Newton Abbot Photographic Club was established over seventy years ago and currently has 59 members from Newton Abbot and the surrounding area of South Devon.

We are keen to welcome new members, whether you are an experienced photographer or a complete beginner.

Join us for photography, fun, and fellowship, while we learn to make the best pictures we can. You are welcome to attend two meetings as a guest before deciding to join.

If you would like to know more about us please click on the Contact Us link on the web site menu.

2019-2020 Season 

WEEKLY MEETINGS ARE HELD ON TUESDAYS, come along from 7:00PM to socialise before the meeting starts AT 7:30PM AT THE COURTENAY CENTRE, KINGSTEIGNTON ROAD, NEWTON ABBOT from early September through to the end of April.


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Unfortunately, meetings for the remainder of the Season are cancelled due to the Coronavirus.


Message from the Chairman:

I am very disappointed, as I am sure you will be as you read this, to have to tell you that the committee has decided it is in the best interests of all members to suspend NAPC activity with immediate effect.

This includes all meetings, including the AGM, competition meetings and the annual dinner, although Alan is working on ideas to conduct the Image of the Year competition on line. We can also continue to conduct some activity through the Club’s Facebook and Flickr pages.

Many other photography clubs and other organisations, near and far, are taking similar action in the face of the current coronavirus Covid-19 threat, it being thought better to overreact than to have to face the potential consequences of under reacting. Inter club competitions have also largely been abandoned by the host clubs.

I am conscious that this comes as a particular blow following an already disrupted early 2020 programme, in which changes have had to be made when, for example, planned guest speakers have cancelled.

It is understandable that some members, having paid their subscriptions, may be questioning value for money. I can tell you however that an exciting programme has been put together by Gordon for the 2020-21 season, which includes booking no fewer than ten guest speakers. There is much to look forward to therefore.

If you have any comments, suggestions or questions about this, please do get in touch with me or our Members’ Secretary, Carol .

Thank you for your understanding .



The Newton Abbot Photographic Club is a place, for novice and advanced photographers alike, to share the joys of photography.  Our programme contains a wide range of activities, with guest speakers of national status, instructional and image sharing opportunities, plus internal and inter-club competitions.  Members show their photos in both print and digitally projected image formats. 

Members Slideshow.

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We are well known, in regional and national photographic circles, for our wide range of photographic styles, encompassing traditional record, wildlife and landscape images, plus artistic portrait, people and situation photography. 

We also have expertise in creative pictures, under the heading of “altered reality”.  This broad capability has resulted in many successes in both national and international competitions and Salons.

Specialist interest groups also meet to study techniques in depth, including computer processing and Audio-Visual, plus numerous evening and weekend outings, with tips from experienced photographers on hand.


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