I was just reading an article on ten ways to improve your photography.
Item number 10 said:
A key part to improving is to get constructive feedback from others. You can do this by asking friends and family to tell you what they like or don’t like about your photos, or you can take advantage of the opportunities to get feedback online.
A good camera club should provide that information from experienced and trained people. Whether it is just a show and tell or a contest with trained judges.