If you're looking to take better photographs and make new friends, join us at ADAPS.

September Competition Winner by Steve Wood - 20 Marks & Gold award

Atherton & District Amateur Photographic Society is a progressive society and one of the largest camera clubs in the Wigan, Leigh & surrounding area. We are part of the Lancashire & Cheshire Photographic Union.

We are a group of enthusiastic amateur photographers involved in all aspects of photography – digital, film, black & white, colour, wild life and still life, you name it …

Who Are We?

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We actively welcome visitors and new members. ADAPS is fully inclusive, run by the members for the members. We hold events all year round for photographers of all skill levels, from complete beginners to competition winners.

If you like taking photographs, want to learn and improve your skills, and have a lot of fun doing it, come and join us. We meet every Thursday evening from 8.00pm and we hope to see you soon.

Any Questions?

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• All members get access
to the ADAPS Club House/Online Conference Meetings
• Members get their own profile to post updates, photos, connect with members and share ideas.

• Enter our Monthly &
Annual competitions.

• ADAPS Members can
join any webinar or courses.

• Members can book ADAPS
Club House Studio

Amateur & Advanced Members

ADAPS has a wide range of photographers at all different levels. We organise on location shoots and reikis too many different locations, sometimes event abroad. Also we ensure that there is engagement and challenges in our studio sessions, meaning everyone gets a chance to show off their skills, and learn new ones.

Learn Creative Tricks Of The Trade

Master Studio Lighting & Set Up

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If you're looking for certain learning fields, check out our courses below.

We offer a programme of events all year round, which means that there is bound to be lots for everyone to enjoy. 

ADAPS is fortunate enough to have its own large club room, with built in photography studio, and we can use it as often as we like! 

We hold meetings each Thursday evening, so what are you waiting for join us today.

ADAPS Club Room & Photo Studio

ADAPS Photography Award of the Month

Our Photography Year Books

Thank You For Taking The Time To Discover ADAPS