Category Announcements

“Light and shadow” – April 2021 competition night

For our fourth competition night of 2021 we once again held our two monthly competitions; Special Theme and Open theme.

The Special Theme for April was “Light and shadow” and as usual our members are free to interpret this theme however they wish. For the Open Theme members are free to submit images on any topic of their choosing.

The two competitions were judged by this month’s guest judge, Alex Macro –

Below are a selection of member’s images from the Special Theme competition.

“Light and shadow” Special Theme Gallery:

Our second competition of the night is our regular Open Theme Competition, in which members can submit images on any them or topic they wish.

Below are a selection of member’s images from the Open Theme competition.

Open Theme Gallery:

“Wildlife” – January 2021 competition night

Our first competition night for 2021 was January’s “Wildlife” themed competition. Our Guest judge for the evening was Robert I. Ferguson – a well known Hong Kong based wildlife photographer

In addition to the Special theme we held our usual Open theme competition as well. Below are a selection of the images from both competitions.

“Wildlife” Special Theme Gallery:

Open Theme Gallery: (our members are free to submit images on any theme they wish).

“Street Photography” – March (rescheduled) competition night

June was two for one month at the Cathay Camera Club as, in addition to our regular June competition night, we also had our delayed March competition. March’s Special theme was “Street Photography”, with members free to interpret the theme in whatever way they wish. Our judge for the night was Hong Kong street photographer Vishal Soniji.

Below are a selection of members images submitted to the Special theme competition.

Special Theme gallery: Street Photography

As always we also held our regular Open Theme competition. Below are a selection of images submitted by members.

Open theme gallery


Members nature walk

Thanks to club member Ewa Wilkinson for organising a club outing to Lamma Island for an afternoon of nature photography. Members assembled at Yung Shue Wan before heading off with tripods and macro lenses in hand to shoot the local plant life. The afternoon was rounded out with some time spent shooting the December sunset.

Below are a selection of members image from the day.

Best of exhibition 2019

Our annual exhibition at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre is over. 26 Members exhibited a wonderful selection of images on the theme of “Simply Hong Kong”. As usual we asked members of the public who visited the exhibition to vote for their favourite images. The votes have been counted and the results are, in reverse order…..

[drum roll]…..

In third place was Brandon Yoon’s image “Respect” with a total of 33 votes

In second place was Leonid Kazanskiy’s “February Sky” with a total of 51 votes

An in first place Olga Mihova’s image “Trapped” (shown above) with a total of 84 votes

Annual General Meeting 2018/19

Dear Members,

Firstly let me say a very happy new year to you all.

The club’s annual AGM will be held on Monday 14th Jan 2019 at our usual venue, the upstairs function room at Iberico & Co restaurant at 18 Shelley Street, Central. The meeting will start at 7.30pm.

After the usual Chairman and treasurers reports the main business of the AGM will be to nominate and elect the various committee members and to discuss/vote on themes for the 2019 competition nights. Additionally there will be a few other small matters and any other business the members may wish to bring up and put before the membership.

As always if a Black Rainstorm Warning or Pre-No. 8 Special Announcement or Typhoon Warning Signal No. 8 or above is issued or in effect 2 hours prior to the meeting start, the meeting will be cancelled without notice.

Movember Men Exhibition.

Cathay Camera Club is delighted to be teaming up with Operetta and Movember Foundation Hong Kong in support of men’s health awareness. From the 18th until the 25th of November, Operetta will host a photography exhibition titled “Movember men”, with 40 images from Club members available for sale to the public. A charity sale and lucky draw will take place on the 25th of November. Proceeds will go to Movember Foundation Hong Kong, an international organization addressing men’s health issues.

Exhibited photographs will include examples of studio and environmental portraits and street photography in black & white format, all relevant to “Movember” theme. Visitors are welcome to come to the exhibition in support of a great cause.

Exhibition Date & Venue

Dates: 18-25 November 2017
Venue: Operetta, Shop 112 – Level 1, One Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty

About Cathay Camera Club:

Cathay Camera Club is a Hong Kong based photography Club, established in 1982. The Club brings together Hong Kong based photographers of all skill levels and nationalities who are keen to develop their proficiency and techniques in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

About Movember Foundation Hong Kong:

The Movember Foundation is a global men’s health charity. The Foundation raises funds that deliver innovative, breakthrough research and support programs that allow men to live happier, healthier and longer lives.
In addition to tackling key physical health issues faced by men, the Foundation is committed to encouraging men to stay healthy in all areas of their life, with a focus on men staying socially connected, becoming more open to discussing their health and significant moments in their lives.

For more information about Movember Foundation Hong Kong:

About Operetta Hong Kong:

Operetta, located in the premier shopping mall Pacific Place, Admiralty, pays tribute to the genuine Italian hospitality, identity and culture. The menu showcases the flavours of traditional home cooking inspired by specialties of each of Italy’s region and led by the seasons. While the drinks program offers a glimpse of the Italian bar culture where guests can enjoy a comprehensive array of premium wines and signature cocktails.

For more information about Operetta:

Participating artists:
Dan Maçeski, David Miller, Frank Zschieschang, Gary Jones, Gillian Mee, Henk Jan Pomstra, Idalina Silva, Ivanna Vivcharyk, Ivy Mak, Jeff Mein Smith, Mary Dimitropoulou, Rudmer Hoekstra, Sabrina Wen, Supreet Kaur

Cathay Camera Club Annual Exhibition 2017

Dates: 20-22 September 2017

Venue: Tipping Point, 55 Elgin Street, SOHO

The Cathay Camera Club is a Hong Kong based photography Club that was established in 1982. The Club brings together Hong Kong based photographers of all skill levels and nationalities who are keen to develop their proficiency and techniques in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

Towards the end of each year the members of the Club showcase part of their work to the public through their annual exhibition. This year’s exhibition will be held at the ‘Tipping Point’55 Elgin Street. Club members will present works that have featured as submissions in Club competitions held regularly throughout the year.

Exhibited photographs will include examples of Portrait, Landscape as well as Travel photographs in both colour and black & white formats. Visitors are very welcome to visit the exhibition and enjoy the many emotions that photography brings as a form of art.