What we're about

The Loch Lomond Camera Club is a member-run group of (slightly mad) enthusiastic photographers who typically have a get together once a week. While we are members of the Scottish Photographic Federation (and the PAGB), we are more about getting out and about, taking photo's and learning from each other.

Our regular meetups are held on a Thursday evening alternating between a meeting at the West of Scotland Autism and Aspergers Centre (Station St, Renton, G82 4ND) and group outings.

This page is the central point for confirming your attendance of any meetups and to communicate with members via email (not all members are on Facebook). Wherever possible the information will also be shared on our Facebook page.

Meetups are usually planned one month in advance.

Please note that all members attend all events at their own risk, and are responsible for their own decisions and safety. Participants in any club activities should be aware of and accept any risks and be responsible for their own actions and involvement in the club.

Everyone is welcome to attend but any juniors (16 and under) must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Please click here for more detailed information on joining us. (http://us15.campaign-archive1.com/?u=7847b298a5d0a5a4ac66bd92e&id=3dcfc0b2eb)

Upcoming events (5+)

Hall Meet - Planning (& Critique if time allows)

Vale of Leven Autism & Aspergers Forum

Hall Meet - Planning & Critique This week we will spend the 1st part of the night discussing & planning what events we want to do for the next quarter of the year and also any special events (so get your thinking caps on!). The 2nd part of the night will be spent critiquing each others images if time allows. Critique nights are now a regular event at the club and we would encourage as many members as possible to contribute and submit photos. Please email your photos for critique to: [masked] (2-3 images recommended) All club members and visitors are welcome. What to bring: Yourself & photos for critique (email your images to [masked]) and lots of ideas for club events!! No fee this week :)

Club Outing: Blackstone Clydesdales farm tour

KA18 3JJ

£20.00

Day trip to Blackstone Clydesdales, Cumnock for a photoshoot tour. http://www.blackstoneclydesdales.co.uk/index.html "The Blackstone centre was established to secure a way to care for our growing Scottish rare breed family, to give you a chance to experience the Clydesdale horse magic, learn about their lives on the farm and witness first hand these magnificent animals." "Walking Farm Tour: Your time at Blackstone on our walking farm tour is a guided tour of the farm meeting our amazing Clydesdale horses and all the farm animals by getting up close and personal while finding out about us and our animals history. Children under 5 free of charge. You can take as many photos as you can on your visit. Please read the T&C’s on the website. As we are a working farm all participants are responsible for their own actions while on the farm and reading the T&C’s. Children must be controlled by the supervising parent/guardian, we will have no hesitation at verbally chastising your children if the occasion arises, so please do not put us in this position. We recommend old clothing or clothing you don't mind getting dirty. Please dress comfortably for our Scottish weather with fully enclosed sensible footwear like a wellington, walking boot. On the day you take responsibility for your footwear, if you are used to walking in your hiking boots or training shoes and are comfortable with this, it is your choice on the day as you are responsible for what you wear on your feet and you and your parties safety. **Our biosecurity at the farm requires you to dip your feet in a container of disinfectant, which means NO flip flops, high heels or open toed sandals"** Please Note: Due to the two hour slot we have there, we may well stay in the area for other photo opportunities (tbc). Please add a note to say whether you are happy to stay on as this will obviously affect car sharing. What to Bring: Camera, wide and tele lenses, possibly a macro/close focussing lens depending on what kind of shots you are after. Maybe a flash. and tripod if you wish and don't mind mud. Poly bag/rain cover. Enough cards/batteries to last the day. Technical Difficulty \ Risks: Easy - Gentle stroll. Please dress suitably for the conditions and weather - Hiking boots/Wellies only. These horses, while known for their calm demeanor are very large, independent minded animals - and have very big feet. Nuff said. Please note that this meet up may be weather dependent and could be cancelled late on therefore please keep an eye out on our various social media channels for updates. All club members and visitors are welcome. There is an entry fee of £20 per person payable prior to the day, payable as follows: • Paypal: [masked] (directly from paypal, not from the button here as it's still not working). Add "clydesdales" in the comment. or; • Bank Transfer: Bank of Scotland, Loch Lomond Camera Club, Sort Code:[masked], Account:[masked] or; • Cash: at any meeting prior to this one. If anyone wishes to arrange car pooling to the event site then please discuss this in the comments section below between each other. Swap phone numbers if possible to avoid any mishaps. Should anything happen that will cause you to run late or prevent you from meeting your carpool group, notify them as soon as possible, no less than 30 minutes before you are due to meet. ABOUT THE LOCH LOMOND CAMERA CLUB: Full information about our friendly, enthusiastic, club is available here: http://us15.campaign-archive1.com/?u=7847b298a5d0a5a4ac66bd92e&id=3dcfc0b2eb

Landscape Photographer Colin Prior at The Commodore, Helensburgh

Renouned landscape photographer Colin Prior is coming to The Commodore in Helensburgh on Wednesday November 13th. Tickets £10 More info pending If anyone wishes to arrange car pooling to the event site then please discuss this in the comments section below between each other. Swap phone numbers if possible to avoid any mishaps. Should anything happen that will cause you to run late or prevent you from meeting your carpool group, notify them as soon as possible, no less than 30 minutes before you are due to meet. Please note, the LLCC are not organising this event, merely expanding the catchment for one of our members, therefore all enquiries should be made to the event host, not the LLCC.

Dunmore Park House
Needs a date and time

St Andrew's Dr

A great place for some urban exploration. Hopefully we will get a dry day for it. Clink on link for some more details as sourced via google: http://urbanglasgow.co.uk/archive/dunmore-park-house-falkirk__o_t__t_1532.html Meetup at the Co-Op in Balloch's Parking at 18h30. Car pooling with be co-ordinated at Balloch to reduce vehicles travelling to event site. All club members and visitors are welcome. There is a club fee of £3 per person payable to Tony on the night (no charge for your first meetup). A tripod (and remote trigger if you have) is recommended. Co-Op in Ballach (18h30): Carochan Road, Balloch (G83 8BW) 56°00'12.2"N 4°34'34.3"W[masked], [masked]

Past events (152)

Club Outing - Lake of Mentieth for Ospreys

Lake Of Menteith

£3.00

Photos (214)

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