• The Camera Club is one of the longest-running photographic societies in the world, based in the Old Pickle Factory in Kennington, London - we will celebrate our 140th anniversary in 2025. 

    We are a club that is entirely inclusive of all levels of photography, from absolute beginners to well-honed professionals. We hold regular weekly and monthly events to nurture skills, support our members, and engage the public at our venue which hosts some of the best, industry-leading facilities in the UK.

    We have 2 fully equipped studios with advanced lighting, 4 of the UK's best darkrooms, a private edit suite and a gallery exhibition space - all in the heart of London.

    Image by Phil Robertson - @flashfil
    Explore our club

Latest updates

Current Exhibition: 

Isolation Portratis

26 FEB - 15 MAR 

Images by Chris Pig

"Isolation Portraits" is a project developed while in lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic that hit the planet in 2020. 


Isolation: time to think and rethink, time to reflect and to put things into perspective.

Open View: 29 FEB @ 7pm


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Next Exhibition:

Food As Medicine
18 Mar - 12 APR 
Images by Astrid Schultz

German photographer Astrid Schulz is known for creative portraits and documentary work. 

This project examines food diversity and sustainability; the focus of this work is small-scale farmers and family-run food businesses.


18 MAR - 12 APR


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Meet-ups, Training, Live Shoots & Courses

Meetup
The EXP Group:
​Go Analogue

Next Session:

MON 04 MAR @ 7pm

Meetup
​Coffee &
Cameras

Next Session:

SAT 09 MAR @ 11 am

Meetup
​PhotograpHERS Group

Next Session:

TUE 12 MAR @ 7PM

Live Shoot
Introduction to
Lighting

Next Session: 

WED 13 MAR @ 7pm

Meetup
The Urban Pod

Next Session:

SAT 17 MAR @ 11AM

Live Shoot
Portrait Group

Next Session:

WED 20 MAR @ 7PM

4 Part Course
Intro to Analogue

Meetup
ImageArt​

Next Session:

THUR 28 MAR @ 7PM

Our Facilities

The Camera Club offers the BEST PRICED PHOTOGRAPHY FACILITIES ANYWHERE IN THE UK. Our loyal and long-standing membership means we can offer facilities at a fraction of the cost of our competitors along with access to a steady stream of industry professionals, expert advisors and educational leaders across all aspects of photography, developing, printing and exhibiting.

Photographic Studios
Darkrooms
Editing Suite
Learning Resources

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Already a member? Then you can book directly below

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Studio 1 & 2
​From just £12 an hour

Darkrooms 1-4
All darkrooms £5 an hour

Edit Suite
​​Only £5 an hour

Subscribe to The Camera Club

Student - £60

1 year subscription for anyone with a verified student status

Regular £120

1 year membership for

all regular users

Over 65's - £75

Reduced fee for all over 65's at £75 per year. Proof of age required

Further Information

Whats on at the club?

See our events calendar for all announced events. Click Here

Want to get accredited?

Accreditation provides a short introduction to the facility: the equipment, rules and tips. Click Here

Want to know the club rules?

All Members must adhere to the Club Rules. We ask that you read them to ensure you are comfortable before you join the club. Click Here

Want to see our FAQ?

We're often asked a lot of questions, if you have a question try looking here first. Click Here

Want to cancel a booking?

The best way to cancel a booking is to call the club on 020 7587 1809. Charges will occur, to see them - scroll to CANCELLATIONS on , THIS PAGE

Want to take a look around?

If you wish to visit the club, simply come down during our open hours and ask a steward. See below.

How to find us

The Camera Clubs is based in the heart of Kennington, London - to find us just ask any cabbie

The Camera Club

16 Bowden Street

London, SE11 4DS

Opening Times:

Monday -  Friday 11​am - 10pm
Saturday -Sunday 10am - 6pm

Phone : 020 7587 1809

Email : info@thecameraclub.co.uk 

http://thecameraclub.co.uk