Our mission

To assist Camera Clubs to provide a positive environment in which to learn about photography and develop photographic skills through competition, presentations, and social activity; provide coordination, and a basis for interaction, between Camera Clubs and promote the amateur photographic movement generally.

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Welcome to the Federation of Camera Clubs (NSW)

Thank you for visiting the FCC (NSW) Website. Information on upcoming events will be posted below.

by MyPhotoClub Colin, June 22, 2017


Entries are now open for the FCC NSW 2022 Topshot Competition.

There are 8 categories –

Open Monochrome – Print
Open Colour – Print
Nature – Print
Open Monochrome – Digital
Open Colour – Digital
Nature – Digital
Australian Landscape/Seascape – Digital
Creative – Digital

See the FCC NSW Toptshot Website for Entry and further details.


by Michelle Kennedy, June 19, 2022

FCC (NSW) Interclub Presentation

Please join us this Sunday, 21st November, at 2pm for the live online presentation of results. Use the link below to register for the Event.


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

by Michelle Kennedy, November 15, 2021

Interclub 2021 – Entries Open

Entries for the 2021 Interclub are now Open!

There are 5 Digital Sections

  • Open Colour
  • Open Monochrome
  • Nature
  • Australian Landscape/Seascape
  • Creative

Please see the Interclub Entry Website for full conditions and information.


by Michelle Kennedy, October 11, 2021


You are invited to attend the online presentation of the FCC (NSW) Topshot 2021 Presentation.

Live on Sunday August 1st 2021 at 2:00PM.

Please register in advance for this meeting at the following link:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Join us to see all the amazing images and find out who our category winners are!

by Michelle Kennedy, July 28, 2021


Due to the ongoing and everchanging situation with the current Restrictions in many parts of NSW, the Presentation of the Awards for the 2021 Topshot Competition will now be held as an online Presentation on Sunday 1 August 2021 at 2pm.

Details of the online Event will be sent out in due course to allow attendees to pre register for the Event.

We hope everyone will be able to join us live for the results!

by Michelle Kennedy, July 23, 2021

FCC 2021 TOPSHOT – Open for Entries

The 2021 Topshot is Open for Entries!

There are 3 Print and 5 Digital Sections.

Please see the competition home page for full details, topic definitions, and conditions of entry.


Prints must be received by an FCC Committee Member by Friday 18 June as well as uploaded to the Website as instructed.

If you have any queries, please reach out, but do not leave it till the last minute.

Goodluck to all of those who enter!!

by Michelle Kennedy, June 1, 2021

Topshot 2021

The Federation of Camera Club’s Annual Topshot Competition is coming soon! Start getting your prints & digital images ready!

Categories are as follows:

  • Open Colour Print
  • Open Monochrome Print
  • Nature Print
  • Open Colour Digital
  • Open Monochrome Digital
  • Nature Digital
  • Creative Digital
  • Australian Landscape/Seascape Digital

Further details regarding this competition will be provided soon….. stay tuned!!!

by Michelle Kennedy, March 12, 2021

Passing of Jeff Akers

It is with great sadness that we advise the passing of Jeff Akers, Vice President and F.Stop Editor for the FCC (NSW). Jeff was an amazing, kind hearted man who was many things to many people. He will be missed by us all. On behalf of the Federation of Camera Clubs (NSW) we offer our condolences to Jeff’s Family and Friends.

A celebration of Jeff’s life has been arrange for this Friday and details can be provided on request.

Rest easy Jeff.

Jeffrey Norman Akers

by Michelle Kennedy, December 9, 2020

August F/Stop

The August issue of F/Stop is now available for download and distribution to Camera Club members by club committees, by clicking on the link or by clicking on the F/Stop newsletter tab and downloading it from there. There are also backissues available in this tab.

by Jeffrey Akers, August 20, 2020

June/July 2020 F/Stop

The June and July issue of F/Stop is now available by clicking on the link or by going to the F/Stop page.

by Jeffrey Akers, July 23, 2020