Cornwall Photographic Alliance



Welcome to the web site of the Cornwall Photographic Alliance

Affiliated to the Western Counties Photographic Federation, membership of the Alliance is open to Photography Groups and Camera Clubs throughout Cornwall.
The Alliance organises a full programme of talks and displays of interest to photographers using either film or digital cameras as well as several competitions open only to member clubs.





  • Committee Meeting

    The AGM will be held at the Carnon Downs Village Hall on Wednesday 5 July, 2017, at 7.00pm. All members of affiliated clubs are welcome to attend. A Committee meeting will immediately follow the AGM.


  • Nature Competition

    The new Nature Competition was held on Saturday 1 April 2017. The winning images are in the gallery.


  • Charles Hosken Competition

    Entries to the 2018 Charles Hosken Competition must be handed in to Adrian Rowlands, no later than the CPA Committee meeting in January. The full rules and conditions of entry are shown on the Competitions page.


  • Subscriptions

    Membership of the CPA is available to any camera club or photographic society in Cornwall. The annual subscription remains at £18 pa.


  • Celtic Challenge

    The 2017 Celtic Challenge will be hosted by the Scottish Photographic Federation. The date has yet to be confirmed. The CPA entry will, as in recent years, be chosen from amongst the images obtaining the highest points in the Annual Competition.


  • Annual Competition

    The Annual Competition took place at the Truro College on Tuesday 9 May, 2017. Results and winning images can be found on the website. The rules of this competition will be reviewed at the AGM and revised versions will be posted on the website . Please delete any copies of old rules that you may have downloaded previously.


  • RPS West Cornwall Group

    Members may wish to note that there is a West Cornwall Group of the RPS which meets at the Chacewater Village Hall regularly through out the year.





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