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Weekly Meetings

Gateway Camera Club meets at 8 p.m. on Thursdays ( See Program Page for details ) at the Crabble Corn Mill, Lower Road, River, CT17 0UY. Doors open at 7.30 p.m. to give us time to get a drink and have a chat before the start.



East Kent Cup 2018

Next year the East Kent Cup will be hosted by this years winners, the Isle of Thanet Photographic Society on the 14th May 2018.

The venue will be the Ramsgate Football Club, Price’s Avenue, Ramsgate, CT11 0AN and the judge will be Raymond Bridges LRPS CPAGB ADPS BPE*3.



Summer Break 2017

Field Trips

This year Gateway Camera Club members decided to carry on meeting during the Summer Break to make a series of photographic trips to different local sites. You can see some of the results below.



Trip to Margate

Gormley statue at Margate

Steve Finch's image "Gormley Statue at Dusk"


Trip to Folkestone

Underneath the Arches at Folkestone Sunny Sands

John Swanborough's image "Underneath the Arches"


Trip to Canterbury

Steve, Chris and Phil in Canterbury

"A shot from our evening in Canterbury"


Members on a recent trip to Canterbury were fortunate enough to stumble upon the filming of a scene for Last of the Summer Wine. In the scene Foggy and Clegg are attempting to take pictures of Norah Batty's bedroom while Compo, who has seen it all before, looks on.



























Canterbury Night Shot

Steve Finch's image "Night Shot"

Canterbury Night Shot

Steve Finch's image "After the Shower"


Trip to Kingsdown

Towards Dover from Kingsdown

Mik Jones's image "Towards Dover"

Zetland Arms

Mik Jones's image "Zetland Arms"


Trip to Herne Bay

Herne Bay Seafront

Janet Goddard's image "Herne Bay Seafront"

Herne Bay Seafront

Phil Hadley's image "Herne Bay Seafront"

Herne Bay Sunset

John Swanborough's image "Herne Bay Sunset"


April 2017

KCPA Exhibition 2017

All Fired Up

Phil Hadley's image "All Fired Up"


Four members of the Gateway Club put forward images for acceptance into the KCPA Exhibition and did quite well between them. Phil Hadley had eighteen acceptances and two merits. Peter Greenstreet had seven acceptances and one merit. Gary Stamp had four acceptances and Steve Finch had two acceptances.











East Kent Cup 2017

This week the Gateway Club took part in the annual East Kent Cup Competition where we managed to finish third behind the Isle of Thanet in first place and Folkestone Camera Club in second. Fourth was Deal and fifth was Canterbury.


February 2017

What an absolutely brilliant talk we had this week. Alex Hare gave us a really interesting talk on his journey so far in the realm of landscape photography backed up by a display of stunning photographs.

I imagine that everyone in the club is now looking at Luminance Masking.

Well done Alex!


January 2017

And so we begin a new year at the Club, and what a start we had.
A superb evening delivered to us by our macro guru's, Phil and Gary, with a very informative talk on Macro photography. It was good to see so many of you there. I, for one, now have a wish list of extension tubes and close up photography filters! Thanks again Chaps! and don't forget if you want to read through the information supplied tonight it is all on the Gateway Camera Club Web site.

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