 40 years, Derby City has also built up a reputation as a friendly club where prospective members are given a warm welcome. They also come into a healthy fold of eager-to-learn beginners right through to experienced practitioners who both inspire and help others.

We have always had the advantage over other clubs in meeting all year round, and no other club in the region has such a flourishing photo library – over 150 books - or a more professional, up-to-date website. We also believe that our venue is one of the finest in the region, a spacious banqueting suite offering comfort, conviviality and a licensed bar where you can buy your Chairman a drink.

Ashley Franklin ARPS, ABPPA, APAGB

Website updated 18th November 2019

Monday 18th November 2019


Venue: Please note we are in the Broughton Suite as usual not the Rose Room

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Monday 25th November 2019


Barry Payling is amongst a unique band of photographers in the world who practise "pure photography" Each Barry Payling photograph is a true rendition of the scene.
Wild Britain is the slide show which Barry tours with annually around the UK. The content changes each year and although Barry is renowned for his landscape work the show features many other subjects - along with Barry's anecdotes! Shot on Hasselblad cameras and Velvia 50 transparency film the images are projected via the world famous Hasselblad PCP 80 projector.

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Recent additions to the website

Added 10th September 2019

Please note a change to the Programme in the printed booklet. See the website Programme for details of the following:

25th November 2019 - BARRY PAYLING - WILD BRITAIN

Added 18th November 2019

PAGB Sony Inter-Federation Exhibition 2019

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