Portland Head Light, Cape Elizabeth, Maine

The Portland Camera Club (Portland, Maine) has welcomed photography enthusiasts of all levels since 1899.  Meetings are held on Mondays from September through May at the Woodfords Club, 179 Woodford Street in Portland (click for map).

PCC meeting hall-The Woodfords Club

We meet to display and discuss photography in a friendly atmosphere. Visitors are always welcome (only members may submit images in competitions). To learn more about us, visit our About the Club page. For a schedule of club events, visit our Club Calendar.

The Portland Camera Club is a charter member of the Photographic Society of America and the New England Camera Club Council.

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Mon Jan 23 - 7 PM
Guest Speaker: Jim Nickelson
Professional fine art photographer and teacher Jim Nickelson's presentation is "The Art of Darkness: Photographing the Night."  Jim will explore photographs from years of photographing the night, including the night sky above iconic Maine landscapes, a long-term study of the full moon, as well as other projects. He will also discuss the techniques he uses to achieve his results. Jim's website is http://jimnickelson.com/

Mon Jan 30 - 7 PM
Guest Speaker: David Draper from Hunts
Dave Draper, manager of Hunts Photo & Video in So. Portland, will give a presentation on photo printing. Dave's talk will cover differences between printer types, papers, and color management. Dave will demonstrate a method for reliable and consistent print quality. Paper samples from various manufacturers will be available, and there will be doorprizes from Ilford and Moab! Hunt's will offer discounts on printing inks and papers at the event.

Mon Feb 7 - 7 PM
Projected Image Competition
For this competition, the assigned subject is Long Exposures. Reminder: for assigned subject competitions, submissions must have been taken after June 1, 2016. Two images per member. Submission deadline is midnight Wednesday, Feb. 1st. Click here for image submission info.
Note: tonight is the last night to bring in prints for next week's Print Competition.

Complete Club Calendar . . .