Quick look at the  2016/17 Programme


William Cheung now booked for the Frome Festival 2016 Tickets £12.00 see Home page for details


Mere Falconry Pictures by FWCC members, click


Inter Club league Table  on the Competitions page - click to view


2015 Frome Festival pictures by club members now on the website


Subscritions for 2016/17 £35.00 per member.  Non Members welcome at £4.00 per even

Competition subjects for 2016/7 season
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An Evening with William Cheung


Frome Wessex Camera Club are holding an Evening with William Cheung as part of this years Frome Festival on Wednesday evening 6th July 2016, arrival time 7.30pm for a 7.45pm start at the Merlin Theatre, Bath Rd, Frome BA11 2HG. Telephone 01373 465949. Event number 612.


William Cheung FRPS has been a keen photographer for over three decades and has been a member of the specialist photographic press for 30 years.

He achieved his Associateship of the Royal Photographic Society in 1982 and got his Fellowship the following year in the Pictorial category with a portfolio of black & white prints.

Favorite subjects include pictorial, landscape and travel, plus he also enjoys tackling macro, portraits and studio work. He calls himself a ‘specialist at being a non specialist.’

He joined the editorial staff of Practical Photography magazine in 1985 where he worked for 19 years, over ten years of which he was the title’s editor.

In 2003, he joined Archant Specialist as editorial director of its imaging titles, which included Professional Photographer, Which Digital Camera and Photography Monthly.

He is currently editor of Photography News, a free newspaper distributed to camera clubs and through leading photography retailers. 

He is also a regular judge and lecturer on the club and international circuits and is a member of the RPS’s Travel Associate and Fellowship distinction panel. 



Tickets now on sale 

Ticket Price £12.00 from The Frome Festival Box Office

Cheese and Grain, Market Yard, Frome BA11 1BE Tel: 01373 455420

Online: www.cheeseandgrain.com Email: info@cheeseandgrain.com

Opening Times 9.00am to 8.00pm Mon - Sat, Sun 9.00am to 6.00pm


Or from the Merlin Theatre: There are several ways to book your tickets – online, by telephone or in person:


By phone 01373 465949

In person at the Stage Door (weekdays) or in the Foyer (from 45 mins before the performance)

Please note our NEW opening times: Monday – Friday 10am – 1pm

In the evenings 45 minutes before the performance.

Tickets may be collected from the box office. Alternatively tickets can be posted to you for a fee of £1.




2015/6 Premier Group winners. 1st Samantha Pitt, 2nd David Chedgy and 3rd Alan Denison with Patrick Emery, FWCC Chairman

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The Club visited North Wales for this years holiday. Pictures will go on the website soon. Meantime a group photo taken in the accommodation by Andrew Washington.


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Gold Medal Winner


Patrick Emery had great success at the WCPF Members Exhibition. He won Gold medal for his Nature print of the Egret over the Somerset levels and 'Best' Wildlife picture of a Blue Heron with nesting material. Click here to see his and other winning pictures.

The Exhibition is on at Buckfast Abbey until the 15th May and will also be shown at Bristol Photographic Society over the weekend of  21/22nd of May click for more details


Pat being presented with the Gold medal from WCPF President, Peter Fry


The club entered the WCPF DPIC on Sunday 7th February. Images from our members are shown below.

The winning clubs were;- 1st-F8, Joint 2nd Bristol PS & Exmouth. The 'Best Small" club was won by Non Pareil
Full results can be seen alongside Award winners by clicking here
We came joint 25th out of 56 entering clubs. Individual scores. click



Best of the Best Competition 2015

From the previous season Members are invited to enter any picture that has come in the top three of that Year. Peter McCloskey FRPS, APAGB was asked to select his favourite three. This year all came from Patrick Emery.

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Highly Commended Panel at the WCPF Kingswood Salver

FWCC displayed the panel below. For other entrants click

Pictures by Bill Aven, Phil Taylor, Tom Fahey, David Chedgy & Patrick Emery




The selection for the 2015 Frome Wessex Salon of Photography took place on the 14th/15th November 2015, and all Entrants have been emailed their results.
Click on the Banner of this year's Gold Medal winners to visit the 2015 Frome Salon of Photography Page

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