About Us - bridportcameraclub

About Us

Welcome to Bridport Camera Club


Meeting most Wednesdays, from September through to May at The Town Hall.

During the season the alternate Wednesdays are usually taken up with a more informal discussion group or learning session and the whole lot is peppered with field trips, renown photographers that visit the club as guest speakers, competitions and more ...

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  • 1st, Section B
Jeanne Goodridge with Great Sand Dunes Colorado
  • Charlie Wheeler with Casting Out at Sunset
  • The Copse-001

We are an inclusive club for anyone with an interest in photography. Our members cover all abilities, we have amateurs, hobbyists and professionals among our number. We have members using all kind of equipment from compacts to film, from bridge cameras to the latest thing.There's even a growing number of members using mobile phones to great effect.


The one thing we do all have in common is a passion for photography. We like to learn, and we're happy to share the things we know. Why not come along?


The club was founded in 1994 at the Burton Bradstock Hotel by the then proprietor David Barnikel ... to learn more about the Club History, follow the link ... oh, and there's a few good old photos in there as well!


... and don't forget to visit the Club's Facebook Page where you will find all kind of things from local events to point your cameras at, to exhibitions, tips and tricks and really, just anything that comes our way. It's also a good place to join in with members sharing the things they've seen through the viewfinder.

David Barnikel, Founding Member and Lifetime President of the Bridport Camera Club ...

David Barnikel, founding member of the Club, lifetime President, betrother of "The Barnikel Cup" for best aggregate score in the "B Section".....organiser of Club trips to Iceland, the Christmas bash (usually in February...don't ask), and generally, all round good egg...
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Rosie Mathisen,
Club Treasurer.
When she's not balancing the books she's charging round the country chasing that special landscape shot ... urban included.

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