The Nottingham Outlaws photographic society is an inspiring, friendly camera club based in Carlton, Nottingham.

There is a very informal and relaxed atmosphere to meetings and the varied programme includes inspiring lectures, practical evenings and monthly photographic competitions throughout the year.

Meetings are held throughout the year from 8-10pm almost every Thursday evening at the Richard Herrod Leisure Centre in Carlton.

New members are always welcome. If you are interested in joining us then come along for a week or two before you make a decision. Take a look at the membership page for further details.

For more information on anything else please get in touch!

The Great British Photography Challenge (BBC4 21:00 24/05/2021)

“This has been an incredible opportunity to nurture the next generation of photographers. All the contestants had such unique and varied backgrounds, but what brought them together was their love for photography. The contestants have exceptional promise and I’m excited for the UK to see their talent.”— Rankin

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April 2021 PDI Themed Competition Results

29th April saw the first of our combined theme and open PDI competitions as we make our way back to post-Covid normality. Our judge for the evening was Steve Walters and he did a great job, bringing some interesting and very constructive comments to the task.


There were 46 entries, half in theme and half in the open category. The theme for the evening was On Your Head, which brought a number of creative responses.


In the theme section, entries from Jack Worsnop and Lois Webb achieved a score of 17. Scores of 18 went to Tim Penhale for Rio, to Nigel Stewart for Head to Head and to Sue Jackson for Mortar Boards and Raindrops. Malcolm Nabarro scored 19 for On Whose Head Is It? and Mark Taylor was the winner of the Theme section with 20 for Doing the Dishes.

A great bunch of entries and thank you to everyone who entered.

April 2021 PDI Open Competition Results

29th April saw the first of our combined theme and open PDI competitions as we make our way back to post-Covid normality. Our judge for the evening was Steve Walters and he did a great job, bringing some interesting and very constructive comments to the task.


There were 46 entries, half in theme and half in the open category.

In the Open section 17s were scored by Malcolm Nabarro and Sue Jackson. Lester Woodward scored 18 for Inlay Fisherman, as did Jack Worsnop for Renaissance Man and Tim Penhale for Royal Photographers. Lois Webb scored 19 for Savouring the Flavour and Mark Taylor scored 19 for Baby Giraffe at its Most Vulnerable. The winner of the Open was Lester Woodward with 20 for The Transaction.

A great bunch of entries and thank you to everyone who entered.

Ploughman Wood

Many of NOPS Outlaws members have been recently exploring a local ancient woodland. Ploughman Wood is situated near the village of Lambley. It is owned and managed by Notts Wildlife Trust. The wood dates back to the 13th century.

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