Howick Camera Club

We are a group of enthusiasts sharing a common interest in the art of photography. We have members at all stages in photography, from absolute beginners to professionals.

The more experienced members love helping our less experienced members understand and further improve their photography. 

Our Club has several experienced PSNZ Panel Judges, plus others who consistently judge for other clubs.

Bob McCree's Honours Image in the 2013 North Shore Salon

Howick Camera Club has been in existance for more than 60 years, and is affilated to the   Photographic Society of New Zealand (PSNZ). 

We meet at 7.30pm every Monday (excluding  the 2nd  Monday of each Month) from February  to November  inclusive in the basement of the Howick Bridge  Club.

Bob McCree's Honours Image in the 2013 North Shore Salon

All Visitors are Welcome

The Bridge Club is located at the rear of the Howick Recreation Centre grounds, which is to be found about 100m before the intersection of Botany Road with the Pakuranga-Howick Highway.

For further infomation, please refer to the Club Info Page

Bowron Interclub Competition

Winning Entries for the Bowron Landscape Cup 2016

New Members

New members are always welcome. To sign up, please complete the membership form online.  Howick Camera Club (Inc) Membership Form

Competition Information

Digital Images - These are saved in jpg format at 72ppi and no more than 1620 x 1080 pixel size.

For a landscape format image 1620 is the longest edge. For a protrait format (vertical Image) the longest edge is 1080 pixels. If you have cropped the image in any way make sure what ever your longest edge is, it is not longer than the above pixel lengths.

Naming of the file is to be Grade_Set/Open_Title_Name (B_set_raining_bob smith).


Print size and mount - Prints and/or mount must be no larger than 51cm x 41cm (20 x 16 Inches) These can not be framed or glassed. Prints can be home or trade printed, colour, B&W or hand toned. For more information on competition rule, these are in our  Club Rule Book.

To enter a competition follow this link.

Banner images:

  • Moeraki Sunset by Michael Yu
  • A Light Dusting of Icing Sugar by Nathan Kavumbura
  • Birds on a Wire by Lindsay Murray
  • Edge of the Lake by Dorothy Walker

Ripple Painting by Pankaj Bhakta

Ripple Painting - August 2016 Honours Image by Pankaj Bhakta


The Howick Camera Club has a number of judges who are willing to judge outside of the club. These people are also avaiable for assistance and critiquing of images.

Bob McCree FPSNZ, PSNZ Accredited Judge

John Clare APSNZ

Shona Kebble APSNZ, PSNZ Accredited Judge

Bob Jones LPSNZ

Liz Robertson LPSNZ

Set Subjects for 2018

Feb - Curves

Mar - Standing out from the crowd

Apr - Beautiful blur

May - Rust

Jun - Seeing the light

Jul - Tools of the trade

Aug - Black and white

Sept - Weather

Oct - 3's in nature

Nov - The eyes have it

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