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


Wed 9th        Introductory night to the                                                Ashburton Photographic Society                                    Bring a friend along 

Sun 13th          Field TripTrotts Garden

Wed 23rd       Open Learning Night – a practical                                session covering basic and                                              advanced digital photography                                                                                                                                     Entries: 1st Open


Wed 9th          Tutor - Landscape

Sat 12th           Field Trip  –  Foothills                

Wed 23rd        Results: 1st Open

                            Entries: Set Subject - Kiwiana


Wed 13th        Practical Night

Wed 27th       Results: Set Subject

 Entries: Landscape

Sat 30th        Field Trip - Sports Photos               


Wed 11th        Tutor - Portrait

Sun 15th         Portrait Workshop TBC

Wed 25th       Results: Landscape

                            Entries: 2nd Open 


Wed 8th         TBC                                             

Sun 12th        Field Trip TBC

Wed 22nd      Results: 2nd Open                               

                          Entries: Photojournalism

Fri 24th-Sun 26th - Lake Brunner Trip


Wed 13th         Night Photography 

Sat 16th           Field Trip – Twizel

Wed  27th       Results: Photojournalism

                             Entries: Natural History


Wed 10th        Tutor - TBC 

Sun 14th          Field Trip – Margaret’s Quiz

Wed 24th       Results: Natural History

                            Entries: Portrait


Wed 14th          Technology Evening                                                          Triptych Competition -  in house                                  Margaret's Quiz - in house                                                                                                                                            Entries: 3rd Open

Sat 17th            Field TripBarhill

Wed 28th         Results: Portrait                                                     


Wed 12th          Results 3rd Open

Sun 16th           Combined Filed Trip - NBPC

Wed 26th         Annual General Meeting

                          Anderson Set of Three - in house


Wed 9th         Members Night                                                                 Field Trip Competition - in house

Sat 12th           Field Trip - TBC

Wed 23rd        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.

 2022 Competitions

 All competitions have a maximum entry of 2 digital images and 2 prints.

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


Adult fee $70.00 reduced to $65.00 if paid before

31st March 2022

Couples $100.00

Junior (18 years or under) $15.00

Bank Account

Ashburton Photographic Society

03 1351 0300456 00


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                                    Gaynor Hurst

                                      Secretary                                    Maria Chamberlain

                                     Treasurer                                    Carol Efford

                      Competition Secretary                      Jude Box 027 432 5882

                                   Committee                                  Cindy Lovett,  Anna McGregor, Michael Voss,  Bill Cabout, Nel Davison,  Lori Rusbatch, David Oakley,  Gaylene Smith, 

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


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