Thanks to Hugh Herdon for the above photo – Audley End

Co-ordinator:  Tony Treglown – 01799 516 707 –

The group normally meets on the second Monday of each month from 2.30 to 4.30pm at the Bowls Club in Abbey Lane , Saffron Walden. There is a small charge each term to cover the cost of hiring our venue.

Coronavirus Update

In view of the Government’s pandemic restrictions we are until further notice meeting each month on Zoom.

‘Imaging Saffron Walden 2021’

Saffron Walden Photography Competition. The Saffron Walden Initiative and the Saffron Walden Camera Club have organised a photographic competition entitled ‘Images of Saffron Walden 2021’. We are invited to photograph our lovely town and nearby area and celebrate the landscape, townscape, environment, street scenes and activities.

Click here or on the image on the right for further details.

And there are prizes to be won!

18 and Under = 1st Prize £50; 2nd Prize £30; 3rd Prize £20
Over 18 = 1st prize £100; 2nd Prize £50; 3rd prize £25

June 2021

Halfway through 2021 and we are still waiting for some return to normality in our lives. As the saying goes ‘everything comes to those……..’

A small selection of local landscapes submitted this month is set out below for you to enjoy.
Our July set subject is ‘Summer Pastimes’ so no shortage of material for our photographers.

If you enjoy taking photographs come and join us whatever your experience or photographic interests.

If you would like more information about the group please speak or email Tony on 01799 516707 or

You can be assured of a warm welcome.

Tony Treglown

June 2021 – Landscapes

May 2021 – Flowers

April 2021 – Metal

March 2021 – Communication

February 2021 – Winter

January 2021 – Open Choice

December 2020 Circles

November 2020 ‘Blue’

October 2020 Tuesday Market

October 2020 Village Scene

September 2020 – Saffron Walden Buildings

September 2020 – Images with the initial letter ‘M’

August 2020 Photos

July 2020 Photos

June 2020 Photos – Food, Made of Glass, and Other.

May 2020

Despite the lockdown restrictions the Photography Group has continued taking photographs. Two themes were suggested for May and a selection of each, ‘Mono’ and ‘Colour’, are available for your viewing below.

Let us know what you think, or better still send Tony any photos you have taken during lockdown. We will publish the best of your entries on the main News page. Open to all our U3A members – so what are you waiting for?

Keep Alert & best wishes

Tony Treglown

Colour Photos taken during Lockdown in May 2020

Monochrome Photos created during Lockdown in May 2020

April 2020

We may be in ‘lock-down’ but we are still taking photographs, even though we find ourselves restricted to home, garden or local. Our members have provided a wide selection of subjects, a few of which they share with you below, hopefully lifting your spirit.

March 2020

Members’ photos taken in last month – March 2020

Selection of members’ recent photos – Patterns in Nature – March 2020

Selection of members’ photos taken in last month – February 2020

Selection of members’ recent photos – A Touch of Red – February 2020

Selection of members’ photos taken in last month – January 2020

Selection of members’ recent photos  – Low Light – January 2020

Selection of members’ photos taken on a phone – January 2020

Selection of members’ photos from our Open Category – October 2019

Selection of members’ photos from our Photoshoot at Wandlebury’ – July 2019.

See photos from last year on our Archive Page