Below is a list of meeting dates and competition dates, you can also see our calendar for other dates, times, and events.


Wed 10th        Introductory night to the                                                Ashburton Photographic Society                                    Bring a friend along 

Sun 21st          Field TripAshburton                                          Domain

Wed 24th       Open Learning Night – a practical                                session covering basic digital                                          photography  and an advanced class

Entries: 1st Open


Wed 10th        Guest Speaker

Sat 13th           Field Trip  –  Mayfield A&P Show                

Wed 24th        Results: 1st Open

                            Entries: Photojournalism


Fri 2-Sun 4   WeekendCentral Otago

Wed 14th        TBA

Wed 28th       Results: Photojournalism

 Entries: Landscape


Wed 12th        Practical Night

Sat 15th          Field Trip

Wed 28th       Results: Landscape

                            Entries: 2nd Open 


Wed 9th         Tutor - TBC                                             

Sun 13th        Field Trip Ferrymead

Wed 23rd      Results: 2nd Open                                             

Entries: Set Subject: Legs


Wed 14th         Night Photography 

Sat 17th           Field Trip – Twizel

Wed  28th       Results: Set Subject

                             Entries: Natural History


Wed 11th        Tutor - TBC 

Sun 15th          Field Trip – Margaret’s Quiz

Wed 25th       Results: Natural History

                            Entries: Portrait


Wed 8th          Technology Evening                             

Entries: 3rd Open

Sat 18th           Field Trip – Willowbank

Wed 22nd       Results: Portrait                                                                 Triptych Competition -  in house                                   Margaret's Quiz - in house                 


Fri 8-Sun 10     Weekend – Kiakoura

Wed 13th          Results 3rd Open

Wed 27th        Annual General Meeting

                             Anderson Set of Three


Wed 10th         Members Night                                                                 Field Trip Competition

Sun 21st           Field Trip - TBC

Wed 24th        Final Night

                            Presentation of Trophies & Awards                              Supper plate please

Judges, Speakers and Field Trips

Please refer to your newsletter during the year for further information on Programmes and Field Trips. These have been arranged but not confirmed at the time of printing this programme.

 2021 Competitions

 All competitions have a maximum entry of 3 digital images and 3 prints.

Please refer to the competition guidelines that outline the exact requirements. Entries that do not comply will not be eligible for competitions. 


Adult fee $70.00 reduced to $65.00 if paid before

31st March 2021

Couples $100.00

Student (18 years or under) $15.00

Bank Account

Ashburton Photographic Society

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Meetings are held at the Senior Centre, 206 Cameron Street, on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday each month at 7.30pm.

 Contact Members

      Bill Cabout:  027 439 0883

        Cindy Lovett:  027 212 8856


                                       Patron                                       Clarrie Brake

                      Honorary Life Members                     Muriel Lay, Clarrie Brake and John McIntosh

                                     President                                    Bill Cabout

                                      Secretary                                    Maria Chamberlain

                                     Treasurer                                    Nel Davison

                      Competition Secretary                      Jude Box 027 432 5882

                                   Committee                                  Cindy Lovett, Gaynor Hurst, Carol Efford, Lori Rusbatch, David Oakley, Annette Whyte, Malcolm Whyte,Anna McGregor and Camilla Harris

                                Postal Address                                                       C/- Maria Chamberlain                                                685 Singletree Road,   RD 7                       Ashburton 7777


                                   Facebook                                     Ashburton Photographic Society NZ



                              Top Print 2019                                                              “Make a Wish”                                                             by Megan Ellis

                        Top Digital Image 2019                                            “Laghmor Church Sunrise”                                                 by Malcolm Whyte

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